11 days in Frankfurt & Nuremberg Itinerary

11 days in Frankfurt & Nuremberg Itinerary

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11 days in Frankfurt & Nuremberg Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
1
Frankfurt
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Nuremberg
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
End: Frankfurt

5
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frankfurt: Phantasialand (in Bruhl), 66 Minuten (in Neuwied) and Cologne (Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne Cathedral, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, trek along Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg), and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt route planning app .

If you are flying in from Sri Lanka, the closest major airports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport. In December in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cologne, Heidelberg, Phantasialand, 66 Minuten
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Phantasialand ©
Phantasialand
Philosopher’s Walk ©
Philosopher’s Walk

5
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Munich (Moriskentanzer, Marienplatz, & more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, and admire the local landmark of Minnesangerbrunnen.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Munich
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

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