8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Skiathos
Fly:  4 h
1
Cologne
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
2
Berlin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Dresden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Skiathos

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Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Fivve | Store Spa Yoga and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne journey planner.

Skiathos, Greece to Cologne is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Skiathos to Cologne. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Skiathos in November; daily highs in Cologne reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Fivve | Store Spa Yoga ©
Fivve | Store Spa Yoga

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Head to Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin and Camera Workfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip maker site.

You can fly from Cologne to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin ©
Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin
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Camera Work

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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): browse the different shops at Elbepark, take a stroll around Kulturpalast Dresden, and then look for gifts at Tradition & Form.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dresden trip planning site.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Shopping
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Tradition & Form ©
Tradition & Form
Kulturpalast Dresden ©
Kulturpalast Dresden
Elbepark ©
Elbepark

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nights
Munich

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Shop till you drop at Viktualienmarkt and Ingo Maurer Showroom. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, pick up some local products at Markt am Wiener Platz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Munich road trip planning website.

Getting from Dresden to Munich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Munich are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Ingo Maurer Showroom ©
Ingo Maurer Showroom
Markt am Wiener Platz ©
Markt am Wiener Platz

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