16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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16 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h
Cologne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Hamburg
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) and Alte Pinakothek. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and admire the masterpieces at Neue Pinakothek.

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Cairo, Egypt to Munich is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Munich. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in January; daily highs in Munich reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Munich

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

1
night
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
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Traveling by car from Munich to Hohenschwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hohenschwangau are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke)
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Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke) ©

3
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 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Palace of Justice, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), then steep yourself in history at Frauenkirche Nürnberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sebaldus Church. On the next day, examine the collection at Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum), contemplate the long history of Albrecht-Dürer-Haus, then take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, then examine the collection at Stadtmuseum Fembohaus, and finally step into the grandiose world of Imperial Castle of Nuremberg.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nuremberg trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Hohenschwangau in January, Nuremberg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Nuremberg

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Nuremberg to Cologne by combination of flight and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

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 18th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Townhall and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Hamburger Kunsthalle, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche.

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You can fly from Cologne to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Hamburger Kunsthalle ©
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some historical perspective at Charlottenburg Palace and Berlin Wall Memorial. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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