15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Cologne
— 1 day
2
Trier
— 1 night
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
4
Munich
— 3 nights
5
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
6
Dresden
— 2 nights
7
Berlin
— 3 nights
8
Hamburg
— 2 nights

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Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cologne day trip planning website.

Madrid, Spain to Cologne is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in November: highs in Cologne hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites
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Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

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Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, explore the world behind art at Stadtmuseum Simeonstift, thenadmire the striking features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), thensee the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and finally delve into the distant past at Kaiserthermen.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Trier journey maker.

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Trier are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

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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 12th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, wander the streets of Altstadt, thensee the interesting displays at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., and finally contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg.

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You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In November in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Reichsstadtmuseum ©
Reichsstadtmuseum

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. Alte Pinakothek and BMW Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Munich trip tool.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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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 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thensee the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally don't miss a visit to Weissgerbergasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Toy Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, thenexamine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and finally get engrossed in the history at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip planning tool.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nuremberg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Toy Museum ©
Toy Museum

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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, thenexplore the galleries of The Dresden Zwinger, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, thensee the interesting displays at Panometer Dresden, and finally learn about all things military at Museum of Military History.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Potsdamer Platz. Museum-lovers will appreciate Topography of Terror and Neues Museum. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Berlin vacation planner.

Drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Red Gallery, thensteep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hamburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Hamburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

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