15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 1 night
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
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Dresden
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 3 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.
Head to Viktualienmarkt and Lodenfrey Muenchen am Domfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and St. Peter's Church are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, stop by Ingo Maurer Showroom, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St.Sylvester, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary site.

Seattle, USA to Munich is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Munich. In December, Munich is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 41°F and lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), take a stroll through Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg vacation builder app.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rothenburg, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) ©
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche)

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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 25th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Handwerkerhof, make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Flussbad Hainbadestelle, then contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral.

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Drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

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Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Hofkirche, and finally explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Centrum Galerie, then take a stroll around Kulturpalast Dresden, and then stop by Tradition & Form.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden road trip planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Dresden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in December, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Katholische Hofkirche ©
Katholische Hofkirche

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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.
Do your shopping at KulturBrauerei and Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and East Side Gallery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See, steep yourself in history at Grenz- und Geisterbahnhofe im geteilten Berlin, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planning site.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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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.
On the 1st (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Townhall, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael's Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, then contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland and then shop like a local with Jungfernstieg.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
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Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg

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