18 days in Germany Itinerary

18 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 3 nights
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
3
Stuttgart
— 1 night
4
Cologne
— 1 night
5
Essen
— 1 night
6
Dresden
— 3 nights
7
Berlin
— 5 nights

3
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich vacation app.

Amman, Jordan to Munich is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amman to Munich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amman in January, expect Munich to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Romantische Strasse & Würzburg Residence) and Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Altstadt, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, contemplate the long history of Schlayerturm, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nuremberg online day trip planner.

Drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

1
night
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, then explore the world behind art at Staatsgalerie, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne route planner.

Traveling by train from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Cologne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Essen.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

1
night
Essen

Essen ©
For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Folkwang University of the Arts, then head outdoors with Wald-Abenteuer der Waldkletterpark, and then have fun at Hespertalbahn Museumseisenbahn Essen.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Essen holiday maker app.

You can drive from Cologne to Essen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Essen

Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Wald-Abenteuer der Waldkletterpark
Highlights from your plan
Wald-Abenteuer der Waldkletterpark ©
Wald-Abenteuer der Waldkletterpark
Folkwang University of the Arts ©
Folkwang University of the Arts

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nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, put a fun spin on your tour with Stadtspiel (Ver-) Fuehrung, and have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games.

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You can fly from Essen to Dresden in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Room Escape Games

5
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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