23 days in Germany Itinerary

23 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Dresden
— 2 nights
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
3
Hamburg
— 2 nights
4
Cologne
— 1 night
5
Trier
— 2 nights
6
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
7
Wurzburg
— 3 nights
8
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
9
Munich
— 4 nights

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, then visit Elbufer Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then make a trip to Bruehlsche Terrasse, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kunsthofpassage.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden trip itinerary maker tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Dresden is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Dresden is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in August, with highs in Dresden at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

4
nights
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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Berlin online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, and then steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cologne online itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

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

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Mariensaeule, appreciate the history behind Saint George's Fountain, then don't miss a visit to Porta Nigra, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trier road trip site.

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

2
nights
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, then try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Russe, and finally walk around Lichtentaler Allee. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Hohenbaden Old Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, then don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, and finally admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Baden-Baden route planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Baden-Baden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Baden-Baden are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank ©
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank

3
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Altstadt, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, get engrossed in the history at Fortress Marienberg, make a trip to Hofkirche, and take in nature's colorful creations at Furstengarten Marienberg.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wurzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Wurzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), then make a trip to Altstadt, and finally admire the local landmark of Der Schoene Brunnen.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg route builder app.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Munich.

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

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Munich tour planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (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
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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