10 days in Germany Itinerary

10 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Munich
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Leipzig
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then stop by Bogner, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally get into the urban bustle at Cultural Center (Kulturzentrum Gasteig). Keep things going the next day: stop by Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstatten, then stop by Ingo Maurer Showroom, then admire the landmark architecture of Asamkirche, and finally hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Munich is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in September; daily highs in Munich reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstatten
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstatten ©
Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstatten
Bogner ©
Bogner

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 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rodertor, look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then hunt for treasures at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally wander the streets of Altstadt.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Munich to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Rodertor ©
Rodertor
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 25th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Trier Galerie, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), look for gifts at Rituals, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church, do a tasting at Weingut Richard Boecking, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler, and finally steep yourself in history at Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Trier tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Trier are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Bernkastel-Kues, Weingut Richard Boecking
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Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz ©
Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz
Weingut Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler ©
Weingut Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler

1
day
Leipzig

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Speck's Hof, buy something for everyone on your list at Hoefe am Bruehl, then buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, then stop by Leipzig, and finally look for gifts at Secret Closet.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Leipzig day trip planning website.

You can drive from Trier to Leipzig in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Leipzig

Shopping
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Hauptbahnhof Leipzig ©
Hauptbahnhof Leipzig
Leipzig ©
Leipzig
Speck's Hof ©
Speck's Hof

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) and Neues Museum. Head to Ritter Sport Bunte Schokowelt and Boxoffberlinfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Berlin to go to Oranienburg and see Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), browse the different shops at Die Hackeschen Hoefe, and take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Leipzig to Berlin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) ©
Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe)
Die Hackeschen Hoefe ©
Die Hackeschen Hoefe
Rausch Schokoladenhaus ©
Rausch Schokoladenhaus

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