6 days in Germany Itinerary

6 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Reykjavik
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Trier
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  8 h
End: Reykjavik

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald and Kalvarienberg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit St. Peter und Paul and Pilgrimage Church of Wies for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Fussen (Museum der Stadt Fussen & Altstadt von Fuessen) and Eisenberg (Burgruine Eisenberg & Burgruine Hohenfreyberg). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Schokoladenmanufaktur Barbara Kronner, take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen journey maker app.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 10- hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 1 hour. In June, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a bit warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Fussen, Mittenwald, Eisenberg, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Museum der Stadt Fussen ©
Museum der Stadt Fussen
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald
Kalvarienberg ©
Kalvarienberg

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Town Walls, make a trip to Altstadt, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally get engrossed in the history at Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg day trip tool.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in June, you will find days in Rothenburg are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim
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Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim ©
Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

1
night
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, then contemplate the long history of Romische Villa Urbana, and finally examine the collection at Roscheider Hof.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Trier travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Romische Villa Urbana, Roscheider Hof
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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Romische Villa Urbana ©
Romische Villa Urbana
Roscheider Hof ©
Roscheider Hof

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