34 days in Germany Itinerary

34 days in Germany Itinerary

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34 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly:  21 h
1
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Munich
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Baden-Baden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Trier
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Cologne
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Berlin
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Dresden
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Taipei

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Change things up with a short trip to Bamberg Altstadt in Bamberg (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip maker website .

Taipei, Taiwan to Nuremberg is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In January, Nuremberg is cooler than Taipei - with highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bamberg Altstadt
Highlights from your plan
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and admire the striking features of Frauenkirche.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence, Fortress Marienberg, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), steep yourself in history at Die Rossmuhle, and see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Europa-Park (in Rust) and Heidelberg (Schloss Heidelberg & Altstadt (Old Town)). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum Frieder Burda, make a trip to Wasserkunstanlage Paradies, walk around Lichtentaler Allee, and try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Baden-Baden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Baden-Baden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rothenburg in February, you will find days in Baden-Baden are somewhat warmer (9°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Europa-Park
Highlights from your plan
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche, steep yourself in history at Wallmauer, and take in the awesome beauty at Petrisberg.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Trier trip maker site .

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Baden-Baden, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Trier, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
St. Martin ©
St. Martin

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, then snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to KolnTriangle.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cologne online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Trier to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Cologne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
KolnTriangle ©
KolnTriangle
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum

2
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.
On the 11th (Tue), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Townhall.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hamburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cologne to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

5
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: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

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You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dresden: Leipzig (Volkerschlachtdenkmal & Zoo Leipzig). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of The Dresden Zwinger, explore the historical opulence of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, and get your game on at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games.

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Take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leipzig
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Stallhof ©
Stallhof

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