9 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

9 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

Start: Raleigh, United States
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Munich, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hallstatt, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Raleigh, United States


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Munich, Germany

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.
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Munich attractions planning tool .

Raleigh, USA to Munich is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Raleigh to Munich, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Raleigh in September, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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nights
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Enzianbrennerei Grassl as well as Rossfeld Panoramastrasse. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Konigssee, steep yourself in history at Hotel Zum Turken, go deep underground at Berchtesgaden Salt Mines, and take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest.

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You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Berchtesgaden can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schoenau am Koenigssee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Obersee ©
Obersee

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Square Marktplatz. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town and then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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night
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden
To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Berchtesgaden trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Berchtesgaden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg online tour planner .

Salzburg is very close to Berchtesgaden. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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nights
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Herrenchiemsee New Palace.

Make your Berchtesgaden itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Berchtesgaden is very close to Salzburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Herrenchiemsee New Palace
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Herrenchiemsee New Palace ©
Herrenchiemsee New Palace

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Munich, Germany

Munich
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munich trip planner .

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Outdoors Tours