9 days in Germany Itinerary

9 days in Germany Itinerary

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9 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Hillerod
Drive:  5 h
1
Hamburg
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h
2
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Bad Grund
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
End: Hillerod

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Speicherstadt and An der Obertrave. Do some cultural sightseeing at Miniatur Wunderland and Marienkirche. Venture out of the city with trips to Lubeck (St. Petri zu Lubeck & Lubeck Cathedral) and HANSA-PARK (in Sierksdorf). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, browse the different shops at Hanseviertel, explore the galleries of U-Bootmuseum, and take a stroll around Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg road trip planner .

Hillerod, Denmark to Hamburg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lubeck, HANSA-PARK
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche
St. Petri zu Lubeck ©
St. Petri zu Lubeck

1
night
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 8th (Wed), get great views at The Eagle's Nest, then head outdoors with Jenner Bergbahn, and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berchtesgaden trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Hamburg to Berchtesgaden in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jenner Bergbahn, Konigssee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Jenner Bergbahn ©
Jenner Bergbahn

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg road trip planner.

Getting from Berchtesgaden to Rothenburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Bad Grund.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Gerlachschmiede ©
Gerlachschmiede
Markusturm and Buttelhaus ©
Markusturm and Buttelhaus
Siebers Tower ©
Siebers Tower

2
nights
Bad Grund

Bad Grund ©
Bad Grund is a town in the district of Göttingen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): head outdoors with Hubichenstein, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Godehard Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Wienhausen. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist, then learn more about the world around you at Bergbaumuseum Knesebeckschacht, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at WeltWald Harz.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bad Grund online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Bad Grund takes 4 hours. In July in Bad Grund, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bad Grund

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St Godehard Church, Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist, Kloster Wienhausen, Basilika St. Cyriakus, Kloster Drubeck
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Kloster Wienhausen ©
Kloster Wienhausen
Kloster Drubeck ©
Kloster Drubeck
WeltWald Harz ©
WeltWald Harz

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