18 days in Germany Itinerary

18 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— Few hours
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Nuremberg
— 1 night
3
Berlin
— 2 nights
4
Grainau
— 1 day
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Dachau
— 3 nights
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Hohenschwangau
— 2 nights
7
Lohmen
— 2 nights
8
Munich
— 2 nights
9
Bingen am Rhein
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Gallerie Thomas and then take in the exciting artwork at Schack-Galerie.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Munich vacation planner.

Palm Springs, USA to Munich is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Palm Springs to Munich, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Palm Springs in July: high temperatures in Munich hover around 77°F and lows are around 55°F. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schack-Galerie ©
Schack-Galerie
Gallerie Thomas ©
Gallerie Thomas

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Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then shop like a local with Hauptmarkt, and then look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Bamberg, Kathe Wohlfahrt
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary app.

Fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Grainau.

Things to do in Berlin

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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Grainau

Grainau ©
Grainau is a municipality in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany. Hollentalklamm has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), trek along Hollentalklamm.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grainau vacation builder app.

Getting from Berlin to Grainau by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Grainau can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dachau.

Things to do in Grainau

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hollentalklamm ©
Hollentalklamm

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Dachau

Dachau ©
Dachau is a town in Upper Bavaria, in the southern part of Germany. Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Andechs Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Reconciliation, then contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and finally step into the grandiose world of Dachau Palace. On the next day, get some fabulous bargains at Ingolstadt Village, see the interesting displays at Audi Museum, and then take a stroll through Fuggerei.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dachau trip maker.

Traveling by car from Grainau to Dachau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dachau are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Dachau

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ingolstadt, Andechs Monastery, Fuggerei, Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim
Highlights from your plan
Andechs Monastery ©
Andechs Monastery
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim ©
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim

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Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
You've now added Schloss Neuschwanstein to your itinerary. On the 31st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Schwansee. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Schloss Neuschwanstein, admire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Bavarian Kings, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hohenschwangau trip maker tool.

You can drive from Dachau to Hohenschwangau in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Hohenschwangau are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lohmen.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schwangau, Schoenegger Kaese Alm, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Alpsee
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Kirche St. Georg ©
Kirche St. Georg

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Lohmen

Lohmen ©
Lohmen is a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in Saxony, Germany.HistoryLohmen was first officially recognized as a village in 1292. You've now added Bastei Bridge to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Felsenburg Neurathen, then get great views at Basteigebiet, and then take in the views from Bastei Bridge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Bibelland Oberlichtenau.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lohmen road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Lohmen takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Lohmen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bibelland Oberlichtenau
Highlights from your plan
Bibelland Oberlichtenau ©
Bibelland Oberlichtenau
Felsenburg Neurathen ©
Felsenburg Neurathen
Bastei Bridge ©
Bastei Bridge

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Munich

Munich ©
On the 5th (Mon), wander the streets of Haidhausen, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

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Fly from Lohmen to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Bingen am Rhein.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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Bingen am Rhein

Bingen am Rhein ©
Originally a Celtic settlement and a strategic outpost along one of Rome's most important military roads, Bingen am Rhein is a quintessential Rhine valley town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rhine River Day Cruises. On the 7th (Wed), get outside with Rhine River Day Cruises, then look for gifts at Stefans Wine Paradise, then explore the historical opulence of Eltz Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Deutsches Eck (German Corner). On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett, then make a trip to Marksburg, and then steep yourself in history at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bingen am Rhein trip builder tool.

You can drive from Munich to Bingen am Rhein in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bingen am Rhein are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bingen am Rhein

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koblenz, Stefans Wine Paradise, Mosel Valley, Eltz Castle, Marksburg
Highlights from your plan
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Marksburg ©
Marksburg

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