Vacation In Germany
2 Nights accommodation in Berlin
2 Nights accommodation in Hamburg
2 Nights accommodation in Hannover
1 Nights accommodation in Cologne
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Day 01: Berlin
During a Berlin stay, one should not miss an excursion to Potsdam – the Brandenburg State Capital and former centre of Prussia with its castles and gardens which are part of UNESCO’s world cultural heritage and the marvellous Old Town.
Enjoy a biking paradise in an UNESCO World Heritage City with the Potsdam Day Bike Tour. It is a veritable playground for biking with many Prussian and Cold War sights tucked deep in parks and along quiet alleyways. continue going over the Glienicke Bridge Checkpoint where many spies traded hands during the Cold War. From there it is another amazing ride along the water seeing the former residences of Churchill, Stalin, and Truman where they stayed during the Potsdam Conference at the end of World War II. End by taking the train back to Berlin.
The rest of the evening is free for you to either enjoy the various restaurants that dot the promenades or indulge in some theatre.
Overnight in Berlin.
Day 2: Berlin – Hamburg
Welcome to the Northern star of Germany this morning as you board the train and make your way to Hamburg, a mere 1.5 hrs away. This is truly a metropolis and is also Germany’s greenest and most attractive cities. Water dominates the landscape and there are more bridges here than there are in Venice and Amsterdam together!
Head to a Maritime tour, you will gain an insight into the historical background of Hamburg, enjoy the charming contrasts between old and new. You will get an up-close and personal tour of current development, future programs and plans and behind the scenes look at exciting and pulsating Hamburg. The course of the tour goes along River-district, the historical Port-Warehouse-Area (Speicherstadt), the new HafenCity, Cruise-Terminal, Ballinstadt (Emigrant Museum), Kohlbrandbridge, the exclusive residential area (Elbchaussee), romantic captains – quarter and of course the Fishmarket. The evening is free for you to relax and enjoy the shopping, discotheques, pubs and theatres in town.
Overnight in Hamburg
Day 3: Hamburg
This morning see the best of Hamburg on an easy and convenient hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour! Stop at all the major attractions, including St Michael Church, the St Pauli Fish Market and the infamous Reeperbahn red-light district! Board one of the red double-decker buses at the St Pauli port landing piers or at the main station, and begin your sightseeing adventure, hopping off at Town Hall Square, the Reeperbahn or at any other stop on the route. Your ticket is valid for the whole day. Sit back and relax while you enjoy these architectural highlights of Hamburg.
Overnight in Hamburg.
Day 4: Hamburg – Hannover
Welcome to the city of Hannover this morning. Following breakfast its time to head to the train station and catch the train taking you approximately 1.5 hrs. There is a lot to discover here. Upon checking into the hotel, rest a while and then its time for you to “walk along the Red Thread” this is a guideline on the pavement that leads you to the most attractive sights in the city centre of Hannover. Walk through different time periods, see the sights around Leineschloss Palace, discover the picturesque alleys in the Old Town with their half-timbered facades. Spend the evening at the lively city centre with its impressive shopping mile. Only a stone’s throw away is the Maschsee Lake that invites you to enjoy a multitude of leisure facilities all around the lake.
Overnight in Hannover.
Day 5: Hannover
Armed with your Hannover card its time for you to further explore the city. The Zoo with its natural animal habitats is Europe’s adventure zoo number one. Hannover is also particularly great for shopping and the core of the Old Town is where the visitor finds everything. Enjoy the day exploring the city.
Overnight in Hannover.
Day 6 : Hannover – Cologne
Following breakfast this morning its time for you to board the train and make the 2.5 hrs journey to the city and cathedral which is listed World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Abandon yourself to the vibrant life in the shopping malls, to the traditional brewery taverns and picturesque pubs in the Old Town. Come to Cologne and celebrate carnival in the stronghold of Rhenian cheerfulness. Once you have checked into your hotel. Spend the rest of the evening at any of the taverns or local restaurants.
Overnight in Cologne.
Day 7 : Cologne
Today the day is free for you to enjoy a scenic river cruise on the Rhine. You will enjoy beautiful views of the city’s most important sights, such as the famous Cathedral and the fairground, while a taped commentary will give you information about the attractions as you pass them by. The cruise lasts one hour and will first take you south, to the former fishing village of Rodenkirchen and then northwards to the fairground, where you can enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the city’s shoreline from the river. This is a perfect way to spend the day here.