14 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

14 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

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.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Munich day trip site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Munich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Munich is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in July: high temperatures in Munich hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — 2 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Altstadt von Fuessen (in Fussen) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, stroll through Alpspitz, take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kaprun.
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Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Side Trips

Kaprun, Austria — 5 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaprun: Krimml (WasserWelten & Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)), Edelweissspitze (in Fusch) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Grossglockner, head outdoors with Klammsee, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalser Glocknerstrasse, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kaprun trip planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Kaprun takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kaprun can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salzburg online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Munich.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Munich, Germany — 3 nights

See even more of Munich: take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and examine the collection at BMW Welt.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Austria travel guide

4.6
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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