16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Munich
— 2 nights
2
Berchtesgaden
— 2 nights
3
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
4
Bamberg
— 1 night
5
Potsdam
— 2 nights
6
Berlin
— 4 nights

2
nights
Munich

Munich ©
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.
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site has been added to your itinerary. Visit Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Munich Residenz. Step out of Munich to go to Schwangau and see Schloss Neuschwanstein, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's more to do: get curious at Deutsches Museum and steep yourself in history at Asamkirche.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munich online trip itinerary maker.

Dallas, USA to Munich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Munich. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in April, with highs in Munich at 57°F and lows at 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

2
nights
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 12th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtkirche St Nikolaus, examine the collection at Holzknecht Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sudostbayerisches Naturkunde- und Mammut-Museum Siegsdorf, and finally examine the collection at Lokwelt Freilassing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg and then don't miss a visit to The Eagle's Nest.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Berchtesgaden online itinerary builder.

Getting from Munich to Berchtesgaden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Berchtesgaden, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lokwelt Freilassing, Holzknecht Museum, Stadtkirche St Nikolaus, Sudostbayerisches Naturkunde- und Mammut-Museum Siegsdorf
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Lokwelt Freilassing ©
Lokwelt Freilassing
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 14th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence and then get engrossed in the history at Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., then steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Rothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bamberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim, Würzburg Residence
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Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim ©
Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

1
night
Bamberg

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bamberg Altstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Historisches Museum Bamberg, then see the interesting displays at Diocesan Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Seehof Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bamberg tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Bamberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bamberg are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Potsdam.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Seehof Castle
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Seehof Castle ©
Seehof Castle
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

2
nights
Potsdam

Potsdam ©
Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): walk around Park Babelsberg, contemplate the long history of Schloss Cecilienhof, then don't miss a visit to Belvedere Castle on the Pfingstberg, and finally examine the collection at Filmmuseum Potsdam. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter Und Paul Kirche, explore the world behind art at Bildergalerie, explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, then contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, and finally step into the grandiose world of Charlottenhof Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Potsdam online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bamberg to Potsdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Potsdam

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Schloss Cecilienhof ©
Schloss Cecilienhof
Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais
Sanssouci Palace ©
Sanssouci Palace

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Topography of Terror. Discover out-of-the-way places like Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial and Victory Column (Siegessaule). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Potsdam to Berlin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial ©
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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