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, then don'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 24°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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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: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

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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 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
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 Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Altstadt and St. Sebaldus Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Rothenburg (Town Walls & Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum)). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, and contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

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You can fly from Paris to Nuremberg in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Paris in September since evenings lows in Nuremberg dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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