11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly:  15 h
1
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Berlin
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Cedar Rapids

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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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich tour itinerary maker tool.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Munich is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Cedar Rapids in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Munich, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, walk around Burggarten, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), visit Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Schmiedgasse.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rothenburg road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, make a trip to East Side Gallery, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hamburg trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Hamburg sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 46°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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