22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Trier
— 1 night
2
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
3
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
4
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
5
Hamburg
— 2 nights
6
Berlin
— 4 nights
7
Dresden
— 2 nights
8
Munich
— 4 nights

1
night
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) and then ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Trier travel route app.

Boise, USA to Trier is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Boise to Trier, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boise in September; daily highs in Trier reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

2
nights
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Hohenbaden Old Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, thenmake a trip to MerkurBergbahn, and finally admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, thenexamine the collection at Stadtmuseum Baden-Baden, and finally stroll around Lichtentaler Allee.

Discover how to plan a Baden-Baden trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Trier to Baden-Baden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. September in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Merkur ©
Merkur

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Wurzburg (Schloss Veitshöchheim, Würzburg Residence, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Tauberbrucke, examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., and get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Ehekarussell, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenmake a trip to Altstadt, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, thenmake a trip to St. Lorenz Church, thensee the interesting displays at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and finally make a trip to Zeppelinfeld.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
DB Museum (German Railway Museum) ©
DB Museum (German Railway Museum)
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, admire the striking features of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck, thensteep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, and then make a trip to Townhall.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg attractions planner.

You can fly from Nuremberg to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Hamburg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

4
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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to Neumarkt, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, step into the grandiose world of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and finally make a trip to Old Market Square (Altmarkt).

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dresden trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

4
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: make a trip to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich journey planner.

Getting from Dresden to Munich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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