11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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11 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Berlin
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Lagos

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Marienburg Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then steep yourself in history at Town Walls, and finally wander the streets of Vieille Ville. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg day trip website .

Lagos, Nigeria to Rothenburg is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Lagos in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Rothenburg: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

1
night
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Dokumentation Obersalzberg, get great views at The Eagle's Nest, and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Berchtesgaden visit planning site .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Berchtesgaden in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. September in Berchtesgaden sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Konigssee
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Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Konigssee ©
Konigssee

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.
Appreciate the collections at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and St. Peter's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Schloss Linderhof (in Ettal) and Herrenchiemsee New Palace (in Herreninsel). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

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Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Herrenchiemsee New Palace, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Linderhof
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Herrenchiemsee New Palace ©
Herrenchiemsee New Palace

4
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.
Visit Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Memorial of the Berlin Wall for their historical value. Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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