14-Day Germany road trip from Cologne to Hanover, Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich, and Heidelberg

Aerial view of the cathedral in Cologne and Hohenzollern bridge over Rhein, Germany
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 14-day road trip through Germany.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Germany. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in Cologne, 1 night in Hanover, 4 nights in Berlin, 1 night in Dresden, 1 night in Nuremberg, 3 nights in Munich, and 1 night in Heidelberg, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Germany. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Cologne, Hanover, Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich, and Heidelberg. We'll help you experience the best 14 days in Germany you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Cologne, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Germany, including the stunning Cologne Cathedral and Brandenburg Gate.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Germany. From the magnificent Alexanderplatz to the breathtaking Checkpoint Charlie and Marienplatz, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Olympiapark and learn more about the unique English Garden to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Cologne, Hanover, Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich, and Heidelberg, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Germany. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Germany.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Germany. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Germany.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Germany.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything Germany has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Germany. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 13 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 13 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Germany extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in Germany fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Germany today!

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Heidelberg - city in GermanyHeidelberg / 1 night
Chemnitz - city in GermanyChemnitz
Aerial view on Marienplatz town hall and Frauenkirche in Munich, Germany.Munich / 3 nights
Cologne Aerial view with trains move on a bridge over the Rhine River on which cargo barges and passenger ships ply. Majestic Cologne Cathedral in the background.Cologne / 2 nights
Photo of Tuebingen in the Stuttgart city ,Germany Colorful house in riverside and blue sky. Stuttgart
Photo of scenic summer view of the Old Town architecture with Elbe river embankment in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.Dresden / 1 night
Photo of scenic summer view of the German traditional medieval half-timbered Old Town architecture and bridge over Pegnitz river in Nuremberg, Germany.Nuremberg / 1 night
Berlin cityscape with Berlin cathedral and Television tower, Germany.Berlin / 4 nights
Potsdam - city in GermanyPotsdam
Regensburg - city in GermanyRegensburg
Photo of panorama of New City Hall in Hannover in a beautiful summer day, Germany.Hanover / 1 night

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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
Photo of Munich skyline with Marienplatz town hall in Germany.Marienplatz
Checkpoint CharlieCheckpoint Charlie
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Photo of aerial view of Olympiapark in German city Munich which hosted olympic games at 1972.Olympiapark
Photo of Cologne Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, Germany.Cologne Cathedral
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
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
Heidelberg Palace, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberg Palace
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 famous Zwinger palace (Der Dresdner Zwinger) Art Gallery of Dresden, Saxrony, Germany.Zwinger
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
Photo of Spectacular modern architecture and home of Museum Mercedes-Benz Welt in Stuttgart, Germany.Mercedes-Benz Museum
Berliner dom at day, Berlin, GermanyBerlin Cathedral
photo of Musée et tour BMW .BMW Museum
Photo of beautiful view of Chinese House in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Park
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
photo of German Museum (Deutsches Museum) in Munich, Germany, the world's largest museum of science and technology .Deutsches Museum
photo of view of Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the evening, Berlin Germany., Germany,Stuttgart Wilhelma
Nymphenburg Palace with Park Munich Bavaria Germany Europe.Nymphenburg Palace
Photo of famous church of Our Lady during the sunrise in Dresden city, Germany.Church of Our Lady
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
Photo of view of the futuristic looking headquarters of BMW car manufacturer in Munich, Germany.BMW Welt
Cologne Zoological Garden, Riehl, Nippes, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Zoological Garden
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
Treptower ParkTreptower Park
Porsche Museum by night.Porsche 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
Karlsplatz, Bezirksteil Kreuzviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyKarlsplatz (Stachus)
Victory ColumnSiegessäule
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in BerlinKaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
DDR MuseumDDR Museum
New building on Landwehr CanalGerman Museum of Technology
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Dachau, Landkreis Dachau, Bavaria, GermanyDachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
photo of view of Odeonsplatz .Odeonsplatz
Old Bridge Heidelberg, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyOld Bridge Heidelberg
photo of view of DRESDEN, GERMANY - June 15, 2019: The famous opera house Semperoper in Dresden after a concert after sunset,Saxony  germany.Semperoper Dresden
Old Stone Bridge, Regensburg, Bavaria, GermanyOld Stone Bridge
Old Market, Altstadt-Nord, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyOld Market
Berliner Philharmonie, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyBerliner Philharmonie
St Peter Cathedral, Regensburg, Bavaria, GermanySt Peter Cathedral
Heidelberger Marktplatz, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberger Marktplatz
Botanischer Garten Chemnitz
Heiliggeistkirche ,Church of the Holy Spirit, in Heidelberg, GermanyChurch of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg
Deutzer BrückeDeutz Suspension Bridge

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Day 1

Day 1 – Cologne - arrival day

  • Cologne - Arrival day
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  • Old Market
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Your road trip adventure in Germany begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Cologne. You’ll stay in Cologne for 2 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Cologne has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Old Market. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,740 visitors.

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. Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne, Bei Oma Kleinmann. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,597 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne is Craftbeer Corner Coeln. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,165 customers.

Locals recommend Gruber's as one of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 625 customers.

Cologne also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Cologne is Toddy Tapper. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 590 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Cologne is Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,484 customers.

Locals also enjoy Gilden im Zims. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,823 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 14-day vacation in Germany!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Cologne and Hanover

  • Cologne
  • Hanover
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Drive 298 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Zoological Garden
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Day 2 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Cologne and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Hanover. You will stay in Hanover for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Cologne is the amazing Cologne Chocolate Museum. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 36,704 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible catholic cathedral, Cologne Cathedral. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 69,905 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area. In fact, Cologne Cathedral welcomes around 5,000,000 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Cologne is the outstanding Cologne Zoological Garden. This popular zoo and travel destination has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 30,118 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Cologne by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Germany. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Hanover, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Meteora, one of the best restaurants in the city of Hanover. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,756 customers.

Locals also recommend Beef and Reef as one of the best restaurants in the city of Hanover. Beef and Reef is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 816 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Hanover is Bavarium Hannover. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,434 customers.

After dinner, visit Dublin Inn, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Hanover. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,742 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Teestübchen Café & Teehandel. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,361 customers.

Alternatively, 6 Sinne Sky Bar and Restaurant is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Hanover. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,028 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Potsdam and Berlin

  • Hanover
  • Potsdam
  • Berlin
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Drive 295 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Hanover Zoo
  • Sanssouci Park
  • Sanssouci
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Day 3 of your road trip will take you to the city of Hanover and the city of Potsdam. You’ll stay in Berlin for 4 nights.

One of the best places to explore in the city of Hanover today is Hanover Zoo. This excellent attraction is a zoo that has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 26,767 visitors.

To experience the local culture, see more of Germany, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. You’ll find many top-rated and popular tours in the city, offering unique experiences that will inspire you. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Germany. You also get to admire popular places of interest.

You could then travel to Sanssouci Park for some unforgettable sightseeing experience in the city of Potsdam. This popular attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 32,849 visitors.

This outstanding palace has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 24,925 travelers.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Berlin.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin, Restaurant Maximilians Berlin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,853 customers.

Locals recommend A Mano as one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. A Mano is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,451 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin is Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,375 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Berlin, BrewDog Berlin Mitte. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Zur Gerichtslaube. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,868 customers.

Berlin Icebar is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,292 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Germany with a toast!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 36 km, 1 hour 39 min

  • Treptower Park
  • East Side Gallery
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Charlottenburg Palace
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On day 4 of your road trip across Germany, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Berlin. You’ll stay in Berlin for 3 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Berlin. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 14,929 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Berlin is the 5-star Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt. The hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 7,531 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Berlin is the 3-star Hotel AMANO East Side. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 6,751 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Berlin, like the outstanding Treptower Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,916 visitors.

East Side Gallery is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Berlin. This incredible attraction is an art museum and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 53,795 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Berlin is the extraordinary Alexanderplatz. This square is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 212,589 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Berlin Zoological Garden. Around 63,157 visitors have given this zoo an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Charlottenburg Palace. Charlottenburg Palace is a popular château, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 25,697 travelers.

Come to Berlin prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Berlin.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like YOSOY TAPAS BERLIN, after your day of exploring the city of Berlin. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,116 customers.

Delhi 6 Restaurant - Berlin is another of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,923 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin is Restaurant Trattoria Portofino. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,371 customers.

Locals recommend KASCHK by BRLO, one of the best bars in the city of Berlin, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,635 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Berlin, Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,661 customers.

Gaffel Haus Berlin - Kölsches Konsulat is also one of the best bars in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Germany.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 11 km, 56 min

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Berliner Philharmonie
  • Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
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Day 5 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Berlin has to offer. Cherish the 2 nights you have left in Berlin by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Berlin. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Berlin, like the extraordinary Brandenburg Gate. This attraction is a triumphal arch and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 161,792 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Berlin is the spectacular Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. This attraction is a holocaust memorial and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 45,332 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Potsdamer Platz. This square has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 60,213 visitors.

Berliner Philharmonie is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This must-see tourist destination is a popular destination among visitors in Berlin. Rated at an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 9,434 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche is a church building and popular attraction in Berlin. More than 21,457 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Berlin does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Berlin on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Germany, be sure to eat at Nante-Eck | Restaurant Berlin Mitte, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,263 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Berlin is the popular Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,238 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Berlin is SOY. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,248 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Mikkeller Berlin is one of the best bars in the city of Berlin for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,202 customers.

LIMONADIER Cocktailbar is another of the most popular bars in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 902 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Berlin is Hauptstadtrestaurant Gendarmerie. Hauptstadtrestaurant Gendarmerie has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,228 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Berlin!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 6 km, 35 min

  • DDR Museum
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Pergamon Museum
  • Berlin Wall Memorial
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Day 6 of your road trip across Germany is another day in the magnificent Berlin. You now have 1 night left in Berlin. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Berlin offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Berlin is the stunning DDR Museum. This history museum gets around 308,874 visitors every year and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 22,158 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Berlin Cathedral in the city of Berlin. This attraction is a lutheran cathedral and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 36,300 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Berlin is the incredible Pergamon Museum. Pergamon Museum gathers around 1,298,000 visitors each year. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 29,287 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Berlin Wall Memorial. This museum and travel destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 40,977 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Berlin you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Berlin has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin, Restaurant Nolle. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,696 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Berlin, Sharlie Cheen Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,070 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Berlin, we recommend the cocktails at Vincent Piano Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 676 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Berlin is Berliner Fernsehturm. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 34,841 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Berlin!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Dresden

  • Berlin
  • Dresden
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Drive 198 km, 2 hours 52 min

  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Topography of Terror
  • Siegessäule
  • Großer Tiergarten
  • German Museum of Technology
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As you rise to greet the dawn on day 7 of your epic road trip in Germany, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Berlin. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Dresden. You’ll stay in Dresden for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Berlin’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Berlin, start your day with a visit to the amazing Checkpoint Charlie. This much-appreciated top-tier point of interest and attraction is rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 82,690 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Topography of Terror. This military museum and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 36,438 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Siegessäule to make the most of your road trip across Germany. The spectacular Siegessäule is a victory column that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,275 visitors.

The lovely Großer Tiergarten is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 23,328 visitors have left this park average ratings of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If you feel like visiting another type of sight or don’t want to jump into the car quite yet, spend some time at the spectacular German Museum of Technology. This attraction is a technology museum rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 22,319 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Berlin has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Dresden. Dresden offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular HANS IM GLÜCK - DRESDEN Altmarkt. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,391 reviews.

The remarkable Kutscherschänke - Uriges Wirtshaus is another top restaurant in Dresden we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,669 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Schwerelos – Das Achterbahn-Restaurant is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 7,313 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Dresden, the fantastic Watzke am Goldenen Reiter. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,871 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Shamrock Irish Bar & Restaurant. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,555 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Las Tapas. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,709 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Germany!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Dresden and Nuremberg

  • Dresden
  • Chemnitz
  • Nuremberg
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Drive 318 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Church of Our Lady
  • Semperoper Dresden
  • Zwinger
  • Botanischer Garten Chemnitz
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Day 8 of your road trip through Germany is your chance to discover two places in one day, the city of Dresden and the city of Chemnitz. Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit in the city of Dresden is the amazing Church of Our Lady. This attraction is a church building and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 30,160 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Semperoper. This opera house and travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 13,687 visitors.

Zwinger is another popular attraction you can explore in the city of Dresden. This well-known attraction, a spectacular palace, has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from over 49,362 reviews.

Joining a top-rated tour in Dresden is another excellent way to spend your new day in Germany. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Germany’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Germany’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Germany’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Chemnitz Botanical Garden in the city of Chemnitz for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a botanical garden and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,613 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Nuremberg.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Indisches Restaurant Ganesha Nürnberg, one of the best restaurants in the city of Nuremberg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,520 customers.

Locals also recommend "Trödelstuben", Wein- und Bierstuben, Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Nuremberg. "Trödelstuben", Wein- und Bierstuben, Restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,605 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Nuremberg is Alte Küch'n & Im Keller. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,866 customers.

After dinner, visit Padelle d'Italia Nürnberg, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Nuremberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,234 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Finnegan's Harp Irish Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,140 customers.

Alternatively, Chong's Diner is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Nuremberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,820 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Dachau and Munich

  • Regensburg
  • Munich
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Drive 253 km, 3 hours 37 min

  • Old Stone Bridge
  • St Peter Cathedral
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Rise and shine on day 9 of your road trip in Germany. Today, you'll wake up in Nuremberg and embark on a scenic drive to Munich, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 3 nights. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Nuremberg and Regensburg before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Nuremberg. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Old Stone Bridge. This attraction is a top-tier point of interest that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,462 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible St Peter Cathedral. This attraction, a beloved church, has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,110 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Dachau and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Regensburg has to offer.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Regensburg, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Munich. When you arrive in Munich you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Little London / Bar & Grill. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,409 customers.

Locals also recommend Hofbräuhaus München, another of the best restaurants in Munich. Hofbräuhaus München is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 65,884 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the menu at Augustiner-Keller. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 30,632 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit Zephyr Bar to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Munich, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,016 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Schneider Bräuhaus München. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Schneider Bräuhaus München has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,282 customers.

Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,885 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Germany, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Munich

  • Munich
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Drive 18 km, 1 hour 30 min

  • Deutsches Museum
  • Victuals Market
  • Marienplatz
  • Karlsplatz (Stachus)
  • Nymphenburg Palace
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On day 10 of your road trip across Germany, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Munich. You’ll stay in Munich for 2 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Leonardo Hotel Munich City Olympiapark, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Munich. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 8,860 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Munich is the 5-star Hyperion Hotel München. The hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 6,772 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Munich is the 3-star Brunnenhof. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 4,207 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Munich, like the outstanding Deutsches Museum. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 34,643 visitors and gathers around 1,250,000 every year.

Viktualienmarkt is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Munich. This incredible attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 58,191 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Munich is the extraordinary Marienplatz. This square is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 118,139 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Stachus. Around 24,791 visitors have given this square an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Nymphenburg Palace. Nymphenburg Palace is a popular summer residence, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,394 travelers.

Come to Munich prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Munich.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Augustiner Klosterwirt GmbH, after your day of exploring the city of Munich. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,224 customers.

Ratskeller München is another of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,121 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Munich is Kilians Irish Pub. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,188 customers.

Locals recommend Nuernberger Bratwurst Gloeckl am Dom, one of the best bars in the city of Munich, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,035 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Munich, Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,475 customers.

Rosi coffee & bar is also one of the best bars in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,119 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Germany.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Munich

  • Munich
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 3 min

  • Odeonsplatz
  • English Garden
  • BMW Museum
  • BMW Welt
  • Olympiapark
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Day 11 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Munich has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Munich by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Munich. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Munich, like the extraordinary Odeonsplatz. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,073 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Munich is the spectacular English Garden. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 61,616 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing BMW Museum. This automobile museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,349 visitors. Up to 250,000 people visit this popular attraction every year.

BMW Welt is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This music venue is a popular destination among visitors in Munich. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 31,941 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit. In one single year, this attraction usually gets more than 3,000,000 visitors.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Olympiapark. Olympiapark is an olympic park and popular attraction in Munich. More than 68,103 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Munich does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Munich on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Germany, be sure to eat at Spatenhaus at the opera, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,695 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Munich is the popular Münchner Stubn. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,255 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Munich is Zum Dürnbräu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,242 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Restaurant Savanna Munich is one of the best bars in the city of Munich for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,422 customers.

Pusser's is another of the most popular bars in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,267 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Munich is Ned Kelly's Australian Bar. Ned Kelly's Australian Bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,049 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Munich!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Stuttgart and Heidelberg

  • Stuttgart
  • Heidelberg
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Drive 351 km, 4 hours 26 min

  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
  • Wilhelma
  • Porsche Museum
  • More

Day 12 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Stuttgart and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Heidelberg. You will stay in Heidelberg for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Stuttgart is the amazing Mercedes-Benz Museum. As such, over 876,109 people visit Mercedes-Benz Museum yearly. This attraction is an automobile museum that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 42,800 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible zoo, Wilhelma. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 33,034 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Stuttgart is the outstanding Porsche Museum. This popular automobile museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,816 visitors. Approximately 876,109 travelers come to Stuttgart every year to see the stunning Mercedes-Benz Museum with their own eyes.

You can make the most of your new day in Stuttgart by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Germany. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Heidelberg, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Weinstube Schnitzelbank, one of the best restaurants in the city of Heidelberg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,743 customers.

Locals also recommend Heid's Grill & Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Heidelberg. Heid's Grill & Restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,269 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Heidelberg is Cafe Extrablatt Heidelberg. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,413 customers.

After dinner, visit Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Heidelberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,422 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,229 customers.

Alternatively, Sahara Restaurant is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Heidelberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,850 customers.

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Day 13

Day 13 – Heidelberg and Cologne

  • Heidelberg
  • Cologne
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Drive 255 km, 3 hours 34 min

  • Old Bridge Heidelberg
  • Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg
  • Heidelberger Marktplatz
  • Heidelberg Palace
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 13 of your epic road trip in Germany, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Heidelberg. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Cologne. You’ll stay in Cologne for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Heidelberg’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Heidelberg, start your day with a visit to the amazing Old Bridge Heidelberg. This much-appreciated best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,389 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg. This church building and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,505 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Heidelberger Marktplatz to make the most of your road trip across Germany. The spectacular Heidelberger Marktplatz is a top-tier point of interest that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,651 visitors.

The lovely Heidelberg Palace is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 54,117 visitors have left this museum average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Heidelberg has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Cologne. Cologne offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Gaststätte Lommerzheim. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 3,487 reviews.

The remarkable Funkhaus Cafe-Bar-Restaurant is another top restaurant in Cologne we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,282 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Jameson Pub Cologne is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,308 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Cologne, the fantastic Max Stark. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,193 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Limani. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,819 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Bangkok Thai Restaurant. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,296 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Germany!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Cologne - departure day

  • Cologne - Departure day
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  • Deutz Suspension Bridge
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Day 14 of your road trip in Germany is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Cologne before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Deutz Suspension Bridge is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Cologne. This suspension bridge and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 788 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Cologne and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Germany.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Cologne at Mongo's Restaurant Köln before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,294 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Servus Colonia Alpina for your last chance at a meal in the city of Cologne. The Servus Colonia Alpina restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,757 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try The Little Steakhouse. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,631 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Cologne. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Germany!

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