60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nuremberg
— 8 nights
2
Munich
— 9 nights
3
Schwangau
— 5 nights
4
Stuttgart
— 8 nights
5
Freiburg im Breisgau
— 8 nights
6
Voelklingen
— 1 night
7
Heidelberg
— 8 nights
8
Wiesbaden
— 5 nights
9
Cologne
— 7 nights

8
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Visit Old Town and Neue Residenz Bamberg for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to DB Museum (German Railway Museum) and Rosengarten. Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Fortress Marienberg, &more), Regensburg (Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, Cathedral of St Peter's, &more) and Bamberg (Humsera, Altes Rathaus, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Burggarten, examine the collection at Memorium Nuremberg Trials, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and find something for the whole family at Playmobil-FunPark.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg route website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Nuremberg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg, Regensburg, Wurzburg, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
DB Museum (German Railway Museum) ©
DB Museum (German Railway Museum)
Old Town ©
Old Town

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Michael's Church and Schloss Possenhofen. Popular historic sites such as Burg zu Burghausen and Treasury and Pilgrimage Musuem are in your itinerary. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to St. Marinus und Anianus (in Rott am Inn), Andechs Monastery (in Andechs) and Starnberger See (in Starnberg). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tegernsee, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nebelhorn, contemplate the long history of Rathaus-Glockenspiel, and see the interesting displays at Leopold-Mozart-Haus.

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Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Augsburg, Oberstdorf, Rauschberg, Lake Chiemsee, St. Marinus und Anianus
Highlights from your plan
Burg zu Burghausen ©
Burg zu Burghausen
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Schloss Possenhofen ©
Schloss Possenhofen

5
nights
Schwangau

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.
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald and Hohes Schloss are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St.Maria und Florian and Antike Romervilla. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Schwangau: Ettal (Ettal Abbey & Schloss Linderhof), Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Alpspitz & Partnachklamm) and Eibsee (in Grainau). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Forggensee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, get lost in a book at Stadtbibliothek, and contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Schwangau trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Schwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Schwangau

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fussen, Ettal, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Highlights from your plan
Forggensee ©
Forggensee
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald
Hohes Schloss ©
Hohes Schloss

8
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lichtenstein Castle and Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Staatsgalerie and Hohenpark Killesberg. Change things up with these side-trips from Stuttgart: Burg Hohenzollern (in Bisingen), Erlebnispark Tripsdrill (in Cleebronn) and Market Square (Marktplatz) (in Tubingen). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Solitude Palace, make a trip to Fishermen's Quarter, admire the striking features of Ulmer Münster, and contemplate the long history of Burgruine Hofen.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stuttgart online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Stuttgart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Stuttgart sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ulm, Burg Hohenzollern, MerkurBergbahn, Erlebnispark Tripsdrill, Lichtenstein Castle
Highlights from your plan
Staatsgalerie ©
Staatsgalerie
Lichtenstein Castle ©
Lichtenstein Castle
Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald ©
Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald

8
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein and Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen and Pfarrkirche St.Gallus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Freiburg im Breisgau: Konstanz (Mainau, Constance Harbour, &more), Affenberg Salem (in Salem) and Burg Meersburg (in Meersburg (Bodensee)). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mundenhof, explore the activities along Bachle, pause for some serene contemplation at Evangelische Pauluskirche, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hasenhorn Coaster Todtnau.

Start your trip to Freiburg im Breisgau by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Freiburg im Breisgau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Freiburg im Breisgau, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Voelklingen.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Konstanz, Todtnau, Kirchzarten, Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, Evangelische Pauluskirche
Highlights from your plan
Schlossberg ©
Schlossberg
Affenberg Salem ©
Affenberg Salem
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein ©
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

1
night
Voelklingen

Voelklingen ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bunker 20, thenbrowse the different shops at Myland, and then don't miss a visit to Voelklinger-Huette.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Voelklingen online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Freiburg im Breisgau to Voelklingen takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Voelklingen: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Voelklingen

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bunker 20, Myland
Highlights from your plan
Voelklinger-Huette ©
Voelklinger-Huette
Bunker 20 ©
Bunker 20

8
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Visit Schwetzingen Palace and Student Jail (Studentenkarzer) for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) and Baroque Palace Mannheim. Explore Heidelberg's surroundings by going to Lichtentaler Allee (in Baden-Baden), Frankfurt (German Film Museum, Palmengarten, &more) and Fruchthalle (in Rastatt). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mannheimer Wasserturm, trek along Philosopher’s Walk, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anna-Kirche, and visit Altstadt (Old Town).

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Heidelberg online travel route planner.

Drive from Voelklingen to Heidelberg in 2 hours. In August in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Wiesbaden.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frankfurt, Mannheim, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), Lichtentaler Allee, Schwetzingen Palace
Highlights from your plan
Student Jail (Studentenkarzer) ©
Student Jail (Studentenkarzer)
Schwetzingen Palace ©
Schwetzingen Palace
Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche) ©

5
nights
Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden ©
One of Europe's oldest spa towns, Wiesbaden has been catering to travelers from countries near and far for many centuries.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eberbach Abbey and Neroberg. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Elizabeth's Church and Erbenheimer Warte. Explore Wiesbaden's surroundings by going to Opel Zoo (in Kronberg im Taunus), Ruedesheim am Rhein (Drosselgasse, Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), &more) and Mathildenhoehe (in Darmstadt). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park, learn about winemaking at Weingut Kaspar Herke, get to know the fascinating history of Luisenplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Marien.

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Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Wiesbaden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Wiesbaden can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Wiesbaden

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Ruedesheim am Rhein, Oestrich-Winkel, Bad Homburg, Opel Zoo, Eberbach Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Neroberg ©
Neroberg
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey

7
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Schloss Drachenburg and Aachener Rathaus will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Botanical Gardens Flora and Schloss Augustusburg. Explore Cologne's surroundings by going to Dusseldorf (Altstadt, Konigsallee, &more), Bonn (Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland & Rheinaue) and Drachenfels (in Koenigswinter). Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Phantasialand. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cologne, and don't miss a visit to Shrine of the Three Kings.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Wiesbaden to Cologne in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Cologne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dusseldorf, Bruhl, Bonn, Koenigswinter, Aachener Rathaus
Highlights from your plan
Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus ©
Duftmuseum im Farina-Haus
Shrine of the Three Kings ©
Shrine of the Three Kings
Schloss Drachenburg ©
Schloss Drachenburg

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