35 days in Germany Itinerary

35 days in Germany Itinerary

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Frankfurt
— 2 nights
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Cologne
— 3 nights
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Bremen
— 2 nights
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Hamburg
— 3 nights
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Lubeck
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 5 nights
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Dresden
— 3 nights
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Bamberg
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Wurzburg
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt
— 3 nights

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dreikonigskirche, snap pictures at Iron Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauen, Frankfurt, and finally steep yourself in history at Goethe House.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip maker site.

Montreal, Canada to Frankfurt is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Frankfurt, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

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Religious Site
Dreikonigskirche
4.1
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Religious Site
Liebfrauen, Frankfurt
4.2

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Cologne

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Cologne Cathedral and Saint Gereon's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Dokumentationsstatte Regierungsbunker and Arp Museum. Explore Cologne's surroundings by going to Cherry Blossom (in Bonn) and Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Laurentius Kirche & Museum Roemervilla). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ursula, pause for some serene contemplation at Alt St. Alban, admire the striking features of Gross St. Martin, and make a trip to Sankt Andreas Kirche.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cologne day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Cologne in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. September in Cologne sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bremen.

Things to do in Cologne

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Gross St. Martin
4.4
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Art Museum
Arp Museum
4.5

2
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Bremen

Bremen ©

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Bremer Rathaus, explore the world behind art at Museen Boettcherstrasse, steep yourself in history at Schutting, pause for some serene contemplation at Unser Lieben Frauen Kirchhof, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Bremen, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Phil Porter Salon Obscura. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Barkenhoff, Heinrich-Vogeler-Museum, then examine the collection at Kaseglocke, then don't miss a visit to Dom-Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bremer Geschichtenhaus.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bremen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Bremen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bremen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hamburg.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Kaseglocke
4.6
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Historic Site
Schutting
4.5

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore International Maritime Museum and Miniatur Wunderland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alter Elbtunnel and St. Petri Kirche. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial and see the interesting displays at Museumsschiff Cap San Diego.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hamburg day trip planner.

You can drive from Bremen to Hamburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lubeck.

Things to do in Hamburg

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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Specialty Museum
International Maritime Museum
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Alter Elbtunnel
4.6

2
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Lubeck

Lubeck ©

City of Seven Spires

Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agidienkirche, then see the interesting displays at Kunsthalle / St. Annen-Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of An der Obertrave, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Marien in Lubeck. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marienkirche, then see the interesting displays at Gunter Grass-Haus, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Jakobi Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lubeck trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Hamburg to Lubeck takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites · Museums
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Must see
Marienkirche
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Kunsthalle / St. Annen-Museum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Gunter Grass-Haus
4.4

5
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Classic Remise Berlin. Visit Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial and Schloss Cecilienhof for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Potsdam (Potsdam's Gardens, Sanssouci Palace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lubeck to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Gemaldegalerie
4.6
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History Museum
Palace of Tears
4.6

3
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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Dresden Zwinger and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Fasanenschlosschen Moritzburg and Stallhof will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Dresden to Moritzburg to see Schloss Moritzburg about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Procession of Princes, get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Theaterplatz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dresden trip builder website.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dresden are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bamberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Side Trip

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3
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Bamberg

Bamberg ©

Franconian Rome

First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bamberg Altstadt and Altes Rathaus. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sammlung Ludwig Bamberg and Coburger Puppenmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Coburg (Pfarrkirche St. Augustin & Evangelische Stadtkirche St. Moriz). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Obere Pfarre Unsere Liebe Frau, examine the collection at Diocesan Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Gartner- und Hackermuseum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bamberg itinerary website.

You can drive from Dresden to Bamberg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Bamberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Bamberg Altstadt
4.8
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Must see
Altes Rathaus
4.8
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Must see
Bamberg Cathedral
4.6

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirchengemeinde Dreieinigkeitskirche. Museum-lovers will get to explore DB Museum (German Railway Museum) and Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuremberg: Regensburg (Basilika St. Emmeram, Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Elisabethkirche, stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls of Nuremberg.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bamberg to Nuremberg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Elisabethkirche
4.3
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World heritage site
Basilika St. Emmeram
4.7

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Town Walls, take an in-depth tour of Alt-Rothenburger Handwerkerhaus, examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg trip builder website.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Must see
Town Walls
4.8
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Must see
Altstadt
4.9
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Historic Site
Spital Bastion
4.6

3
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Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Würzburg Residence and Fortress Marienberg. Museum-lovers will appreciate Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg and Museum fur Franken. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Alter Kranen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael Kirche, get to know the fascinating history of Marktplatz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Wurzburg trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Wurzburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Marktplatz
4.1

3
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Frankfurt

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

Get a sense of the local culture at Stadel Museum and St. Peter Kirche. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rheinstein Castle and Alte Haus. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Dom zu Worms (in Worms) and Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park (in Bad Homburg). See some other sides of Frankfurt: see the interesting displays at Geldmuseum, admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), and admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Side Trips

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Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
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Historic Site
Alte Haus
4.1

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