8 days in Cologne & Berlin Itinerary

8 days in Cologne & Berlin Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Cologne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Berlin
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 10th (Mon), make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, look for gifts at Tonger - Haus der Musik, thenlook for gifts at Altstadt, and finally look for gifts at Heinemann Confiserie. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Koechemarkt Bad Neuenahr, take a stroll around Bundeskunsthalle, thencontemplate the long history of Villa Hammerschmidt, and finally look for gifts at Kolner Weinkeller.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cologne day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Cologne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Cologne due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dusseldorf, Bonn, Koechemarkt Bad Neuenahr
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Bundeskunsthalle ©
Bundeskunsthalle
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

5
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Die Hackeschen Hoefe and Zoo Berlin. Pergamonmuseum and The Story of Berlin will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, wander the streets of Friedrichstrasse, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mauerpark Flea Market, and stop by Potsdamer Platz.

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You can fly from Cologne to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
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Rausch Schokoladenhaus ©
Rausch Schokoladenhaus
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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