22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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22 days in Germany Itinerary

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

2
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: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and get a sense of history and politics at Townhall.

To see where to stay, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Hamburg trip itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Hamburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hamburg due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in Hamburg hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Dresden Zwinger, explore the world behind art at Albertinum, partake in some friendly competition at Stadtspiel (Ver-) Fuehrung, and explore the historical opulence of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dresden day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in December, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister ©
Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister

4
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 masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, contemplate the long history of Pilatushaus, see the interesting displays at Merks Motor Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Nuremberg day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Wurzburg (Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Altstadt, make a trip to Schmiedgasse, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Town Walls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, 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. January in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

4
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.
Step out of Munich to go to Schwangau and see Schloss Neuschwanstein, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip planner.

Drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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