32 days in Germany Itinerary

32 days in Germany Itinerary

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32 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Ankara
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Trier
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ubersee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Dresden
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Berlin
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: Ankara

3
nights
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.
Miniatur Wunderland and Kunsthalle Hamburg will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at 28Grad Strandbad Wedel and Wildpark Schwarze Berge. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Elbstrand Ovelgonne, admire the striking features of Speicherstadt, take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, and get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hamburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Ankara, Turkey to Hamburg is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ankara in July, expect nights in Hamburg to be cooler, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

28Grad Strandbad Wedel, Wildpark Schwarze Berge
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Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Mosel Valley are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Karlstalschlucht and Petrisberg. Step out of Trier with an excursion to Burg Eltz in Wierschem--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rokokokirche St. Irminen, make a trip to Porta Nigra, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Trier trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Hamburg to Trier in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. In July in Trier, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Karlstalschlucht, Eltz Castle, Mosel Valley
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
St. Martin ©
St. Martin

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Schwansee, then kick back and relax at Alpseebad, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally contemplate the long history of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hohenschwangau trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Trier to Hohenschwangau takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Hohenschwangau are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ubersee.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Schwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Alpseebad ©
Alpseebad

2
nights
Ubersee

Ubersee ©
Übersee is a municipality in the rural district of Traunstein, in Bavaria, Germany. On the 29th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Ubersee and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schraml and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Seeon.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ubersee online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Ubersee takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Ubersee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Schraml, Strandbad Seeon
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Seeon ©
Strandbad Seeon

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.
Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at English Garden and Strandbad St. Alban. Step out of Munich to go to Oberammergau and see Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Munich journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ubersee to Munich takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Strandbad St. Alban, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You'll explore and learn at Marienburg Fortress and Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Würzburg Residence and Neumuenster. Change things up with these side-trips from Rothenburg: Wurzburg (St. Michael's Church, Kapuzinerkloster Nikolausberg, & more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg online holiday planner .

Drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll explore and learn at Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum). You'll get in some beach time at Flussbad Hainbadestelle and Seezentrum. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, stroll the grounds of Rochusfriedhof, head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Nuremberg trip tool .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Seezentrum, Flussbad Hainbadestelle
Highlights from your plan
Flussbad Hainbadestelle ©
Flussbad Hainbadestelle
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Take a break from the city and head to Elbe Sandstone Mountains and Saxon Switzerland National Park. Popular historic sites such as Frauenkirche and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, step into the grandiose world of Pillnitz Castle & Park, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Camera Work. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Muggelsee.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin holiday planner .

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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