16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Fly
1
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Stuttgart
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Heidelberg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Frankfurt
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Train
6
Leipzig
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally steep yourself in history at Town Walls. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Marienberg, and then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nuremberg attractions planning website.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Nuremberg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Thessaloniki to Nuremberg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in July, with highs in Nuremberg at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Town Walls ©
Must see
Town Walls
4.8
Würzburg Residence ©
World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

2
nights
Stuttgart

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Palace Square and Burg Hohenzollern will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mercedes-Benz Museum and Kunstmuseum Stuttgart. Change things up with these side-trips from Stuttgart: Outletcity Metzingen (in Metzingen) and Ulmer Münster (in Ulm). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, wander the streets of Konigstrasse, and look for gifts at Markthalle.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stuttgart online travel route planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Konigstrasse ©
Neighborhood
Konigstrasse
3.7
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Architectural Building
Mercedes-Benz Museum
4.8
Porsche Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Porsche Museum
4.4

2
nights
Heidelberg

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, then contemplate the long history of Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and finally make a trip to Altstadt (Old Town).

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Heidelberg day trip planning site.

Drive from Stuttgart to Heidelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Neighborhood
Altstadt (Old Town)
4.6

2
nights
Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get great views at Main Tower, explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then hunt for treasures at Kleinmarkthalle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus). On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), get engrossed in the history at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mainz Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt day trip app.

Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Stadel Museum
Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
Goethe House ©
Historic Site
Goethe House
4.0

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally view the masterpieces at Red Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then wander the streets of Reeperbahn, then look for gifts at Kaufhaus Hamburg, and finally wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown).

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Hamburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Frankfurt in July, plan for slightly colder days in Hamburg, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Speicherstadt ©
Must see
Speicherstadt
4.7
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Must see
Alter Elbtunnel
4.6

2
nights
Leipzig

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Appreciate the collections at Goethe National Museum and Bach Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) and Altstadt Quedlinburg. Get out of town with these interesting Leipzig side-trips: Duchess Anna Amalia Library (in Weimar) and Colditz Castle (in Colditz). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Altes Rathaus, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Leipzig, buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, and don't miss a visit to Platz an der Thomasgasse.

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

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Leipzig takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Goethe National Museum ©
History Museum
Goethe National Museum
4.4
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
World heritage site
Altstadt Quedlinburg
4.8

2
nights
Dresden

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Dresden Zwinger, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with From Monet to Klimt, explore the world behind art at Albertinum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and finally stop by Tradition & Form.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Leipzig to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Highlights from your trip
Albertinum ©
Must see
Albertinum
4.4

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