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 Frauenkirche Dresden. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mitte and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. 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 admire the striking features of Die Hackeschen Hoefe.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Berlin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Hannover.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 21:
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Must see
Gendarmenmarkt
4.6
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History Museum
Palace of Tears
4.6

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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 Bremen (Ubersee-Museum & Bremer Geschichtenhaus), Nordturm der Marktkirche (in Goslar) and Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist & Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum). 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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Church
Marktkirche
4.4
Wildlife Area
Liebesbank Trail
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Oberharzer Bergwerksmuseum
4.7

4
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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 Latin Quarter. Louvre Museum and Champs-Elysees 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, 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.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Paris using our trip planner.

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:
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

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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 The Jordaan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague & The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery), Kroller-Muller Museum (in Otterlo) and Paleis Het Loo (in Apeldoorn). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Body Worlds, examine the collection at Zaanse Schans, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and contemplate the long history of Portuguese Synagogue.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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

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