47 days in Germany Itinerary

47 days in Germany Itinerary

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

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get out of town with these interesting Dresden side-trips: Weimar (Goethe National Museum, Schillers Wohnhaus, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Dresden Zwinger, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and see the interesting displays at Panometer Dresden.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dresden trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Dresden is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Dresden is minus 8.5 hours. In September in Dresden, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Schillers Wohnhaus ©
Schillers Wohnhaus
Goethe National Museum ©
Goethe National Museum

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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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Dresden to Berlin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

4
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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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, get a sense of history and politics at Townhall, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hamburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Cologne sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Trier.

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Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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Trier

Trier ©

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Get out of town with these interesting Trier side-trips: Mosel Valley (in Bernkastel-Kues) and Calmont Klettersteig (in Bremm). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paulin-Kirche, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gangolf's Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Trier vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Cologne to Trier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Trier can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©

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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.
Step out of Baden-Baden with an excursion to Europa-Park in Rust--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, test your team's savvy at Escape the Room Baden-Baden, explore the historical opulence of Hohenbaden Old Castle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Baden-Baden day trip tool.

You can drive from Trier to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trip

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Lichtentaler Allee ©
Lichtentaler Allee
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

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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.
On the 10th (Sun), make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart, then explore the historical opulence of Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, then see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Zur Neckarschleife bei Hessigheim and then indulge your taste buds at Katzenbeisser Carrus.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart day trip planner.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

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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 (Ludwigsbruecke, Würzburg Residence, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, and get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Rothenburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Schloss Veitshöchheim

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg (in Regensburg) and Parsberg Museum (in Parsberg). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip planner.

Drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trips

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DB Museum (German Railway Museum) ©
DB Museum (German Railway Museum)
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Explore Garmisch-Partenkirchen's surroundings by going to Fussen (FLY ROYAL Paragliding & Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall), Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's much more to do: get a tailor-made plan with All Things Garmisch - Day Tours, hike along Hollentalklamm, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Martin.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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All Things Garmisch - Day Tours ©
All Things Garmisch - Day Tours
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the activities along English Garden, test your team's savvy at One Hour Left, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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