19 days in Germany & The Netherlands Itinerary

19 days in Germany & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Start: Hamburg, Germany
Fly:  3 h
1
Nuremberg, Germany
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Augsburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Dortmund, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Maastricht, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Groningen, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
11
Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
End: Hamburg, Germany

8
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Town Walls and Fortress Marienberg. Get some cultural insight at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände and Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Regensburg (Golf Museum, Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, &more), Walhalla (in Donaustauf) and Bamberg (Alte Hofhaltung & Neue Residenz Bamberg). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, steep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip itinerary planning site.

Hamburg to Nuremberg is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. July in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Augsburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Regensburg, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers
Highlights from your plan
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

1
night
Augsburg, Germany

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mazda Classic - Automobil Museum Frey, steep yourself in history at Weberhaus, thenstop by Lechviertel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Schaezlerpalais, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rathausplatz.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Augsburg trip app.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Augsburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Augsburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schaezlerpalais ©
Schaezlerpalais
Mazda Classic - Automobil Museum Frey ©
Mazda Classic - Automobil Museum Frey
Lechviertel
Lechviertel

1
night
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get outside with Barensee, thenexamine the collection at Porsche Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier, and finally admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

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Traveling by car from Augsburg to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier ©
Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Main Tower, see the interesting displays at Geldmuseum, see the interesting displays at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt, contemplate the long history of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Frankfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Geldmuseum ©
Geldmuseum
Dialogmuseum Frankfurt ©
Dialogmuseum Frankfurt

1
night
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Three Kings, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Maria im Kapitol.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Cologne trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dortmund.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Shrine of the Three Kings ©
Shrine of the Three Kings
St. Maria im Kapitol ©
St. Maria im Kapitol

1
night
Dortmund, Germany

Dortmund ©
Though its major passion may be soccer, Dortmund offers visitors more than just historical sports venues.
On the 28th (Tue), get outside with Borussia Dortmund, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, thentake an in-depth tour of Mahn- und Gedenkstatte Steinwache, and finally see the interesting displays at Binarium.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dortmund trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Dortmund takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maastricht.

Things to do in Dortmund

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte ©
Museum fur Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
Borussia Dortmund ©
Borussia Dortmund
Mahn- und Gedenkstatte Steinwache ©
Mahn- und Gedenkstatte Steinwache

1
night
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht ©
With 1,677 national heritage sites, Maastricht is a town rich in history.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Vrijthof, stroll the grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Helpoort, shop like a local with Galerie MOA, thencontemplate the long history of Fort Sint Pieter, and finally Head underground at Maastricht Underground.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maastricht route planner.

You can drive from Dortmund to Maastricht in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Maastricht, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to The Hague.

Things to do in Maastricht

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Netherlands American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Vrijthof ©
Vrijthof
Maastricht Underground ©
Maastricht Underground
Netherlands American Cemetery ©
Netherlands American Cemetery

1
night
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, thenexplore the activities along Hofvijver, thenadmire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Landgoed Clingendael.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our The Hague day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maastricht to The Hague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in The Hague sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Landgoed Clingendael ©
Landgoed Clingendael

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 31st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thencontemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, and finally do sightseeing at your own pace with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals.

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Getting from The Hague to Amsterdam by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Groningen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Fishing Charters & Tours
Herengracht ©
Herengracht

1
night
Groningen, The Netherlands

Groningen ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Stadhuis Groningen, explore the world behind art at Groninger Museum, thenexamine the collection at GRID Graphic Museum Groningen, thensee the interesting displays at Universiteitsmuseum Groningen, and finally see the interesting displays at Infoversum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Groningen visit planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Groningen in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Bremen.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Groninger Museum ©
Groninger Museum
GRID Graphic Museum Groningen ©
GRID Graphic Museum Groningen
Universiteitsmuseum Groningen ©
Universiteitsmuseum Groningen

1
night
Bremen, Germany

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museen Boettcherstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Bremen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), thensee the interesting displays at Dom-Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bremer Geschichtenhaus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bremen road trip planner.

You can drive from Groningen to Bremen in 2 hours. In August in Bremen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthalle Bremen ©
Kunsthalle Bremen
Bremer Geschichtenhaus ©
Bremer Geschichtenhaus
Dom-Museum ©
Dom-Museum

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