58 days in Germany Itinerary

58 days in Germany Itinerary

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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
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  3 h
9
Dresden
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h
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): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri Kirche, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Reeperbahn, then hunt for treasures at Hamburger Fischmarkt, and then take a stroll through Alster.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary builder app.

Stuttgart to Hamburg is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. November in Hamburg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can 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. On the 30th (Wed), kick back and relax at Sankt Peter Ording Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sankt Peter-Ording journey planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Sankt Peter-Ording by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Sankt Peter-Ording sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Sankt Peter-Ording

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kaiserburg Nurnberg and St. Lorenz Church. Get outdoors at Wohrder Wiese and Donaudurchbruch. Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Kathe Wohlfahrt (in Rothenburg), Old Town (in Regensburg) and Bamberg (Bamberg Altstadt, Bamberg Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Handwerkerhof, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip maker tool.

Getting from Sankt Peter-Ording to Nuremberg by combination of car and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamberg, Playmobil-FunPark, Donaudurchbruch, Kathe Wohlfahrt, Old Town
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Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds) ©
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.
Head to maennERsache and Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shopfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T. and German Christmas Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wurzburg: Opel Zoo (in Kronberg im Taunus), Rothenburg (Reichsstadtmuseum, Klingentor, &more) and Messel Pit Fossil Site (in Messel). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, explore the galleries of Fortress Marienberg, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Museum fuer Franken.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Wurzburg trip builder site.

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Wurzburg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Opel Zoo, Messel Pit Fossil Site
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mosel Valley and Neroberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) and Weingut Georg Fritz von Nell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trier: Reichsburg Cochem (in Cochem), Eltz Castle (in Wierschem) and River Rhine (in Dusseldorf). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, learn about winemaking at Weinstube Kesselstatt, appreciate the views at Rhine Valley, and contemplate the long history of Voelklinger-Huette.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trier route planner.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. December in Trier sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 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

Reichsburg Cochem, Mosel Valley, Voelklinger-Huette, Eltz Castle, Neroberg
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Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum)
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.
Visiting Philosopher’s Walk and Triberger Waterfall will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Heidelberg and Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum). Explore Baden-Baden's surroundings by going to Europa-Park (in Rust), Outlet City Metzingen (in Metzingen) and Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) (in Heidelberg). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, see the interesting displays at Museum Frieder Burda, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titisee.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden online route planner.

Getting from Trier to Baden-Baden by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. December in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Lake Titisee, Europa-Park, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), Outlet City Metzingen
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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.
On the 26th (Mon), snap pictures at Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), then join in the after-dark buzz at Brauereigasthaus Zum Stift, then buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Allgau Kempten, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then explore the activities along Alpsee, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Bavarian Kings.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hohenschwangau sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Hohenschwangau in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Baden-Baden in December, expect little chillier with lows of -3°C in Hohenschwangau. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kempten, Bavaria, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Brauereigasthaus Zum Stift ©
Brauereigasthaus Zum Stift
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Deutsches Museum. Take a break from the city and head to English Garden and Strandbad St. Alban. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau) and Fuggerei (in Augsburg). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, wander the streets of Haidhausen, look for gifts at Ingo Maurer Showroom, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Escape the urban bustle at Saxon Switzerland National Park and Elbe Sandstone Mountains. Visit The Dresden Zwinger and Schloss & Park Pillnitz for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Dresden: Leipzig (Hauptbahnhof Leipzig & Zoo Leipzig). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Tradition & Form, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canaletto Blick, wander the streets of Neustadt, and get maximum retail therapy with Quartier an der Frauenkirche.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Munich to Dresden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. January in Dresden sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train 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.
Shop till you drop at Gallery Heike Arndt DK and Boxoffberlin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planner.

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off 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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