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

Berlin ©

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 Mitte. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Frauenkirche Dresden and Palace of Tears. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Dresden (Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) & Sachsisches Standehaus). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Berlin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin online vacation builder.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Hannover.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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Gendarmenmarkt ©
Gendarmenmarkt
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears

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Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©

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 Burgplatz Braunschweig. Explore Hannover's surroundings by going to Nordturm der Marktkirche (in Goslar), Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist & Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum) and Bremen (Ubersee-Museum & Bremer Geschichtenhaus). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Dankwarderode Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, explore the historical opulence of Herzogschloss Celle, and get great views at Altstadtmarkt.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hannover road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hannover takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Hannover can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Marktkirche ©
Marktkirche
Liebesbank Trail
Liebesbank Trail
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum ©
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 Petit Palais. Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Musee de la Grande Guerre (in Meaux) and World of Disney (in Chessy). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Latin Quarter, 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

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

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 Kroller-Muller Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and The Jordaan. Venture out of the city with trips to Paleis Het Loo (in Apeldoorn) and The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery). 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

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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Kroller-Muller Museum

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