Inspiring city tips for autumn

What’s the best time for a city break? Autumn, no question about it! Comfortable temperatures, a whole palette of blazing colours, and many exciting exhibitions, shows and concerts. Enjoying this colourful time of year doesn’t always involve heading south – here are eight city breaks for exciting and extraordinary autumn holidays in Germany. 

Berlin

What better city in which to spend the autumn holidays than the German capital? Berlin is known as one of Europe’s most thrilling cities, and with good reason. It offers the perfect range of activities for every age group, and there’s something special to discover here in the autumn holidays in particular: shows such as ‘The Jungle Book’ in the Botanical Gardens, Disney’s ‘The Bellringer of Notre Dame’ in the Theater des Westens, or the Blue Man Group all offer an extraordinary evening programme for the whole family. Long-standing attractions too, such as Sea Life Berlin, the Legoland Discovery Centre and Madame Tussauds, make the capital city the perfect destination for a holiday with all the family, whatever the weather. Are you interested in art and culture? From exhibitions like the Berlinische Galerie and Blain Southern, to Museum Island – Berlin boasts a diverse art scene that’s sure to grab your attention! 

Stuttgart – Wyndham Stuttgart Airport Messe

Shopping, culture and picture-perfect landscapes: Baden-Württemberg’s largest city and its surroundings form an attractive travel destination. The Metzingen shopping outlet is a mecca for anyone hunting designer bargains – fashionistas are also sure to find something to please them on the luxurious Königstrasse in Stuttgart city. Experience cultural highlights in the art gallery and the city opera, which has been awarded the title of ‘Opera house of the year’ on six separate occasions. Head to Friedrichsbau Varieté by the end of October to marvel at the Illusion magic show. There are also numerous outings in the area surrounding Stuttgart that are especially suited to families. The excellent links to our Wyndham Stuttgart Airport Messe hotel mean that it can be reached very easily by public transport. Relax in our hotel’s wellness area, which features a steam bath and sauna, or take a shopping trip or family outing. 

Mannheim – Wyndham Mannheim

Mannheim is renowned as the multicultural hub of the Rhine-Neckar region. Classic art, national and international exhibitions, research and history all attract visitors from every corner of the world. Mannheim Palace, Germany’s largest baroque structure, shows the art and culture at the Mannheimer Hof. The Wyndham Mannheim acts as the ideal starting point for your sightseeing trip through the Quadratestadt. The marketplace, numerous local shops in the ‘Planken’ shopping street, along with popular restaurants and bars in which you can raise a toast to a day well spent, can all be found close to our hotel. And we have one celestial tip for you: walk down milky way and explore major galaxies, stars and nebulae. Sounds like something from a dream? Not if you’re in Mannheim’s Planetarium!

Leipzig – Days Inn Leipzig City Centre

Anyone who’s ever strolled through the streets of Leipzig and explored its old town will attest that it’s hard not to be overcome by the city’s grandeur. Alongside the Old City Hall, the St Nicholas Church and St Thomas Church, the city boasts an array of historical buildings, all of which have their own tales to tell. But Leipzig is not stuck in the past: the city in Saxony is booming, and has experienced enormous growth over the last few years. And Leipzig is not known as Germany’s fastest-growing major city for nothing: the special features of the city keep attracting more and more people to this wonderful part of Saxony. We have the right hotel to make your stay in Saxony a success. The central location means that from Days Inn Leipzig City Centre, you can reach all the major attractions on foot in just a few minutes.

Hannover – Wyndham Hannover Atrium Hotel

With its array of green spaces and parks, Hannover is one of Germany’s greenest large cities – in the summer and autumn, this ‘Grossstadt im Grünen’ unfolds its full splendour and offers fans of nature and sport all kinds of leisure activities. Museum fans will also find something to delight them: alongside the art museums, visitors can head to the Theatermuseum, the Historische Museum, the Exposeeum, the Aviation Museum and the world’s smallest design museum. Hannover Zoo, with its theme worlds, underwater world and exciting shows, is Germany’s most spectacular animal park. A stay in Wyndham Hannover Atrium Hotel is the perfect base for your city break. With spacious rooms and hotel apartments, it is ideally suited to families and offers rest and relaxation to guests of Eilenriede city park. Book your stay now and experience a city trip for the whole family that offers both excitement and recreation!

Kassel

The cultural and UNESCO city of Kassel, with its architectural highlights like the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, the renowned Herkules and the documenta-Halle art museum, is well worth a trip no matter what the season. However, it is in autumn that the city exudes a unique charm: the colourful natural environment forms the ideal backdrop to the city with its fountains, waterfalls and aqueducts. The large water feature in the Bergpark, created under Landgrave Charles I, was a true feat of architecture and engineering at the time, and is a landmark in art and garden history – an absolute must-see! 

Lübeck – TRYP by Wyndham Luebeck Aquamarin

The Hanseatic city of Lübeck is renowned for more than just its famous marzipan. With its medieval town centre, St Mary’s Church and the Holstentor Gate, Lübeck has gained UNESCO World Cultural Heritage status. Whether you’re taking trips around the harbour, city tours or romantic walks: stroll through the lively port city with its maritime flair and enjoy a few fabulous days in beautiful Lübeck! Sit back and reflect on your day over a delightful evening meal in our Meeresbrise hotel restaurant. A trip to Travemünde is highly recommended. It’s the perfect destination for relaxing on stunning beaches and discovering little fishing villages. Book your stay in TRYP by Wyndham Luebeck Aquamarin and enjoy your holiday by the Baltic Sea!

Halle – TRYP by Wyndham Halle Hotel

The lively student city of Halle attracts visitors with its booming gastronomy and pub scene, artist districts and cultural events. The famous Nebra sky disk in the Halle State Museum of Prehistory, Moritzburg Castle and the exquisite forest, river and meadow landscape are all worth a visit. Spend some time at TRYP by Wyndham Halle Hotel, right in the heart of the Neustadt and just a few minutes’ drive from the city’s old town. The hotel, which has been awarded an architectural prize, offers guests 186 modern hotel rooms and suites. We have a secret tip for you: visit the Halloren Chocolate Museum, Germany’s oldest working chocolate factory, in which you can slake your chocolate cravings and delight the kids.