24 days in Germany Itinerary

24 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Dresden
— 3 nights
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Nuremberg
— 1 night
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Munich
— 4 nights
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Rothenburg
— 4 nights
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Trier
— 2 nights
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Cologne
— 1 night

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Hamburg

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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip maker app.

Tijuana, Mexico to Hamburg is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Tijuana in October, you will find days in Hamburg are colder (16°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Art Museum
Kunsthalle Hamburg
4.4

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Berlin

Berlin ©

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, visit Elbufer Dresden, admire the striking features of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Dresden road trip planning tool.

Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dresden are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8

1
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Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, then don't miss a visit to Ehekarussell, then ponder the design of Der Schoene Brunnen, and finally make a trip to Altstadt.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip itinerary site.

Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Munich

Munich ©

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munich trip maker.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

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 (Neumuenster, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Altstadt, stroll around Burggarten, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, and look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg road trip planning website.

Drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Altstadt
4.9
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World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7

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Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Konstantinbasilika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then explore the world behind art at Stadtmuseum Simeonstift, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche, and finally appreciate the history behind Saint George's Fountain. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, then see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and finally don't miss a visit to Kaiserthermen.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Trier road trip app.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Ruin
Porta Nigra
4.5

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Cologne

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne trip maker.

You can drive from Trier to Cologne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Cologne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Art Museum
Museum Ludwig
4.3

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