59 days in Germany Itinerary

59 days in Germany Itinerary

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59 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  2​h 15​min
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Regensburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Munich
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
4
Augsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Freiburg im Breisgau
— 1 night
train:  2​h
6
Stuttgart
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Wurzburg
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Frankfurt
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
9
Heidelberg
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
10
Mainz
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
Koblenz
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
12
Trier
— 2 nights
13
Aachen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Bonn
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
15
Cologne
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
16
Dusseldorf
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
17
Bremen
— 3 nights
18
Lubeck
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
19
Hamburg
— 3 nights
20
Hannover
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
21
Dresden
— 2 nights
22
Potsdam
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
23
Berlin
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Cluj-Napoca

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Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hauptmarkt, Nuremburg Trial Courthouse and City Walls of Nuremberg. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Nuremburg Trial Courthouse. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls of Nuremberg, make a trip to Altstadt, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, and finally admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip itinerary builder app .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Nuremberg is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September, you will find days in Nuremberg are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Regensburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

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Regensburg

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monastery Weltenburg, Walhalla, Donau-Schiffahrts-Museum, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Trausnitz Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Alte Kapelle, examine the collection at Donau-Schiffahrts-Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Peter's, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St.Peter. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Walhalla, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then snap pictures at Old Stone Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Monastery Weltenburg.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Regensburg itinerary planning app .

You can take a bus from Nuremberg to Regensburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Regensburg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Walhalla, Trausnitz Castle, Kirche St.Peter, Monastery Weltenburg
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Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's
Kirche St.Peter ©
Kirche St.Peter
Alte Kapelle ©
Alte Kapelle

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Viktualienmarkt, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and New Pinakothek. There's still lots to do: walk around English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Munich trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Regensburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Augsburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Augsburg

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ulmer Rathaus, Altstadt von Fuessen, Ulmer Münster, and other attractions. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Augsburg Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Perlach Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Ulrich and St. Afra, and admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Augsburg trip maker tool .

Getting from Munich to Augsburg by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September in Augsburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Augsburg

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Ulm, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Cathedral of St. Maria (Dom St. Maria) ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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Freiburg im Breisgau

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Augustinermuseum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schlossberg, admire the masterpieces at Augustinermuseum, admire the striking features of Munsterplatz, then admire the striking features of Freiburger Münster, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bachle.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Freiburg im Breisgau road trip site .

Drive from Augsburg to Freiburg im Breisgau in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bachle ©
Bachle
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster
Augustinermuseum ©
Augustinermuseum

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
You've added Schillerplatz, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore Stuttgart's surroundings by going to Market Square (Marktplatz) (in Tubingen) and Burg Hohenzollern (in Hechingen). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, wander the streets of Koenigstrasse, and make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stuttgart trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Burg Hohenzollern, Market Square (Marktplatz)
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

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Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Neumuenster, Schloss Veitshöchheim and St. Kilian Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), wander the streets of Vieille Ville, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marienkapelle, don't miss a visit to Market Square, then contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Neumuenster.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wurzburg vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Wurzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Hauptwache as well as Mainkai. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Staedel Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Romer, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and get a new perspective on nature at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg).

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Wurzburg to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Staedel Museum
Staedel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

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Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Kornmarkt and Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat). Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Altstadt (Old Town), snap pictures at Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke), then don't miss a visit to Market Square (Marktplatz), then stroll through Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg), and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche), contemplate the long history of Student Jail (Studentenkarzer), gain insight at Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat), then don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Heidelberg trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Heidelberg are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Mainz.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Mainz

Mainz ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Mainz is an elegant, modern city in Germany's largest wine-growing region and a major center for tourism.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eberbach Abbey, Rhine Valley, Die Mainzer Zitadelle, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mainz Cathedral (Dom), get engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, then contemplate the long history of Die Mainzer Zitadelle, and finally pause for some photo ops at Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal). On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten Mainz, then appreciate the views at Rhine Valley, and then do a tasting at Eberbach Abbey.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mainz day trip site .

Traveling by train from Heidelberg to Mainz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Koblenz.

Things to do in Mainz

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rhine Valley, Eberbach Abbey, Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)
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Highlights from your plan
Rhine Valley ©
Rhine Valley
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche) ©

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Koblenz

Koblenz ©
Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mosel Valley, Marksburg Castle, Limburg Cathedral, and other attractions you added. Explore Koblenz's surroundings by going to Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem) and Burg Eltz (in Wierschem). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Deutsches Eck (German Corner), contemplate the long history of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Stolzenfels.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koblenz online tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Mainz to Koblenz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Koblenz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Trier.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Burg Eltz, Beilstein Castle/Burg Metternich, Mosel Valley, Reichsburg Cochem, Marksburg Castle
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Highlights from your plan
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress ©
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Burg Eltz ©
Burg Eltz

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Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mariensaeule, St. Gangolf and Karl Marx House. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, then see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and finally make a trip to Imperial Roman Baths. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then contemplate the long history of Karl Marx House, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Gangolf, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mariensaeule.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Trier driving holiday planner.

Getting from Koblenz to Trier by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Aachen.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

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Aachen

Aachen ©
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponttor, Suermondt Ludwig Museum and Aachener Rathaus. On the 1st (Tue), make a trip to Ponttor, admire the masterpieces at Suermondt Ludwig Museum, then make a trip to Dreilandereck, then admire the landmark architecture of Aachener Rathaus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aachen Cathedral (Dom).

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Aachen online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Trier to Aachen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Aachen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Bonn.

Things to do in Aachen

Historic Sites Museums
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Aachen Cathedral (Dom) ©
Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Aachener Rathaus ©
Aachener Rathaus
Suermondt Ludwig Museum ©
Suermondt Ludwig Museum

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Bonn

Bonn ©
The birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is one of the country's oldest cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa Hammerschmidt, Apollinariskirche, Schloss Drachenburg, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: walk around Freizeitpark Rheinaue, admire the natural beauty at Botanische Garten der Universitat Bonn, pause for some serene contemplation at Bonner Munster, and examine the collection at Arithmeum.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonn day trip app .

You can drive from Aachen to Bonn in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bonn are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Bonn

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Drachenburg, Apollinariskirche
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Arboretum Park Harle ©
Arboretum Park Harle
Freizeitpark Rheinaue ©
Freizeitpark Rheinaue

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Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Gereon's Basilica, National Socialism Documentation Center, Gross St. Martin, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Kolner Dom, contemplate the long history of Schloss Augustusburg, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, and examine the collection at Chocolate Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip planner.

Cologne is just a stone's throw from Bonn. In October, daytime highs in Cologne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Augustusburg
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

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Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kaiserpfalz Kaiserswerth, Museum Kunstpalast, LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen in Essen (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, stop by Altstadt, enjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, and admire the striking features of MedienHafen.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Dusseldorf trip planning tool .

Dusseldorf is very close to Cologne. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bremen.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

LVR-Archaologischer Park Xanten, Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
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Schloss Benrath ©
Schloss Benrath
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade

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Bremen

Bremen ©
A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
You've added Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Ubersee-Museum, Roland Statue, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Deutsches Auswandererhaus in Bremerhaven (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Bremer Rathaus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historische Altstadt, make a trip to Bremer Stadtmusikanten, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bremen trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dusseldorf to Bremen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Bremen are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lubeck.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deutsches Auswandererhaus
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Deutsches Auswandererhaus ©
Deutsches Auswandererhaus
Bremer Rathaus ©
Bremer Rathaus
St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom) ©

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Lubeck

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heiligen-Geist-Hospital as well as Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss). Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marienkirche, then take a stroll through Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri zu Lubeck, and finally get engrossed in the history at Willy-Brandt-Haus Lubeck. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), see the interesting displays at Holstentor, and then steep yourself in history at Heiligen-Geist-Hospital.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lubeck trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bremen to Lubeck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lubeck are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss)
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Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reeperbahn as well as Kunsthalle Hamburg. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, walk around Planten un Blomen, ponder the world of politics at Townhall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Lubeck to Hamburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Hannover.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

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Hannover

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Altstadt Quedlinburg, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Marktkirche, and other attractions. On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Maschsee, admire the natural beauty at Herrenhaeuser Garten, then steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche, and finally explore the world behind art at Sprengel Museum Hannover. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche, and then get to know the fascinating history of Altstadt Quedlinburg.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hannover itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Hannover in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hannover can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Altstadt Quedlinburg
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Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Maschsee ©
Maschsee

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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Step out of Dresden to go to Bad Schandau and see Elbe Sandstone Mountains, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Zwinger, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and explore the historical opulence of Pillnitz Castle & Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dresden itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hannover to Dresden takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Dresden are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Potsdam.

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Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Zwinger
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Albertinum

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Potsdam

Potsdam ©
Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Neue Kammern, Bildergalerie and Potsdam Friedenskirche. On the 24th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Sanssouci Park, steep yourself in history at Neues Palais, walk around Sanssouci Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Potsdam's Gardens, and finally make a trip to Chinesisches Haus (Chinese House). On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Schloss Cecilienhof, don't miss a visit to Potsdam Friedenskirche, admire the natural beauty at Neuer Garten, then admire the masterpieces at Bildergalerie, and finally step into the grandiose world of Neue Kammern.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Potsdam online route planner .

You can drive from Dresden to Potsdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

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Sanssouci Park
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Sanssouci Palace
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Schloss Cecilienhof

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Neues Museum as well as Berliner Dom. There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Berlin sightseeing website .

Traveling by train from Potsdam to Berlin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
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Brandenburg Gate

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