17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Berlin
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Hamburg
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Berlin
— 2 nights
7
Berlin
— 4 nights
End: Berlin

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Planten un Blomen and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hamburg trip planner.

Berlin to Hamburg is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

3
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: take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip builder website.

You can fly from Hamburg to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim, thenstep into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Der Hofgarten. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, don't miss a visit to Galgengasse, contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), thenwander the streets of Altstadt, and finally stop by Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rothenburg travel planner.

Getting from Munich to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 9th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Narrenschiffbrunnen, examine the collection at Bernstein Museum, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Unschlittplatz, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, pause for some photo ops at Gockelreiterbrunnen, thenexamine the collection at Toy Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, stop by Elbufer Dresden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse, thenexplore the world behind art at Albertinum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Grosser Garten Dresden.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Dresden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

2
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, thendon't miss a visit to Gendarmenmarkt, thensee the interesting displays at Neues Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at DDR Museum, thenmake a trip to Alexanderplatz, and then don't miss a visit to Berliner Fernsehturm.

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Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
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Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom
Berliner Fernsehturm ©
Berliner Fernsehturm

4
nights
Berlin

Explore Berlin further: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

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Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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