7 days in Germany Itinerary

7 days in Germany Itinerary

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7 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h
1
Heidelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Heidelberg travel route website .

Mumbai, India to Heidelberg is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Heidelberg. In January, Heidelberg is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 3°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Philosopher’s Walk ©
Philosopher’s Walk
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then wander the streets of Altstadt, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip builder .

Getting from Heidelberg to Rothenburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) ©

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Zugspitze, make a trip to Ettal Abbey, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daytime highs in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Side Trips

Ettal, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden road trip site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dresden in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums
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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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