29 days in Germany Itinerary

29 days in Germany Itinerary

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29 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  15​h
1
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Trier
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cologne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Hamburg
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Berlin
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Dresden
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai

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.
Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take an in-depth tour of Bavarian National Museum, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munich tour planner.

Chennai, India to Munich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Munich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in February: high temperatures in Munich hover around 5°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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, make a trip to Altstadt, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and see the interesting displays at Toy Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

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
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Romantische Strasse, Würzburg Residence, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and don't miss a visit to Schmiedgasse.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg visit planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
When in Trier, make a side trip to see 66 Minuten in Neuwied, approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin, and contemplate the long history of Wallmauer.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Trier trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In February, daytime highs in Trier are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

66 Minuten
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
St. Martin ©
St. Martin

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip builder tool .

Drive from Trier to Cologne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

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

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: make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland, get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hamburg planner .

Getting from Cologne to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

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

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: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner .

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

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

7
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, get your game on at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, explore the world behind art at Albertinum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dresden online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Dresden sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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

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