31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Dresden
— 4 nights
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Wurzburg
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 3 nights
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Munich
— 4 nights
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Schwangau
— 2 nights
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Baden-Baden
— 3 nights
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Trier
— 3 nights
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Cologne
— 1 night

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Hamburg

Gateway to the World

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and admire the striking features of Speicherstadt.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Hamburg is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Madrid, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Hamburg, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8

4
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Berlin

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin attractions planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Brandenburg Gate
4.6
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Government Building
Reichstag Building
4.6
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Must see
Walking tours
4.8

4
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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Dresden trip itinerary website.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
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Art Museum
Albertinum
4.4

4
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Rothenburg (Gerlachschmiede, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, make a trip to Market Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kilian Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Wurzburg trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Wurzburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Dresden in July, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Wurzburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7
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Historic Site
Town Walls
4.8

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nuremberg travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Wurzburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

4
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Munich

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munich visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
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Water Body
English Garden
4.7

2
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Schwangau

Schwangau ©

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, then glide through the air with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tegelberg. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Georg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, then get outside with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies.

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Traveling by car from Munich to Schwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Schwangau can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Parasailing / Paragliding
FLY ROYAL Paragliding
5.0
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Outdoor Activity
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
4.7

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Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

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.
Go for a jaunt from Baden-Baden to Rust to see Europa-Park about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Lichtentaler Allee, don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, admire the natural beauty at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, and hike along Panoramaweg.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Baden-Baden online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Baden-Baden takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Schwangau in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Baden-Baden: highs are around 31°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Theme Park
Europa-Park
4.7
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Mountain
Merkur
4.7

3
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Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Trier is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), don't miss a visit to Porta Nigra, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trier online trip maker.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Trier are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Flea Market
Hauptmarkt
4.6

1
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Cologne

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum and then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne trip planner.

You can drive from Trier to Cologne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8

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