19 days in Germany & Zurich Itinerary

19 days in Germany & Zurich Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Markdorf, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Stuttgart, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Karlsruhe, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Bad Herrenalb, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Immenstaad, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Toronto, Canada

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zurich online trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Zurich is 6 hours. When traveling from Toronto in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Zurich, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. You'll set off for Markdorf on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Museums

1
night
Markdorf, Germany

Markdorf
Markdorf is a town in the Bodenseekreis district, in Baden-Württemberg, Southern Germany. To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Markdorf visit site.

Getting from Zurich to Markdorf by car takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for Munich on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Markdorf

Golf Historic Sites Outdoors

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mariannenhof, Olympic Tower and St. Michael's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of local nightlife at Mariannenhof.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Markdorf to Munich by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Munich, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mariannenhof ©
Mariannenhof
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Olympic Tower ©
Olympic Tower

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ehekarussell, Schlayerturm, Merks Motor Museum, and other attractions. On the 5th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Merks Motor Museum, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Schlayerturm, then don't miss a visit to Ehekarussell, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Mata Hari Bar. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House) and then shop like a local with Hauptmarkt.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Nightlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Merks Motor Museum ©
Merks Motor Museum
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart trip builder site.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Karlsruhe.

Things to do in Stuttgart

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

3
nights
Karlsruhe, Germany

Karlsruhe ©
One of Germany's first truly "planned" cities, Karlsruhe is naturally a center for technological development and important national institutions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Karlsruhe day trip tool.

Getting from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Karlsruhe when traveling from Stuttgart in May, with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Bad Herrenalb on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Karlsruhe

Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank
Highlights from your plan
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank ©
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank

1
night
Bad Herrenalb, Germany

Bad Herrenalb
Bad Herrenalb is a municipality in the district of Calw, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bad Herrenalb vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Karlsruhe to Bad Herrenalb takes an hour. Traveling from Karlsruhe in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bad Herrenalb, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Frankfurt on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Bad Herrenalb

Parks Spas Tours

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bad Herrenalb to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Immenstaad on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

2
nights
Immenstaad, Germany

Immenstaad ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Constance (Bodensee). Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Friedrichshafen, then explore the historical opulence of Burg Meersburg, then see the interesting displays at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Constance (Bodensee).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Immenstaad trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Frankfurt to Immenstaad in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Immenstaad are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Immenstaad

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Friedrichshafen, Burg Meersburg, Lake Constance (Bodensee), Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen
Highlights from your plan
Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen ©
Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen
Zeppelin Museum ©
Zeppelin Museum
Burg Meersburg ©
Burg Meersburg

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