12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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12 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Berlin
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Nashville

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Altstadt von Fuessen and Schloss Linderhof. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Hohenschwangau and St. Peter's Church. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Hohenschwangau). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planner .

Nashville, USA to Munich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Nashville to Munich, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nashville in September, with highs in Munich at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Schloss Linderhof, Altstadt von Fuessen, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamberg Cathedral and Bamberg Altstadt. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Town Walls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg), Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum) & Vieille Ville) and Cathedral of St Peter's (in Regensburg). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg day trip tool .

Getting from Munich to Nuremberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. September in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg, Regensburg, Würzburg Residence
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Topographie des Terrors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Berlin online visit planner .

You can fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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