31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 4 nights
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Ostseebad Binz
— 1 day
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Berlin
— 2 nights
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Potsdam
— 2 nights
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Bamberg
— 2 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Schoenau am Koenigssee
— 3 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Fussen
— 4 nights
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Meersburg (Bodensee)
— 2 nights
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Rust
— 2 nights

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Hamburg

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Travemunde. Escape the urban bustle at Port of Hamburg and UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee. Venture out of the city with trips to Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) (in Lubeck) and Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen (in Hodenhagen). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Alster Lakes, explore the striking landscape at Alter Schwede, take in the waterfront at Harbor Piers, and take a stroll through Alster.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip itinerary maker app.

Mainz to Hamburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Mainz in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hamburg: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Ostseebad Binz.

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Travemunde
4.1

1
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Ostseebad Binz

Ostseebad Binz ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Binzer Strand, admire the landmark architecture of KdF - Koloss von Ruegen, then identify plant and animal life at Insel Vilm, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Schmachter See.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ostseebad Binz road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hamburg to Ostseebad Binz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hamburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ostseebad Binz, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

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Wildlife Area
Insel Vilm
4.8
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Water Body
Schmachter See
4.6

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Treptower Park and Strandbad Wannsee. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip builder site.

Drive from Ostseebad Binz to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Potsdam.

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Parks · Tours · Museums · Beaches
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2
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Potsdam

Potsdam ©

Versailles of Germany

Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Chinesisches Haus (Chinese House), get outside with Take Off Fallschirmsport, and then appreciate the history behind Brandenburger Tor Potsdam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, then don't miss a visit to Nikolaikirche, and then identify plant and animal life at Rhinluch.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Potsdam holiday planner.

Drive from Berlin to Potsdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Bamberg.

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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bamberg

Bamberg ©

Franconian Rome

First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, and finally contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get outside with Flussbad Hainbadestelle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jakobskirche, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Schloss Tambach, and finally get outside with Frankenfloss.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bamberg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Potsdam to Bamberg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Historic Site
Altes Rathaus
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Wildpark Schloss Tambach
4.7

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, make a trip to Klingentor, steep yourself in history at Burgtor und Burg, then get outside with Kletterwald, then don't miss a visit to Kobolzeller Tor, and finally make a trip to Altstadt.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rothenburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Bamberg to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Schoenau am Koenigssee.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Altstadt
4.9
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Government Building
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
4.7
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Historic Site
Burgtor und Burg
4.6

3
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Schoenau am Koenigssee

Schoenau am Koenigssee ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Konigssee and Obersee. Get in touch with nature at Strandbad Ubersee and Rauschberg.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Schoenau am Koenigssee trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Rothenburg to Schoenau am Koenigssee in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

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Must see
Konigssee
4.7
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Outdoor Activity
Jenner Bergbahn
4.6
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Outdoor Activity
Obersee und Röthbachfall
4.6

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Partnachklamm and Alpspitz. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hollentalklamm and Eckbauerbahn. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Leutaschklamm / Geisterklamm, hit the slopes at Garmisch-Classic, head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, and shake up your sightseeing with Kletterwald Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen journey planner.

Traveling by car from Schoenau am Koenigssee to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Must see
Partnachklamm
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Hollentalklamm
4.9
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Ski Area
Alpspitz
4.8

4
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Fussen

Fussen ©

Southern End of the Romantic Road

Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Alpseebad and Starzlachklamm. Get in touch with nature at Baumkronenweg Ziegelwies and Hopfensee. Explore Fussen's surroundings by going to Hinanger Wasserfall (in Sonthofen), Skigebiet Ofterschwang-Gunzesried (in Ofterschwang) and Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze (in Oberstdorf). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Weißensee, take in panoramic vistas at Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall, glide through the air with Flugschule Aktiv, and delve into the distant past at Antike Romervilla.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fussen trip planner.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Fussen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Meersburg (Bodensee).

Things to do in Fussen

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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Beach
Alpseebad
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Starzlachklamm
4.5

2
nights
Meersburg (Bodensee)

Meersburg (Bodensee) ©
Explore hidden gems such as Jagdparcours Dornsberg and Donauversickerung. Get in touch with nature at Affenberg Salem and Erlebniswald Mainau.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Meersburg (Bodensee) day trip planning site.

Drive from Fussen to Meersburg (Bodensee) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Meersburg (Bodensee) sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Meersburg (Bodensee)

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

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Forest
Stadtgarten
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Affenberg Salem
4.3
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Outdoor Activity
Erlebniswald Mainau
4.5

2
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Rust

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): indulge your senses at FREIBURGerLEBEN, then make a trip to Storchenturm, then play a few rounds at Golfpark Breisgau, and finally identify plant and animal life at Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rust trip tool.

Drive from Meersburg (Bodensee) to Rust in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Meersburg (Bodensee) in September: highs in Rust hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

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Landmark
Storchenturm
4.4

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