12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 1 night
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Schwangau
— 1 night
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Rothenburg
— 2 nights
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Trier
— 2 nights
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Rostock
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder website.

Berlin to Munich is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): fly like a bird with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, admire the landmark architecture of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alpseebad.

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Drive from Munich to Schwangau in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Schwangau

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, FLY ROYAL Paragliding
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
FLY ROYAL Paragliding ©
FLY ROYAL Paragliding

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Tauberbrucke, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then take a stroll through Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., then get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg day trip planning app.

You can drive from Schwangau to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paulin-Kirche, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and then explore the galleries of Stadtmuseum Simeonstift.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trier online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Rostock.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
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Saint Gangolf's Church ©
Saint Gangolf's Church
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©

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Rostock

Rostock ©
Rostock was once one of the primary ports of the powerful Hanseatic League.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kuhlungsborn Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ostseebad Warnemunde, then enjoy the sea views from Warnemunde Lighthouse, and finally head outdoors with Ostseebad Dierhagen. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Ostsee-Strand Von Rerik and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strand Warnemunde.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rostock online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Rostock takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Rostock

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ostsee-Strand Von Rerik, Ostseebad Dierhagen, Kuhlungsborn Beach
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Ostseebad Dierhagen ©
Ostseebad Dierhagen
Kuhlungsborn Beach ©
Kuhlungsborn Beach
Ostseebad Warnemunde
Ostseebad Warnemunde

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Potsdamer Platz and Pergamonmuseum. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rostock to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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