16 days in Bavaria Itinerary

16 days in Bavaria Itinerary

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Nuremberg
— 4 nights
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Rothenburg
— 3 nights
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Schwangau
— 2 nights
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Schoenau am Koenigssee
— 1 night
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Munich
— 5 nights

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4
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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.
Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Bamberg (Bamberg Altstadt & Weyermann Specialty Malts). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and examine the collection at Memorium Nuremberg Trials.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg road trip site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Nuremberg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Nuremberg is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Bamberg, Schwabach Stadtpark
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Wurzburg (Hofkirche, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, and snap pictures at Tauberbrucke.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip 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. In October, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, get outside with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Schloss Neuschwanstein. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Martin, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Schwangau travel route planner.

Getting from Rothenburg to Schwangau by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Schoenau am Koenigssee.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, Schloss Linderhof, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

1
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Schoenau am Koenigssee

Schoenau am Koenigssee ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get great views at The Eagle's Nest, then explore the activities along Obersee, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Schoenau am Koenigssee trip planner.

You can drive from Schwangau to Schoenau am Koenigssee in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Schoenau am Koenigssee are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Schoenau am Koenigssee

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Eagle's Nest
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Obersee ©
Obersee

5
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: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich travel planning app.

Getting from Schoenau am Koenigssee to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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