22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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22 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Dresden
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Cologne
— 1 night
train:  3​h
5
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Dresden Zwinger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, take some stellar pictures from Winzer Lutz Muller, and admire the masterpieces at Albertinum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden trip builder app .

Manila, Philippines to Dresden is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Manila to Dresden, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in November, things will get cooler in Dresden: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel route builder website .

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
nights
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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and admire the striking features of Townhall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

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

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cologne trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Romantische Strasse, Würzburg Residence, & more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Altstadt, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), don't miss a visit to Schmiedgasse, and admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Cologne to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Cologne in December, plan for little chillier days in Rothenburg, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

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

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: get engrossed in the history at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, enjoy breathtaking views from Sinwellturm, contemplate the long history of Historische Strassenbahndepot St. Peter in Nurnberg, and see the interesting displays at Toy Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nuremberg online trip builder .

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 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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

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: make a trip to Marienplatz, take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich day trip app .

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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