30 days in Germany Itinerary

30 days in Germany Itinerary

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30 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Hamburg
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Dresden
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Trier
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Wurzburg
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  14​h
End: Tampa

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 2nd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Park Planten un Blomen and then get to know the resident critters at Hamburg Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg online travel planner .

Tampa, USA to Hamburg is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tampa in July: highs in Hamburg hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

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.
Visit East Side Gallery and Berliner Dom for their historical value. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Berlin holiday planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get outdoors at Elbe Sandstone Mountains and Saxon Switzerland National Park. Visit Frauenkirche and Theaterplatz for their historical value. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Zwinger, grab your bike and head to Rollon - Radtouren, step into the grandiose world of Pillnitz Castle & Park, and explore the world behind art at Albertinum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dresden trip simple and quick.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Saxon Switzerland National Park, Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Visiting Wohrder Wiese and Woehrder See will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Albrecht Durer's House are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, contemplate the long history of Pilatushaus, and head outdoors with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg travel route builder .

Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church
Pilatushaus ©
Pilatushaus

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.
Schloss Nymphenburg and Frauenkirche will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll around English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Munich sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

1
night
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll through Alpseebad, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and then step into the grandiose world of Neuschwanstein Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hohenschwangau road trip website .

You can drive from Munich to Hohenschwangau in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Hohenschwangau, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Alpseebad ©
Alpseebad

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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Burg Hohenbaden, then see the interesting displays at Museum Frieder Burda, then get outside with Goenneranlage, and finally admire the sheer force of Geroldsauer Wasserfall. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur and then get outside with Michaelsberg.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Hohenschwangau to Baden-Baden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hohenschwangau in July, with highs in Baden-Baden at 80°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Michaelsberg ©
Michaelsberg
Merkur ©
Merkur
Burg Hohenbaden ©
Burg Hohenbaden

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and St. Martin will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, steep yourself in history at Imperial Roman Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at Rokokokirche St. Irminen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Trier road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Trier sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wurzburg.

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
St. Martin ©
St. Martin

4
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Visit Würzburg Residence and Schloss Veitshöchheim for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Rothenburg (Burggarten, Burgtor und Burg, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Marienburg Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and steep yourself in history at Domschatz Wurzburg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wurzburg online tour planner .

You can drive from Trier to Wurzburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rothenburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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