15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Hamburg
— 2 nights

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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.
Attractions like English Garden and Marienplatz make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip website.

Charlotte, USA to Munich is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in August, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Furstengarten Marienberg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Der Hofgarten, and finally step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Klingentor, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally stop by Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rothenburg travel route planning app.

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Furstengarten Marienberg ©
Furstengarten Marienberg

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Tiergarten Nuernberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and then admire the striking features of Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Toy Museum, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls of Nuremberg, then step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally stroll the grounds of Rochusfriedhof.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Tiergarten Nuernberg ©
Tiergarten Nuernberg
Toy Museum ©
Toy Museum

4
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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.
Bring the kids along to Walking tours and Pergamonmuseum. Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and admire the striking features of Berliner Dom.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Berlin day trip planning app.

You can fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then stroll around Planten un Blomen. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary maker site.

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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