58 days in Germany Itinerary

58 days in Germany Itinerary

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58 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Hamburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Sankt Peter-Ording
— 1 night
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  5​h
3
Nuremberg
— 7 nights
train:  1​h
4
Wurzburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Trier
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Baden-Baden
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Munich
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Dresden
— 8 nights
10
Berlin
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Stuttgart

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Speicherstadt as well as Alter Elbtunnel. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, then contemplate the long history of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt. On your second day here, wander the streets of Reeperbahn, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Auction Hall and Market, and then take a stroll through Aussenalster.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hamburg itinerary planner.

Stuttgart to Hamburg is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In November in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sankt Peter-Ording.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

1
night
Sankt Peter-Ording

Sankt Peter-Ording ©
Sankt Peter-Ording is a popular German seaside spa and a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sankt Peter-Ording trip builder.

Drive from Hamburg to Sankt Peter-Ording in 2 hours. November in Sankt Peter-Ording sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Sankt Peter-Ording

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sankt Peter Ording Beach ©
Sankt Peter Ording Beach

7
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get some historical perspective at Imperial Castle of Nuremberg and Bamberg Altstadt. Head to Kathe Wohlfahrt and Handwerkerhoffor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Donaudurchbruch (in Kelheim), Bamberg (Bamberger Dom & Altes Rathaus) and Old Town (in Regensburg). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, look for gifts at Ultra Comix, and steep yourself in history at Albrecht-Dürer-Haus.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg tour planner.

Getting from Sankt Peter-Ording to Nuremberg by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In November, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamberg, Donaudurchbruch, Kathe Wohlfahrt, Old Town, Playmobil-FunPark
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

6
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Marienburg Fortress are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Town Walls and Würzburg Residence. Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Opel Zoo (in Kronberg im Taunus), Messel Pit Fossil Site (in Darmstadt) and Rothenburg (Reichsstadtmuseum, Klingentor, & more). There's much more to do: stop by maennERsache, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Mainfrankisches Museum, and take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wurzburg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Messel Pit Fossil Site, Opel Zoo
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

7
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Get some historical perspective at Porta Nigra and Reichsburg Cochem. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Weinstube Kesselstatt and Georg-Fritz Nell. Get out of town with these interesting Trier side-trips: Nuerburgring (in Nuerburg), Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun (in Daun), Neroberg (in Wiesbaden), Burg Eltz (in Wierschem), Saarbrucken Old Town (in Saarbrucken), Spas & Wellness (in Rilchingen-Hanweiler), Siegfried´s Mechanisches Musikkabinett (in Ruedesheim am Rhein), Voelklinger-Huette (in Voelklingen) and Mosel Valley (in Bernkastel-Kues). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, admire the striking features of Kurfürstliches Palais, stop by Rituals, and admire the verdant scenery at Rhine Valley.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Trier travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In December in Trier, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rhineland-Palatinate, Neroberg, Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun, Eltz Castle, Nurburgring
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Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

6
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.
Let the collections at Sammlung Frieder Burda and Faberge Museum GmbH capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Philosophers' Way (Philosophenweg) and Triberger Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Heidelberg (Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke) & Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)), Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum) (in Sinsheim), OUTLETCITY METZINGEN (in Metzingen), Lake Titisee (in Titisee-Neustadt) and Europa-Park (in Rust). There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden trip planner.

Getting from Trier to Baden-Baden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Trier in December: highs in Baden-Baden hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), Outletcity Metzingen, Triberger Waterfall, Lake Titisee
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the views from Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), contemplate the long history of Brauereigasthaus Zum Stift, then browse the different shops at Forum Allgau Kempten, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wies Church. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Alpsee, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Bavarian Kings.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hohenschwangau vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Hohenschwangau takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Baden-Baden in December, things will get little chillier in Hohenschwangau: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kempten, Bavaria, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Museum of the Bavarian Kings ©
Museum of the Bavarian Kings

10
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.
Take a break from the city and head to English Garden and Flaucher. You'll explore and learn at Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg) and Deutsches Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau), Spas & Wellness (in Erding), Fuggerei (in Augsburg) and Strandbad St. Alban (in Diessen). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Biergarten Viktualienmarkt, examine the collection at BMW Museum, look for gifts at Funf Hofe (Five Courts), and take a stroll around Gasteig.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fuggerei, Strandbad St. Alban, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

8
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get some historical perspective at Frauenkirche Dresden and Canaletto Blick. Bring the kids along to City Beach and Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig). Change things up with these side-trips from Dresden: Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (in Leipzig) and Elbe Sandstone Mountains (in Bad Schandau). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Saxon Switzerland National Park. There's still lots to do: stop by Tradition & Form - Wendt und Kühn Fachhändler, admire the landmark architecture of Pillnitz Castle & Park, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and contemplate the long history of Festung Dresden.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Munich to Dresden in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. January in Dresden sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leipzig, Saxon Switzerland National Park, Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

10
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.
Do your shopping at Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) and Fassbender & Rausch Chocolatiers am Gendarmenmarkt. Family-friendly places like Strandbad Tegeler See and Zoo Berlin will thrill your kids. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring the collection at Museum Island. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Pergamonmuseum, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbar Mitte, and gain insight at Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Berlin vacation builder.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. January in Berlin sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Museums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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