15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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15 days in Germany Itinerary

Denver
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Hamburg
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Berlin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Hohenschwangau
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Denver

2
days
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 7th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Townhall, take in nature's colorful creations at Park Planten un Blomen, and then admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church.

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Denver, USA to Hamburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Hamburg is 8 hours. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Hamburg, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a train to Berlin.

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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

4
days
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Victory Column (Siegessaule). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take an in-depth tour of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, admire the landmark architecture of German Historical Museum, and steep yourself in history at Berlin Wall Memorial.

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Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites

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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen ©
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

2
days
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 13th (Wed), examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and then don't miss a visit to Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Transport Museum Dresden, make a trip to Procession of Princes, admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then don't miss a visit to Bruehl Terrace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dresden visit planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Dresden, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister ©
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
days
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Spital Bastion, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally examine the collection at Criminal Medieval Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, then admire the natural beauty at Würzburg Residence, then pause for some serene contemplation at Neumünster, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kilian Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Dresden to Rothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

1
day
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
Hohenschwangau is a village in the municipality of Schwangau, Ostallgäu district, Bavaria, Germany.It is located between Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau and is visited by about 2 million people annually, where they start tours to the former royal palaces. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Neuschwanstein Castle and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

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Getting from Rothenburg to Hohenschwangau by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

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Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle

3
days
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Munich Residenz and St. Peter's Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) and BMW Welt. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the masterpieces at Neue Pinakothek.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip builder website .

Getting from Hohenschwangau to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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