16 days in Germany & Colmar Itinerary

16 days in Germany & Colmar Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Ulm, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Baden-Baden, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Colmar, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Konstanz, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h 30 min
End: New York City, United States

1
day
Ulm, Germany

Ulm ©
Part of the epicenter of the Holy Roman Empire, Ulm today stands as a cultural and economic hub of modern Germany.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Leaning House, admire the landmark architecture of Ulmer Rathaus, then make a trip to Fishermen's Quarter, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ulmer Münster.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ulm trip itinerary builder site.

New York City, USA to Ulm is an approximately 22- hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Ulm. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Ulm to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Ulm

Historic Sites
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Ulmer Münster ©
Ulmer Münster
Fishermen's Quarter ©
Fishermen's Quarter
Ulmer Rathaus ©
Ulmer Rathaus

3
nights
Baden-Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum Frieder Burda, then try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and then walk around Lichtentaler Allee. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Hohenbaden Castle, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, and then don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Baden-Baden vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ulm to Baden-Baden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Baden-Baden are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Colmar.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Schwarzwald Hochstrasse
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Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Merkur ©
Merkur

3
nights
Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes One City Tours, Bernstein Castle and Chateau de Kaysersberg. Take a break from Colmar with a short trip to Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg in Orschwiller, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at NaturoparC - Hunawihr, don't miss a visit to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, meet the residents at Cigoland - Parc des Cigognes et Attractions, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Martin.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Colmar day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Baden-Baden to Colmar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Colmar, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Konstanz.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Vieille ville d'Eguisheim, Chateau de Kaysersberg, NaturoparC - Hunawihr, Cigoland - Parc des Cigognes et Attractions, Route des Vins
Highlights from your plan
Bernstein Castle ©
Bernstein Castle
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
One City Tours ©
One City Tours

2
nights
Konstanz, Germany

Konstanz ©
Set on the border with Switzerland and on the shores of the lake of the same name, Konstanz represents both a city of leisure and some of the country’s best education.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Konstanz Munster, then examine the collection at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, and then head off the coast to Mainau. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Constance Harbour, admire the striking features of Wallfahrtskirche Basilika Birnau, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Meersburg, and finally make a trip to Dreifaltigkeitskirche.

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Drive from Colmar to Konstanz in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Konstanz

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Uhldingen Muhlhofen, Burg Meersburg
Highlights from your plan
Mainau ©
Mainau
Constance Harbour ©
Constance Harbour
Burg Meersburg ©
Burg Meersburg

2
nights
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
On the 4th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, then explore the activities along Forggensee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, and finally take in the views from Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke). Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tegelberg.

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Getting from Konstanz to Fussen by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Fussen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schwangau, Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

2
nights
Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the activities along Konigssee and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Berchtesgaden trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Berchtesgaden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Konigssee
Highlights from your plan
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge ©
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge
Konigssee ©
Konigssee
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden ©
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden

2
nights
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.
You've now added Deutsches Museum to your itinerary. On the 8th (Fri), explore the activities along English Garden and then get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Drive from Berchtesgaden to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Nature Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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