20 days in Germany Itinerary

20 days in Germany Itinerary

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20 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
3
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Perth

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Berlin route planning website .

Perth, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Berlin is minus 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Walking tours

3
nights
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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get a sense of history and politics at Townhall, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg route planning site .

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, explore the world behind art at Albertinum, and then contemplate the long history of The Dresden Zwinger. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Gartenstadt Hellerau, have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, enjoy breathtaking views from Hausmannsturm, then explore the historical opulence of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, and finally take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden online day trip planner .

Take a train from Hamburg to Dresden in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, see the interesting displays at Merks Motor Museum, contemplate the long history of Pilatushaus, and stroll around Stadtpark.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg online itinerary planner .

Getting from Dresden to Nuremberg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rothenburg: Wurzburg (Romantische Strasse, Würzburg Residence, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, don't miss a visit to Kobolzeller Tor, and ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Romantische Strasse ©
Romantische Strasse
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Munich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Munich are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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

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