19 days in Germany Itinerary

19 days in Germany Itinerary

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19 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Wichita Falls
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Dresden
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
End: Wichita Falls

3
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: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich travel planning app .

Wichita Falls, USA to Munich is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wichita Falls in April; daily highs in Munich reach 57°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then make a trip to Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then take in panoramic vistas at Hausmannsturm, then get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, and finally take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Dresden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Room Escape Games
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Topographie des Terrors.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Berlin day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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

2
nights
Hamburg

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Bischofliche Weinguter Trier, browse the collection at Municipal Library Treasury (Schatzkammer der Stadtbibliothek), see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally get engrossed in the history at Kirche Saint Gangolf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Petrisberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin, make a trip to Porta Nigra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rokokokirche St. Irminen, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trier online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hamburg to Trier takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
St. Martin ©
St. Martin

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (St. Peter, Romantische Strasse, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, admire the striking features of Die Rossmuhle, and make a trip to Kobolzeller Tor.

For photos and more tourist information, go to the Rothenburg travel route builder site .

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In April, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Romantische Strasse ©
Romantische Strasse

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