20 days in Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

20 days in Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Rust, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
7
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

3
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 Marienplatz to your itinerary. There's much more to do: get curious at Deutsches Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munich vacation planning app.

Mumbai, India to Munich is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to Munich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get cooler in Munich: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Partnachklamm has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get outside with Zugspitze and then look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Garmisch-Partenkirchen road trip planning app.

You can drive from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Schwangau.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

1
night
Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schloss Neuschwanstein. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then kick back and relax at Alpseebad, and finally get outside with FlyTeam.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Schwangau holiday planner.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Schwangau in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Schwangau, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Schwangau

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, FlyTeam
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
FlyTeam ©
FlyTeam
Alpseebad ©
Alpseebad

1
night
Rust, Germany

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
You've now added Europa-Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen and then find something for the whole family at Europa-Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rust travel planner.

You can drive from Schwangau to Rust in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Schwangau in May, expect nights in Rust to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen
Highlights from your plan
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Aare River (in Bern), Zurich (Lake Zurich & Fraumünster Church) and Interlaken (Speed Boats Tours, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lucerne attractions planning site.

You can drive from Rust to Lucerne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Interlaken, Zurich, Aare River
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger and then explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alster, Planten un Blomen, Alster Lakes, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, get your game on at EscapeDiem, and admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Grindelwald to Hamburg with the Route module. May in Hamburg sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alster ©
Alster
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zoo Berlin. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, test your problem-solving skills at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin ©
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin

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