Relaxed 10-Day Germany Road Trip from Berlin to Hanover and Hamburg

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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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9 nights included
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in Germany with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Germany at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Berlin, Hanover, and Hamburg. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Berlin, 2 nights in Hanover, and 2 nights in Hamburg. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Germany.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across Germany with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Germany so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Germany. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Berlin, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across Germany and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Germany. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Germany.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Germany. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Alexanderplatz.

Traveling leisurely through Germany means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Checkpoint Charlie. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Potsdamer Platz. Get close to the spectacular Berlin Zoological Garden and the wonderful Miniatur Wunderland. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Germany. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Germany has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Germany's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Germany.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through Germany, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Germany and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Germany. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in Germany. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in Germany and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Germany today!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Berlin cityscape with Berlin cathedral and Television tower, Germany.Berlin / 5 nights
Beautiful view of Hamburg city center with town hall and Alster river, Germany.Hamburg / 2 nights
Photo of panorama of New City Hall in Hannover in a beautiful summer day, Germany.Hanover / 2 nights
Potsdam - city in GermanyPotsdam

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Photo of aerial view of Berlin skyline with famous TV tower at Alexanderplatz  at sunset, Germany.Alexanderplatz
Photo of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on a sunny day, Germany.Brandenburg Gate
Checkpoint CharlieCheckpoint Charlie
Photo of Miniatur Wunderland (Miniature Wonderland), Hamburg, Germany.Miniatur Wunderland
Photo of iconic Elbphilharmonie concert hall landmark in Hamburg, Germany.Elbe Philharmonic Hall
Photo of Stone elephants and the arch on the entrance to the Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany, the biggest zoo in the world by amount of species.Berlin Zoological Garden
Photo of panoramic view at the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany.Potsdamer Platz
photo of view of Heide Park, Soltau, Germany.Heide Park
Photo of Graffiti at the East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, the East Side Gallery is the longest preserved stretch of the Berlin wall.East Side Gallery
Photo of Holocaust Memorial Berlin Germany Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Germany.Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Photo of Berlin Wall Memorial in Germany.Berlin Wall Memorial
Tierpark HagenbeckTierpark Hagenbeck
Berliner dom at day, Berlin, GermanyBerlin Cathedral
Photo of beautiful view of Chinese House in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Park
Photo of Old Elbe tunnel in Hamburg, Germany, which connect St Pauli with the docks and shipyards of the Hamburg harbor.Elbe Tunnel
Topography of Terror Gestapo Headquarters Cellar Where Prisoners Tortured Remains of Berlin Wall Public Park Berlin Wall. Wall Separated West from East Berlin from 1961 to 1989.Topography of Terror
Erlebnis-Zoo HannoverHanover Zoo
Facade of the Pergammonmuseum in Berlin. The Pergammon Museum holds a world exhibition of Greek, Roman, Babilonian and Oriental art.Pergamon Museum
Großer TiergartenGroßer Tiergarten
photo of Sanssouci Palace, the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, in Potsdam, near Berlin, Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci
Charlottenburg PalaceCharlottenburg Palace
Planten un BlomenPlanten un Blomen
Victory ColumnSiegessäule
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in BerlinKaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
Stadtpark
New building on Landwehr CanalGerman Museum of Technology
St. Michael's Church, Neustadt, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, GermanySt Michael's Church
St. Pauli Piers
Herrenhausen Gardens, Herrenhausen, Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyHerrenhäuser Gärten
photo of view of The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin at sunrise, GermanyBrandenburg Gate
Hamburg DungeonHamburg Dungeon
photo of view of traditional Sheepfold in Lueneburg Heath, Germany,Germany Germany.Lüneburg Heath Nature Park
Markthalle, Centre, Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyMarkthalle
New Palace (Neues Palais) in Sanssouci park in spring, Potsdam, GermanyNeues Palais in Potsdam
Hanover Fairground, R-59418, R-51477, R-62771Hanover Fairground
Berggarten HannoverBerggarten
Windmühle Sprengel

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Day 1 – Berlin - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Berlin - arrival day

  • Berlin - Arrival day
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  • Brandenburg Gate
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Germany begins when you reach Berlin, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Berlin is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Brandenburg Gate. Around 160,469 visitors have rated this fascinating triumphal arch and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Berlin offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is A Mano. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,451 customers.

Restaurant Trattoria Portofino serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Berlin has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,371 reviews.

Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,375 customers, Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Berlin looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at LIMONADIER Cocktailbar, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 902 reviews.

Restaurant Maximilians Berlin offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Berlin. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,853 customers.

Locals like unwinding at BrewDog Berlin Mitte. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Germany! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Germany!

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Day 2 – Berlin

Day 2

Day 2 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 7 min

  • German Museum of Technology
  • Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Charlottenburg Palace
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Germany, you'll explore the best attractions in Berlin at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Berlin, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous German Museum of Technology. This incredible technology museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 22,044 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Germany by seeing another popular site in Berlin, the wonderful Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche. This church building is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 22,044 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Berlin Zoological Garden. This zoo has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 62,430 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Charlottenburg Palace. This château is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 25,430 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Germany. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Berlin itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Germany extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Berlin. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, YOSOY TAPAS BERLIN. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,116 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at NENI Berlin, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. NENI Berlin is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 3,628 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Delhi 6 Restaurant - Berlin. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,923 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Berlin and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Zur Gerichtslaube. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,868 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular KASCHK by BRLO. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,635 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,661 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Germany, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3 – Berlin

Day 3

Day 3 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 10 km, 53 min

  • Siegessäule
  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Pergamon Museum
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Alexanderplatz
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Germany gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Berlin and visit more of its attractions.

Berlin has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Germany. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Siegessäule, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Siegessäule has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,973 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Großer Tiergarten. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 23,234 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Berlin is the notable Pergamon Museum. The popular Pergamon Museum is a highlight of many travel packages in Berlin. As a matter of fact, this remarkable art museum has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 29,276 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Berlin, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Berlin Cathedral. Take your time exploring this wonderful lutheran cathedral and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 35,783 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding Alexanderplatz. With a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 210,891 travelers, a trip to the spectacular Alexanderplatz is something to look forward to in Berlin.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Berlin by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Berlin.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Berlin, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Café Anna Blume is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Berlin-based food place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,328 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Nante-Eck | Restaurant Berlin Mitte is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Nante-Eck | Restaurant Berlin Mitte proved an excellent choice for around 3,263 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Berlin is Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus, which has an average score of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 3,238 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Berlin, Gaffel Haus Berlin - Kölsches Konsulat. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars given by 1,365 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Mikkeller Berlin. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.5 over 5 stars by 1,202 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Train Cocktailbar may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 1,196 customers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Berlin and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Germany on a great note!

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Day 4 – Berlin

Day 4

Day 4 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Berlin Wall Memorial
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Topography of Terror
  • East Side Gallery
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Day 4 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Germany gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Berlin and visit more of its attractions.

Berlin has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Germany. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Berlin Wall Memorial, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Berlin Wall Memorial has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 40,682 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 45,023 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Berlin is the notable Potsdamer Platz. The popular Potsdamer Platz is a highlight of many travel packages in Berlin. As a matter of fact, this remarkable square has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 59,527 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Berlin, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Topography of Terror. Take your time exploring this wonderful military museum and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 36,144 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding East Side Gallery. With a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 53,098 travelers, a trip to the spectacular East Side Gallery is something to look forward to in Berlin.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Berlin by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Berlin.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Berlin, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

SOY is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Berlin-based food place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,248 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Gasthaus Krombach is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Gasthaus Krombach proved an excellent choice for around 2,002 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Berlin is Byblos Restaurant Berlin, which has an average score of 4.8 out of 5 stars based on 1,453 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Berlin, Hauptstadtrestaurant Gendarmerie. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars given by 1,228 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is booze bar berlin. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.5 over 5 stars by 916 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Sharlie Cheen Bar may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 1,070 customers have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Berlin and end day 4 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Germany on a great note!

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Day 5 – Potsdam and Hanover

Day 5

Day 5 – Potsdam and Hanover

  • Potsdam
  • Hanover
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Drive 290 km, 4 hours 6 min

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Sanssouci
  • Sanssouci Park
  • Neues Palais in Potsdam
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Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Potsdam. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Hanover, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Brandenburg Gate is waiting for you. This triumphal arch has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,587 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Sanssouci. This unique palace is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 24,562 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Sanssouci Park. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 32,576 visitors, this park is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Neues Palais in Potsdam. This popular palace and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,001 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Potsdam has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Germany. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Hanover. In Hanover, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Germany.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,756 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Meteora.

Locals also recommend Al-dar as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Al-dar as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,837 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Pier 51 Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,154 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Beef and Reef. Beef and Reef is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 816 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Bavarium Hannover. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,434 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Dublin Inn. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Dublin Inn is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,742 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 6 – Laatzen and Hanover

Day 6

Day 6 – Laatzen and Hanover

  • Hanover
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Drive 33 km, 1 hour 24 min

  • Hanover Fairground
  • Hanover Zoo
  • Markthalle
  • Berggarten
  • Herrenhäuser Gärten
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Day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Germany serves as your introduction to Hanover. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Germany and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Hanover, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,948 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Kastens Hotel Luisenhof. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,423 guests, Kastens Hotel Luisenhof is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Alpha offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Alpha is a top-rated budget hotel in Hanover with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 2,521 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Hanover. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Hanover, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Hanover Fairground. This performing arts center and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Hanover. The fascinating Hanover Fairground has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,707 travelers.

Hanover is also home to the captivating Hanover Zoo, a local zoo and another popular attraction in the city. About 26,506 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Markthalle Hannover is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Germany. Rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,854 travelers, Markthalle Hannover proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible Berggarten. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing botanical garden and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,252 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Herrenhausen Gardens. Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating park and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 15,891 visitors have rated the famous Herrenhausen Gardens an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Hanover, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Germany.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Germany. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Hanover, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Hanover is BLOCK HOUSE Am Aegi. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,797 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Broyhan Haus for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Hanover. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,679 customers.

Another alternative is BLOCK HOUSE Am Thielenplatz. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,505 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Hanover. At Teestübchen Café & Teehandel, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,361 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at 6 Sinne Sky Bar and Restaurant, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,028 reviews.

Cafe Mezzo is also one of the best places in Hanover where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,998 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Germany!

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Day 7 – Bad Fallingbostel, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg

Day 7

Day 7 – Bad Fallingbostel, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg

  • Hamburg
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Drive 199 km, 3 hours 7 min

  • Heide Park
  • Windmühle Sprengel
  • Lüneburg Heath Nature Park
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Day 7 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the region of Bad Fallingbostel. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Hamburg, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Heide Park is waiting for you. This amusement park has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 56,695 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Windmühle Sprengel. This unique best-rated sightseeing destination is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 309 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Lüneburg Heath Nature Park. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,435 visitors, this naturpark is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Bad Fallingbostel has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Germany. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Hamburg. In Hamburg, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Germany.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Sprengel is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is estancia steaks, one of the best restaurants in Sprengel. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,416 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing estancia steaks.

Locals also recommend Hanoi Deli Rathaus as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Hanoi Deli Rathaus as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,380 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Brücke 10. Brücke 10 is another of the most popular places to eat in Sprengel. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,069 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Le Lion • Bar de Paris. Le Lion • Bar de Paris is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,224 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is The Chug Club. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 734 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Skyline Bar 20up. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Skyline Bar 20up is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,995 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 8 – Hamburg

Day 8

Day 8 – Hamburg

  • Hamburg
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Drive 10 km, 51 min

  • Elbe Philharmonic Hall
  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Hamburg Dungeon
  • St Michael's Church
  • Planten un Blomen
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Day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Germany serves as your introduction to Hamburg. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Germany and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Hamburg, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 10,952 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star HYPERION Hotel Hamburg. With an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 12,777 guests, HYPERION Hotel Hamburg is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star the niu Yen offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. The niu Yen is a top-rated budget hotel in Hamburg with an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars from 4,184 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Hamburg. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Hamburg, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Elbe Philharmonic Hall. This concert hall and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Hamburg. The fascinating Elbe Philharmonic Hall has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 76,719 travelers.

Hamburg is also home to the captivating Miniatur Wunderland, a local museum and another popular attraction in the city. About 86,083 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Hamburg Dungeon is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Germany. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,471 travelers, Hamburg Dungeon proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible St. Michael's Church. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing church and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 19,893 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Planten un Blomen. Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating park and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 21,777 visitors have rated the famous Planten un Blomen an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Hamburg, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Germany.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Germany. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Hamburg, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Hamburg is Heimathafen. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,912 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Schifferbörse Restaurant for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Hamburg. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,559 customers.

Another alternative is Caramba Especial. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,219 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Hamburg. At Das Feuerschiff LV 13, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,935 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at NAGEL Restaurant und Kneipe, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,360 reviews.

THE MADISON Hotel Hamburg is also one of the best places in Hamburg where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,785 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Germany!

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Day 9 – Hamburg and Berlin

Day 9

Day 9 – Hamburg and Berlin

  • Hamburg
  • Berlin
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Drive 301 km, 4 hours 7 min

  • St. Pauli Piers
  • Elbe Tunnel
  • Tierpark Hagenbeck
  • Stadtpark
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Hamburg. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Berlin, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful St. Pauli Piers is waiting for you. This best-rated sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,228 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Elbe Tunnel. This unique road tunnel is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 34,402 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Tierpark Hagenbeck. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 37,313 visitors, this zoo is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Stadtpark. This popular must-see tourist destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,328 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Hamburg has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Germany. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Berlin. In Berlin, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Germany.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Green Door Bar. Green Door Bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 674 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Vincent Piano Bar. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 676 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Victoria Bar. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Victoria Bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 720 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 10 – Berlin - departure day

Day 10

Day 10 – Berlin - departure day

  • Berlin - Departure day
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  • Checkpoint Charlie
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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in Germany is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Berlin.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Berlin once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Germany on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Checkpoint Charlie is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Berlin. This top sight is a popular best-rated sightseeing destination, rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 81,962 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Berlin or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Berlin and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in Germany is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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