17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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17 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h
1
Berlin
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Westerland, Sylt
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Berchtesgaden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Cairo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) and then appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Neues Museum, see the interesting displays at DDR Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Berlin is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Berlin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen ©
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Room Escape Games
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and then make a trip to Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Frauenkirche, stop by Ullmann's Laden, don't miss a visit to Neumarkt, make a trip to Bruehl Terrace, then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and finally make a trip to Procession of Princes.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dresden travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dresden are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

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

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Rodertor, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Old Town, then look for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Fleisch- und Tanzhaus, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marktplatz.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Dresden to Rothenburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Westerland.

Things to do in Rothenburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Westerland, Sylt

Westerland ©
Westerland is a seaside resort and a former municipality located on the German North Sea island of Sylt. Discover out-of-the-way places like Braderuper Heide and Lister Wanderduenen. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Rotes Kliff, play a few rounds at Marine Golf Club Sylt, have fun at Youksakka Bow & Funcompany, and take in the dramatic natural features at Morsum-Kliff.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Westerland trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Rothenburg to Westerland with the Route module. Traveling from Rothenburg in July, expect nights in Westerland to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Westerland

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Nature

Side Trips

Wenningstedt, Kampen, Leuchtturm, Morsum-Kliff, Lister Wanderduenen
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Rotes Kliff ©
Rotes Kliff
Marine Golf Club Sylt ©
Marine Golf Club Sylt
Morsum-Kliff ©
Morsum-Kliff

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Konigssee and Berchtesgaden Salt Mines. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at National Park center. There's lots more to do: get great views at The Eagle's Nest, take an in-depth tour of Documentation Obersalzberg, steep yourself in history at Obersalzberg, and contemplate the waterfront views at Obersee.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Westerland to Berchtesgaden. Traveling from Westerland in July, you will find days in Berchtesgaden are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Martin, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and then hit the slopes at Zugspitze. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Alpspitz and then identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen tour itinerary website .

Getting from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Linderhof Palace, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Linderhof Palace ©
Linderhof Palace

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