60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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60 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Train:  11 h 45 min
1
Stuttgart
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Trier
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rothenburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Munich
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Regensburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Bamberg
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Dresden
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Berlin
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Hamburg
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Shop till you drop at Koenigstrasse and Weingut Reichsrat Von Buhl. Get some historical perspective at Ulmer Münster and Castle of Hohenzollern. Explore Stuttgart's surroundings by going to Pauluskirche (in Ulm), Unterstmatt (in Buhl) and Outletcity Metzingen (in Metzingen). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Mercedes-Benz Museum, stop by Robert Herr Kuckucksuhren, revel in the low prices at City Outlet, and don't miss a visit to Altstadt (Old Town).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stuttgart trip itinerary tool .

Toronto, Canada to Stuttgart is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Stuttgart due to the time zone difference. In January, Stuttgart is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Ulm, Unterstmatt, Castle Waldeck, City Outlet Geislingen
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Burg Hohenzollern ©
Burg Hohenzollern
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

6
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Visit Porta Nigra and St. Mathias Church for their historical value. Head to Hauptmarkt and Ritualsfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trier: Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Weingut Peter Kriechel & Weingut Adeneuer), Wilhelmstrasse (in Wiesbaden) and Weingut Wasem (in Ingelheim). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), explore the historical opulence of Burg Eltz, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wagner, and look for gifts at Good Old Soap Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Trier tour planner.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Trier in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Trier are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Weingut Wasem, Wilhelmstrasse, Good Old Soap Shop, Galerie Wagner
Highlights from your plan
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle

5
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Marienburg Fortress. Appreciate the collections at Reichsstadtmuseum and German Christmas Museum (Deutsches Weihnachtsmuseum). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Wertheim Village (in Wertheim), Schloss (in Lohr am Main) and Wurzburg (Schloss Veitshöchheim, maennERsache, & more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Town Walls, look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip planner .

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Schloss, Wertheim Village, InfoVinothek Sommerach, Vinothek Iphofen
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

4
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Step out of the city life by going to Zugspitze and Partnachklamm. Step off the beaten path and head to Sennerei Lehern and Naturkaserei TegernseerLand. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Fussen (Benediktinerkloster St. Mang, Altstadt von Fuessen, & more), Hohenschwangau (Schloss Hohenschwangau & Neuschwanstein Castle) and Jamei - Laibspeis' (in Kempten). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Linderhof Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Martin, and look for gifts at Schoenegger Kaese Alm.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Fussen, Schoenegger Kaese Alm, Sennerei Lehern, Naturkaserei TegernseerLand, Schloss Linderhof
Highlights from your plan
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. St. Peter's Church and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Ingolstadt Village in Ingolstadt--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, look for gifts at Ingo Maurer Showroom, get advice or help at Cultural Center (Kulturzentrum Gasteig), and admire the natural beauty at English Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip app .

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Regensburg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ingolstadt Village
Highlights from your plan
Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and St. George. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St Peter's and Asam-Kirche Mariae Himmelfahrt. Get out of town with these interesting Regensburg side-trips: Cuckoo Clock Center (in Passau), Mannerladen (in Landshut) and Modehaus Garhammer (in Waldkirchen). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald. There's still lots to do: stop by Seidl Confiserie, buy something for everyone on your list at Donau Einkaufszentrum, don't miss a visit to Legionslagermauer, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Regensburg attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Regensburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bamberg.

Things to do in Regensburg

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Passau, St. George, Glasscherben Kock, Glasblaserkunst Mauth, Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald
Highlights from your plan
Modehaus Garhammer ©
Modehaus Garhammer
Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan
Old Town ©
Old Town

6
nights
Bamberg

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle) and Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände. Bamberg Altstadt and Altes Rathaus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bamberg: Nuremberg (Hauptmarkt, Buchhandlung Hugendubel, & more), Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage) (in Bayreuth) and Rosenthal Outlet Center (in Selb). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Flussbad Hainbadestelle, step into the grandiose world of Altenburg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bamberger Dom, and look for gifts at Die Bierothek.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bamberg vacation maker tool .

Traveling by car from Regensburg to Bamberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Bamberg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Nuremberg, Giechburg, Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage), Rosenthal Outlet Center
Highlights from your plan
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

6
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Frauenkirche and Neurathen Castle. Let the collections at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and Sachsisches Brauereimuseum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dresden: Leipzig (Secret Closet, Speck's Hof, & more), Bautzen (Der Dom St. Petri zu Bautzen & Bautzner Senfladen) and Schloss Hubertusburg (in Wermsdorf). There's much more to do: stop by Tradition & Form, don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, get into the urban bustle at Kulturpalast Dresden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Martin Kirche.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dresden online travel planner .

Drive from Bamberg to Dresden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leipzig, Bautzen, Sachsisches Brauereimuseum, Neurathen Castle, Schloss Hubertusburg
Highlights from your plan
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pergamon Museum and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Charlottenburg Palace and Friedrichstrasse. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Rechlin to see Landgutkiste about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), and steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Landgutkiste
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Topferei Stock and Miniatur Wunderland. Visit Alter Elbtunnel and Speicherstadt for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Lubecker Weihnachtsmarkt (in Lubeck), Badestrand (in Dangast) and Sankt Peter Ording Beach (in Sankt Peter-Ording). There's much more to do: make a trip to Elbphilharmonie, stop by Kaufhaus Hamburg, meet the residents at Hamburg Zoo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Schlosspark-Center Schwerin.

Find out how to plan Hamburg trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Hamburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Topferei Stock, Sankt Peter Ording Beach, St. Nicolai Kirche, Badestrand, Schlosspark-Center Schwerin
Highlights from your plan
Sankt Peter Ording Beach ©
Sankt Peter Ording Beach
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland

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