12 days in France & Germany Itinerary

12 days in France & Germany Itinerary

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Versailles, France
— 1 night
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights


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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Palace of Versailles and then make a trip to La Galerie des Batailles. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at The Royal Chapel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grand Canal, step into the grandiose world of Le Petit Trianon, contemplate the long history of Hameau de la Reine, thendon't miss a visit to Académie Équestre de Versailles, and finally explore the historical opulence of The Trianons & The Hamlet.

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New York City, USA to Versailles is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Versailles. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Versailles to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Grand Canal ©
Grand Canal

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Louvre Museum and Sainte-Chapelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

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You can take a train from Versailles to Paris in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
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Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get some cultural insight at Würzburg Residence and Altstadt. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Town Walls and Albrecht Durer's House. Go for a jaunt from Nuremberg to Rothenburg to see Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum) about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, examine the collection at Merks Motor Museum, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg visit planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nuremberg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Nuremberg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.

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Rothenburg, Würzburg Residence
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
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Town Walls

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Munich, Germany

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Neuschwanstein and Nymphenburg Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and BMW Welt. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Munich online travel route planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
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Munich Residenz

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