7-Day Germany Road Trip from Westerland to Northern Friesland, Celle, Cologne & Dortmund

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Starts in
Westerland
Ends in
Westerland
Duration
7 days & 6 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 7-day road trip through Germany.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Germany. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Northern Friesland, Celle, Cologne, Dortmund, Berlin, and Free and Hanseatic Hamburg.

We'll help you experience the best 7 days in Germany you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Germany at Westerland, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Germany, including the stunning Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz.

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 Schleswig-Flensburg, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star Beach Motel. 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 Potsdamer Platz in the region of Berlin. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Cologne Cathedral and Phantasialand.

From the spectacular Miniatur Wunderland in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg to the unforgettable Elbphilharmonie Hamburg in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive 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 6 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 6 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. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

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

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

Destinations

Northern Friesland
Cologne - city in GermanyCologne
North Rhine-Westphalia - state in GermanyNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Dortmund - city in GermanyDortmund
Berlin - state in GermanyBerlin
Hamburg - city in GermanyFree and Hanseatic Hamburg

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Attractions

Glücksburg Castle, Glücksburg, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyGlücksburg Castle
Familien-Freizeitpark Tolk-Schau, Tolk, Südangeln, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyFamilien-Freizeitpark Tolk-Schau
Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyGottorf Castle
Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral
PhantasialandPhantasialand
Großer TiergartenGroßer Tiergarten
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeMemorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Brandenburg GateBrandenburg Gate
Berlin CathedralBerlin Cathedral
AlexanderplatzAlexanderplatz
East Side GalleryEast Side Gallery
GendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt
Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyPotsdamer Platz
Miniatur WunderlandMiniatur Wunderland
Elbphilharmonie HamburgElbphilharmonie Hamburg
Alter Elbtunnel, R-62782, R-51477Alter Elbtunnel
Planten un BlomenPlanten un Blomen

Travel details

Travel dates
Dec 6 - Dec 12

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Travelers

2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Westerland and Northern Friesland - Arrival Day

  • Northern Friesland - Arrival Day
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Northern Friesland. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the Beach Motel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,534 guests.

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

Northern Friesland has many popular destinations you can explore.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Northern Friesland, Shamrock Husum. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 222 customers.

Northern Friesland also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Northern Friesland is Shamrock Husum. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 222 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 7-day vacation in Germany!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Schleswig-Flensburg and Celle

Schleswig-Flensburg and Celle

  • Glücksburg Castle
  • Familien-Freizeitpark Tolk-Schau
  • Gottorf Castle
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Glücksburg Castle, Familien-Freizeitpark Tolk-Schau, Gottorf Castle, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Schleswig-Flensburg is the amazing Glücksburg Castle. This attraction is a château and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,275 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible amusement park, Familien-Freizeitpark Tolk-Schau.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Schleswig-Flensburg is the outstanding Gottorf Castle. This château has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,609 visitors.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Celle is the 4-star Hotel Hafen Hamburg. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,017 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Grand Elysee Hamburg is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Celle. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,798 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Prizeotel Hamburg-City. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,127 guests.

After dinner, visit Celle - Was Geht?! Die Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Celle. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 304 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Cocktailbar Fachwerk. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 235 customers.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Dortmund

  • Cologne
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Dortmund
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  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Phantasialand
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Day 3 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Cologne is the amazing Cologne Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 55,420 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Phantasialand in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is an amusement park and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 70,461 visitors.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Dortmund is the 3-star hotel Hotel Road Stop Dortmund. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,169 guests. This 2-star hotel has an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars by 1,743 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurant Namu, one of the best restaurants in the city of Dortmund. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 892 customers.

Locals also recommend 60 Seconds to Napoli as one of the best restaurants in the city of Dortmund. 60 Seconds to Napoli is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,208 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Dortmund is Zum Alten Markt. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,074 customers.

After dinner, visit Strobels Dortmund, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Dortmund. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,913 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Wenkers am Markt. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,713 customers.

Alternatively, Atlantico Café is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Dortmund. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,477 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
  • Brandenburg Gate
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Day 4 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Großer Tiergarten, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Brandenburg Gate, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Berlin is the amazing Großer Tiergarten. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,341 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible holocaust memorial, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Berlin is the outstanding Brandenburg Gate. This triumphal arch has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 133,745 visitors.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Berlin is the 4-star Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 15,526 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Berlin. This hotel is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,657 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,890 guests.

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

Locals also recommend Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm as one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,375 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin is BrewDog Berlin Mitte. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

After dinner, visit LIMONADIER Cocktailbar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 902 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Restaurant Maximilians Berlin. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,853 customers.

Alternatively, BrewDog Berlin Mitte is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Berlin and Free and Hanseatic Hamburg

  • Berlin
  • Free and Hanseatic Hamburg
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  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Alexanderplatz
  • East Side Gallery
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • More

Day 5 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Berlin Cathedral, Alexanderplatz, East Side Gallery, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Berlin is the amazing Berlin Cathedral. This attraction is a lutheran cathedral and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,597 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible square, Alexanderplatz.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Berlin is the outstanding East Side Gallery. This art museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,902 visitors.

Gendarmenmarkt is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Berlin. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,962 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Potsdamer Platz. This square is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 49,752 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is the 4-star Hotel Hafen Hamburg. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,017 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Grand Elysee Hamburg is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,798 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Prizeotel Hamburg-City. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,127 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try estancia steaks, one of the best restaurants in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,416 customers.

Locals also recommend Hanoi Deli Rathaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. Hanoi Deli Rathaus is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,380 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is Brücke 10. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,069 customers.

After dinner, visit Le Lion • Bar de Paris, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,224 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like The Chug Club. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 734 customers.

Alternatively, Skyline Bar 20up is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,995 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Free and Hanseatic Hamburg and Northern Friesland

  • Free and Hanseatic Hamburg
  • Northern Friesland
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  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Alter Elbtunnel
  • Planten un Blomen
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Day 6 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Miniatur Wunderland, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Alter Elbtunnel, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is the amazing Miniatur Wunderland. This attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 65,626 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible concert hall, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is the outstanding Alter Elbtunnel. This road tunnel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,610 visitors.

Planten un Blomen is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 18,476 visitors.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Northern Friesland is the 3-star Beach Motel. This hotel has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,534 guests.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Northern Friesland and Westerland - Departure Day

  • Northern Friesland - Departure Day
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Day 7 of your road trip in Germany is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Northern Friesland 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.

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

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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