40 days in Germany, Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

40 days in Germany, Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Wittenberg, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Bad Frankenhausen, Germany
— 1 night
5
Eisenach, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Wurzburg, Germany
— 2 nights
7
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
9
Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
11
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
12
Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
13
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
14
Sankt Goar, Germany
— 3 nights
15
Bacharach, Germany
— 2 nights
16
Koblenz, Germany
— 3 nights

3
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Hamburg, Germany

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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland, admire the landmark architecture of Townhall, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, and contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Hamburg Airport, Bremen Airport and Hannover Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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Wittenberg, Germany

Wittenberg ©
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Castle Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus, and finally don't miss a visit to Melanchthonhaus. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, thenmake a trip to The Dessau Masters' Houses, thenadmire the striking features of Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, and finally get great views at Raucherturm.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Wittenberg road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Hamburg to Wittenberg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Wittenberg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dessau, Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
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Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus ©
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation ©
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

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Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
On the 7th (Mon), browse the different shops at Madle- Passage, appreciate the history behind Statue of Mephisto and Faust, stroll the grounds of Sudfriedhof, thendon't miss a visit to Panometer, and finally make a trip to Karl-Heine-Kanal. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Augustusplatz, thensteep yourself in history at Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig, thensee the interesting displays at Grassi Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Barfussgasschen.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Leipzig trip planner.

Drive from Wittenberg to Leipzig in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bad Frankenhausen.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Grassi Museum ©
Grassi Museum
Sudfriedhof ©
Sudfriedhof
Karl-Heine-Kanal ©
Karl-Heine-Kanal

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Bad Frankenhausen, Germany

Bad Frankenhausen ©
Bad Frankenhausen is a spa town in the German state of Thuringia. On the 9th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Panorama Museum, thenhead outdoors with Barbarossahohle, thenmake a trip to Kyffhauser Denkmal, and finally make a trip to Wasserburg Heldrungen.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bad Frankenhausen online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Leipzig to Bad Frankenhausen in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Bad Frankenhausen can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Eisenach.

Things to do in Bad Frankenhausen

Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wasserburg Heldrungen, Kyffhauser Denkmal, Barbarossahohle
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Panorama Museum ©
Panorama Museum
Barbarossahohle ©
Barbarossahohle
Kyffhauser Denkmal ©
Kyffhauser Denkmal

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Eisenach, Germany

Eisenach ©
Eisenach is a town in Thuringia, Germany with 42,000 inhabitants, located 50km west of Erfurt, 70km southeast of Kassel and 150km northeast of Frankfurt. You've now added Wartburg Castle to your itinerary. On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Metilstein, take in breathtaking views at Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht, thenstep into the grandiose world of Wartburg Castle, and finally make a splash at Aquaplex. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Lutherhaus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Georgenkirche, steep yourself in history at Bachhaus, don't miss a visit to Schmales Haus Eisenach, thensee the interesting displays at Automobile Welt Eisenach, and finally don't miss a visit to Burschenschaftsdenkmal.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Eisenach travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bad Frankenhausen to Eisenach in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eisenach can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Eisenach

Historic Sites Nature Museums
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Wartburg Castle ©
Wartburg Castle
Metilstein ©
Metilstein
Bachhaus ©
Bachhaus

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Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Fortress Marienberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, thentake in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, thenadmire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen, and finally make a trip to Hofkirche. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Weisser Turm, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, thensee the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wurzburg road trip planning site.

Getting from Eisenach to Wurzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. In June in Wurzburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), take in the views from Iron Bridge, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, thenadmire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Tower. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dreikonigskirche, thenexamine the collection at Museum Embankment, thenadmire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt travel app.

Drive from Wurzburg to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Frankfurt are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House
Romer ©
Romer

3
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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, ponder the design of Wasserfontainen im Zwingerhof, thensteep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger, and finally examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Hofkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross, thentake in panoramic vistas at Hausmannsturm, and finally admire the masterpieces at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden Art Galleries).

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Dresden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Explore Leipzig further: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), explore the world behind art at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Leipzig, and examine the collection at Museum in der Runden Ecke.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Leipzig driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Dresden to Leipzig by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Zoo Leipzig ©
Zoo Leipzig
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, don't miss a visit to Gockelreiterbrunnen, steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, thenexamine the collection at Toy Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Schlayerturm.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church
Albrecht Durer's House ©
Albrecht Durer's House

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, explore the activities along Hallstatter See, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, and take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Obertraun, Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 30th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

Start your trip to Berlin by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Hallstatt to Berlin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sankt Goar.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Sankt Goar, Germany

Sankt Goar ©
Sankt Goar is a town on the west bank of the Middle Rhine in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. On the 3rd (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Dreiburgenblick, make a trip to Loreley, pause for some photo ops at Lorelei Statue, thenget outside with Rheinburgenweg, and finally stop by Stefans Wine Paradise. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Hangeseilbrucke Geierlay, thenhike along Mittelrhein Klettersteig, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Severus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sankt Goar trip maker app.

Fly from Berlin to Sankt Goar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Sankt Goar sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bacharach.

Things to do in Sankt Goar

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sankt Goarshausen, Boppard, Hangeseilbrucke Geierlay
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Rheinfels Castle ©
Rheinfels Castle
Stefans Wine Paradise ©
Stefans Wine Paradise
Dreiburgenblick ©
Dreiburgenblick

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Bacharach, Germany

Bacharach ©
Nestled in a gorge along the Rhine river, Bacharach offers cultural sightseeing, fine dining, and music events in one of Germany's best-preserved medieval towns.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bacharach: Ruedesheim am Rhein (Asbach GmbH & Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bingen am Rhein). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Rheinstein Castle, learn about winemaking at Weingut Toni Jost, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wernerkapelle, and go for a walk through burg Stahlberg.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bacharach journey builder site.

Bacharach is just a short distance from Sankt Goar. In July, daily temperatures in Bacharach can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koblenz.

Things to do in Bacharach

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Ruedesheim am Rhein, Rheinstein Castle, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Burg Stahleck ©
Burg Stahleck
Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) ©
Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)
Rheinstein Castle ©
Rheinstein Castle

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Koblenz, Germany

Koblenz ©
Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Reichsburg Cochem and then bet on your favorite at Nurburgring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, thenappreciate the history behind Historiensaule, thenstep into the grandiose world of Eltz Castle, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Castor.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Koblenz trip app.

Traveling by car from Bacharach to Koblenz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Koblenz, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eltz Castle, Reichsburg Cochem, Nurburgring
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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress ©
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Nurburgring ©
Nurburgring

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