16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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16 days in Germany Itinerary

Washington DC
subway + bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Munich
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Wurzburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dresden
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
Berlin
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Washington DC

5
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.
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Washington DC, USA to Munich is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Munich is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Munich to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Munich

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Linderhof Palace, Oberammergau Church, Neuschwanstein Castle
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Linderhof Palace ©
Linderhof Palace
Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle

1
day
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence and then contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim.

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Take a train from Munich to Wurzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Wurzburg

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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

2
days
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 31st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and then make a trip to Zwinger.

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Getting from Wurzburg to Dresden by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You'll set off for Berlin on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Dresden

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister ©
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

6
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.
Visit Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) or Boxoffberlin. Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Oranienburg to see Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pergamon Museum, look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

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Getting from Dresden to Berlin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum

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