57 days in Germany, London & Antwerp Province Itinerary

57 days in Germany, London & Antwerp Province Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 32 nights
2
Hannover, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Goslar, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Hankensbuettel, Germany
— 1 night
5
Hanstedt, Germany
— 1 night
6
Oldenburg, Germany
— 1 night
7
Norden, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Bielefeld, Germany
— 2 nights
9
Schleiden, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Cologne, Germany
— 4 nights
11
Antwerp, Belgium
— 7 nights

32
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Let the collections at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms capture your imagination. Explore London's surroundings by going to The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum, Bourton On The Water Cemetery, &more) and Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats (in Boughton Monchelsea). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London planner.

Paris, France to London is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Stratford-upon-Avon, Maidstone, Burford, The Big Cat Sanctuary
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Godehard Church, explore the world behind art at Hildesheim Cathedral Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Eilenriede - Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Wienhausen, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Herrenhaeuser Garten.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hannover trip maker app.

Getting from London to Hannover by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Goslar.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hildesheim, Kloster Wienhausen, Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen
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Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen ©
Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen
Kloster Wienhausen ©
Kloster Wienhausen
Hildesheim Cathedral Museum ©
Hildesheim Cathedral Museum

2
nights
Goslar, Germany

Goslar
Goslar is a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany. On the 6th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Liebesbank Trail, examine the collection at Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Baumwipfelpfad Bad Harzburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lohmuehle, thenidentify plant and animal life at Walderlebnispfad, thenidentify plant and animal life at Luchs-Schaugehege Rabenklippe, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reitlingstal.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Goslar day trip site.

Traveling by car from Hannover to Goslar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Goslar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hankensbuettel.

Things to do in Goslar

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bad Harzburg, Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum, Reitlingstal
Highlights from your plan
Liebesbank Trail
Liebesbank Trail
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum ©
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum
Baumwipfelpfad Bad Harzburg ©
Baumwipfelpfad Bad Harzburg

1
night
Hankensbuettel, Germany

Hankensbuettel ©
On the 8th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at OTTER-ZENTRUM and then identify plant and animal life at Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hankensbuettel vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Goslar to Hankensbuettel takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hankensbuettel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hanstedt.

Things to do in Hankensbuettel

Wildlife Parks
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Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel ©
Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel

1
night
Hanstedt, Germany

Hanstedt ©
On the 9th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Lueneburger Heide.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanstedt visit planner.

Drive from Hankensbuettel to Hanstedt in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hanstedt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Oldenburg.

Things to do in Hanstedt

Wildlife Parks
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Wildpark Lueneburger Heide ©
Wildpark Lueneburger Heide

1
night
Oldenburg, Germany

Oldenburg ©
Oldenburg or simply Oldenburg is an independent city in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Schlosskirche.

Plan a trip to Oldenburg easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hanstedt to Oldenburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Norden.

Things to do in Oldenburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schlosskirche
Highlights from your plan
Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch ©
Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch

2
nights
Norden, Germany

Norden ©
On the 11th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Kirche St. Peter, look for all kinds of wild species at Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Wadden Sea, Germany, and finally examine the collection at Schlossmuseum. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Alte Inselkirche Baltrum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Watt, thenget engrossed in the history at Leezdorfer Muhle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ludgeri-Kirche Norden.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Norden driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Oldenburg to Norden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bielefeld.

Things to do in Norden

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltrum, Leezdorfer Muhle, Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland, Katholische Kirche St. Peter, Schlossmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland ©
Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland
Alte Inselkirche Baltrum ©
Alte Inselkirche Baltrum
Schlossmuseum ©
Schlossmuseum

2
nights
Bielefeld, Germany

Bielefeld ©
Historically a center of Europe’s linen industry, Bielefeld today combines rich local culture with a tradition of innovation and commercial development.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the architecture and history at X-it-ADVENTURES - Escape Room Bielefeld, look for all kinds of wild species at Adlerwarte Berlebeck, and then get a new perspective on nature at Lippisches Landesmuseum Detmold. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Huecker Moor, thensee the interesting displays at Deutsches Automatenmuseum, and then examine the collection at LWL-Industriemuseum Glashutte Gernheim.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bielefeld tour builder website.

Drive from Norden to Bielefeld in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bielefeld, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Schleiden.

Things to do in Bielefeld

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Detmold, Huecker Moor, LWL-Industriemuseum Glashutte Gernheim, Deutsches Automatenmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Automatenmuseum ©
Deutsches Automatenmuseum
X-it-ADVENTURES - Escape Room Bielefeld ©
X-it-ADVENTURES - Escape Room Bielefeld
LWL-Industriemuseum Glashutte Gernheim ©
LWL-Industriemuseum Glashutte Gernheim

2
nights
Schleiden, Germany

Schleiden
Schleiden is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Greifvogelstation & Wildfreigehege Hellenthal and then identify plant and animal life at Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum Huertgenwald 1944 und im Frieden, thentake an in-depth tour of Romerthermen Zulpich, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika Steinfeld.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Schleiden trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bielefeld to Schleiden takes 3 hours. In October, Schleiden is a bit cooler than Bielefeld - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Schleiden

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museum Huertgenwald 1944 und im Frieden, Romerthermen Zulpich, Basilika Steinfeld, Greifvogelstation & Wildfreigehege Hellenthal
Highlights from your plan
Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark
Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark
Romerthermen Zulpich ©
Romerthermen Zulpich
Basilika Steinfeld ©
Basilika Steinfeld

4
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Visit Cologne Cathedral and Haus Opherdicke for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Museum Ludwig and Arthaus:nowodworski. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergehalde Grosses Holz (in Bergkamen), Kirche St. Martinus (in Dormagen) and Sengbachtalsperre (in Solingen). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, contemplate the long history of Schumannhaus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aachen Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cologne planning tool.

You can drive from Schleiden to Cologne in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Schleiden in October, with highs in Cologne at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Cologne

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haus Opherdicke, Wahner Heide, Teverener Heide, Bergehalde Grosses Holz, Kirche St. Martinus
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

7
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and Rockoxhuis will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Museum Plantin-Moretus. Explore Antwerp's surroundings by going to Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis (in Lier), Fort Van Duffel (in Duffel) and Vismarkt (in Mechelen). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, get to know the fascinating history of Vlaeykensgang, see the interesting displays at Red Star Line Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carolus Borromeus Church.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Antwerp route tool.

You can drive from Cologne to Antwerp in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sint-Anna en Sint-Joachim Godshuis, Fort Van Duffel, Vismarkt
Highlights from your plan
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)

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