58 days in Germany Itinerary

58 days in Germany Itinerary

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58 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + train:  18​h 30​min
1
Wurzburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Baden-Baden
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Trier
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Hamburg
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Berlin
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Dresden
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Nuremberg
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Munich
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Roanoke

5
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Town Walls. Get a sense of the local culture at Spital Bastion and Museum fuer Franken. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Die Rossmuhle, Siebers Tower, & more) and Weingut Glaser (in Nordheim am Main). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at maennERsache, explore the galleries of Marienburg Fortress, do a tasting at Buergerspital zum Heiligen Geist - Weingut, and contemplate the long history of Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wurzburg trip itinerary maker app .

Roanoke, USA to Wurzburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Roanoke in April, things will get little chillier in Wurzburg: highs are around 58°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Weingut Glaser
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Karlstalschlucht and Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen. Do some cultural sightseeing at Weingut Schloss Neuweier and Burg Hohenbaden. Get out of town with these interesting Baden-Baden side-trips: Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald (in Bad Rippoldsau-Schapbach) and Monbachtal (in Bad Liebenzell). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Maier - Das kreative Weingut, examine the collection at Museum Frieder Burda, try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and get outside with Goenneranlage.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Baden-Baden trip site .

You can drive from Wurzburg to Baden-Baden in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen, Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, Karlstalschlucht, Monbachtal
Highlights from your plan
Karlstalschlucht ©
Karlstalschlucht
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Burg Hohenbaden ©
Burg Hohenbaden

6
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Popular historic sites such as St. Gangolf and Stadtmuseum Simeonstift are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Weinstube Kesselstatt. Change things up with these side-trips from Trier: Nationalpark Hunsruck-Hochwald (in Birkenfeld), Mosel Valley (in Bernkastel-Kues) and Greifvogelpark (in Saarburg). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Hauptmarkt, wander the streets of Zurlaubener Ufer, stop by Rituals, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trier trip planner .

Drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Trier, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Trier

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nationalpark Hunsruck-Hochwald, Mosel Valley, Greifvogelpark
Highlights from your plan
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Miniatur Wunderland and Kunsthalle Hamburg. For shopping fun, head to Kunstwerk Carlshutte or Fish Auction Hall and Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: The Wadden Sea, Germany (in Norden), Garten der Schmetterlinge (in Aumuhle) and Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen (in Warder). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, stop by Kaufhaus Hamburg, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hamburg Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hamburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Hamburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. April in Hamburg sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Wildpark Schwarze Berge, The Wadden Sea, Germany, Garten der Schmetterlinge
Highlights from your plan
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

8
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Potsdamer Platz and art4berlin GALLERY. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Muggelsee and Strandbad Tegeler See. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, shop like a local with Sammlung Hoffman, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Berlin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

6
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get outdoors at Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm and Elbe Sandstone Mountains. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gorlitzer Strasse and Albertinum. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Tradition & Form, examine the collection at Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments, browse the different shops at Elbepark, and get outside with Schiffsanlegestelle Dresden.

You can plan Dresden trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm, Elbe Sandstone Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Museum Festung Dresden ©
Museum Festung Dresden

7
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerie Frank Fluegel and Museum Tucherschloss und Hirsvogelsaal. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rochusfriedhof and St. Lorenz Church. Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Bamberg (Flussbad Hainbadestelle & Weyermann Specialty Malts), Schwarzachschlucht (in Schwarzenbruck) and Kelheim (Kreuzweg Weltenburg & Donaudurchbruch). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, stroll through Schwarzacklamm Wanderweg, and head outdoors with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg route builder site .

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kelheim, Bamberg, Schwarzachschlucht, Kathe Wohlfahrt
Highlights from your plan
Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at English Garden and Heidehaus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Nymphenburg and Kunsthalle Munich. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, view the masterpieces at Gallerie Thomas, browse the fresh offerings at Markt am Wiener Platz, and stop by Bogner.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich trip planner .

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

5
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace. Escape the urban bustle at Eriskircher Ried Naturschutzgebiet and Starzlachklamm. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpseebad (in Hohenschwangau), Naherholungsgebiet Tannenbuehl (in Bad Waldsee) and Hirschbachtobel Bad Hindelang (in Bad Hindelang). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, get outside with Hoher Kranzberg, and view the masterpieces at Kleine Galerie.

Plan my day in Garmisch-Partenkirchen using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoher Kranzberg, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Eriskircher Ried Naturschutzgebiet, Starzlachklamm, Alpseebad
Highlights from your plan
Starzlachklamm ©
Starzlachklamm
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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