21 days in Germany Itinerary

21 days in Germany Itinerary

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Dresden
— 1 night
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Bastei
— 3 nights
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Berchtesgaden
— 3 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 4 nights
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Baden-Baden
— 4 nights
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Bad Grund
— 3 nights
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Leipzig
— 1 night

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 17th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Canaletto Blick.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden day trip app.

Lubeck to Dresden is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bastei.

Things to do in Dresden

Highlights from your plan
Canaletto Blick ©
Canaletto Blick
Theaterplatz ©
Theaterplatz

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Bastei

Bastei ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Neurathen Castle and Bastei Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bastei trip builder.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Bastei takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Bastei sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Bastei

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Neurathen Castle ©
Neurathen Castle
Die Wanderung am Lilienstein ©
Die Wanderung am Lilienstein
Felsenburg Neurathen ©
Felsenburg Neurathen

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Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Visit The Eagle's Nest and Franziskanerkirche for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Mirabell Tours and Jenner Bergbahn. There's still lots to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Bunkeranlage, cruise along Rossfeld Panoramastrasse, don't miss a visit to St. Sebastian, and head outdoors with Jennerbahn.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Berchtesgaden trip maker app.

Drive from Bastei to Berchtesgaden in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. October in Berchtesgaden sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Jenner Bergbahn ©
Jenner Bergbahn
Hintersee ©
Hintersee

4
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Visit Hohes Schloss and St. Koloman for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Partnachklamm and Wank Mountain. Explore Garmisch-Partenkirchen's surroundings by going to Fussen (Benediktinerkloster St. Mang & Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche) and Ehem. Stiftskirche Mariä Geburt (in Rottenbuch). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at All Things Garmisch - Day Tours, head outdoors with Riessersee, take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, and fly down the slopes at Alpspitz.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen attractions planner.

Drive from Berchtesgaden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Hollentalklamm ©
Hollentalklamm
St. Koloman ©
St. Koloman

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Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

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.
Get outdoors at Merkur and Geroldsau Waterfall. Get some historical perspective at Trinkhalle and Residenzschloss Rastatt. Explore Baden-Baden's surroundings by going to Weinessiggut Doktorenhof (in Venningen), Trifels Castle (in Annweiler am Trifels) and Villa Ludwigshoehe (in Edenkoben). There's still lots to do: stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, explore the ancient world of Hohenbaden Old Castle, see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Baden-Baden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Baden-Baden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bad Grund.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trifels Castle ©
Trifels Castle
Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Spas

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Bad Grund

Bad Grund ©
Bad Grund is a town in the district of Göttingen, in Lower Saxony, Germany. On the 3rd (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Experience Centre Iberg Dripstone Cave, then delve into the lush surroundings at WeltWald Harz, and then learn more about the world around you at Bergbaumuseum Knesebeckschacht. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kloster Walkenried, head outdoors with Rabensteiner Stollen, then look for all kinds of wild species at Harzfalkenhof Bad Sachsa, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Rerais Thai Massage.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bad Grund journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Bad Grund takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. November in Bad Grund sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Leipzig.

Things to do in Bad Grund

Parks · Nature · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Harzfalkenhof Bad Sachsa ©
Harzfalkenhof Bad Sachsa
Rabensteiner Stollen ©
Rabensteiner Stollen
Rerais Thai Massage ©
Rerais Thai Massage

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Leipzig

Leipzig ©

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Leipzig, then stroll the grounds of Sudfriedhof, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche). On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), pause for some photo ops at Neues Bach-Denkmal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Universitatskirche, examine the collection at Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Russische Gedachtniskirche, and finally pause for some photo ops at Volkerschlachtdenkmal.

To plan Leipzig vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Bad Grund to Leipzig by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Leipzig are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig ©
Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig
St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) ©
St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche)
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

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