12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dresden
— 3 nights
2
Nuremberg
— 1 night
3
Aalen
— 2 nights
4
Frankfurt
— 2 nights
5
Kassel
— 3 nights

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, make a trip to Gorlitzer Strasse, step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, and examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden tour itinerary planning website.

Berlin to Dresden is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

1
night
Nuremberg

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 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), thenexamine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally contemplate the long history of Tiefer Brunnen.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aalen.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

2
nights
Aalen

Aalen ©
Aalen is a former Free Imperial City located in the eastern part of the German state of Baden-Württemberg, about 70km east of Stuttgart and 48km north of Ulm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Ulmer Rathaus, don't miss a visit to Ulmer Münster, thenmake a trip to Fishermen's Quarter, and finally make a trip to Grave Erwin Rommel.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aalen itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Aalen in 2 hours. In July in Aalen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Aalen

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ulm, Grave Erwin Rommel
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Limesmuseum ©
Limesmuseum
Aalbäumle ©
Aalbäumle
Urweltmuseum Aalen ©
Urweltmuseum Aalen

2
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Romer, thenget great views at Main Tower, thenadmire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, and finally explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), thentake in the views from Iron Bridge, and then contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt attractions site.

You can drive from Aalen to Frankfurt in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kassel.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Goethe House ©
Goethe House
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum

3
nights
Kassel

Kassel ©
Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kassel: Eisenach (Schmales Haus Eisenach, Bachhaus, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Bergpark, appreciate the history behind Hercules Monument, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wilhelmshohe, and make a trip to Wasserkuenste.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kassel holiday planner.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Kassel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Frankfurt in July, plan for slightly colder days in Kassel, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Kassel

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Eisenach
Highlights from your plan
Wartburg Castle ©
Wartburg Castle
Bergpark ©
Bergpark
Schloss Wilhelmshohe ©
Schloss Wilhelmshohe

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