43 days in Germany Itinerary

43 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dresden
— 4 nights
2
Berlin
— 5 nights
3
Hamburg
— 3 nights
4
Cologne
— 1 night
5
Trier
— 4 nights
6
Baden-Baden
— 4 nights
7
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
8
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
9
Munich
— 11 nights

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, admire the landmark architecture of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, take a stroll through Gorlitzer Strasse, and see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip itinerary builder tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Dresden is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Dresden is minus 11 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Auckland in May since evenings lows in Dresden dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

5
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 8th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Forstbotanischer Garten, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

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You can fly from Hamburg to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Cologne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Trier is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), take in the awesome beauty at Petrisberg, examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), and shop like a local with Hauptmarkt.

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Getting from Cologne to Trier by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Trier, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Petrisberg ©
Petrisberg

4
nights
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Baden-Baden to Rust to see Europa-Park about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, explore the ancient world of Hohenbaden Old Castle, and hike along Panoramaweg.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Baden-Baden trip itinerary builder 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. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Europa-Park
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Merkur ©
Merkur
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Falkenhaus, Hofkirche, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Town Walls.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Baden-Baden in June: highs in Rothenburg hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Nuremberg is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, see the interesting displays at Museum Industriekultur, and make a trip to Altstadt.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Nuremberg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

11
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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