15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
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Munich
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Heidelberg
— 1 night
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Dusseldorf
— Few hours
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Hamburg
— 3 nights

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Berlin

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Neuer Garten and Classic Remise Berlin. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Neues Palais in Potsdam, approximately Potsdam away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mauerpark, admire the masterpieces at Altes Museum, wander the streets of Kreuzberg, and take an in-depth tour of Museum St. Nicholas Church.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin tour planner.

Porto, Portugal to Berlin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Classic Remise Berlin ©
Classic Remise Berlin
Neuer Garten ©
Neuer Garten
Mauerpark ©
Mauerpark

2
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Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 30th (Wed), admire the striking features of Nassauer Haus, admire the local landmark of Tugendbrunnen, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls of Nuremberg, make a trip to Weinstadel, then get engrossed in the history at Henkerhaus, and finally steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Nuremberg road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Highlights from your plan
City Walls of Nuremberg ©
City Walls of Nuremberg
Tugendbrunnen ©
Tugendbrunnen
Henkerhaus ©
Henkerhaus

3
nights
Munich

Munich

Village of a Million People

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 Ruhmeshalle und Bavaria and Heiliggeistkirche. The adventure continues: stroll around Westpark, Japanischer Garten, appreciate the history behind Juliet Capulet Statue, steep yourself in history at Feldherrnhalle, and view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Munich.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich online holiday planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Munich are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Highlights from your plan
Staatliche Antikensammlung
Staatliche Antikensammlung
Westpark, Japanischer Garten ©
Westpark, Japanischer Garten
Burgersaalkirche ©
Burgersaalkirche

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night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, make a trip to Kobolzeller Tor, contemplate the long history of Markusturm and Buttelhaus, then make a trip to Roderbrunnen, then examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., and finally contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip itinerary 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 October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Siebers Tower ©
Siebers Tower
Markusturm and Buttelhaus ©
Markusturm and Buttelhaus
Kobolzeller Tor ©
Kobolzeller Tor

1
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Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): partake in some friendly competition at ENMAZE LiveGames, steep yourself in history at Dicker Turm (Schloss), then don't miss a visit to Bergfriedhof Heidelberg, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tinnunculus.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Heidelberg trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Heidelberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Heidelberg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dicker Turm (Schloss) ©
Dicker Turm (Schloss)
Bergfriedhof Heidelberg ©
Bergfriedhof Heidelberg

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Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): walk around Standehaus Park, make a trip to Kirche St. Andreas, and then see the interesting displays at Mahn- und Gedenkstatte.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dusseldorf online trip maker.

Take a train from Heidelberg to Dusseldorf in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In October in Dusseldorf, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Standehaus Park ©
Standehaus Park
Kirche St. Andreas ©
Kirche St. Andreas

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Hamburg

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Deichstrasse and Museumsschiff Cap San Diego. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Loki Schmidt Garten Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Automuseum PROTOTYP, and enjoy the sea views from Moorwerder Leuchtturm.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hamburg itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dusseldorf to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Hamburg are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
BallinStadt Emigration Museum Hamburg ©
BallinStadt Emigration Museum Hamburg
Deichstrasse ©
Deichstrasse
Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial ©
Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

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