31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Dresden
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 3 nights
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Munich
— 5 nights
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Rothenburg
— 4 nights
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Stuttgart
— 2 nights
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Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
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Trier
— 2 nights
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Cologne
— 1 night
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Hamburg
— 3 nights

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Reichstag Building and The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, stop by Potsdamer Platz, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Berlin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Berlin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Aquarium
Zoo Berlin
4.1
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Must see
Brandenburg Gate
4.6

4
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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Dresden Zwinger and Albertinum. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, get the lay of the land with DresdenWalks, stop by Elbufer Dresden, and get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dresden trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Dresden sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
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Science Museum
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
4.2
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Art Museum
Albertinum
4.4

3
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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.
Kids will enjoy Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Kaiserburg Nurnberg. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tiergarten Nuernberg.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nuremberg attractions site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
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Specialty Museum
Toy Museum
4.3

5
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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.
Kids will enjoy Deutsches Museum and Alte Pinakothek. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's much more to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

Before you visit Munich, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2
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Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

4
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Falkenhaus, ExitGames Wuerzburg, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Altstadt, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, and take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Gerlachschmiede
4.6
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Architectural Building
Falkenhaus
4.3

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart, explore the world behind art at Staatsgalerie, then see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Thian Spa, have fun and explore at Das Bonbon-Museum, then make a splash at Mineralfreibad Oberes Bottwartal, and finally admire the local landmark of Galateabrunnen.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stuttgart tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Theme Parks · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:
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Architectural Building
Mercedes-Benz Museum
4.8
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Observation Deck
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
4.2
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Children’s Museum
Das Bonbon-Museum
4.8

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Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

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 26th (Tue), walk around Lichtentaler Allee, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Stiftskirche Baden-Baden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape the Room Baden-Baden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Geroldsau Waterfall, hit the slopes at Unterstmatt, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Baden-Baden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks · Spas · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
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Art Museum
Museum Frieder Burda
4.3

2
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Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, then see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kurfurstliches Palais. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kornmarkt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Kaiserthermen.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trier attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Trier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Trier are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
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Religious Site
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
4.7

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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.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cologne attractions planner.

Getting from Trier to Cologne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Cologne are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

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

3
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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.
Kids will enjoy Miniatur Wunderland and Tierpark Hagenbeck. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hauptkirche St. Jacobi, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hamburg journey builder site.

Getting from Cologne to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:
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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8

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