10 days in Bavaria Itinerary

10 days in Bavaria Itinerary

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10 days in Bavaria Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Munich
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: San Diego

3
nights
Munich

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Neuschwanstein Castle Tour has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Burgersaalkirche. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Church and Haidhausen. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, wander the streets of Schwabing, and browse the exhibits of BMW Headquarters.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munich trip planner .

San Diego, USA to Munich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect Munich to be colder, temps between 57°F and 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Neuschwanstein Castle Tour
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Burgersaalkirche ©
Burgersaalkirche

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 15th (Tue), trek along Schwarzacklamm Wanderweg, then step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and then head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Woehrder See, head outdoors with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg, and then stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nuremberg trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Munich to Nuremberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg ©
Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Woehrder See ©
Woehrder See

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Rodertor, steep yourself in history at Spital Bastion, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and finally steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg day trip app .

Drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Rodertor ©
Rodertor
Gerlachschmiede ©
Gerlachschmiede
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

2
nights
Munich

Munich ©
You've now added Neuschwanstein Castle Tour to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Church and then gain insight with Neuschwanstein Castle Tour. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch a live event at Olympiapark, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally admire the striking features of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Munich trip planner .

Drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Munich

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Neuschwanstein Castle Tour
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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan ©
Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan

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