60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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60 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Nuremberg
— 7 nights
2
Dresden
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Berlin
— 8 nights
4
Hamburg
— 6 nights
5
Hannover
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Trier
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Rothenburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Berchtesgaden
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Munich
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

7
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galerie Frank Fluegel and Bube und Koenig GmbH. Museum-lovers will appreciate Walhalla and DB Museum (German Railway Museum). Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Bamberg (Altes Rathaus, Bamberg Altstadt, & more) and Regensburg (Cathedral of St Peter's & Old Town). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, and get in on the family fun at Playmobil -FunPark.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip builder tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Nuremberg is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Nuremberg is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Nuremberg: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamberg, Regensburg, Walhalla, Playmobil FunPark
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Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Old Town ©
Old Town

7
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pillnitz Castle & Park and Royal Palace (Residenzschloss). You'll explore and learn at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and The Royal Porcelain Collection. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Elbe Sandstone Mountains (in Bad Schandau), Koenigstein Fortress (in Koenigstein) and Leipzig (Volkerschlachtdenkmal, Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take in the exciting artwork at From Monet to Klimt, admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and admire the landmark architecture of Bruehl Terrace.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dresden online route planner .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Dresden sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leipzig, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Koenigstein Fortress, Basteigebiet
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Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Koenigstein Fortress ©
Koenigstein Fortress
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

8
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.
Visit Potsdam's Gardens and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Monsterkabinett. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin online vacation planner .

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Potsdam's Gardens
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Sankt Peter Ording Beach and Travemunde. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marienkirche and Church of St. Michael. Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) (in Schwerin), Deutsches Auswandererhaus (in Bremerhaven) and A. Paul Weber Museum (in Ratzeburg). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Park Planten un Blomen.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg route planner.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Hannover.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lubeck, Deutsches Auswandererhaus, Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss), A. Paul Weber Museum, Sankt Peter Ording Beach
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Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) ©
Deutsches Auswandererhaus ©
Deutsches Auswandererhaus
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)

6
nights
Hannover

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Autostadt and Museum Schloss Herrenhausen. Escape the urban bustle at Maschsee and Ricklinger Kiesteiche. Explore Hannover's surroundings by going to Wernigerode Castle (in Wernigerode), Altstadt Quedlinburg (in Quedlinburg) and Caricatura, Galerie fuer Komische Kunst (in Kassel). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hannover City Hall (Rathaus), explore the activities along Maschpark, browse the different shops at Kropcke-Passage, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hannover holiday planner .

Take a train from Hamburg to Hannover in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Hannover, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Altstadt Quedlinburg, Caricatura, Galerie fuer Komische Kunst, Autostadt, Wernigerode Castle
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Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Autostadt ©
Autostadt
Wernigerode Castle ©
Wernigerode Castle

6
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marksburg Castle and Burg Eltz. Appreciate the collections at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett and Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum). Change things up with these side-trips from Trier: Aachen (Aachener Rathaus & Aachen Cathedral (Dom)), Koblenz (Ehrenbreitstein Fortress & Deutsches Eck (German Corner)) and Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, make a trip to Imperial Roman Baths, admire the striking features of Mosel Valley, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Trier visit planner.

You can drive from Hannover to Trier in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Koblenz, Aachen, Burg Eltz, Marksburg Castle, Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett
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Burg Eltz ©
Burg Eltz
Marksburg Castle ©
Marksburg Castle
Reichsburg Cochem ©
Reichsburg Cochem

5
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Ulmer Münster are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Town Walls and Würzburg Residence. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rothenburg: Wurzburg (Stationsweg Nikolausberg, St. Peter, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rothenburg trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Trier to Rothenburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In August, daytime highs in Rothenburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Ulmer Münster, Old Town
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence

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.
On the 19th (Mon), admire the striking features of Neuschwanstein Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Alpseebad, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Wies Church.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hohenschwangau road trip planning app .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Hohenschwangau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Hohenschwangau are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, look for gifts at Toni Baur, and then explore the historical opulence of Linderhof Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen road trip planning app .

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Toni Baur
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Toni Baur ©
Toni Baur

5
nights
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Step off the beaten path and head to Strandbad Seeon and Documentation Obersalzberg. Visiting Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge and Konigsee will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Berchtesgaden: St. Stephen's Cathedral (in Passau) and Strandbad Ubersee (in Ubersee). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche St. Bartholomae, explore the activities along Obersee, and make a trip to Berchtesgaden Salt Mines.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Berchtesgaden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. August in Berchtesgaden sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schoenau am Koenigssee, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Pink Chamaleon, Strandbad Seeon, Strandbad Ubersee
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Dokumentation Obersalzberg ©
Dokumentation Obersalzberg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Viktualienmarkt or Schack-Galerie. Step off the beaten path and head to Altstadt von Fuessen and St. Peter's Church. Change things up with a short trip to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek, contemplate the long history of Asam Church, and head outdoors with Olympiapark.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Munich day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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