15 days in Germany Itinerary

15 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin
— 3 nights
2
Dresden
— 1 night
3
Wurzburg
— 2 nights
4
Nuremberg
— 1 night
5
Munich
— 3 nights
6
Schwangau
— 1 night
7
Trier
— 2 nights
8
Cologne
— 1 night

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Berliner Dom. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin journey website.

Madrid, Spain to Berlin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall

1
night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Panometer Dresden, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then explore the galleries of The Dresden Zwinger.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dresden travel site.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Panometer Dresden ©
Panometer Dresden

2
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapuzinerkloster Nikolausberg, then contemplate the long history of Fortress Marienberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumuenster, and finally step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), contemplate the long history of Burgtor und Burg, steep yourself in history at Markusturm and Buttelhaus, then take a stroll through Altstadt, and finally contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wurzburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Wurzburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Burgtor und Burg ©
Burgtor und Burg
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) ©
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche)

1
night
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, then make a trip to Ehekarussell, and finally contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church
Albrecht Durer's House ©
Albrecht Durer's House

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.
Visit Nymphenburg Palace and Asamkirche for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November in Munich, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

1
night
Schwangau

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, steep yourself in history at Burgruine Eisenberg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Georg.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Schwangau trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Schwangau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Schwangau sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Burgruine Eisenberg
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Burgruine Eisenberg
Burgruine Eisenberg

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater, see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally explore the ancient world of Kaiserthermen. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Barbarathermen, admire the striking features of Konstantinbasilika, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, then explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, and finally contemplate the long history of Karl Marx House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Trier trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Trier takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Trier can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Museums
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Domschatzkammer, pause for some serene contemplation at Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Trier to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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