18 days in Germany & Vienna Itinerary

18 days in Germany & Vienna Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Volkach, Germany
— 1 night
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Volkach, Germany
— 2 nights
6
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Heidelberg (in Heidelberg), 66 Minuten - Theater Adventures (in Neuwied) and Cologne (Chocolate Museum & Cologne Cathedral). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, admire the landmark architecture of Romer, try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and take some stellar pictures from Main Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Frankfurt is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Frankfurt are much colder (7°C), and nights are slightly colder (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Volkach.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Baden-Baden, Cologne, Schloss Heidelberg, 66 Minuten - Theater Adventures
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Main Tower ©
Main Tower
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
66 Minuten - Theater Adventures ©
66 Minuten - Theater Adventures

1
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Volkach, Germany

Volkach
Volkach is a town in the district of Kitzingen in the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken (Lower Franconia) in Bavaria, Germany. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Volkach day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Volkach takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Vienna.

Things to do in Volkach

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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5
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna journey planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Volkach to Vienna with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berchtesgaden: Rosenheim (Riedergarten, Escape Room Rosenheim, &more). Next up on the itinerary: go deep underground at Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Berchtesgaden, and make a trip to Nationalpark Berchtesgaden.

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

Traveling by car from Vienna to Berchtesgaden takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Volkach.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rosenheim, Bad Reichenhall
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Escape Room Rosenheim ©
Escape Room Rosenheim
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden ©
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden
Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden

2
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Volkach, Germany

Volkach ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andreas, then take an in-depth tour of Kirchenburgmuseum, then examine the collection at Deutsches Fastnachtmuseum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Im Sand. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at InfoVinothek Sommerach and then admire the landmark architecture of Regentenbau.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Volkach trip planner.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Volkach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Volkach

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Andreas, Maria Im Sand, Kirchenburgmuseum, InfoVinothek Sommerach, Deutsches Fastnachtmuseum
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St. Andreas ©
St. Andreas
Kirchenburgmuseum ©
Kirchenburgmuseum
InfoVinothek Sommerach ©
InfoVinothek Sommerach

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Square.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip planner.

Getting from Volkach to Frankfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

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