16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg
— 1 night
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Wurzburg
— 2 nights
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Trier
— 1 night
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Cologne
— 1 night
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Hamburg
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 5 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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Munich is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, expect nights in Munich to be colder, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, then step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

2
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, make a trip to Hofkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus Wuerzburg, then snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kilian Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Neumuenster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), steep yourself in history at Altstadt, don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, then ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and finally don't miss a visit to Schmiedgasse.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wurzburg attractions planning site.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Trier.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Das Plonlein ©
Das Plonlein

1
night
Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Konstantinbasilika, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, Trier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Trier itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier

1
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Cologne

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 9th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), then don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Flora.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cologne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Botanical Gardens Flora ©
Botanical Gardens Flora

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen and then get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hamburg itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Cologne to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

5
nights
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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