15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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15 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rothenburg
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Denver

2
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.
Nymphenburg Palace and Audi Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wies Church and St. Maria de Victoria Kirche. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Alpine Coaster Oberammergau (in Oberammergau) and Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald (in Mittenwald). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Schleissheim, and admire the masterpieces at Lenbachhaus.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary site .

Denver, USA to Munich is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Munich. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ingolstadt, Oberschleissheim, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

10
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Margarete Steiff Museum and Fulda Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Harburg Castle and Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim. Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Marktbreit (Marktplatz & Alter Kranen), Wurzburg (Schloss Veitshöchheim, Würzburg Residence, & more) and Fulda (Stadtschloss City Palace Fulda, Schlossgarten Fulda, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of the Vierzehnheiligen, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, step into the grandiose world of Schloss und Schlossgarten Weikersheim, and hike along Wasserkuppe Gersfeld.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Schwabisch Hall, Fulda, Marktbreit, Bamberg
Highlights from your plan
Gerlachschmiede ©
Gerlachschmiede
Schloss und Schlossgarten Weikersheim ©
Fulda Cathedral ©
Fulda Cathedral

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