27 days in Germany Itinerary

27 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
2
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
3
Munich
— 3 nights
4
Bamberg
— 2 nights
5
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
6
Trier
— 3 nights
7
Berlin
— 2 nights
8
Stralsund
— 3 nights
9
Hamburg
— 3 nights

1
night
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg, deepen your knowledge of military history at Bunkeranlage, and then contemplate the long history of The Eagle's Nest. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Berchtesgaden, thengo deep underground at Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden, and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden trip planner.

Silao, Mexico to Berchtesgaden is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Berchtesgaden can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Konigssee
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Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Bunkeranlage ©
Bunkeranlage

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Visit Schloss Hohenschwangau and Schloss Linderhof for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Altstadt von Fuessen and Partnachklamm. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden), Burgruine Hohenfreyberg (in Eisenberg) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Zugspitze and steep yourself in history at Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Burgruine Hohenfreyberg, Schloss Linderhof, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

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.
Get some historical perspective at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Nymphenburg Palace. Explore hidden gems such as BMW Welt and Asamkirche. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Munich trip maker.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bamberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Bamberg

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, examine the collection at Alte Hofhaltung, thensteep yourself in history at Neue Residenz Bamberg, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Flussbad Hainbadestelle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Jakobskirche, thentake an in-depth tour of Gartner- und Hackermuseum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bamberg holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Bamberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers
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Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Fortress Marienberg and Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim will appeal to museum buffs. Altstadt and Town Walls will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rothenburg: Marktplatz (in Marktbreit), Wurzburg (Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg, Würzburg Residence, &more) and Historischer Marktplatz (in Wertheim). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss und Schlossgarten Weikersheim, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rothenburg day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bamberg to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Marktplatz, Schloss und Schlossgarten Weikersheim, Old Town, Historischer Marktplatz
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Porta Nigra and Eltz Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Reichsburg Cochem and Metternich Castle. Step out of Trier to go to Alken and see Thurant Castle, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche, admire the landmark architecture of Konstantinbasilika, and contemplate the long history of Romische Villa Urbana.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trier trip planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Thurant Castle, Metternich Castle, Romische Villa Urbana, Eltz Castle, Reichsburg Cochem
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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Victory Column (Siegessaule). Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planning website.

Getting from Trier to Berlin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stralsund.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Stralsund

Stralsund ©
Set on the Baltic Sea across from the island of Rugen, Straslund has for centuries focused on fishing and shipbuilding industries.
Step off the beaten path and head to Naturerbe Zentrum Ruegen and Historische Rundfahrt Peenemunde. Phaenomenta Peenemunde and Gorch Fock I will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stralsund: Neuer Leuchtturm (in Putgarten), Kreidefelsen (in Sassnitz) and Granitz Hunting Lodge (in Ostseebad Binz). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Marienkirche, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ozeaneum Stralsund, contemplate the long history of Stralsunder Rathaus, and delve into the distant past at Klosterruine Eldena.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stralsund trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Stralsund takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Stralsund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Stralsund

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Peenemunde, Ostseebad Binz, Neuer Leuchtturm, Kreidefelsen, Klosterruine Eldena
Highlights from your plan
Kreidefelsen ©
Kreidefelsen
Historische Rundfahrt Peenemunde ©
Historische Rundfahrt Peenemunde
Phaenomenta Peenemunde ©
Phaenomenta Peenemunde

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, admire the striking features of Speicherstadt, and then make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Holstentor, thentake a stroll through Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Townhall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg online holiday planner.

Drive from Stralsund to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lubeck
Highlights from your plan
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
Holstentor ©
Holstentor
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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