60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 5 nights
Drive
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Fussen
— 4 nights
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Heidelberg
— 4 nights
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Trier
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rothenburg
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 5 nights
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Dresden
— 7 nights
Drive
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Berlin
— 8 nights
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Lubeck
— 9 nights
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Hamburg
— 7 nights
Fly

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5
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse and Bavarian Lion Sculpture and Schloss Linderhof. Do some cultural sightseeing at Zeppelin Museum and Ettal Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Starnberger See (in Starnberg) and Isar-Natur-Erlebnisweg (in Krun). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eibsee, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze, identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, and walk around Michael Ende Kurpark.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ankara to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ankara in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Starnberger See ©
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Starnberger See
4.6
Ettal Abbey ©
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Ettal Abbey
4.5
Zeppelin Museum ©
Must see
Zeppelin Museum
4.2

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fuggerei and Katzbrui Muehle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Breitachklamm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fussen: Ballenhaus (in Schongau), Memmingen (Soldatenturm und Rote Kaserne & Fischerbrunnen) and Augsburg Town Hall (in Augsburg). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fishermen's Quarter, identify plant and animal life at Alte Eibe von Balderschwang, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and head outdoors with Freizeitbad Wonnemar.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fussen trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Fussen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Fussen are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Breitachklamm ©
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Breitachklamm
4.7
Fuggerei ©
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Fuggerei
4.5

4
nights
Heidelberg

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum) and Pharmacy Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Speyer Cathedral and Freiburger Münster will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Heidelberg: Stuttgart (Porsche Museum & Mercedes-Benz Museum), Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank (in Baden-Baden) and Freiburg im Breisgau (Munsterplatz & Bachle). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Technik Museum Speyer, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, take in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Heidelberg holiday maker tool.

Getting from Fussen to Heidelberg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Pharmacy Museum ©
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Pharmacy Museum
4.3
Speyer Cathedral ©
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Speyer Cathedral
4.6

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Trier

Oldest City in Germany

Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Get some historical perspective at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and Spee Gruft. Get some cultural insight at Marksburg and St. Bonifatius. Change things up with these side-trips from Trier: Eltz Castle (in Wierschem), Cochem (Winzerbrunnen, Reichsburg Cochem, &more) and Weingut Zilliken (in Nittel). There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Nurburgring, delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, contemplate the long history of Klausenburg, and admire the landmark architecture of Kihrstor.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Trier tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Heidelberg to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

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Marksburg ©
Must see
Marksburg
4.5

4
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Rothenburg

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fortress Marienberg and Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) and Seinsheimer Schloss. Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Stadtkirche St. Georg (in Weikersheim), Roettingen (Barockes Rathaus & Neuer Hundheimer-Torturm) and Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Zehnthofgebaude, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and take a stroll through Altstadt.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip app.

You can drive from Trier to Rothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In September in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Stadtkirche St. Georg ©
Religious Site
Stadtkirche St. Georg
3.0

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Altes Rathaus. Get some historical perspective at Bamberg Cathedral and Frauenkirche. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral of St Peter's (in Regensburg), Bamberg Altstadt (in Bamberg) and Ingolstadt (Ludwigsbrunnen & Audi Museum). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, examine the collection at BMW Welt, and step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Nuremberg tour planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Frauenkirche ©
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Frauenkirche
4.5
Old Town ©
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Old Town
4.8
Altes Rathaus ©
Must see
Altes Rathaus
4.8

7
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Dresden

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) and Schloss & Park Pillnitz. St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) and TimeRide Dresden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Leipzig (Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), &more), Basteigebiet (in Lohmen) and Dom (in Halle (Saale)). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Barockschloss Rammenau, admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, make a trip to The Dresden Zwinger, and explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip planning website.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Dresden in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. September in Dresden sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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8
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Neues Palais and Classic Remise Berlin. Schloss Cecilienhof and German Museum of Technology are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Potsdam (Sanssouci Park, Sanssouci Palace, &more) and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen (in Oranienburg). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museum fuer Naturkunde, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, view the masterpieces at F37, and walk around Treptower Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin road trip planning website.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lubeck.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Classic Remise Berlin ©
Specialty Museum
Classic Remise Berlin
4.7
Neues Palais ©
Must see
Neues Palais
4.4

9
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Lubeck

City of Seven Spires

Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Marienkirche and Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss). Galileo Museum and Holstentor will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lubeck: Wismar (Stadtverwaltung - Hansestadt Wismar & Grube), Warnemunde (Teepott, Ostseebad Warnemunde, &more) and Die Kunsthalle Rostock (in Rostock). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Travemunde, stop by Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), identify plant and animal life at NABU-Wasservogelreservat Wallnau, and see the interesting displays at Archaologisches Freilichtmuseum Gross Raden.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lubeck trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Berlin to Lubeck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Lubeck

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ostseebad Warnemunde
Must see
Ostseebad Warnemunde
4.4
Marienkirche ©
Must see
Marienkirche
4.5
Travemunde ©
Must see
Travemunde
4.1

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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.
CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ and Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost will appeal to museum buffs. Historische Altstadt and Alster are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamburg: Bremen (Marktplatz, Schnoor Viertel, &more) and Deutsches Auswandererhaus (in Bremerhaven). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of HafenCity, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, go all around town with City Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Lubeck to Hamburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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HafenCity ©
Must see
HafenCity
4.3

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