14 days in Germany, Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Germany, Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Hannover, Germany
Train:  1 h 30 min
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Magdeburg, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  2 h
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
9
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
11
Stuttgart, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
12
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Hannover, Germany

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Magdeburg, Germany

Magdeburg ©
Long known as one of the most important urban centers of medieval Germany, Magdeburg today boasts both an impressive historical core and a booming tech industry.
On the 15th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Boerde Park.

Plan my day in Magdeburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Hannover to Magdeburg is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Boerde Park ©
Boerde Park

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace and then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Magdeburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 17th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, visit Altstadt, then admire the striking features of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and finally steep yourself in history at Rodertor. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt and then learn the secrets of production at Confiserie Lauenstein.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nuremberg holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Confiserie Lauenstein
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) ©
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche)

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Munich, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein and then look for gifts at Kare Kraftwerk.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary site.

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. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Kare Kraftwerk ©
Kare Kraftwerk

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by train from Munich to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Getreidegasse ©
Getreidegasse

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Keep things going the next day: stop by Confiserie Sprungli, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Limmat.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Zurich takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bern day trip planning site.

Getting from Zurich to Bern by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bern are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You will leave for Interlaken on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors Parks Museums

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for gifts at Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir, stop by Mad Cow, look for gifts at Swiss Made Shop Wengen, then look for gifts at Alpia Sport + Mode, then get all the equipment you need at Central Sport, and finally take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stop by Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bern to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Interlaken sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Interlaken

Shopping Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wengen, Aare Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Mad Cow ©
Mad Cow
Central Sport ©
Central Sport
Swiss Made Shop Wengen ©
Swiss Made Shop Wengen

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
On the 27th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Schwabentor, then steep yourself in history at Freiburger Münster, then step into the grandiose world of Ruine Hochburg, and finally stroll around Seepark.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Freiburg im Breisgau day trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Freiburg im Breisgau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. While traveling from Interlaken, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Freiburg im Breisgau, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ruine Hochburg
Highlights from your plan
Ruine Hochburg ©
Ruine Hochburg
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster
Seepark ©
Seepark

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Freiburg im Breisgau to Stuttgart by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), browse the different shops at Main-Taunus Zentrum, and then ponder the design of Fountain of Justice.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip website.

Getting from Stuttgart to Frankfurt by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Main-Taunus Zentrum
Highlights from your plan
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum
Fountain of Justice ©
Fountain of Justice

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