19 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

19 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
2
Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
3
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
4
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
7
Bad Ischl, Austria
— 2 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frankfurt Christmas Market as well as Sachsenhausen. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sachsenhausen and then attend a local event at Frankfurt Christmas Market.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip builder site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Ramstein Air Base. In December in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Wurzburg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Events Historic Sites
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Sachsenhausen
Sachsenhausen

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night
Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Würzburg Residence as well as Market Square. On the 16th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence and then don't miss a visit to Market Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wurzburg itinerary planner.

Drive from Frankfurt to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Wurzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Market Square ©
Market Square

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kathe Wohlfahrt as well as Hans Georg Baumgartner. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a stroll through Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, thenstop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, and finally grab your flashlight and head to Hans Georg Baumgartner.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Rothenburg in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Hans Georg Baumgartner ©
Hans Georg Baumgartner

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night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nuremberg Christmas Market. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): mix with locals at Nuremberg Christmas Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Events
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Munich, Germany

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jazzbar Vogler, Pure Bavaria Tours and BMW Museum. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munich road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Pure Bavaria Tours ©
Pure Bavaria Tours
Pure Bavaria Tours ©
Pure Bavaria Tours

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nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at Salzburger Christkindlmarkt.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning app.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Bad Ischl.

Things to do in Salzburg

Shopping
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Salzburger Christkindlmarkt ©
Salzburger Christkindlmarkt

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nights
Bad Ischl, Austria

Bad Ischl ©
Bad Ischl is a spa town in Austria. Your list of things to see and do now includes Badestrand Hallstatt, Central Square Marktplatz, Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wolfgang, make a trip to St Gilgen Mozartplatz, thenexamine the collection at Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker, and finally see the top attractions with Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt. On your second day here, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", thenmake a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bad Ischl trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Bad Ischl by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.

Things to do in Bad Ischl

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Gilgen, Hallstatt, Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Viennatour as well as Big Bus Vienna. It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Bad Ischl to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Vienna

Tours Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Big Bus Vienna ©
Big Bus Vienna
Viennatour ©
Viennatour

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