32 days in Germany Itinerary

32 days in Germany Itinerary

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32 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Dresden
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Berlin
— 5 nights
3
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Cologne
— 1 night
5
Trier
— 3 nights
6
Rust
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Munich
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kids will enjoy Museum fur Sachsische Volkskunst mit Puppentheatersammlung and Transport Museum Dresden. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Zwinger, stroll through Palais Grosser Gartens, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Dresden is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Dresden at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum ©
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zoo Berlin and AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

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.
Family-friendly places like Miniatur Wunderland and Hamburg Zoo will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: walk around Park Planten un Blomen, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

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Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 5th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then take a leisurely stroll along Frankenwerft.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip maker site .

You can fly from Hamburg to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Cologne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Kolner Dom ©
Kolner Dom
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Trier is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, childrens museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), explore the ancient world of Imperial Roman Baths, get a taste of the local shopping with Hauptmarkt, and examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Trier trip builder tool .

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Spielzeugmuseum ©
Spielzeugmuseum

1
night
Rust

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Europa-Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rust day trip app .

Traveling by car from Trier to Rust takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Rust, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
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 (Alte Mainbruecke, Schloss Veitshöchheim, & more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg trip planning website .

You can drive from Rust to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Marienburg Fortress ©
Marienburg Fortress

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Family-friendly places like Nuremberg Zoo and Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum) will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip planner.

Getting from Rothenburg to Nuremberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Playmobil FunPark
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Playmobil FunPark ©
Playmobil FunPark
Tiergarten Nurnberg ©
Tiergarten Nurnberg

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.
Family-friendly places like Deutsches Museum and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle (in Hohenschwangau) and Alpine Coaster Oberammergau (in Oberammergau). There's still lots to do: walk around English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at Schloss Nymphenburg, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip planner .

Drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
English Garden ©
English Garden

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