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
End: Nuremberg

5
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore Frankfurt's surroundings by going to Cologne (Chocolate Museum & Cologne Cathedral), Phantasialand (in Bruhl) and 66 Minuten (in Neuwied). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Staedel Museum, don't miss a visit to Liebfrauen - Ort der Stille, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, and admire the striking features of Main Tower.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Sri Lanka, the closest major airports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. 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

Heidelberg, Cologne, Spas, 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Munich (Moriskentanzer, Marienplatz, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, and examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg holiday planning app .

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

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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