9 days in Upper Bavaria Itinerary

9 days in Upper Bavaria Itinerary

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9 days in Upper Bavaria Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Altotting
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Schwangau
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munich
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Altotting

Altotting ©
Altötting is a town in Bavaria, capital of the district Altötting. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerusalem Panorama, contemplate the long history of Kapellplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapuzinerkloster St. Magdalena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heilige Kapelle (Gnadenkapelle), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Phillipp und Jakob (Stiftspfarrkirche), and finally step into the grandiose world of Burg zu Burghausen.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Altotting travel planner.

Toronto, Canada to Altotting is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Altotting at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Altotting

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Burg zu Burghausen
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Burg zu Burghausen ©
Burg zu Burghausen
Heilige Kapelle (Gnadenkapelle) ©
Heilige Kapelle (Gnadenkapelle)
Kapuzinerkloster St. Magdalena ©
Kapuzinerkloster St. Magdalena

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Konigsee, then deepen your understanding at Documentation Obersalzberg, then take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Berchtesgaden.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Altotting to Berchtesgaden takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Schwangau.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Konigssee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden

2
nights
Schwangau

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Georg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Bavarian Kings, then step into the grandiose world of Neuschwanstein Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Koloman. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, step into the grandiose world of Hohes Schloss, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche, then explore the historical opulence of Linderhof Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wies Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Schwangau sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Schwangau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fussen, Hohenschwangau, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Linderhof
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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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.
Visit Schloss Nymphenburg and Asam Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Deutsches Museum and St. Peter's Church. Change things up with a short trip to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, stroll around English Garden, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church