8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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Munich
— 1 night
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Schwangau
— 2 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Dresden
— 1 night
5
Berlin
— 2 nights

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Munich

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip site.

Madrid, Spain to Munich is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Madrid in September, with highs in Munich at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

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Schwangau

Schwangau ©

Fairy-Tale Village

An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof and then take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally kick back and relax at Alpseebad.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Schwangau trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Munich to Schwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Schwangau sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Schloss Linderhof
4.6
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Zugspitze
4.6

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), and finally steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rothenburg day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Town Walls
4.8
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Must see
Altstadt
4.9

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Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Dresden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Dresden, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

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Berlin

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.
On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

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