16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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16 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dresden
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Berlin
— 3 nights
6
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Linderhof Palace and then look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip itinerary builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Traveling from Riyadh in June, things will get cooler in Garmisch-Partenkirchen: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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.
Get some cultural insight at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Schloss Nymphenburg. Discover out-of-the-way places like Munich Residenz and St. Peter's Church. Next up on the itinerary: walk around English Garden, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planner .

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
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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 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, then steep yourself in history at Old Town, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally admire the natural beauty at Burggarten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then step into the grandiose world of Marienburg Fortress, then take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, and finally explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

2
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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the striking features of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and finally don't miss a visit to Zwinger. On your second day here, make a trip to Procession of Princes, admire the striking features of Bruehl Terrace, then make a trip to Frauenkirche, then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and finally take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dresden sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Dresden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Explore hidden gems such as Neues Museum and Victory Column (Siegessaule). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Berlin online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

3
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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.
On the 4th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, then wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Travemunde.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg online day trip planner .

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lubeck
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Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Travemunde ©
Travemunde
Hauptkirche St. Michaelis ©
Hauptkirche St. Michaelis

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