31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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31 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Trier
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rothenburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Nuremberg
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Berlin
— 6 nights
7
Hamburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zugspitze and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). Get in touch with nature at Partnachklamm and English Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Altstadt von Fuessen (in Fussen), Linderhof Palace (in Ettal) and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Schloss Nymphenburg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Sankt Benno, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Munich is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Altstadt von Fuessen, Schloss Linderhof
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

1
night
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Neuschwanstein Castle, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Alpseebad, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Wies Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hohenschwangau online visit planner .

Getting from Munich to Hohenschwangau by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Hohenschwangau sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Wies Church
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Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Wies Church ©
Wies Church
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

5
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marksburg Castle and Porta Nigra. Popular historic sites such as Burg Eltz and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trier: Aachen (Spas & Wellness, Aachen Cathedral (Dom), & more), Weingut Bremm - Keltenhof (in Zell (Mosel)) and Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), pause for some photo ops at Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), steep yourself in history at Bischofliche Weinguter Trier, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rokokokirche St. Irminen.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Trier road trip planner.

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Trier in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Trier, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Koblenz, Aachen, Marksburg Castle, Weingut Bremm - Keltenhof, Reichsburg Cochem
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Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem
Marksburg Castle ©
Marksburg Castle
Burg Eltz ©
Burg Eltz

5
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Old Town and Town Walls will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town and Würzburg Residence. Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Neumunster, St. Peter, & more) and Ulm (Fishermen's Quarter & Ulmer Münster). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Das Plonlein, steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Wolfgang's Church.

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Drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Ulm, Old Town
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

5
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Altes Rathaus and Old Town. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bamberger Dom and Nuremberg Palace of Justice. Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Bamberg (Bamberg Altstadt, Flussbad Hainbadestelle, & more) and Cathedral of St Peter's (in Regensburg). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Playmobil -FunPark, stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bamberg, Regensburg, Playmobil FunPark
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Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

6
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.
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and East Side Gallery will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zoo Berlin and Victory Column (Siegessaule). Change things up with a short trip to Potsdam's Gardens in Potsdam (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel planner .

You can fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Potsdam's Gardens
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen ©

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) and Alter Elbtunnel are in your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Sankt Peter Ording Beach and Travemunde. When in Hamburg, make a side trip to see Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) in Lubeck, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Michael, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, make a trip to Rathausmarkt, and see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lubeck, Sankt Peter Ording Beach, Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss)
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Travemunde ©
Travemunde
Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)

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