29 days in Germany & Romania Itinerary

29 days in Germany & Romania Itinerary

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29 days in Germany & Romania Itinerary

Start: Berlin, Germany
1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Heidelberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Rothenburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h
11
Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Berlin, Germany

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and DDR Museum. Visit Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church for their historical value. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Jewish Museum Berlin, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin-Schönefeld Airport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

2
nights
Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum im Stasi-Bunker, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), then explore the world behind art at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, then take an in-depth tour of Museum in der Runden Ecke, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche). Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, admire the landmark architecture of Altes Rathaus, then admire the masterpieces at Grassi Museum, and finally meet the residents at Zoo Leipzig.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Leipzig online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Leipzig takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Leipzig sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Museum im Stasi-Bunker ©
Museum im Stasi-Bunker
St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) ©
St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)
Zoo Leipzig ©
Zoo Leipzig

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): engage your brain at Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Meissen Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and finally head outdoors with City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), take an in-depth tour of Transport Museum Dresden, and then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

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You can take a train from Leipzig to Dresden in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Dresden sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Meissen Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) ©
Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Port of Hamburg and Alster Lakes. Let the collections at Miniatur Wunderland and Krameramtswohnungen (Flats for Small Trader's Guild) capture your imagination. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, enjoy the sand and surf at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri Kirche.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hamburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dresden to Hamburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Wildpark Schwarze Berge
Highlights from your plan
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 29th (Wed), see the interesting displays at German Film Museum, then steep yourself in history at Messel Pit Fossil Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally get engrossed in the history at Historisches Museum Frankfurt. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Rebstockbad, contemplate the waterfront views at Langener Waldsee, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche).

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Frankfurt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hamburg in July, expect nights in Frankfurt to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Langener Waldsee, Messel Pit Fossil Site
Highlights from your plan
Rebstockbad ©
Rebstockbad
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site

2
nights
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 31st (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, take in the awesome beauty at King's Throne (Konigstuhl), and then examine the collection at Guttenberg Castle (Burg Guttenberg). Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), hike along Philosopher’s Walk, then explore the world behind art at Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, then get engrossed in the history at Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte), and finally browse the exhibits of Alte Universitaet.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Heidelberg tour itinerary app.

Getting from Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guttenberg Castle (Burg Guttenberg)
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Philosopher’s Walk ©
Philosopher’s Walk
Guttenberg Castle (Burg Guttenberg) ©

2
nights
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the activities along Max-Eyth See, enjoy some diversion at Badezentrum Sindelfingen, and then browse the exhibits of Mercedes-Benz Museum. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, tour or see a game at Fildorado, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Stuttgart day trip website.

Traveling by train from Heidelberg to Stuttgart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Fun & Games Parks Spas

Side Trips

Badezentrum Sindelfingen, Fildorado
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Landesmuseum Wurttemberg ©
Landesmuseum Wurttemberg

3
nights
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Altstadt and Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Marienberg and Museum fuer Franken. When in Rothenburg, make a side trip to see Old Town in Dinkelsbuhl, approximately Dinkelsbuhl away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Town Walls, take in the views from Tauberbrucke, admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg driving holiday planner.

Drive from Stuttgart to Rothenburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Old Town, Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Toy Museum, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then cool off at Kristall Palm Beach, then steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and finally examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum).

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Kristall Palm Beach
Highlights from your plan
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

3
nights
Munich, Germany

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.
Visit Nymphenburg Palace and Asamkirche for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Deutsches Museum and Munich Residenz. When in Munich, make a side trip to see Starnberger See in Starnberg, approximately Starnberg away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at BMW Welt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and explore the world behind art at Glyptothek.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich vacation planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Starnberger See
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

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night
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 12th (Wed), examine the collection at The Etnography Museum of Brasov, then take an in-depth tour of Prima Scoala Romaneasca, and then cool off at Paradisul Acvatic. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brasov online day trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Brasov by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Munich to Brasov, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Highlights from your plan
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The National Museum of Art of Romania and National Museum of Contemporary Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", get engrossed in the history at Muzeul National de Istorie a Romaniei, explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and pause for some serene contemplation at Casin Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip maker site.

You can take a train from Brasov to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Bucharest sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral

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