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City Breaks

City Breaks in Germany

The cities of Germany offer a huge range of different experiences and whatever your tastes and interests, there’s bound to something fantastic awaiting your arrival in any one of great German urban centres.

From bustling Berlin with its resurgent cultural scene to the historic architecture of Munich, famed for Oktoberfest and Cologne's glorious Cathedral and Hamburg's wealth of culture and history as a Hanseatic Port; in addition to Frankfurt, Bremen, Stuttgart... Germany really is a city lover's heaven.

During the festive season, many German cities, such as Cologne, Nuremberg, Berlin and Hamburg and beyond, play host to lovely Christmas Markets, which are perfect getaways to enjoy holiday cheer, sample regional specialties and stock up on fabulous gifts and beautiful decorations.

Our journey planner shows you how to travel to Germany by train. Featured below, we’ve listed some of the best city breaks in Germany, all of which you can reach by train or ferry.

Imperial Cities by First Class Rail

Imperial Cities by First Class Rail

A truly wonderful first-class tour through the fascinating cities of Berlin, Prague, Budapest, Vienna and Nuremberg by First Class Rail.

From £1,375.00 per person (based on two people travelling together)

12 days or tailor-made to your specific requirements
Tailor-made to suit your departure dates and requirements
Cologne Christmas Markets by First Class Rail

Cologne Christmas Markets by First Class Rail

Cologne is perhaps one of the best Christmas destinations in Europe. Spend this self-guided, 4-day first class rail holiday exploring the six fantastic markets, one of them a medieval market. Also make time for Cologne's many cultural hotspots.

From £325 per person by Standard Class Rail and from £449 per person by First Class Rail (based on two people travelling together)

4 days
Tailor made to your specific requirements from late November to late December