9 days in Duisburg, Frankfurt & Paignton Itinerary

9 days in Duisburg, Frankfurt & Paignton Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Drive:  5 h
1
Duisburg, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Frankfurt, Germany
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  8 h 15 min
3
Paignton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Duisburg, Germany

Duisburg ©
A major center of the steel industry in Germany’s Ruhr region, Duisburg is also a major center of higher education, the performing arts, and sports.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): walk around Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Duisburg itinerary planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Duisburg is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Duisburg

Parks
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Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord ©
Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord

6
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Let the collections at Stadel Museum and Liebieghaus capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Heidelberg and Altstadt. Venture out of the city with trips to Rothenburg (Reichsstadtmuseum, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more), Heidelberg (Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Altstadt (Old Town), &more) and Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Fortress Marienberg, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Romer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), contemplate the long history of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), and explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Jewish Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip planner.

Traveling by train from Duisburg to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Paignton.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Heidelberg, Wurzburg
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

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Paignton, United Kingdom

Paignton ©
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. On the 8th (Tue), meet the residents at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the waterfront activity at Paignton Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Yarak Bird of Prey.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paignton trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Frankfurt to Paignton by combination of flight and train takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Paignton due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paignton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Yarak Bird of Prey
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Yarak Bird of Prey ©
Yarak Bird of Prey
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park ©
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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