33 days in Germany Itinerary

33 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 5 nights
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Berlin
— 6 nights
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Dresden
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg
— 2 nights
5
Munich
— 4 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 3 nights
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Rothenburg
— 1 night
8
Heidelberg
— 4 nights
9
Stuttgart
— 3 nights

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Hamburg

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like International Maritime Museum and St. Michael's Church. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Holstentor and Travemunde. Change things up with these side-trips from Hamburg: Bremen (Schnoor Viertel, Bremer Rathaus, &more) and Lubeck (Marienkirche & Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, get a sense of history and politics at Townhall, examine the collection at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ, and take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg road trip app.

Atlanta, USA to Hamburg is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Hamburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in November, expect Hamburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Holstentor
4.5

6
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Classic Remise Berlin and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palace of Tears and German Museum of Technology. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Potsdam (Neues Palais, Potsdam's Gardens, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Stasi Museum, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, and stroll around Treptower Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Gemaldegalerie
4.6

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Neues Grünes Gewölbe and The Dresden Zwinger. Kids will appreciate attractions like Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and Zoo Leipzig. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Koenigstein Fortress (in Koenigstein), Basteigebiet (in Lohmen) and Leipzig (St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), Hahnemann Denkmal, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, steep yourself in history at Sachsisches Standehaus, and don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

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 25th (Wed): make a trip to Hans Sachs Platz and Hans Sachs Denkmal, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, make a trip to Altstadt, then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, and finally make a trip to Humsera.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg holiday builder site.

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Bamberg Altstadt
4.8

4
nights
Munich

Munich

Village of a Million People

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Audi Museum and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Museum-lovers will appreciate BMW Welt and Museum Maxhuette. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden (in Berchtesgaden), Regensburg (Cathedral of St Peter's & Old Town) and Herrenchiemsee New Palace (in Herreninsel). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Konigssee, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munich road trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Audi Museum
4.4
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Water Body
Konigssee
4.7

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Get some cultural insight at Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Schloss Linderhof. Escape the urban bustle at Eibsee and Zugspitze. Explore Garmisch-Partenkirchen's surroundings by going to Breitachklamm (in Tiefenbach), Altstadt von Fuessen (in Fussen) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Eibsee
4.7
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Mountain
Zugspitze
4.6
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Wildlife Area
Partnachklamm
4.7

1
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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 4th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, and finally see the interesting displays at Doll and Toy Museum (Puppen & Spielzeug Museum).

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg day trip planning site.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rothenburg when traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in December, with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Altstadt
4.9
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Historic Site
Town Walls
4.8

4
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Kids will enjoy Stadel Museum and Altstadt (Old Town). Get some cultural insight at Schloss Heidelberg and Pharmacy Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Heidelberg: Wurzburg (Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg Residence, &more), Romer (in Frankfurt) and Trier (Porta Nigra, St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), &more). There's more to do: take in the views from Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Heidelberg online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Heidelberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Altstadt (Old Town)
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Pharmacy Museum
4.3

3
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mercedes-Benz Museum and Porsche Museum. Bring the kids along to Ulmer Münster and Fishermen's Quarter. Venture out of the city with trips to Stausee Oberdiegisheim (in Messstetten) and Edwin-Scharff-Museum (in Neu-Ulm). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Palace Square and get to know the resident critters at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart trip maker tool.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Stuttgart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Porsche Museum
4.4
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Architectural Building
Ulmer Münster
4.8

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