16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Trier
— 1 night
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Munich
— 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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Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater, then delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, then get to know the fascinating history of Kornmarkt, and finally explore the ancient world of Kaiserthermen.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Trier trip maker.

Madrid, Spain to Trier is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Madrid in July, with highs in Trier at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Kaiserthermen ©
Kaiserthermen

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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 18th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Marienberg, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, then steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rothenburg travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In July, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

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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.
Schloss Hohenschwangau and Altstadt von Fuessen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Schloss Linderhof and Ettal Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Garmisch-Partenkirchen side-trips: Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden) and Schwangau (St.Maria und Florian & Schloss Neuschwanstein). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter und Paul.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Ettal Abbey ©
Ettal Abbey
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the activities along English Garden, then steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip site.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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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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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 25th (Sun): get great views at Basteigebiet, then explore the historical opulence of Koenigstein Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and finally don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary app.

Getting from Munich to Dresden by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Side Trips

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Koenigstein Fortress ©
Koenigstein Fortress
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger

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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 Neues Museum and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and admire the striking features of Reichstag Building.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Berlin road trip site.

Drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

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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 30th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Here are some ideas for day two: see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, then explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and then steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Hamburg itinerary maker app.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Hamburg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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