17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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17 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Berchtesgaden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Usedom, Usedom Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
6
Dresden
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

2
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.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asam Church, then get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

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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. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Munich: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Obersalzberg, then get great views at The Eagle's Nest, and then explore the activities along Konigssee. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Obersee, take an in-depth tour of Documentation Obersalzberg, and then don't miss a visit to Berchtesgaden Salt Mines.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berchtesgaden holiday planning website .

Drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Obersee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Berchtesgaden Salt Mines ©
Berchtesgaden Salt Mines

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, then fly down the slopes at Zugspitze, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Martin. On your second day here, stroll through Alpspitz and then look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen road trip planning website .

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Alpspitz ©
Alpspitz

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Town Walls, look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, make a trip to Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche). Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress, then snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marktplatz.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rothenburg journey maker app .

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Usedom.

Things to do in Rothenburg

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Marktplatz
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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Usedom, Usedom Island

Usedom ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Uckeritzer Beach and Streckelsberg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Usedom: Peenebrucke (in Wolgast), Strandpromenade (in Zinnowitz) and Trassenheide (Piraten der Ostsee Abenteuer-Minigolf & Trassenheider Strand).

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Usedom trip itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rothenburg to Usedom. In July in Usedom, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Usedom

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Trassenheide, Uckeritz, Streckelsberg, Strandpromenade, Peenebrucke
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Wolgastsee ©
Wolgastsee
Strandpromenade ©
Strandpromenade
Streckelsberg ©
Streckelsberg

1
night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 29th (Mon), examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and then make a trip to Zwinger. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, make a trip to Bruehl Terrace, look for gifts at Ullmann's Laden, then stop by Tradition & Form, then make a trip to Frauenkirche, and finally make a trip to Procession of Princes.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dresden online travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Usedom to Dresden with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

#Museums, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Zwinger ©
Zwinger
Procession of Princes ©
Procession of Princes

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Victory Column (Siegessaule). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

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

Things to do in Berlin

#Museums, #Tours, #Fun & Games
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Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum

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