3-Day Germany Road Trip from Mannheim to Rhineland-Palatinate

Neckarwiese, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Starts in
Mannheim
Ends in
Mannheim
Duration
3 days & 2 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 3-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 Rhineland-Palatinate, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Germany. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Rhineland-Palatinate.

We'll help you experience the best 3 days in Germany you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Mannheim, 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 Deutsches Eck and Porta Nigra.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the region of Rhineland-Palatinate, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Best Western Hotel Trier City. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Hyatt Regency Mainz. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star the niu Mood. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Technic Museum Speyer in the city of Mainz. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Eltz Castle and Cochem Castle.

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 plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Germany, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Germany has to offer.

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 2 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 2 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. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. 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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Included

2 nights hotel
Breakfast
3 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Rhineland-Palatinate - state in GermanyRhineland-Palatinate

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Attractions

Deutsches EckDeutsches Eck
Porta NigraPorta Nigra
Technic Museum Speyer, Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyTechnic Museum Speyer
Heidelberg ZooHeidelberg Zoo
Neckarwiese, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyNeckarwiese
Old Bridge Heidelberg, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyOld Bridge Heidelberg
Heidelberg Palace, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberg Palace
Eltz CastleEltz Castle
Cochem CastleCochem Castle
Ehrenbreitstein FortressEhrenbreitstein Fortress

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Travel dates
May 1 - May 3

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Travelers

2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Mannheim and Rhineland-Palatinate - Arrival Day

  • Rhineland-Palatinate - Arrival Day
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  • Deutsches Eck
  • Porta Nigra
  • Technic Museum Speyer
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Your road trip adventure in Germany begins as soon as you reach the incredible region of Rhineland-Palatinate. You’ll stay in Rhineland-Palatinate for 2 nights and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the region.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the region of Rhineland-Palatinate is the Hyatt Regency Mainz. This 5-star hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,246 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Best Western Hotel Trier City. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 2,875 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the region of Rhineland-Palatinate is the the niu Mood. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 2,805 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the region of Rhineland-Palatinate, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Rhineland-Palatinate has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Deutsches Eck. This attraction is a headland and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 28,757 visitors.

Porta Nigra is another popular attraction in Rhineland-Palatinate. This unforgettable attraction is a city gate and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,229 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in Rhineland-Palatinate is Technic Museum Speyer. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,848 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate, Flieten Franz. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 700 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate is Berg Athos. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

Locals recommend Altes Brauhaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,349 customers.

Rhineland-Palatinate also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate is Altes Brauhaus. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,349 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate is Rheinstrand Mainz. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,360 customers.

Locals also enjoy Strandbar 443. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,932 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 3-day vacation in Germany!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Heidelberg and Rhineland-Palatinate

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  • Heidelberg Zoo
  • Neckarwiese
  • Old Bridge Heidelberg
  • Heidelberg Palace
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Rhineland-Palatinate, but spend part of the day exploring places of interest outside the immediate region.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Heidelberg is Heidelberg Zoo. This incredible attraction is a zoo and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 11,584 visitors.

Neckarwiese is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Heidelberg. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,261 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Heidelberg is Old Bridge Heidelberg. This amazing attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,762 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Heidelberg Palace. This museum and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 45,706 visitors.

To do something one-of-a-kind today, you can join a popular tour. Check out all the fun and eye-opening experiences you can try out in Germany to make your travel experience in the country more memorable.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate, like Zylinderhaus Museum für Oldtimer und Technik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,408 customers.

El Burro is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,168 customers.

Locals enjoy L'Osteria, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,572 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate, Stattstrand Koblenz. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,222 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Stadtbalkon. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,415 customers.

Irish Pub Koblenz is another of the best bars in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,130 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Rhineland-Palatinate and Mannheim - Departure Day

  • Rhineland-Palatinate - Departure Day
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  • Eltz Castle
  • Cochem Castle
  • Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
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Day 3 of your road trip in Germany is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Rhineland-Palatinate 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.

Eltz Castle is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Rhineland-Palatinate. This castle and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 20,431 visitors.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Cochem Castle hilltop castle is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 17,564 reviews.

You can also stop at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress fortress to capture the beauty and wonder of Rhineland-Palatinate one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,149 travelers.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the region of Rhineland-Palatinate before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate at Burgeramt Trier before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,010 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Sissi und Franz for your last chance at a meal in the city of Rhineland-Palatinate. The Sissi und Franz restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,292 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Wilma Wunder. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,060 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Germany and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Germany!

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