8 days in Germany, Giethoorn & Luxembourg Itinerary

8 days in Germany, Giethoorn & Luxembourg Itinerary

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8 days in Germany, Giethoorn & Luxembourg Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Giethoorn, Holland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
4
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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Giethoorn, Holland

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Giethoorn day trip planning site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Giethoorn is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Giethoorn. In April, Giethoorn is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Luxembourg City.
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Molen de Weert ©
Molen de Weert

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Luxembourg City trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Giethoorn to Luxembourg City with the Route module. In April, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

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Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lichtentaler Allee, then examine the collection at Museum Frieder Burda, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Burg Hohenbaden, then make a trip to Wasserkunstanlage Paradies, then don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, and finally try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baden-Baden holiday planner .

Drive from Luxembourg City to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. April in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
MerkurBergbahn ©
MerkurBergbahn

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Cologne Cathedral, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, and finally wander the streets of Konigsallee. On the next day, stop by Old Town (Altstadt), enjoy breathtaking views from Rhine Tower (Rheinturm), then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dusseldorf holiday maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and train from Baden-Baden to Dusseldorf takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Dusseldorf can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Cologne
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

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