12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Hamburg
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 4 nights

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Munich

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around English Garden, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and admire the striking features of Asamkirche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary builder.

Syracuse, USA to Munich is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Syracuse in July, things will get a bit cooler in Munich: highs are around 77°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Water Body
English Garden
4.7
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 9th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, take a stroll through Altstadt, then examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., and finally admire the natural beauty at Burggarten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, then contemplate the long history of Fortress Marienberg, and finally admire the natural beauty at Furstengarten Marienberg.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip builder website.

Getting from Munich to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

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Hamburg

Gateway to the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): go all around town with City Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, and then make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen and then get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Rothenburg to Hamburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Tours
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8

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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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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