17 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Denmark Itinerary

17 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Denmark Itinerary

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1
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
3
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights

3
nights
Munich, Germany

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to BMW Museum and Walking tours. Go for a jaunt from Munich to Dachau to see Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), stroll around English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Munich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Munich is minus 7 hours. In May, Munich is colder than Singapore - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 12th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof and then head outdoors with Zugspitze.

Before you visit Garmisch-Partenkirchen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

1
night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, take in nature's colorful creations at Klostergarten, then don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally take a stroll through Altstadt.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg travel planning tool.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in May, you will find days in Rothenburg are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Step off the beaten path and head to Großer Tiergarten and Gendarmenmarkt. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Berlin sightseeing planner.

Getting from Rothenburg to Berlin by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

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.
On the 17th (Sun), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally admire the striking features of Townhall.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hamburg road trip planner.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg
Walking tours
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then walk around Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Museumphoto, then browse the exhibits of De Nieuwe Kerk, and finally examine the collection at Zaanse Schans.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rosenborg Castle and Christiansborg Slot. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot

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