13 days in Germany, Czech Republic & Salzburg Itinerary

13 days in Germany, Czech Republic & Salzburg Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
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Tabor, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Wittenberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Leipzig, Germany
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Erfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
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Oberammergau, Germany
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Salzburg, Austria
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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.
To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Munich route tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Munich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Munich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: high temperatures in Munich hover around 76°F and lows are around 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tabor.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Tabor, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Tábor is a city of the Czech Republic, in the South Bohemian Region. You've now added Museum of Chocolate and Marzipan to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Tabor Tunnels.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tabor trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Tabor takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tabor are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Tabor

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Prague Castle as well as St. Michael Church Prague. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague route planner.

Drive from Tabor to Prague in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Prague sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Wittenberg, Germany

— 2 nights
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. On the 15th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Castle Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche, then admire the masterpieces at Cranach-Stiftung, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wittenberg travel planner.

You can drive from Prague to Wittenberg in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Leipzig, Germany

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bach Museum as well as St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche). On the 16th (Tue), admire the striking features of St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), then appreciate the history behind Neues Bach-Denkmal, and then take an in-depth tour of Bach Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Leipzig travel tool.

You can drive from Wittenberg to Leipzig in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Leipzig are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Erfurt.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Erfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Rome of Thuringia

Its riverside location has put Erfurt at a major European trading crossroads for centuries.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gedenk- Und Bildungsstatte Andreasstrasse, Lutherhaus, Bachhaus, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Egapark Erfurt and then examine the collection at Gedenk- Und Bildungsstatte Andreasstrasse.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Erfurt online tour planner.

Getting from Leipzig to Erfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. August in Erfurt sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Erfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Rothenburg, Germany

— 1 night

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hans Georg Baumgartner. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, stop by Altstadt, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., then steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Hans Georg Baumgartner.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg route planner.

Getting from Erfurt to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Schwangau, Germany

— 1 night

Fairy-Tale Village

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.
You've now added Schloss Neuschwanstein to your itinerary. On the 19th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein and then admire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Schwangau trip builder site.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Schwangau in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Oberammergau.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Oberammergau, Germany

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley within the Bavarian Alps, Oberammergau is known not only for its famous theater productions, but also for its large selection of dining, shopping, and traditional crafts.
For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oberammergau trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Schwangau to Oberammergau in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Oberammergau are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Oberammergau

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle as well as Mirabell Palace. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus and then steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Salzburg driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Oberammergau to Salzburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

You've now added English Garden to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munich day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.