22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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Drive
1
Cologne
— 1 night
Drive
2
Trier
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Schwangau
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Berlin
— 3 nights
Train
8
Hamburg
— 4 nights
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Cologne

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 20th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Decksteiner Weiher, then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Wildpark, and finally don't miss a visit to SinnesWald. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Ahrschleife bei Altenahr and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cologne trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cologne is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Cologne Cathedral ©
Must see
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
Ahrschleife bei Altenahr ©
Wildlife Area
Ahrschleife bei Altenahr
4.8

3
nights
Trier

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Get outdoors at Mosel Valley and Wildfreigehege Wildenburg. St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Liebfrauenkirche, Trier will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Trier to go to Saarburg and see Greifvogelpark, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paulin-Kirche, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kornmarkt, admire the landmark architecture of Kurfurstliches Palais, and contemplate the long history of Karl Marx House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Trier trip builder tool.

Drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Religious Site
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
4.7
Mosel Valley ©
Valley
Mosel Valley
4.9

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, then steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and finally identify plant and animal life at Falknerei Burg Rabenstein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Ehekarussell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, then steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, then explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Schwarzachschlucht.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Trier to Nuremberg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
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3
nights
Rothenburg

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Visit Würzburg Residence and St. Kilian Cathedral for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Rothenburg side-trips: Wurzburg (Frankoniabrunnen & Schloss Veitshöchheim). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Tauberbrucke, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, and admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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Würzburg Residence ©
World heritage site
Würzburg Residence
4.7
Schloss Veitshöchheim ©
Historic Site
Schloss Veitshöchheim
4.6
Frankoniabrunnen ©
Historic Site
Frankoniabrunnen
4.0

2
nights
Schwangau

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): glide through the air with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally explore the activities along Alpseebad. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Starzlachklamm, then identify plant and animal life at Hirschbachtobel Bad Hindelang, and then hike along Werdensteiner Moosrundwanderweg.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Schwangau road trip planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Schwangau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Schwangau sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Schwangau

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your trip
FLY ROYAL Paragliding ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
FLY ROYAL Paragliding
5.0

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at English Garden and DIVESPORT. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Rathaus-Glockenspiel. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Schwangau to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Highlights from your trip
English Garden ©
Must see
English Garden
4.7
St. Peter's Church ©
Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Berliner Dom. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Must see
Brandenburg Gate
4.6
East Side Gallery ©
Historic Site
East Side Gallery
4.4

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Speicherstadt and Schlosskirche. Take a break from the city and head to The Wadden Sea, Germany and Altes Land. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: KZ-Gedenkstatte Alter Banter Weg (in Wilhelmshaven), Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen (in Warder) and Arboretum Ellerhoop (in Ellerhoop). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get outside with Barfusspark Luneburger Heide, look for all kinds of wild species at Himmelmoor, and steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

Discover how to plan a Hamburg trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Altes Land ©
Wildlife Area
Altes Land
5.0
Speicherstadt ©
Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Historic Walking Area
Alter Elbtunnel
4.6

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