33 days in Germany Itinerary

33 days in Germany Itinerary

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Berlin
— 5 nights
Fly
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Trier
— 1 night
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Munich
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cologne
— 1 night
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Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stuttgart
— 1 night
Drive
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Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dresden
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hamburg
— 4 nights
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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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berlin journey maker website.

New York City, USA to Berlin is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Trier.

Things to do in Berlin

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

1
night
Trier

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, admire the landmark architecture of Konstantinbasilika, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then don't miss a visit to Hauptmarkt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Karl Marx House, get a sense of history and politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, then examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, and finally steep yourself in history at Kaiserthermen.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Trier trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Trier takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Trier sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Porta Nigra ©
Ruin
Porta Nigra
4.5

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: St. Marinus und Anianus (in Rott am Inn) and Escape Room Rosenheim (in Rosenheim). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, admire the striking features of Frauenkirche, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Munich trip builder.

You can drive from Trier to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. November in Munich sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Deutsches Museum ©
Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2
Marienplatz ©
Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

1
night
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 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum, snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

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You can fly from Munich to Cologne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Cologne

Highlights from your trip
Museum Ludwig ©
Art Museum
Museum Ludwig
4.3
Cologne Cathedral ©
World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
Chocolate Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Chocolate Museum
3.8

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see where the ancients bathed at Friedrichsbad, then try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Russe, and finally stroll around Lichtentaler Allee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Hohenbaden Old Castle, then make a trip to MerkurBergbahn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape the Room Baden-Baden.

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Getting from Cologne to Baden-Baden by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Baths · Spas · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
Friedrichsbad ©
Roman Bath
Friedrichsbad
4.3

3
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Rothenburg

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Hofkirche, Würzburg Residence, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Altstadt, don't miss a visit to Klingentor, admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip website.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Altstadt ©
Neighborhood
Altstadt
4.9
Würzburg Residence ©
World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

1
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Stuttgart

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Staatsgalerie, see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum, and finally make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart travel website.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Highlights from your trip
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Architectural Building
Mercedes-Benz Museum
4.8
Porsche Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Porsche Museum
4.4
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Observation Deck
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
4.2

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nights
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: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, don't miss a visit to Weissgerbergasse, and explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg route maker.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Highlights from your trip

4
nights
Dresden

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dresden: Leipzig (Schillerhaus, St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, learn about all things military at Museum of Military History, don't miss a visit to Old Market Square (Altmarkt), and examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dresden tour builder site.

Getting from Nuremberg to Dresden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Dresden Zwinger ©
Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
DresdenWalks ©
Walking tour
DresdenWalks
4.8

4
nights
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg travel planning tool.

Drive from Dresden to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Hamburg sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Highlights from your trip
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
Speicherstadt ©
Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7

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