23 days in Germany Itinerary

23 days in Germany Itinerary

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23 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Hamburg
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Munich
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen and then meet the residents at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Hamburg trip itinerary planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Hamburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Hamburg. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get little chillier in Hamburg: highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online visit planner .

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Walking tours

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Albertinum, then explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains, wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse, then don't miss a visit to Coselpalais, then make a trip to Frauenkirche, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bruhl's Terrace.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Dresden sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, steep yourself in history at Pilatushaus, walk around Stadtpark, and head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg vacation builder app .

Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Rochusfriedhof ©
Rochusfriedhof

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 (Marienburg Fortress, Würzburg Residence, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Altstadt, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rothenburg route maker .

You can drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), pause for some serene contemplation at Domstadt (Cathedral City), then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Petrisberg, and finally contemplate the long history of Wallmauer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church, examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), then pause for some photo ops at Handwerkerbrunnen, then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Trier online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rothenburg to Trier by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. June in Trier sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
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 26th (Fri): stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, then admire the sheer force of Geroldsauer Wasserfall, and then learn about winemaking at Weingut Schloss Neuweier. On your second day here, try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, examine the collection at Museum Frieder Burda, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, then make a trip to MerkurBergbahn, and finally trek along Panoramaweg.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Baden-Baden trip planning app .

Drive from Trier to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Wineries Nature
Highlights from your plan
Geroldsau Waterfall ©
Geroldsau Waterfall
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee

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, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, and take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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