60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Frankfurt
— 2 nights
2
Wurzburg
— 6 nights
3
Nuremberg
— 6 nights
4
Dresden
— 6 nights
5
Berlin
— 7 nights
6
Hamburg
— 5 nights
7
Bremen
— 3 nights
8
Cologne
— 1 night
9
Trier
— 6 nights
10
Baden-Baden
— 5 nights
11
Stuttgart
— 2 nights
12
Schwangau
— 2 nights
13
Munich
— 7 nights

2
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore Frankfurt's surroundings by going to Messel Pit Fossil Site (in Messel), Ehemalige Benediktinerabtei (in Seligenstadt) and St. Kilian Distillers (in Ruedenau). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg and admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt travel route planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Frankfurt is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in May; daily highs in Frankfurt reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Messel Pit Fossil Site, Ehemalige Benediktinerabtei, Schloss Heidelberg, St. Kilian Distillers
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus

6
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Rodertor, Town Walls, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, admire the striking features of Rathaus Wuerzburg, and don't miss a visit to Romantische Strasse.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Wurzburg trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wurzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

6
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
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, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, take in nature's colorful creations at Stadtpark, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Nuremberg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

6
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, take in nature's colorful creations at Grosser Garten Dresden, and don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dresden vacation planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Dresden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

7
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: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Der Speicher (in Schwerin), An der Obertrave (in Lubeck) and Seebad Museum (in Travemuende). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hamburg online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Hamburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bremen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Der Speicher, An der Obertrave, Seebad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

3
nights
Bremen

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bremen side-trips: Botanischer Garten (in Oldenburg), The Wadden Sea, Germany (in Norden) and Rosarium Wilhelmshaven (in Wilhelmshaven). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Herrenhaeuser Garten, ponder the world of politics at The New Town Hall, walk around Rhododendronpark Bremen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom).

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bremen holiday planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Bremen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bremen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Bremen

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hannover, Botanischer Garten, The Wadden Sea, Germany, Storchenpflegestation Wesermarsch, Rosarium Wilhelmshaven
Highlights from your plan
Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
Rhododendronpark Bremen ©
Rhododendronpark Bremen
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cologne travel route planner.

Getting from Bremen to Cologne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. June in Cologne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

6
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), contemplate the long history of Wallmauer, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paulin-Kirche, and delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Trier trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Trier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

5
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 Baden-Baden to go to Rust and see Europa-Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, explore the engaging exhibits at Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe, and admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Baden-Baden sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Baden-Baden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Baden-Baden can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Europa-Park
Highlights from your plan
Merkur ©
Merkur
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

2
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 20th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart, thenbrowse the exhibits of Staatsgalerie, thenexamine the collection at Porsche Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Freizeitpark Traumland, thentrek along Zur Neckarschleife bei Hessigheim, and then make a trip to Rathaus m. astronom. Kunstuhr.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart route planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Stuttgart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Freizeitpark Traumland, Zur Neckarschleife bei Hessigheim, Rathaus m. astronom. Kunstuhr
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

2
nights
Schwangau

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvarienberg, enjoy the sand and surf at Alpseebad, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pilatushaus, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, and then head outdoors with Poellat Gorge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Schwangau trip planner.

Getting from Stuttgart to Schwangau by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Schwangau sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Kalvarienberg, Schloss Linderhof, Pilatushaus
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and explore the activities along English Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Munich vacation maker.

You can drive from Schwangau to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Munich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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