19 days in Germany, Vienna & Zurich Itinerary

19 days in Germany, Vienna & Zurich Itinerary

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1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
2
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

1
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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 3rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum and then admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Main Tower, admire the striking features of Romer, thensteep yourself in history at Goethe House, and finally walk around Hafenpark.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt tour itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Frankfurt is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Frankfurt. In October, daytime highs in Frankfurt are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Hafenpark ©
Hafenpark

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 5th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Kolner Frauengeschichtsverein, thendon't miss a visit to Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, and finally steep yourself in history at Heinzelmaennchenbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

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Take a train from Frankfurt to Cologne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal
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Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

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nights
Hamburg, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Townhall, get your game on at EscapeDiem, thensteep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg tour planner.

Getting from Cologne to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

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nights
Berlin, Germany

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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Berlin itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
nights
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Hofkirche, Markuskirche, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, stop by Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Munich to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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