12 days in Germany & Karlovy Vary Itinerary

12 days in Germany & Karlovy Vary Itinerary

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Start: Zurich, Switzerland
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bamberg, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
5
Erfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
6
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Regensburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
12
Augsburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: Zurich, Switzerland

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 3rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Fernsehturm Stuttgart, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum, and then stop by Arabica Kaffee & Lebensart.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Stuttgart day trip planning app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Stuttgart is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arabica Kaffee & Lebensart
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Spital Bastion, and finally snap pictures at Tauberbrucke.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Rothenburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

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Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapuzinerkloster Nikolausberg, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, thensteep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, and finally explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Wurzburg travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Wurzburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bamberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

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Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Obere Pfarre Unsere Liebe Frau, contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, thensteep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus, and finally kick back and relax at Flussbad Hainbadestelle.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bamberg online travel planner.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Bamberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Bamberg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Erfurt.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Flussbad Hainbadestelle ©
Flussbad Hainbadestelle

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Erfurt, Germany

Erfurt ©
Its riverside location has put Erfurt at a major European trading crossroads for centuries.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to St. Severi Kirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Erfurt Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Fischmarkt, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Haus zum Roten Ochsen, and finally contemplate the long history of Historische Altstadt.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Erfurt trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from Bamberg to Erfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Erfurt

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Erfurt Cathedral ©
Erfurt Cathedral
St. Severi Kirche ©
St. Severi Kirche

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 8th (Wed), appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thenwander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin tour planner.

You can take a train from Erfurt to Berlin in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Altmarkt Galerie Dresden, take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Canaletto Blick, and finally admire the masterpieces at Albertinum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dresden journey planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Dresden sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Karlovy Vary.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Canaletto Blick ©
Canaletto Blick
Gorlitzer Strasse ©
Gorlitzer Strasse

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary ©
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
On the 10th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Obora svaty Linhart, explore the striking landscape at Svatosske skaly, take a stroll around Tourist Information Center, steep yourself in history at Market Colonnade, thendon't miss a visit to Nova Louka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Karlovy Vary trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Karlovy Vary in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Karlovy Vary when traveling from Dresden in July, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Svatosske skaly ©
Svatosske skaly
Market Colonnade ©
Market Colonnade
Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Handwerkerhof, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Rochusfriedhof.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Karlovy Vary to Nuremberg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Regensburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Handwerkerhof ©
Handwerkerhof
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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Regensburg, Germany

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche Sankt Kassians, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika St. Emmeram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, thenstop by Drubba Clock & Gifts, and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Regensburg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Regensburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Regensburg can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Regensburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Basilika St. Emmeram ©
Basilika St. Emmeram

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Munich, Germany

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 13th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, thenmake a trip to Marienplatz, and then hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munich day trip planning app.

Drive from Regensburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Augsburg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Augsburg, Germany

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Furstbischofliche Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Maria (Dom St. Maria), wander the streets of Fuggerei, thentake a stroll through Lechviertel, thenlook for gifts at Stadtmarkt Augsburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, Augsburg.

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You can drive from Munich to Augsburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Augsburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. Maria (Dom St. Maria) ©
Cathedral of St. Maria (Dom St. Maria)
St. Anne's Church, Augsburg ©
St. Anne's Church, Augsburg
Lechviertel
Lechviertel

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