8 days in Dusseldorf & Cologne Itinerary

8 days in Dusseldorf & Cologne Itinerary

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Dusseldorf
— 3 nights
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Cologne
— 4 nights

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Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Irrland and Stadterhebungsmonument. Bring the kids along to Freizeitpark Ketteler Hof and Nord Park. Take a break from Dusseldorf with a short trip to Zoom Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildpark Grafenberg.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dusseldorf trip itinerary planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dusseldorf is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Dusseldorf is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Dusseldorf, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Irrland ©
Irrland
Freizeitpark Ketteler Hof ©
Freizeitpark Ketteler Hof
Zoom Erlebniswelt ©
Zoom Erlebniswelt

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Cologne

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun and Eifelpark. Bring the kids along to Wild- und Freizeitpark Klotten Cochem and Cologne Cathedral. Take a break from Cologne with a short trip to Aventura - Der Spielberg in Medebach, about 2h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gross St. Martin, make a trip to Shrine of the Three Kings, and putt your heart out at Glowing Rooms 3D Schwarzlicht Minigolf.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cologne visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Cologne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wild- und Freizeitpark Klotten Cochem ©
Wild- und Freizeitpark Klotten Cochem
Aventura - Der Spielberg ©
Aventura - Der Spielberg
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Eifelpark

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