60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alter Elbtunnel and Speicherstadt. Visiting Port of Hamburg and Falkensteiner Ufer will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Altes Land (in Jork), Himmelmoor (in Quickborn) and Hochseilgarten Hasloh (in Hasloh). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, kick back and relax at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and head outdoors with Dahliengarten.

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Manchester, UK to Hamburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Arboretum Ellerhoop, Altes Land, Wildpark Schwarze Berge, Himmelmoor, Hochseilgarten Hasloh
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and Berliner Dom. Step out of the city life by going to Berlin Racing Bikes and Arnswalder Platz. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin road trip planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

6
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Dresden Zwinger and Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Your inner history buff will appreciate Frauenkirche Dresden and Katholische Hofkirche. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and admire the landmark architecture of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dresden trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dresden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gorlitz.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

1
night
Gorlitz

Gorlitz ©
Görlitz is a town in the German federal state of Saxony. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Waidhaus, thenstroll the grounds of Historischer Nikolaifriedhof, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Sankt Marienthal.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gorlitz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Gorlitz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Messel.

Things to do in Gorlitz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kloster Sankt Marienthal
Highlights from your plan
Historischer Nikolaifriedhof ©
Historischer Nikolaifriedhof

1
night
Messel

Messel ©
Messel is a municipality in the district of Darmstadt-Dieburg in Hesse near Frankfurt am Main in Germany.The village is first mentioned, as Masilla, in the Lorsch codex. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Messel Pit Fossil Site.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Messel trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gorlitz to Messel. In May, daytime highs in Messel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Messel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site

6
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Würzburg Residence and Fortress Marienberg will appeal to history buffs. Reichsstadtmuseum and Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Burgtor und Burg, Franziskanerkirche, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Festungskirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stationsweg Nikolausberg, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Wurzburg day trip planner.

You can drive from Messel to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Messel in May, Wurzburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

6
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Toy Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Schwarzachschlucht and Wohrder Wiese. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls of Nuremberg, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Rochusfriedhof.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Schwarzachschlucht
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

6
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.
Let the collections at Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to English Garden and DAV Kletter- und Boulderzentrum. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich online visit planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

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

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge and Obersee. Change things up with these side-trips from Berchtesgaden: Giessenbachklamm (in Kiefersfelden) and Inzell (Moor - Erlebnis Pfad & Wanderung durch die Weissbachschlucht). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee, head outdoors with Der Carl von Linde Weg, hike along Halsalm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Andreas Church.

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You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Schoenau am Koenigssee, Ramsau, Inzell, Giessenbachklamm
Highlights from your plan
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge ©
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge
Konigssee ©
Konigssee
Obersee ©
Obersee

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Neuschwanstein and Kirche St. Georg. Get in touch with nature at Alpine Coaster Oberammergau and Hollentalklamm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Schwangau: Schloss Linderhof (in Ettal) and Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Zugspitze & Iron Bridge Partnachklamm). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau and see the world from above with FlyTeam.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Schwangau tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Schwangau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Schwangau are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Schwangau

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Schloss Linderhof, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Hollentalklamm
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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.
Get in touch with nature at Panoramaweg and Merkur. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schloss Heidelberg and Wehrkirche St. Martin. Explore Baden-Baden's surroundings by going to Geiersteine (in Hauenstein), Philosopher’s Walk (in Heidelberg) and Pfalzer Mandelpfad (in Maikammer). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Chemin des Moulins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Russe, explore the historical opulence of Alt Eberstein Castle, and take in the dramatic scenery at Geroldsau Waterfall.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Baden-Baden trip planner.

You can drive from Schwangau to Baden-Baden in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Geiersteine, Gertelbachwasserfaelle, Pfalzer Mandelpfad, Chemin des Moulins
Highlights from your plan
Michaelsberg ©
Michaelsberg
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

6
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and St. Paulin-Kirche. You'll explore and learn at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) and Stadtmuseum Simeonstift. When in Trier, make a side trip to see Mosel Valley in Bernkastel-Kues, approximately Bernkastel-Kues away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Wallmauer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church, don't miss a visit to Porta Nigra, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Petrisberg.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Trier online day trip planner.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Trier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. June in Trier sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mosel Valley
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©

4
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cologne Cathedral and Rothaarsteig. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Melaten-Friedhof. Venture out of the city with trips to Rheinischer Esel (in Witten), Bergehalde Grosses Holz (in Bergkamen) and Freibad Usseln (in Usseln). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildpark and admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

Plan trip to Cologne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Trier to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cologne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rheinischer Esel, Rothaarsteig, Bergehalde Grosses Holz, Freibad Usseln
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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