17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Munich
— 2 nights
2
Berchtesgaden
— 2 nights
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
4
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
5
Usedom, Usedom Island
— 2 nights
6
Dresden
— 1 night
7
Berlin
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Munich attractions planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Munich is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Munich due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for little chillier days in Munich, with highs around 29°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

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Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get great views at The Eagle's Nest and then explore the activities along Konigssee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Obersee, steep yourself in history at Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Berchtesgaden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schoenau am Koenigssee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 22nd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and then don't miss a visit to Pfarrkirche St. Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Alpspitz and then identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen tour planner.

Drive from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Alpspitz ©
Alpspitz

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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, stop by Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, ponder the world of 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). On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Fortress Marienberg, then take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally contemplate the long history of Marktplatz.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Usedom.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Usedom, Usedom Island

Usedom ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trassenheider Strand and Piraten der Ostsee Abenteuer-Minigolf. Explore Usedom's surroundings by going to Strandpromenade (in Zinnowitz), Uckeritz (Usedomer Gesteinsgarte & Uckeritzer Beach) and Peenebrucke (in Wolgast).

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Usedom travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rothenburg to Usedom. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Usedom

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 29th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, stop by Ullmann's Laden, then look for gifts at Tradition & Form, then don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, and finally don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Usedom to Dresden. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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nights
Berlin

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Victory Column (Siegessaule). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berlin travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Fun & Games
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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