15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Berlin
— 2 nights
2
Hamburg
— 2 nights
3
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
4
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
5
Trier
— 2 nights
6
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
7
Munich
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), then contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Berlin is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Walking tours
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): walk around Planten un Blomen, take a leisurely stroll along Harbor Piers, then browse the exhibits of Miniatur Wunderland, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and finally contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Alster, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Townhall.

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You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Alster ©
Alster

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, steep yourself in history at Historische Strassenbahndepot St. Peter in Nurnberg, then contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally admire the striking features of Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

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Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Bamberg
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Nuremberg Palace of Justice ©
Nuremberg Palace of Justice
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the galleries of Fortress Marienberg, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, then ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then steep yourself in history at Spital Bastion, and finally make a trip to Klingentor. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Markusturm and Buttelhaus, steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip builder tool.

Getting from Nuremberg to Rothenburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, then examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and finally delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mathias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, get a sense of history and politics at Kurfurstliches Palais, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche, then get to know the fascinating history of Kornmarkt, and finally don't miss a visit to Kaiserthermen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trier road trip planning website.

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. August in Trier sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Mathias Church ©
St. Mathias Church

1
night
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, make a trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein, then kick back and relax at Alpseebad, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hohenschwangau travel route website.

Traveling by car from Trier to Hohenschwangau takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Hohenschwangau can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Linderhof. Popular historic sites such as Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and St. Peter's Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Partnachklamm in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and admire the landmark architecture of Asamkirche.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Hohenschwangau to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Munich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Partnachklamm, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Linderhof
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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