31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Cologne
— 6 nights
2
Berlin
— 6 nights
3
Biberach (Riss)
— 5 nights
4
Fussen
— 8 nights
5
Rust
— 2 nights
6
Heidelberg
— 3 nights

6
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wildpark Warstein and Hohenzollern Bridge. Visiting Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun and Lindenthaler Tierpark will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cologne: Gemuendener Maar (in Daun), Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark (in Schleiden) and Schalkenmehrener Maar (in Schalkenmehren). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cologne Cathedral, grab your bike and head to Nordbahntrasse, explore the fascinating underground world of Bilsteinhohle, and see the interesting displays at Kathe Kollwitz Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cologne day trip planning tool.

Mainz to Cologne is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Warstein, Daun, Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark, Schalkenmehrener Maar, Nordbahntrasse
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Gemuendener Maar ©
Gemuendener Maar
Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun ©
Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun
Wildpark Warstein ©
Wildpark Warstein

6
nights
Berlin

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Wannsee and Strandbar Mitte. Escape the urban bustle at Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbad Muggelsee. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Potsdam (Sanssouci Park & Potsdam's Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip planner.

Getting from Cologne to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Biberach (Riss).

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Potsdam
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Mitte ©
Mitte
Strandbad Tegeler See ©
Strandbad Tegeler See

5
nights
Biberach (Riss)

Biberach (Riss) ©
Biberach is a town in the south of Germany. Escape the urban bustle at Torferlebnispfad and Kanutouren im Wilden Sueden e.K.. Explore hidden gems such as Ulmer Münster and Grosses Lautertal. Explore Biberach (Riss)'s surroundings by going to Berg Brewery (in Ehingen), Parkbad Laupheim (in Laupheim) and Naherholungsgebiet Oberriedener Weiher (in Haundorf). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fishermen's Quarter, explore the activities along Blautopf, Head underground at Sontheimer Cave, and grab your bike and head to Kunstlandschaft Donau.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Biberach (Riss) trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Berlin to Biberach (Riss). In August in Biberach (Riss), expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fussen.

Things to do in Biberach (Riss)

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ulm, Muensingen, Bad Waldsee, Sontheimer Cave, Berg Brewery
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Blautopf ©
Blautopf
Kanutouren im Wilden Sueden e.K. ©
Kanutouren im Wilden Sueden e.K.
Parkbad Laupheim ©
Parkbad Laupheim

8
nights
Fussen

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zugspitze and Breitachklamm. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strandbad St. Alban and Alpseebad. Venture out of the city with trips to Leonhardikapelle (in Bad Toelz), See- und Warmbad (in Rottach-Egern) and Strandbad Grieblinger (in Bad Wiessee). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm, head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fussen holiday planner.

You can drive from Biberach (Riss) to Fussen in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Fussen

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberstdorf, Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, Andechs Monastery, See- und Warmbad
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Breitachklamm ©
Breitachklamm

2
nights
Rust

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Europa-Park. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen, then play a few rounds at Golfpark Breisgau, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schlossberg.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rust trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Rust takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen, Schlossberg, Golfpark Breisgau
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Schlossberg ©
Schlossberg

3
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altstadt (Old Town) and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Weingut Krone (in Assmannshausen), Eberbach Abbey (in Eltville am Rhein) and Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) (in Ruedesheim am Rhein). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg, try to win big at Kurhaus Baden-Baden, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Russe, and admire the natural beauty at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Heidelberg online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Rust to Heidelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Heidelberg sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Wineries · Tours · Casinos

Side Trips

Baden-Baden, Weingut Krone, Eberbach Abbey, Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)
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Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank ©
Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank
Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey

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