21 days in Germany Itinerary

21 days in Germany Itinerary

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21 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Amman
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Trier
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Berlin
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Dresden
— 4 nights
+4
train + bus + Fly + foot + bus:  11​h
End: Amman

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.
You'll explore and learn at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. Get some historical perspective at Schloss Neuschwanstein and St. Peter und Paul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Strandbad Ubersee (in Ubersee), Partnachklamm (in Garmisch-Partenkirchen) and Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald (in Mittenwald). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, wander the streets of Haidhausen, and walk around English Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich holiday builder site .

Amman, Jordan to Munich is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amman in August, things will get little chillier in Munich: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mittenwald, Partnachklamm, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Strandbad Ubersee
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Schwarzachschlucht, buy something for everyone on your list at Ultra Comix, and then kick back and relax at Flussbad Hainbadestelle. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Falknerei Burg Rabenstein, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, then explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Frank Fluegel.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Schwarzachschlucht, Falknerei Burg Rabenstein, Flussbad Hainbadestelle
Highlights from your plan
Flussbad Hainbadestelle ©
Flussbad Hainbadestelle
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Galerie Frank Fluegel ©
Galerie Frank Fluegel

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You'll explore and learn at Reichsstadtmuseum and Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T.. Vieille Ville and Würzburg Residence will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Raubtier- und Exotenasyl Ansbach (in Ansbach) and Wurzburg (Marienburg Fortress & Marienkapelle). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Town Walls, look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, admire the natural beauty at Burggarten, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Raubtier- und Exotenasyl Ansbach
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church, don't miss a visit to Porta Nigra, admire the masterpieces at Stadtmuseum Simeonstift, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then get a taste of the local shopping with Hauptmarkt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gangolf. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Zurlaubener Ufer, wander the streets of Krahnenviertel, stop by Rituals, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, and finally do a tasting at Weinstube Kesselstatt.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Trier travel planner .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Mathias Church ©
St. Mathias Church

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.
Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Charlottenburg Palace. Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Camera Work. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbar Mitte, view the masterpieces at Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussicher Kulturbesitz, get a taste of the local shopping with art4berlin GALLERY, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

Make your Berlin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Trier to Berlin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Head to Tradition & Form and Hauptbahnhof Leipzigfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Albertinum and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Get out of town with these interesting Dresden side-trips: Elbe Sandstone Mountains (in Bad Schandau) and Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse, pause for some photo ops at Semper Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and make a trip to Zwinger.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip planner .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Hauptbahnhof Leipzig
Highlights from your plan
Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

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