19 days in Germany Itinerary

19 days in Germany Itinerary

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19 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Hamburg
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
7
Cologne
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Calgary

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck and then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hamburg trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Hamburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Hamburg. Traveling from Calgary in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hamburg, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

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

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: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and meet the residents at Zoo Berlin.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Walking tours

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Step out of Dresden to go to Gorlitz and see Landskron Braumanufaktur, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and appreciate the history behind Caspar David Friedrich Denkmal.

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Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Landskron Braumanufaktur
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Gorlitzer Strasse ©
Gorlitzer Strasse

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Nuremberg is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, get outside with Wohrder Wiese, explore the different monuments and memorials at Rochusfriedhof, and step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nuremberg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Rochusfriedhof ©
Rochusfriedhof

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, historic sites, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

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You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

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

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): don't miss a visit to St. Kilian Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Romantische Strasse, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then admire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg online holiday maker .

You can drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 2nd (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cologne tour planning tool .

Traveling by train from Rothenburg to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Cologne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Room Escape Games

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