22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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Heidelberg
— 1 day
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Trier
— 1 night
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
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Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
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Dresden
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 8 nights
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Hamburg
— 5 nights

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Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, and then snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Heidelberg journey builder site.

Calgary, Canada to Heidelberg is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Heidelberg when traveling from Calgary in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)

1
night
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 3rd (Sat), hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then don't miss a visit to Porta Nigra, and finally appreciate the history behind Igel Column.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Trier trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Heidelberg to Trier by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Trier are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Igel Column
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Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, make a trip to Das Plonlein, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rothenburg holiday builder app.

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. July in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ettal Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, and finally explore the ancient world of Antike Romervilla. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm and then take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ettal, Antike Romervilla, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Ettal Abbey ©
Ettal Abbey

1
night
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to The Eagle's Nest and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Berchtesgaden trip site.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Berchtesgaden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. July in Berchtesgaden sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, then explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Procession of Princes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basteigebiet.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden trip website.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Dresden in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Dresden, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basteigebiet
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Gemaldegalerie and Museum fuer Naturkunde. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Classic Remise Berlin and Mitte. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Berlin, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Wannsee, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Classic Remise Berlin ©
Classic Remise Berlin
Gemaldegalerie ©
Gemaldegalerie
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears

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nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Speicherstadt and St Nikolai Memorial. Head to Jungfernstieg and Affenfaust Galeriefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at International Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Alster, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hamburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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International Maritime Museum ©
International Maritime Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Alster ©
Alster

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