16 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

16 days in The Netherlands & Germany Itinerary

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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 Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland. Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Spiegelplas en Blijkpolderplas in Nederhorst den Berg--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, and examine the collection at Anne Frank House.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online trip planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Amsterdam is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Bogota to Amsterdam. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then make a trip to Procession of Princes, then contemplate the long history of Sachsisches Standehaus, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Dresden sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Parks · 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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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 Ulmer Münster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rothenburg: Bamberg (Bamberg Cathedral & Bamberg Altstadt) and Fortress Marienberg (in Wurzburg). 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 do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°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

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

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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 Altstadt von Fuessen are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Schwangau (about 1h 10 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 19°C and lows of 6°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, Altstadt von Fuessen, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

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