16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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16 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 15​min
1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Hamburg
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Berlin
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Ettal Abbey, take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and then explore the activities along Eibsee. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Krippkirche St. Nikolaus, pause for some serene contemplation at Wies Church, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, and finally identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get cooler in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ettal, Eibsee, Krippkirche St. Nikolaus, Wies Church
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Ettal Abbey ©
Ettal Abbey
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get some cultural insight at Altes Rathaus and Bamberg Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände and Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuremberg: Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg), Rothenburg (Town Walls, Vieille Ville, & more) and Bamberg Altstadt (in Bamberg). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg, Regensburg, Würzburg Residence
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir Wallende Born, step into the grandiose world of Chateau-Fort de Dasburg, see the interesting displays at Westwallmuseum Panzerwerk Katzenkopf, then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally make a trip to Hauptmarkt. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Sankt Markus, admire the masterpieces at Haus der Ikonen, examine the collection at Heimatmuseum Graacher Tor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturwildpark Freisen, and finally examine the collection at Dampflok Museum Hermeskeil.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Trier trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nuremberg to Trier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Trier can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Trier

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chateau-Fort de Dasburg, Geysir Wallende Born, Heimatmuseum Graacher Tor, Westwallmuseum Panzerwerk Katzenkopf, Pfarrkirche Sankt Markus
Highlights from your plan
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt

3
nights
Hamburg

Hamburg
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Travemunde and Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hauptkirche St. Michaelis and Speicherstadt. Step out of Hamburg with an excursion to Holstentor in Lubeck--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Alster, don't miss a visit to Townhall, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and see the interesting displays at Chocoversum by Hachez.

Make your Hamburg itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Trier to Hamburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In June, daytime highs in Hamburg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lubeck
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 Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Holstentor ©
Holstentor

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Potsdam's Gardens. You'll explore and learn at Gemaldegalerie and Deutsches Historisches Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Potsdam (Neues Palais, Sanssouci Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), and appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour planning website .

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Potsdam, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Gemaldegalerie ©
Gemaldegalerie

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Procession of Princes, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Bruhl's Terrace, then don't miss a visit to Zwinger, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dresden vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dresden are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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