31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cologne
— 1 night
2
Trier
— 4 nights
3
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
4
Schwangau
— 1 night
5
Munich
— 4 nights
6
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
7
Wurzburg
— 3 nights
8
Dresden
— 4 nights
9
Berlin
— 4 nights
10
Hamburg
— 3 nights

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 1st (Thu), stroll around Forstbotanischer Garten.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cologne day trip tool.

London, UK to Cologne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cologne is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Cologne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), pause for some serene contemplation at Domstadt (Cathedral City), pause for some photo ops at Mariensaeule, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hauptmarkt.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Trier online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Trier, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Petrisberg ©
Petrisberg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, thenwalk around Lichtentaler Allee, thenget outside with Goenneranlage, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Russe. On the next day, head outdoors with Michaelsberg, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, thendon't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Baden-Baden trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Trier to Baden-Baden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Merkur ©
Merkur
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Michaelsberg ©
Michaelsberg

1
night
Schwangau

Schwangau ©
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 9th (Fri), get outside with Hopfensee, kick back and relax at Alpseebad, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Schwangau day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Schwangau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Baden-Baden in July: high temperatures in Schwangau hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Schwangau

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Hopfensee
Highlights from your plan
Hopfensee ©
Hopfensee
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munich online route planner.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

4
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, take in the views from Karlsbruecke, stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and admire the natural beauty at Stadtpark.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip builder tool.

Drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rochusfriedhof ©
Rochusfriedhof
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

3
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Rothenburg (St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), Die Rossmuhle, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, browse the exhibits of Fortress Marienberg, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, and steep yourself in history at Augustiner Kloster.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wurzburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Wurzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rothenburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
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: admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden vacation planner.

Getting from Wurzburg to Dresden by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. July in Dresden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Walking tours

3
nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hamburg online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

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