Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Germany Home Base

Jump to last reply

I am planning a trip to Germany in the Fall (Aug/Sept) and wondering where the best city is for a home base. We plan to stay only for a week and flying from Honolulu. So, I believe the most direct city with the least stops is to Frankfurt.

The "must do" things for us on this trip is visit both the BMW and Porsche museums/factory. We are willing to rent a car and drive to various cities, unless you think taking trains would be easier.

So, I guess my questions are 1) where are the best locations for us to stay, 2) how difficult is it for a visitor to drive around in Germany and 3) is there any other "must do" scenic or historical sites that is near the area you are suggesting as a home base, given our relatively short trip?

17 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Malpensa to Milano/Porto Garibaldi o Centrale Question...
  2. 2 Trip Report T-Mobile International Roaming in Europe: a Trip Report
  3. 3 England, Paris itinerary help
  4. 4 London, Edinburgh, and Paris Itinerary
  5. 5 Shipping bags home
  6. 6 Germany for 3 weeks
  7. 7 Are there any deals to London or big cities in Europe?
  8. 8 Venice Airport: How Long to Get Through Passport Clearance
  9. 9 Family of 4 traveling 10 months
  10. 10 Isle of Skye Lodging
  11. 11 Looking for some advice for an April Itenerary!
  12. 12 Help me plan an unforgettable London/Paris trip...for my 5 year old
  13. 13 Portofino or Portovenere?
  14. 14 Taking a 5 day trip to Europe
  15. 15 Do I really want to stay in a hill top city?
  16. 16 Weekend Driving in Rome
  17. 17 Vienna and side trips
  18. 18 Trip Report Milan, Venice, Bellagio, Piedmont wine country, a day in the Cinque Terre
  19. 19 Transfer at Paris (CDG) from terminal 2E and 2D by foot is possible?
  20. 20 What to do in Manchester for half a day?
  21. 21 Euro Travel Quiz #40 - Potpourri
  22. 22 Emilia Romagna Region
  23. 23 Revised Itinerary with 2 kids
  24. 24 Scottland for a day!
  25. 25 Seeking Ideas/Suggestions for Post Rhine River Cruise in Switzerland
View next 25 » Back to the top