60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Knoxville
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Munich
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Stuttgart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Heidelberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Trier
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Cochem
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rothenburg
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Nuremberg
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Dresden
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Berlin
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Hamburg
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Knoxville

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.
Head to Viktualienmarkt and lothringer13for some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Schloss Hohenschwangau. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Maria Himmelfahrt (in Furstenfeldbruck) and Schwangau (St.Maria und Florian & Schloss Neuschwanstein). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Munich, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallerie Thomas, stop by Ingo Maurer Showroom, and admire the striking features of Asamkirche.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Munich itinerary planning website.

Knoxville, USA to Munich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Knoxville to Munich, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Knoxville in March, with highs in Munich at 49°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Schwangau, St. Maria Himmelfahrt, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mercedes-Benz Museum and Porsche Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Burg Hohenzollern and Grave Erwin Rommel. Change things up with these side-trips from Stuttgart: Ulmer Münster (in Ulm) and Weingut Schloss Neuweier (in Baden-Baden). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at StadtPalais – Museum fur Stuttgart and stop by Arabica Kaffee & Lebensart.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stuttgart online journey planner.

You can drive from Munich to Stuttgart in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burg Hohenzollern, Grave Erwin Rommel, Ulmer Münster, Weingut Schloss Neuweier, Arabica Kaffee & Lebensart
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Burg Hohenzollern ©
Burg Hohenzollern
Ulmer Münster ©
Ulmer Münster

4
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Frieder Burda and Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett. Schloss Heidelberg and Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus) will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heidelberg: Baden-Baden (Vickermann & Stoya & Lichtentaler Allee), Galerie Wagner (in Kindsbach) and Romer (in Frankfurt). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town) and steep yourself in history at Dicker Turm (Schloss).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Heidelberg trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Heidelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Stuttgart in March, you will find days in Heidelberg are a bit cooler (37°F), and nights are about the same (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Baden-Baden, Frankfurt, Galerie Wagner, Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett
Highlights from your plan
Galerie Wagner ©
Galerie Wagner
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett ©
Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett

7
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Head to Hauptmarkt and Trier Galeriefor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Porta Nigra and Roemischer Tempelbezirk Tawern. Explore Trier's surroundings by going to Bernkastel-Kues (Weingut Dr. Loosen & Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), admire the masterpieces at Stadtmuseum Simeonstift, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Domstadt (Cathedral City), and look for gifts at Rituals.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Trier trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Heidelberg to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Heidelberg in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Trier: temperatures range from 49°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cochem.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Bernkastel-Kues, Weinatrium Wallerath
Highlights from your plan
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt

2
nights
Cochem

Cochem ©
Nestled away within the rolling hills of the Moselle River Valley, Cochem possesses an archetypical German appearance and medieval charm that provides one of the best atmospheres in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Reichsburg Cochem, do a tasting at Wein- und Sektgut Georg Andre Sohne, thenexplore the historical opulence of Eltz Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karmeliterkirche St. Josef. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, step into the grandiose world of Marksburg, and then do a tasting at Weingut Bremm - Keltenhof.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cochem visit site.

Getting from Trier to Cochem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Cochem

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Eltz Castle, Marksburg, Karmeliterkirche St. Josef, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Weingut Bremm - Keltenhof
Highlights from your plan
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem
Marksburg ©
Marksburg
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle

7
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Marienberg and Museum fuer Franken. Discover out-of-the-way places like Town Walls and Würzburg Residence. Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Joannes Philippus Episcopus Church, St. Michael Kirche, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Altstadt, step into the grandiose world of Topplerschlosschen, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, and see the interesting displays at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T..

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cochem to Rothenburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get some cultural insight at Altes Rathaus and Bamberg Altstadt. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamberg Cathedral and Cathedral of St Peter's. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuremberg: Regensburg (Maria Laeng Kapelle & Old Town) and Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor (in Bamberg). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg holiday website.

Drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bamberg, Regensburg
Highlights from your plan
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Old Town ©
Old Town

6
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Appreciate the collections at The Dresden Zwinger and From Monet to Klimt. Do your shopping at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig and Tradition & Form. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Goethe National Museum (in Weimar) and Leipzig (St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse, and admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Dresden are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leipzig, Goethe National Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

9
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Tacheles and Haus Schwarzenberg. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Meisterschueler. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, view the masterpieces at Me Collectors Rooms, shop like a local with Anomalie Art club, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip app.

Drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) and Alster. Get a sense of the local culture at Miniatur Wunderland and Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss). Take a break from Hamburg with a short trip to Kunstwerk Carlshutte in Budelsdorf, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Jungfernstieg, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, and admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) ©
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss)
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)

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