8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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8 days in Germany Itinerary

Cairo
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Munich
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Nuremberg
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Cairo

2
days
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 8th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Biergarten Viktualienmarkt and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad St. Alban. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Haidhausen, step into the grandiose world of Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg), and then look for gifts at Ingo Maurer Showroom.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich holiday planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Munich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Munich, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Cairo in February: high temperatures in Munich hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

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Strandbad St. Alban
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Biergarten Viktualienmarkt ©
Biergarten Viktualienmarkt
Strandbad St. Alban ©
Strandbad St. Alban

1
day
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 10th (Fri), stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, steep yourself in history at Albrecht-Dürer-Haus, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, have fun at Ultra Comix, then look for gifts at Handwerkerhof, and finally step into the grandiose world of Imperial Castle of Nuremberg.

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Take a train from Munich to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Shopping Historic Sites Fun & Games

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Kathe Wohlfahrt
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Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Imperial Castle of Nuremberg ©
Imperial Castle of Nuremberg
Albrecht-Dürer-Haus ©
Albrecht-Dürer-Haus

4
days
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Museum Island. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and look for gifts at AMPELMANN Shop am Gendarmenmarkt.

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You can fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
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