30 days in Germany Itinerary

30 days in Germany Itinerary

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30 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Berlin
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
2
Dresden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Munich
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Trier
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Wilhelmshaven
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sankt Peter-Ording
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at Potsdamer Platz and Pfaueninsel. You'll explore and learn at Pergamon Museum and Gallery Heike Arndt DK. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Berlin, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and stop by Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Berlin vacation planner .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Berlin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Kathmandu to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Head to Tradition & Form and Kulturpalast Dresdenfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Neustadt and Church of the Holy Cross. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Ullmann's Laden, take in nature's colorful creations at Palais Grosser Gartens, admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and make a trip to Zwinger.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dresden day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Dresden, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

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

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Haidhausen and Alte Pinakothek. For shopping fun, head to Viktualienmarkt or Ingo Maurer Showroom. Go for a jaunt from Munich to Diessen to see Strandbad St. Alban about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, look for gifts at Funf Hofe (Five Courts), examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip maker website .

Getting from Dresden to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daytime highs in Munich are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trip

Strandbad St. Alban
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kathe Wohlfahrt and Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Spital Bastion. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuremberg (Ultra Comix, Buchhandlung Hugendubel, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, make a trip to Klingentor, and examine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T..

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Nuremberg
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Reichsstadtmuseum ©
Reichsstadtmuseum

3
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Do your shopping at Hauptmarkt and Rituals. Visiting Mosel Valley and Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Trier: Weingut Richard Boecking (in Traben-Trarbach) and Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz (in Bernkastel-Kues). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Weinstube Kesselstatt, examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), buy something for everyone on your list at Trier Galerie, and wander the streets of Zurlaubener Ufer.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Trier day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. April in Trier sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wilhelmshaven.

Things to do in Trier

#Parks, #Wineries, #Shopping

Side Trips

Bernkastel-Kues, Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun, Weingut Richard Boecking
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Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Weinstube Kesselstatt ©
Weinstube Kesselstatt

1
night
Wilhelmshaven

Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelmshaven is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Wadden Sea, Germany.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wilhelmshaven trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Wilhelmshaven takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Trier, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Wilhelmshaven, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sankt Peter-Ording.

Things to do in Wilhelmshaven

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Badestrand, The Wadden Sea, Germany
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1
night
Sankt Peter-Ording

Sankt Peter-Ording ©
Sankt Peter-Ording is a popular German seaside spa and a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sankt Peter Ording Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sankt Peter-Ording vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Wilhelmshaven to Sankt Peter-Ording takes 3.5 hours. In April in Sankt Peter-Ording, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hamburg.

Things to do in Sankt Peter-Ording

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Sankt Peter Ording Beach ©
Sankt Peter Ording Beach

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Fish Auction Hall and Market and Jungfernstieg. Step out of the city life by going to Wildpark Lueneburger Heide and Hamburg Zoo. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, ponder the world of politics at Townhall, take a stroll through Reeperbahn, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildpark Schwarze Berge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hamburg journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Sankt Peter-Ording to Hamburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wildpark Lueneburger Heide, Wildpark Schwarze Berge
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Hamburg Zoo ©
Hamburg Zoo
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge

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