17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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17 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Munich
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Norfolk

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner .

Norfolk, USA to Berlin is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Norfolk to Berlin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Take a break from Dresden with a short trip to Elbe Sandstone Mountains in Bad Schandau, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Zwinger, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden trip planner .

You can take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Rothenburg (Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), & more) and Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Marienburg Fortress, & more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, take in nature's colorful creations at Burgermeistergarten, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

4
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.
Munich is known for museums, nature, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, make a trip to Restaurant und Biergarten am Chinesischen Turm, take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, and admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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