18 days in Berlin, Cologne & Nuremberg Itinerary

18 days in Berlin, Cologne & Nuremberg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin
— 5 nights
2
Cologne
— 5 nights
3
Nuremberg
— 5 nights

5
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip maker tool.

Sydney, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

5
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Go for a jaunt from Cologne to Aachen to see Aachen Cathedral about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Kolner Frauengeschichtsverein, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum).

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cologne trip planner.

Fly from Berlin to Cologne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Phantasialand, Aachen Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

5
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Munich (Munich Residenz, Marienplatz, &more). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum and contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cologne to Nuremberg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Munich
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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