15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Copenhagen
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  5 h 15 min
1
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Heidelberg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Berlin
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get great views at The Eagle's Nest.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berchtesgaden trip maker site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Berchtesgaden is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in July: highs in Berchtesgaden hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Konigssee
Highlights from your plan
Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze and then don't miss a visit to Eibsee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen route site.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Eibsee, Schloss Linderhof
Highlights from your plan
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Eibsee ©
Eibsee

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Fuggerei, thensteep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Rathaus-Glockenspiel, contemplate the waterfront views at Starnberger See, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church, thencontemplate the long history of Asamkirche, and finally admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Munich attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Starnberger See, Fuggerei, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Starnberger See ©
Starnberger See
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, wander the streets of Altstadt, stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, thenexamine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally make a trip to Das Plonlein.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg sightseeing planner.

Getting from Munich to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Das Plonlein ©
Das Plonlein

2
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Market Square (Marktplatz), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, thencontemplate the long history of Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and finally wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Technik Museum Speyer, thenadmire the striking features of Speyer Cathedral, thenget to know the fascinating history of Fruchthalle, and finally walk around Lichtentaler Allee.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Heidelberg trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rothenburg to Heidelberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Heidelberg sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Speyer, Fruchthalle, Lichtentaler Allee
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Speyer Cathedral ©
Speyer Cathedral
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, and then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse, thenget great views at Basteigebiet, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Klosterkirche Pirna.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dresden online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Heidelberg to Dresden by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Klosterkirche Pirna, Basteigebiet
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Basteigebiet ©
Basteigebiet
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

2
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.
On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Deutsches Historisches Museum, don't miss a visit to Gendarmenmarkt, thenappreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, thenstroll around Sanssouci Park, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sanssouci Palace, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Berlin journey planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Potsdam
Highlights from your plan
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Sanssouci Park ©
Sanssouci Park

2
nights
Hamburg

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, thenadmire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen, thenexplore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, thentake in the waterfront at Harbor Piers, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally make a trip to Townhall.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip site.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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