60 days in Germany Itinerary

60 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Wurzburg
— 4 nights
2
Frankfurt
— 6 nights
3
Trier
— 5 nights
4
Cologne
— 5 nights
5
Norden
— 3 nights
6
Hamburg
— 6 nights
7
Berlin
— 6 nights
8
Dresden
— 5 nights
9
Nuremberg
— 5 nights
10
Munich
— 6 nights
11
Oberstdorf
— 5 nights
12
Rust
— 3 nights

4
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Visiting Margarethenschlucht and Wildpark Schloss Tambach will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Würzburg Residence and Altstadt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wurzburg: Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), &more) and Deutsche Greifenwarte (in Hassmersheim). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, steep yourself in history at Rathaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, and get engrossed in the history at Museum fur Franken.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wurzburg online visit planner.

Stuttgart to Wurzburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Rathaus, Deutsche Greifenwarte, Margarethenschlucht, Wildpark Schloss Tambach
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

6
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Heidelberg and Messel Pit Fossil Site. Visiting Horlachgraben and Weilbacher Kiesgruben will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frankfurt: Greifvogelwarte Feldatal (in Giessen), Eschbacher Klippen (in Usingen) and Klosterkirche Lobenfeld (in Lobbach). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Schwanheimer Dune, admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, walk around Naturpark Nassau, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Neroberg.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Frankfurt day trip site.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Frankfurt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oberursel (Taunus), Heidelberg, Messel Pit Fossil Site, Greifvogelwarte Feldatal, Horlachgraben
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Horlachgraben
Horlachgraben
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site

5
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Porta Nigra will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Galerie Wagner and Jobelius Spirituosen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trier: Wildfreigehege Wildenburg (in Kempfeld), Greifvogelpark (in Saarburg) and Karlstalschlucht (in Trippstadt). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Eltz Castle, delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater, steep yourself in history at Kaiserthermen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, Trier.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Trier day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Trier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Trier, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Wildfreigehege Wildenburg, Eltz Castle, Jobelius Spirituosen, Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun, Greifvogelpark
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Karlstalschlucht ©
Karlstalschlucht

5
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cologne Cathedral and SinnesWald. Take a break from the city and head to Zwillbrock Biologische Station and Wildpark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cologne: Wildpark (in Bad Marienberg), Bergehalde Grosses Holz (in Bergkamen) and Wilder Kermeter Natur-Erlebnispark (in Schleiden). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Teverener Heide and explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne day trip website.

You can drive from Trier to Cologne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Cologne, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Norden.

Things to do in Cologne

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ahrschleife bei Altenahr, Teverener Heide, Zwillbrock Biologische Station, Wahner Heide, SinnesWald
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Wildpark
Wildpark

3
nights
Norden

Norden ©
Appreciate the collections at Museum Norddeich Radio and Deutsches Marinemuseum Wilhelmshaven. Get in touch with nature at The Wadden Sea, Germany and Helgolander Kegelrobben. Get out of town with these interesting Norden side-trips: Rosarium Wilhelmshaven (in Wilhelmshaven), Handweberei Fiefschaft (in Dornum) and Watt (in Baltrum).

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Norden day trip planning app.

Drive from Cologne to Norden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Cologne in September, plan for slightly colder days in Norden, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Norden

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Wilhelmshaven, Leezdorfer Muhle, Handweberei Fiefschaft, Helgolander Kegelrobben, Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland
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Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland ©
Wattwanderzentrum Ostfriesland
Helgolander Kegelrobben ©
Helgolander Kegelrobben
Museum Norddeich Radio ©
Museum Norddeich Radio

6
nights
Hamburg

Hamburg ©
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.
Let the collections at Miniatur Wunderland and Kunsthalle Hamburg capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alter Elbtunnel and Speicherstadt. Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Himmelmoor (in Quickborn), Kunstwerk Carlshutte (in Budelsdorf) and Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen (in Warder). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Tister Bauernmoor, shop like a local with Red Gallery, discover the deep blue sea with Padi Dive Center NICEDIVE4U, and stroll through Brodtener Steilufer.

To plan Hamburg vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Norden to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Hamburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Hankensbuettel, Himmelmoor, UNESCO-Biospharenreservat Schaalsee, Kunstwerk Carlshutte, Altes Land
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. For shopping fun, head to Olmuhle an der Havel or Camera Work. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

5
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Dresden Zwinger and Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister. Escape the urban bustle at Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm and Die Wanderung am Lilienstein. Step out of Dresden to go to Marienberg and see Schwarzwassertal, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, explore the historical opulence of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Military History.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip builder website.

Getting from Berlin to Dresden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Schwarzwassertal, Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm, Die Wanderung am Lilienstein
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

5
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Toy Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Naturschutzgebiet Holle and Falknerei Burg Rabenstein. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Schloss Ratibor (in Roth), Schwarzachschlucht (in Schwarzenbruck) and Wildpark Hollohe (in Teublitz). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kreuzweg Weltenburg, see the interesting displays at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, and don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg journey planner.

Getting from Dresden to Nuremberg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Kelheim, Schloss Ratibor, Naturschutzgebiet Holle, Schwarzachschlucht, Wildpark Hollohe
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Falknerei Burg Rabenstein ©
Falknerei Burg Rabenstein
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

6
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.
Do your shopping at Viktualienmarkt and Kuenstlerhaus Exter mit Garten. Get some cultural insight at Nymphenburg Palace and Deutsches Museum. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Bayern-Kamele in Grub am Forst--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: walk around English Garden, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Munich are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Oberstdorf.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bayern-Kamele, Kuenstlerhaus Exter mit Garten
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

5
nights
Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf ©
Nestled within the heart of the Bavarian Alps, Oberstdorf offers classic mountain charm combined with some of the best winter resorts and sports in Europe.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Linderhof. Step out of the city life by going to Eriskircher Ried Naturschutzgebiet and Naherholungsgebiet Tannenbuehl. Get out of town with these interesting Oberstdorf side-trips: Hollentalklamm (in Grainau), Hohenschwangau (Alpseebad & Schloss Hohenschwangau) and Partnachklamm (in Garmisch-Partenkirchen). There's much more to do: push the limits with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, explore the activities along Moorweiher, identify plant and animal life at Familien-Vital-Park, and get outside with Vaterlandsweg.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Oberstdorf online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Munich to Oberstdorf takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Oberstdorf

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Bad Hindelang, Naherholungsgebiet Tannenbuehl, Familien-Vital-Park, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

3
nights
Rust

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Take a break from the city and head to Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen and Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald. Change things up with these side-trips from Rust: Freiburg im Breisgau (Freiburger Münster & Buchhandlung zum Wetzstein), Wutachschlucht (in Loffingen) and Zauberland an der Kinzig (in Lossburg). Pack the 19th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Europa-Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rust trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oberstdorf to Rust in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Rust are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Rust

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Freiburg im Breisgau, Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, Wutachschlucht, Zauberland an der Kinzig, Naturschutzgebiet Taubergiessen
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Wutachschlucht ©
Wutachschlucht
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster

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