21 days in Germany Itinerary

21 days in Germany Itinerary

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21 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Berlin
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Munich
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Edmonton

6
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Escape the urban bustle at Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary maker app .

Edmonton, Canada to Berlin is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time is 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Beaches
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Albertinum and Neustadt are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Tradition & Form and Altmarkt Galerie Dresden. There's still lots to do: get maximum retail therapy with Quartier an der Frauenkirche, stop by LadenCafe Aha, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, and head outdoors with City Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip planner .

Take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Dresden, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden) ©

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Let the collections at Reichsstadtmuseum and Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T. capture your imagination. Head to Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop and maennERsachefor plenty of shopping. Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence & Marienburg Fortress). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, make a trip to Klingentor, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Dresden to Rothenburg in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

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Wurzburg
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Reichsstadtmuseum ©
Reichsstadtmuseum

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Germanisches Nationalmuseum and DB Museum (German Railway Museum). Shop till you drop at Hauptmarkt and Ultra Comix. Go for a jaunt from Nuremberg to Bamberg to see Bamberg Altstadt about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Handwerkerhof, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and look for gifts at Lorenz Musik.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nuremberg trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Side Trip

Bamberg Altstadt
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Toy Museum ©
Toy Museum

5
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.
Do your shopping at Viktualienmarkt and Schrannenhalle. Museum-lovers will get to explore Schloss Nymphenburg and Munich Residenz. Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Strandbad St. Alban in Diessen, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and examine the collection at BMW Museum.

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You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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Side Trip

Strandbad St. Alban
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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