8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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8 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Berlin
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Munich
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Berlin online holiday maker.

Manchester, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Sinwellturm, examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then examine the collection at Museum 22 20 18 Kuhnertsgasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hangman's Bridge, examine the collection at Toy Museum, steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, then examine the collection at Bernstein Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

3
nights
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the natural beauty at English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munich online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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