28 days in Germany Itinerary

28 days in Germany Itinerary

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28 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Cologne
— 1 night
3
Trier
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Baden-Baden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Wurzburg
— 3 nights
6
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Munich
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Dresden
— 3 nights
9
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Kathmandu

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Rathausmarkt, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, then take a stroll around Elbphilharmonie, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Auction Hall and Market.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip maker site .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Hamburg is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time (NPT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kathmandu in March: highs in Hamburg hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Wildpark Schwarze Berge
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cologne Cathedral, and then snap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cologne travel planner .

Fly from Hamburg to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Cologne are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and St. Mathias Church will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Hauptmarkt and Rituals. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trier: Weingut Richard Boecking (in Traben-Trarbach) and Bernkastel-Kues (Mosel Valley & Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Weinstube Kesselstatt, delve into the distant past at Amphitheater, pause for some serene contemplation at Heiligkreuz-Kapelle, and contemplate the long history of Imperial Roman Baths.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trier tour builder tool .

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Bernkastel-Kues, Weingut Richard Boecking
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
St. Mathias Church ©
St. Mathias Church

1
night
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 30th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Wasserkunstanlage Paradies, then delve into the distant past at Roman Bath Ruins, and then stroll through Lichtentaler Allee.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Baden-Baden travel route builder app .

Drive from Trier to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Trier in March, expect nights in Baden-Baden to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Historic Sites
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Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Roman Bath Ruins ©
Roman Bath Ruins
Wasserkunstanlage Paradies ©
Wasserkunstanlage Paradies

3
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T. and Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum). Do your shopping at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop and maennERsache. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Old Town, Spital Bastion, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, make a trip to Alter Kranen, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and learn about winemaking at Weingut Juliusspital.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Wurzburg road trip website .

Drive from Baden-Baden to Wurzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Baden-Baden in March: high temperatures in Wurzburg hover around 11°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaiserburg Nurnberg (Nuremberg Castle) and Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Visit Bamberg Altstadt and St. Lorenz Church for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Nuremberg to Bamberg to see Altes Rathaus about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ultra Comix, stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, shop like a local with Handwerkerhof, and steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer House.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Nuremberg trip app .

Traveling by train from Wurzburg to Nuremberg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bamberg
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Ultra Comix ©
Ultra Comix
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

5
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.
Nymphenburg Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Deutsches Museum and Alte Pinakothek. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Strandbad St. Alban in Diessen--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, look for gifts at Schrannenhalle, wander the streets of Haidhausen, and take a stroll around Cultural Center (Kulturzentrum Gasteig).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Nuremberg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Neuschwanstein Castle, Strandbad St. Alban
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Head to Tradition & Form and Ullmann's Ladenfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Frauenkirche and Church of the Holy Cross. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Quartier an der Frauenkirche, admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Martin Kirche, and steep yourself in history at Stallhof.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden holiday builder website .

Getting from Munich to Dresden by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Dresden, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
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Tradition & Form ©
Tradition & Form
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

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.
Pergamon Museum and Topography of Terror are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See, look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, stroll through Strandbar Mitte, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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