29 days in Cologne, Burgas & Amsterdam Itinerary

29 days in Cologne, Burgas & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 6 nights
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Burgas, Bulgaria
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 15 nights
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Cologne, Germany

— 6 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Bring the kids along to Cologne Cathedral and Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum). Explore Cologne's surroundings by going to Trier (Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, Porta Nigra, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, make a trip to Kolner Frauengeschichtsverein, and pause for some serene contemplation at Domschatzkammer.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne tour planner.

Paderborn to Cologne is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Cologne sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Burgas.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Burgas, Bulgaria

— 7 nights
Surrounded by lakes and the sea, Burgas represents a popular vacation spot because of its nature, mild climate, and proximity to several charming ancient towns.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Change things up with these side-trips from Burgas: Dokuzak Falls (in Malko Tarnovo), Veleka Beach (in Sinemorets) and Silistar Beach (in Ahtopol). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Sea Garden, make a trip to Yuzhna krepostna stena i kula, get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic museum Burgas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Zosima.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Burgas vacation planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cologne to Burgas. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cologne in September, with highs in Burgas at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Burgas

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 15 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Delft (Hugo de Groot Monument, Nieuwe Kerk, &more), The Hague (Louwman Museum The Hague, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, &more) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Grote Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire all the interesting features of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), make a trip to Royal Palace Amsterdam, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Burgas to Amsterdam. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Burgas in September, things will get a bit cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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