21 days in Germany, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

21 days in Germany, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Hannover, Germany
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day by day itinerary now includes German Museum of Technology as well as Stasi Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gendarmenmarkt and Die Hackeschen Hoefe. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Frauenkirche Dresden and Mitte. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Dresden (Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) & Sachsisches Standehaus). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to Berlin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Hannover.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Gendarmenmarkt ©
Must see
Gendarmenmarkt
4.6
Palace of Tears ©
History Museum
Palace of Tears
4.6

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Hannover, Germany

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Shop till you drop at Phil Porter Salon Obscura and Weihnachtsmarkt. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Liebesbank Trail and Dankwarderode Castle. Explore Hannover's surroundings by going to Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist & Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum), Bremen (Ubersee-Museum & Bremer Geschichtenhaus) and Nordturm der Marktkirche (in Goslar). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, contemplate the long history of Aegidienkirche, admire the masterpieces at Sprengel Museum Hannover, and examine the collection at Museum Wilhelm Busch - The German Museum for Caricature and the Art of Drawing.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hannover day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hannover takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Hannover, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Marktkirche ©
Church
Marktkirche
4.4
Liebesbank Trail
Wildlife Area
Liebesbank Trail
4.6
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum ©
Specialty Museum
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum
4.7

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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Val d'Europe and Latin Quarter. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to World of Disney (in Chessy) and Musee de la Grande Guerre (in Meaux). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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Fly from Hannover to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Markthal and Paleis Het Loo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and The Jordaan. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery) and Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, examine the collection at Micropia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue, and explore the galleries of Body Worlds.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:
Highlights from your trip
Anne Frank House ©
Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
Van Gogh Museum ©
Must see
Van Gogh Museum
4.5
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kroller-Muller Museum
4.5

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