16 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

16 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
2
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
3
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Rothenburg, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 3 nights

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Zandvoort aan Zee and Zandmotor. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Jordaan and Begijnhof. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland (in Delft) and Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas (in Nederhorst den Berg). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at English Reformed Church.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bogota to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In September in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Zandmotor, Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland, Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas, Zandvoort aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Popular historic sites such as Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Charlottenburg Palace are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Berliner Dom and East Side Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin vacation maker site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 6th (Sun), examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, explore the historical opulence of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, thenmake a trip to Procession of Princes, thensteep yourself in history at Sachsisches Standehaus, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dresden trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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nights
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Altstadt and Town Walls. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Würzburg Residence and Bamberg Altstadt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Ulmer Münster (in Ulm), Fortress Marienberg (in Wurzburg) and Bamberg Cathedral (in Bamberg). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg sightseeing app.

Drive from Dresden to Rothenburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Bamberg, Ulmer Münster
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Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Step out of the city life by going to Zugspitze and Partnachklamm. Popular historic sites such as Schloss Hohenschwangau and Schloss Neuschwanstein are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Altstadt von Fuessen in Fussen (about 1h 5 min away). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen road trip planning tool.

Getting from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. October in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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