33 days in Germany Itinerary

33 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 5 nights
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Berlin
— 6 nights
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Dresden
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
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Munich
— 4 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Heidelberg
— 4 nights
9
Stuttgart
— 3 nights

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Hamburg

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like International Maritime Museum and St. Michael's Church. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Holstentor and CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Change things up with these side-trips from Hamburg: Bremen (Schnoor Viertel, Bremer Rathaus, &more) and Lubeck (Marienkirche, Travemunde, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kath. Pfarramt St. Ansgar-Kl. Michel.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hamburg online itinerary planner.

Atlanta, USA to Hamburg is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Hamburg due to the time zone difference. In November, Hamburg is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 47°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Holstentor
4.5

6
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Classic Remise Berlin and German Museum of Technology are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palace of Tears and Gemaldegalerie. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen (in Oranienburg) and Potsdam (Neues Palais, Potsdam's Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Stasi Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, wander the streets of Mitte, and make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt.

Plan trip to Berlin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Gemaldegalerie
4.6

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche). Kids will appreciate attractions like Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche). Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Leipzig (Zoo Leipzig, Hahnemann Denkmal, &more), Basteigebiet (in Lohmen) and Koenigstein Fortress (in Koenigstein). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, and steep yourself in history at Sachsisches Standehaus.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dresden are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Hans Sachs Platz and Hans Sachs Denkmal, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, make a trip to Altstadt, then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, and finally make a trip to Humsera.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg holiday builder site.

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Bamberg Altstadt
4.8

4
nights
Munich

Munich

Village of a Million People

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Audi Museum and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate BMW Welt and Museum Maxhuette. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden (in Berchtesgaden), Herrenchiemsee New Palace (in Herreninsel) and Regensburg (Cathedral of St Peter's & Old Town). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Konigssee, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munich road trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Audi Museum
4.4
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Water Body
Konigssee
4.7

3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Schloss Hohenschwangau. Escape the urban bustle at Eibsee and Breitachklamm. Step out of Garmisch-Partenkirchen to go to Fussen and see Altstadt von Fuessen, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Eibsee
4.7
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Mountain
Zugspitze
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Partnachklamm
4.7

1
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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 4th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, and finally see the interesting displays at Doll and Toy Museum (Puppen & Spielzeug Museum).

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg day trip planning site.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rothenburg when traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in December, with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Altstadt
4.9
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Historic Site
Town Walls
4.8

4
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Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kids will enjoy Stadel Museum and Schloss Heidelberg. Get some cultural insight at Altstadt (Old Town) and Porta Nigra. Change things up with these side-trips from Heidelberg: Wurzburg (Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg Residence, &more), Trier (St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) & Hauptmarkt) and Romer (in Frankfurt). There's more to do: examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and take in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Heidelberg online tour planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Heidelberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Neighborhood
Altstadt (Old Town)
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Pharmacy Museum
4.3

3
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Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mercedes-Benz Museum and Edwin-Scharff-Museum. Bring the kids along to Porsche Museum and Fishermen's Quarter. Venture out of the city with trips to Stausee Oberdiegisheim (in Messstetten) and Ulmer Münster (in Ulm). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Palace Square and get to know the resident critters at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart trip maker tool.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Stuttgart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Porsche Museum
4.4
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Architectural Building
Ulmer Münster
4.8

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