18 days in Germany, Poland & The Netherlands Itinerary

18 days in Germany, Poland & The Netherlands Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
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Stuttgart, Germany
— Few hours
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Immenstadt im Allgau, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
9
Nuerburg, Germany
— 1 day
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt vacation app.

Cairns, Australia to Frankfurt is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Cairns to Frankfurt due to the time zone difference. In December, Frankfurt is cooler than Cairns - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stuttgart trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Immenstadt im Allgau.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

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Immenstadt im Allgau, Germany

Immenstadt im Allgau ©
Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Immenstadt im Allgau online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Immenstadt im Allgau takes 2.5 hours. December in Immenstadt im Allgau sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Immenstadt im Allgau

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, Privat-Brauerei Zoetler
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Allgauer Bergbauernmuseum ©
Allgauer Bergbauernmuseum
Privat-Brauerei Zoetler ©
Privat-Brauerei Zoetler
Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX ©
Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX

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Munich, Germany

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oktoberfest as well as The Euro Bar. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): mix with locals at Oktoberfest. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at BMW Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, thenwander the streets of Haidhausen, and finally have a few drinks at The Euro Bar.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Getting from Immenstadt im Allgau to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Munich

Events Historic Sites Nightlife
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Oktoberfest ©
Oktoberfest
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taste Vodka Krakow - Polish Vodka Tasting Tours. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and then join in the after-dark buzz at Taste Vodka Krakow - Polish Vodka Tasting Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Krakow vacation maker.

You can fly from Munich to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Krakow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, thenexplore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

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

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Museums Winter Sports
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Gorka Szczesliwicka ©
Gorka Szczesliwicka
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Reichstag Building has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to East Side Gallery, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, thentake a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and finally make a trip to Reichstag Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and then contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Warsaw to Berlin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Hoge Veluwe National Park and Singel. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, and explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht).

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nuerburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoge Veluwe National Park
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Nuerburg, Germany

Nuerburg ©
Nürburg is a town in the German district of Ahrweiler, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. You've now added Nurburgring Aston Martin Co Pilot Ride to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Nurburgring, thensee the top attractions with Nurburgring Aston Martin Co Pilot Ride, and then pause for some photo ops at Denkmal Juan Manuel Fangio.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuerburg planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Nuerburg in 4 hours. January in Nuerburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Nuerburg

Tours
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Nurburgring ©
Nurburgring

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): ponder the design of Fountain of Justice and then get great views at Main Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nuerburg to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Main Tower ©
Main Tower
Fountain of Justice ©
Fountain of Justice

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