15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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 12th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, thenadmire the striking features of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg online route maker.

London, UK to Hamburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

4
nights
Berlin

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, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, thenvisit Elbufer Dresden, and then steep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, admire the landmark architecture of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, thenmake a trip to Bruehlsche Terrasse, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kunsthofpassage.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice, thenexamine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), thenadmire the local landmark of Der Schoene Brunnen, and finally don't miss a visit to Ehekarussell.

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Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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

2
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Hofkirche, thenstep into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, thenexplore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Furstengarten Marienberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, make a trip to Klingentor, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., thentake a stroll through Altstadt, and finally make a trip to Das Plonlein.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rothenburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Rothenburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Furstengarten Marienberg ©
Furstengarten Marienberg

3
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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