12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Dresden
— 1 night
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Berlin
— 3 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.
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, make a trip to Marienplatz, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Munich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Munich due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in Munich reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zugspitze and Altstadt von Fuessen. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Hohenschwangau and Schloss Linderhof. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ettal Abbey, look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm, take in the awesome beauty at Wank Mountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter und Paul.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Ettal Abbey ©
Ettal Abbey
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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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 10th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, stop by Altstadt, then contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, then snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, then steep yourself in history at Tauberbrucke, and finally ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg online travel planner.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary site.

Getting from Rothenburg to Dresden by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. September in Dresden sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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Berlin

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gendarmenmarkt and Victory Column (Siegessaule). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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