16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Trier
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Baden-Baden
— 1 night
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  4 h
6
Hamburg
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Berlin
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Alexandria

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.
Head to Viktualienmarkt and Ludwig Beckfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marienplatz, wander the streets of Haidhausen, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and stop by Bogner.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich day trip planning app.

Alexandria, Egypt to Munich is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Munich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Alexandria in September: high temperatures in Munich hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Ingo Maurer Showroom ©
Ingo Maurer Showroom
Ludwig Beck ©
Ludwig Beck

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Ehekarussell, stop by Eckerle Herrenmoden, stop by Buchhandlung Hugendubel, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, then look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt, and finally look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, stop by Handwerkerhof, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, then explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Cafe Kraft.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg online itinerary builder.

Getting from Munich to Nuremberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Shopping Fun & Games Spas

Side Trip

Kathe Wohlfahrt
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Kathe Wohlfahrt ©
Kathe Wohlfahrt
Handwerkerhof ©
Handwerkerhof
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 1st (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Kulturpalast Dresden, look for gifts at Altmarkt Galerie Dresden, stop by Ullmann's Laden, then look for gifts at Tradition & Form, and finally don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden. On the next day, stop by CAMONDAS Schokoladenkontor am Schloss Dresden, take a stroll through Neustadt, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dresden day trip app.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dresden are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Dresden

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Tradition & Form ©
Tradition & Form
CAMONDAS Schokoladenkontor am Schloss Dresden ©
Kulturpalast Dresden ©
Kulturpalast Dresden

1
night
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church, don't miss a visit to Hauptmarkt, then stop by Rituals, and finally learn about winemaking at Weinstube Kesselstatt. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, then stop by Zurlaubener Ufer, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Trier Galerie.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trier vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Trier takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Trier, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Rituals ©
Rituals

1
night
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum Frieder Burda, then try to win big at Kurhaus Baden-Baden, and then try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Baden-Baden travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Baden-Baden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
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Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank ©
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank
Kurhaus Baden-Baden ©
Kurhaus Baden-Baden
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Townhall, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hamburger Fischmarkt, and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg journey planner.

Do a combination of train, tram, and flight from Baden-Baden to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Shopping
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Hamburger Fischmarkt ©
Hamburger Fischmarkt
Townhall ©
Townhall

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Boxoffberlin or Rausch Schokoladenhaus. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and wander the streets of Friedrichshain.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin itinerary planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz
Boxoffberlin ©
Boxoffberlin

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