31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 3 nights
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Berlin
— 5 nights
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Dresden
— 3 nights
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Wurzburg
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg
— 4 nights
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Munich
— 4 nights
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Schwangau
— 1 night
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Baden-Baden
— 3 nights
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Trier
— 3 nights
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Cologne
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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, stroll around Planten un Blomen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and wander the streets of Reeperbahn.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hamburg day trip site.

Madrid, Spain to Hamburg is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in May, expect Hamburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8

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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: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

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

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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: steep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger, visit Elbufer Dresden, engage your brain at Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8

3
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Klingentor, Das Plonlein, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, get engrossed in the history at Museum fur Franken, test your team's savvy at ExitGames Wuerzburg, and snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wurzburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Wurzburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7
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Neighborhood
Altstadt
4.9
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Landmark
Das Plonlein
4.7

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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: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, and admire the local landmark of Minnesangerbrunnen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip builder.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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

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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: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at BMW Welt, and test your team's savvy at One Hour Left.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich day trip planning website.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): fly like a bird with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then admire the striking features of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Schwangau online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Schwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Parasailing / Paragliding
FLY ROYAL Paragliding
5.0

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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.
Take a break from Baden-Baden with a short trip to Europa-Park in Rust, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape the Room Baden-Baden.

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

Drive from Schwangau to Baden-Baden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Schwangau, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Baden-Baden, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car 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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Art Museum
Museum Frieder Burda
4.3

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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), admire the striking features of Konstantinbasilika, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Bergwerk Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Trier route planning site.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May in Trier, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Ruin
Porta Nigra
4.5
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Religious Site
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
4.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanischer Garten Leverkusen, then don't miss a visit to Shrine of the Three Kings, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Trier to Cologne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Religious Site
Shrine of the Three Kings
4.6

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