59 days in Bavaria Itinerary

59 days in Bavaria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Wurzburg
— 8 nights
2
Fussen
— 6 nights
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 6 nights
4
Munich
— 10 nights
5
Berchtesgaden
— 5 nights
6
Passau
— 6 nights
7
Regensburg
— 7 nights
8
Nuremberg
— 9 nights

8
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Get some historical perspective at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) and Siebers Tower. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Würzburg Residence and Town Walls. Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Altstadt, Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more) and Faszination Gotthardbahn (in Steinsfeld). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Marienberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung, examine the collection at Kulturspeicher Wurzburg, and get engrossed in the history at Museum fuer Franken.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wurzburg trip itinerary planning website.

Minneapolis, USA to Wurzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in March: high temperatures in Wurzburg hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

6
nights
Fussen

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Neuschwanstein and Altstadt von Fuessen. Escape the urban bustle at Alpseebad and Naherholungsgebiet Oberriedener Weiher. Venture out of the city with trips to Werdensteiner Moosrundwanderweg (in Immenstadt im Allgau), Bad Hindelang (Wildbachtobel, Hirschbachtobel Bad Hindelang, &more) and Burgberg im Allgaeu (Starzlachklamm & Familien-Vital-Park). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, appreciate the history behind Skulpturenweg Maierhoefen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Georg, and head outdoors with FlyTeam.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fussen trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Fussen

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bad Hindelang, Hohenschwangau, Schwangau, Burgberg im Allgaeu, Werdensteiner Moosrundwanderweg
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

6
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Schloss Linderhof and Ettal Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Zugspitze and Kletterhalle Weilheim - Under the Roof. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Soier See (in Bad Bayersoien), Eistobel (in Gruenenbach) and Murnau (Maria-Hilf-Kirche & Murnauer Moos). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Zugspitzplatt, head outdoors with Kuhflucht Wasserfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Iron Bridge Partnachklamm, and identify plant and animal life at Reptilienhaus Oberammergau.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip builder tool.

Getting from Fussen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fussen in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oberammergau, Mittenwald, Ettal, Murnau, Soier See
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Alpine Coaster Oberammergau ©
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

10
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 a sense of the local culture at Deutsches Museum and BMW Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. When in Munich, make a side trip to see Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau, approximately Dachau away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along English Garden, explore the world behind art at Lenbachhaus, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

5
nights
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Escape the urban bustle at Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge and Strandbad Seeon. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Ubersee and Schraml. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berchtesgaden: Chiemgau Arena (in Ruhpolding) and Inzell (Wanderung durch die Weissbachschlucht & Moor - Erlebnis Pfad). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee, appreciate the views at Wimbach Valley, get outside with Hoch Schwarzeck, and pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtkirche St Nikolaus.

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You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Passau.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bad Reichenhall, Ramsau, Inzell, Strandbad Ubersee, Chiemgau Arena
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge ©
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge
Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden

6
nights
Passau

Passau ©
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
Get outdoors at Haus Am Strom and Naturpark Bayerischer Wald. Dom St. Stephan and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Passau: Spiegelau (Steinklamm & Schnaps - Museum Penninger), Aktivzentrum Bodenmais (in Bodenmais) and Naturhochseilpark (in Schoenberg). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Tierfreigelaende im Nationalparkzentrum Lusen, see the interesting displays at Domschatz- und Dioezesanmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Wallfahrtskirche Sammarei, and head outdoors with Inn Valley Bicycle Path.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Passau tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Passau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Regensburg.

Things to do in Passau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiegelau, Zwiesel, Neuschonau, Nationalparkzentrum Falkenstein, Wallfahrtskirche Sammarei
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Naturpark Bayerischer Wald ©
Naturpark Bayerischer Wald
Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan
Glasmuseum Frauenau ©
Glasmuseum Frauenau

7
nights
Regensburg

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Let the collections at Walhalla and Brennereimuseum- Distillery Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Flossenburg Concentration Camp and Museum and Handwerksmuseum Drexler. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Regensburg: Kelheim (Donaudurchbruch & Kreuzweg Weltenburg), Parsberg Museum (in Parsberg) and Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald (in Grafenau). The adventure continues: hike along Naturschutzgebiet Holle, look for all kinds of wild species at Ausflugspark am Steinbruchsee, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche Sankt Kassians, and head outdoors with Drachensee Furth im Wald.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Regensburg trip maker app.

Getting from Passau to Regensburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Regensburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Regensburg

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kelheim, Arrach, Furth im Wald, Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum, Kristallmuseum Viechtach
Highlights from your plan
Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum ©
Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum
Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald ©
Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald
Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's

9
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Visiting Schwarzachschlucht and Falknerei Burg Rabenstein will get you outdoors. Visit Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Albrecht Durer's House for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Wildpark Schloss Tambach (in Weitramsdorf), Burgruine Leienfels (in Leienfels) and Flussbad Hainbadestelle (in Bamberg). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, examine the collection at Memorium Nuremberg Trials, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, and don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg travel route planner.

Getting from Regensburg to Nuremberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wildpark Schloss Tambach, Schwarzachschlucht, Burgruine Leienfels, Falknerei Burg Rabenstein, Flussbad Hainbadestelle
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

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