16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin
— 3 nights
2
Dresden
— 1 night
3
Hamburg
— 2 nights
4
Baden-Baden
— 1 night
5
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
6
Munich
— 4 nights

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and Museum of Greek and Roman Antiquities (Antikensammlung). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Potsdamer Platz and Prenzlauer Berg. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, get outside with Berlin Racing Bikes, and wander the streets of Nicholas Quarter.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Berlin itinerary website.

Wausau, USA to Berlin is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wausau to Berlin, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

1
night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Procession of Princes, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, thenmake a trip to The Dresden Zwinger, and finally don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden), explore the world behind art at Albertinum, and then visit Neustadt.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden itinerary website.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dresden are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
nights
Hamburg

Hamburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): wander the streets of Alster, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, thenexamine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and finally visit Reeperbahn.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hamburg trip builder website.

Drive from Dresden to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Hamburg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Hamburg

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Reeperbahn ©
Reeperbahn
Alster ©
Alster

1
night
Baden-Baden

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.
On the 13th (Tue), stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenexamine the collection at Faberge Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur. On your second day here, examine the collection at Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), admire the landmark architecture of Speyer Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Technik Museum Speyer, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum SchPIRA.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baden-Baden route maker.

You can fly from Hamburg to Baden-Baden in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. October in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Museums Parks Spas

Side Trips

Speyer, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum)
Highlights from your plan
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Technik Museum Speyer ©
Technik Museum Speyer

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 15th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, see the interesting displays at German Christmas Museum, examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), thentake a stroll through Altstadt, and finally steep yourself in history at Town Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Kletterwald, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, thenexplore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, and finally take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Rothenburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

4
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Munich Residenz and BMW Welt. Let the collections at Alte Pinakothek and Pinakothek der Moderne capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at English Garden, wander the streets of Haidhausen, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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