16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Nuremberg
— 1 night
2
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
3
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
4
Munich
— 3 nights
5
Dresden
— 2 nights
6
Berlin
— 3 nights

1
night
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, and then admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Flussbad Hainbadestelle and then get outside with Wohrder Wiese.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Nuremberg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, expect Nuremberg to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Flussbad Hainbadestelle
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Flussbad Hainbadestelle ©
Flussbad Hainbadestelle
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

3
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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Appreciate the collections at Fortress Marienberg and Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T.. Altstadt and Würzburg Residence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Marienkapelle & Museum fuer Franken). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Spital Bastion, see the interesting displays at German Christmas Museum, take in the views from Tauberbrucke, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Wolfgang's Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

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Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 14th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Hohenbaden Old Castle, do a tasting at Weingut Schloss Neuweier, and then admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, and then stroll around Lichtentaler Allee.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Baden-Baden itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Baden-Baden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Baden-Baden can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Nature Wineries
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Geroldsau Waterfall ©
Geroldsau Waterfall
Merkur ©
Merkur
Hohenbaden Old Castle ©
Hohenbaden Old Castle

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Munich

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schloss Neuschwanstein and Haidhausen. Appreciate the collections at Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munich travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains, examine the collection at Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments, and then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse, make a trip to Schlossplatz, thentake an in-depth tour of Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden), thenmake a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, and finally wander the streets of Neustadt.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Dresden online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Dresden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Neighborhoods Nature

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Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and Monsterkabinett will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Potsdamer Platz and East Side Gallery. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take a stroll through Savignyplatz, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip builder site.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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