7 days in Baden-Baden & Rothenburg Itinerary

7 days in Baden-Baden & Rothenburg Itinerary

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7 days in Baden-Baden & Rothenburg Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
Drive + Fly:  25​h
1
Baden-Baden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
End: Anchorage

3
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.
You've now added Hohenbaden Castle to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) and Schloss Favorite. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dom zu Worms and Residenzschloss Rastatt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baden-Baden: Baroque Palace Mannheim (in Mannheim), (Luther) Gedaechtniskirche (in Speyer) and Judischer Friedhof Heiliger Sand (in Worms). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Dicker Turm (Schloss), examine the collection at Museum Frieder Burda, don't miss a visit to Jesuitenkirche, and admire the landmark architecture of Hotel Zum Ritter.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Baden-Baden trip maker app .

Anchorage, USA to Baden-Baden is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Anchorage to Baden-Baden. In May, Baden-Baden is somewhat warmer than Anchorage - with highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Worms, Rastatt, (Luther) Gedaechtniskirche, Baroque Palace Mannheim
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Hohenbaden Castle ©
Hohenbaden Castle
Schloss Favorite ©
Schloss Favorite

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Klingentor, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Wolfgang's Church, then steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumuenster, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marktplatz.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Baden-Baden in May, expect nights in Rothenburg to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Marktplatz
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Markusturm and Buttelhaus ©
Markusturm and Buttelhaus
Neumuenster
Neumuenster
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

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