19 days in Germany Itinerary

19 days in Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Germany travel planner
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Hamburg
— 2 nights
Train
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Berlin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Munich
— 3 nights
Drive
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Hamburg — 2 nights

Gateway to the World

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.
Family-friendly places like Speicherstadt and Miniatur Wunderland will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alter Elbtunnel and St. Michael's Church. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, go all around town with City Tours, and get a sense of history and politics at Townhall.

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Milan, Italy to Hamburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Hamburg to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a train to Berlin.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
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Berlin — 5 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and Walking tours will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin journey maker.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dresden.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Dresden — 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Procession of Princes, then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Hofkirche, and finally explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger and then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dresden travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg — 3 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Altstadt. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände and St. Lorenz Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber (in Rothenburg ob der Tauber), Wurzburg (Würzburg Residence & Marienkapelle) and Rothenburg (Burgtor und Burg, Town Walls, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sebaldus Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip maker.

Getting from Dresden to Nuremberg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.
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Munich — 3 nights

Village of a Million People

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 Asamkirche. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Peter's Church and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Marienplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and explore the activities along English Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip planning site.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen — 3 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Get outdoors at Zugspitze and Partnachklamm. Attractions like Schloss Hohenschwangau and Altstadt von Fuessen make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden) and Schwangau (Kirche St. Georg & Schloss Neuschwanstein). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof and make a trip to Ettal Abbey.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Germany travel guide

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Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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