11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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11 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Chicago

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip builder app .

Chicago, USA to Berlin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence, Romantische Strasse, & more) and Rothenburg (Altstadt & Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and appreciate the history behind Gockelreiterbrunnen.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg route builder website .

You can fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

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.
Munich is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, get engrossed in the history at Bavarian National Museum, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich travel planner .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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