8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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Drive
1
Baden-Baden
— 1 day
Train
2
Cologne
— 1 night
Fly
3
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive

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1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see where the ancients bathed at Friedrichsbad, then try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and then try your luck at Kurhaus Baden-Baden.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Baden-Baden travel planner.

Metzingen to Baden-Baden is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Baden-Baden are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Baths · Spas · Fun & Games · Casinos
Highlights from your trip
Friedrichsbad ©
Roman Bath
Friedrichsbad
4.3

1
night
Cologne

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Fivve | Store Spa Yoga.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne trip planner.

You can take a train from Baden-Baden to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Cologne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Highlights from your trip
Cologne Cathedral ©
World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
Fivve | Store Spa Yoga ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Fivve | Store Spa Yoga
5.0
Museum Ludwig ©
Art Museum
Museum Ludwig
4.3

3
nights
Berlin

Athens of the Spree

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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Berlin vacation planning site.

You can fly from Cologne to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Munich

Village of a Million People

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.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, then steep yourself in history at Asamkirche, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On the next day, explore the activities along English Garden, then contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Highlights from your trip
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
©
Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.8
Marienplatz ©
Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7

1
night
Rothenburg

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), wander the streets of Altstadt, then contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Markusturm and Buttelhaus.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg vacation site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
Altstadt ©
Neighborhood
Altstadt
4.9
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Government Building
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
4.7
Town Walls ©
Historic Site
Town Walls
4.8

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