11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Frankfurt
— 1 day
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
3
Munich
— 2 nights
4
Nuremberg
— 1 night
5
Dresden
— 1 night
6
Berlin
— 3 nights
7
Hamburg
— 2 nights

1
day
Frankfurt

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, make a trip to Main Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip planning app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Frankfurt is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Frankfurt. In November, Frankfurt is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Romer ©
Romer
Main Tower ©
Main Tower

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Das Plonlein, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, wander the streets of Altstadt, thencontemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, thenmake a trip to Schmiedgasse, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Rothenburg trip itinerary site.

Getting from Frankfurt to Rothenburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Das Plonlein ©
Das Plonlein
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, thenengage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, thenget a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally contemplate the long history of Asamkirche.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munich road trip planning app.

Getting from Rothenburg to Munich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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night
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, make a trip to Altstadt, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, thensee the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dresden online road trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Dresden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Dresden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums
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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gendarmenmarkt and Victory Column (Siegessaule). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Gendarmenmarkt ©
Gendarmenmarkt

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nights
Hamburg

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 7th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and then get a sense of history and politics at Townhall. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Miniatur Wunderland, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Hamburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg

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