29 days in Germany Itinerary

29 days in Germany Itinerary

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29 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26 h
1
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
2
Cochem
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Stuttgart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Bamberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Regensburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Munich
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Head to Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) and Die Hackeschen Hoefefor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Gemaldegalerie and German Historical Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen in Oranienburg--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), stop by Friendly Society Berlin, examine the collection at Neues Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin holiday site .

Sydney, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sydney to Berlin, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Cochem.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Die Hackeschen Hoefe ©
Die Hackeschen Hoefe
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) ©
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam)
Ampelmann Shop in den Hackeschen Hofen ©

4
nights
Cochem

Cochem ©
Nestled away within the rolling hills of the Moselle River Valley, Cochem possesses an archetypical German appearance and medieval charm that provides one of the best atmospheres in the country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Burg Eltz and St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Reichsburg Cochem and Weingut Rudi Steuer Valwig. Explore Cochem's surroundings by going to Weingut Adeneuer (in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler), Aachen (Aachener Rathaus & Aachen Cathedral (Dom)) and Trier (Hauptmarkt, Rituals, & more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marksburg Castle, do a tasting at Weingut Bremm - Keltenhof, and stop by Weingut Scheidgen.

Plan trip to Cochem with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Berlin to Cochem takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Cochem sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Cochem

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Trier, Aachen, Weingut Scheidgen, Weingut Adeneuer, Eltz Castle
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Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Marksburg ©
Marksburg
Aachener Rathaus ©
Aachener Rathaus

3
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
You'll explore and learn at Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum) and Porsche Museum. Head to Koenigstrasse and Markthallefor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stuttgart: Outletcity Metzingen (in Metzingen), Castle of Hohenzollern (in Hechingen) and Ulm (Ulmer Münster & Ulmer Stadtmauer). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Altstadt (Old Town).

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stuttgart trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cochem to Stuttgart takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Cochem in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Stuttgart: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ulm, Altstadt (Old Town), Burg Hohenzollern, Outletcity Metzingen, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum)
Highlights from your plan
Burg Hohenzollern ©
Burg Hohenzollern
Konigstrasse ©
Konigstrasse

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marienburg Fortress and Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). Get some historical perspective at Town Walls and Marktplatz. Venture out of the city with trips to Wertheim Village (in Wertheim) and Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence, Frauensache - Zieht Sie An, & more). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, and look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg road trip planning app .

You can drive from Stuttgart to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bamberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Marktplatz, Wertheim Village
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
German Christmas Museum ©
German Christmas Museum
Marktplatz ©
Marktplatz

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bamberg Altstadt and Bamberger Dom. Head to Hauptmarkt and Handwerkerhoffor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bamberg: Nuremberg (Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Flussbad Hainbadestelle, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, and look for gifts at Die Bierothek.

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Getting from Rothenburg to Bamberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bamberg can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Regensburg.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Nuremberg
Highlights from your plan
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Albrecht Durer's House ©
Albrecht Durer's House

4
nights
Regensburg

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Do your shopping at Modehaus Garhammer and Seidl Confiserie. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town and Glasscherben Kock. Explore Regensburg's surroundings by going to St. Stephen's Cathedral (in Passau) and Mannerladen (in Landshut). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Walhalla, buy something for everyone on your list at Donau Einkaufszentrum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Emmeram Church, and stop by Drubba Clock & Gifts.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Regensburg vacation planner .

You can drive from Bamberg to Regensburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Regensburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Regensburg

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. George, Glasscherben Kock, Seidl Confiserie, Modehaus Garhammer, Mannerladen
Highlights from your plan
Basilika St. Emmeram ©
Basilika St. Emmeram
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walhalla ©
Walhalla

6
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.
Head to Viktualienmarkt and Schoenegger Kaese Almfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Linderhof Palace and Wies Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Naturkaserei TegernseerLand (in Kreuth), Jamei - Laibspeis' (in Kempten) and Sennerei Lehern (in Hopferau). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, look for gifts at Ludwig Beck, kick back and relax at Strandbad St. Alban, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Asam Church.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Regensburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Schoenegger Kaese Alm, Oberammergau Church, Naturkaserei TegernseerLand, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Sennerei Lehern
Highlights from your plan
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Oberammergau Church ©
Oberammergau Church
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

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