16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Trier
— 1 night
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Hamburg
— 3 nights
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Berlin
— 3 nights
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Dresden
— 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Alte Pinakothek. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nymphenburg Palace and BMW Welt. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and make a trip to Marienplatz.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Munich is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, expect nights in Munich to be cooler, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Partnachklamm and Zugspitze. Get some cultural insight at Schloss Hohenschwangau and Altstadt von Fuessen. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof and tour the pleasant surroundings at Eibsee.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
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 7th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), take a stroll through Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Town Walls.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg driving holiday planner.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rothenburg, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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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, get a sense of history and politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally contemplate the long history of Kaiserthermen.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Trier itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Trier

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

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) and St. Michael's Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Miniatur Wunderland and Holstentor. Go for a jaunt from Hamburg to Lubeck to see Marienkirche about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, walk around Planten un Blomen, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hamburg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Trier to Hamburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Holstentor ©
Holstentor

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Großer Tiergarten and Gendarmenmarkt. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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