9 days in Germany Itinerary

9 days in Germany Itinerary

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
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Frankfurt
— 2 nights
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Dusseldorf
— 1 night
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Berlin
— 2 nights

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Hohenschwangau and Pilgrimage Church of Wies. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zugspitze and Alpspitz. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Altstadt von Fuessen (in Fussen) and Schwangau (Kirche St. Georg & Schloss Neuschwanstein). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof and look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip builder.

Dresden to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rothenburg online vacation planner.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in October, you will find days in Rothenburg are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Burgtor und Burg ©
Burgtor und Burg

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Roemer Kaisersaal, get engrossed in the history at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, and finally take in the views from Iron Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, get great views at Main Tower, then admire the striking features of Romer, then don't miss a visit to Fountain of Justice, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt day trip tool.

Getting from Rothenburg to Frankfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum

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Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf ©

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, stop by Altstadt, get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, then take a stroll through Konigsallee, and finally contemplate the long history of ArcheoPoint.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dusseldorf trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Dusseldorf sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade
Konigsallee ©
Konigsallee
ArcheoPoint ©
ArcheoPoint

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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 17th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Berlin tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Dusseldorf to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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