17 days in Starnberg, Munich & Rothenburg Itinerary

17 days in Starnberg, Munich & Rothenburg Itinerary

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Starnberg
— 10 nights
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Munich
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 3 nights
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Starnberg

— 10 nights
The city of Starnberg is in Bavaria, Germany, some south-west of Munich. Escape the urban bustle at Starnberger See and Worthsee. Museum-lovers will get to explore Munter-Haus and Wasserkraftwerk Walchensee. Change things up with these side-trips from Starnberg: Diessen (Strandbad St. Alban & Marienmunster), Bernried am Starnberger See (Buchheim Museum of Imagination & Kloster Bernried) and Kloster Benediktbeuern (in Benediktbeuern). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Ammersee, take in the spiritual surroundings of Zisterzienserkloster Furstenfeld, appreciate the extensive heritage of Stadtmauer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ex-Ursulinenkloster und Klosterkirche.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Starnberg day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Memmingen Allgau Airport, Friedrichshafen Airport and Flughafen München-Riem. August in Starnberg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Starnberg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Munich

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then explore the activities along English Garden. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Starnberg to Munich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Rothenburg

— 3 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) and then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips