14 days in Germany Itinerary

14 days in Germany Itinerary

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14 days in Germany Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  24​h
Frankfurt
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Wurzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munich
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
Sydney

2
days
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mainkai Street, delve into the distant past at Messel Pit Fossil Site, then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, and finally admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, then steep yourself in history at Goethe House, and then make a trip to Romer.

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Sydney, Australia to Frankfurt is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Frankfurt, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 18°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

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Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Staedel Museum ©
Staedel Museum
Romer ©
Romer
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Messel Pit Fossil Site

2
days
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, take an in-depth tour of Marienburg Fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter, and finally admire the natural beauty at Würzburg Residence. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Weingut Staatlicher Hofkeller, make a trip to Romantic Road, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Neumuenster Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Alter Kranen.

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Take a train from Frankfurt to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Wurzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

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#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress
Alte Mainbruecke ©
Alte Mainbruecke

3
days
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Rothenburg is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Old Town, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten, and admire the landmark architecture of Fleisch- und Tanzhaus.

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You can drive from Wurzburg to Rothenburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Munich.

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

4
days
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, nature, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

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Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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