11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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Hamburg
— 1 night
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Berlin
— 2 nights
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
4
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
5
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
6
Munich
— 3 nights

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Hamburg

Hamburg ©

Gateway to the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and then admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Hamburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hamburg is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Hamburg, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Hamburg at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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Berlin

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 3rd (Sat), appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, don't miss a visit to Pariser Platz, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin road trip site.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 5th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, don't miss a visit to Das Plonlein, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Rothenburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Das Plonlein ©
Das Plonlein

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, and then head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen road trip planner.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau ©
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau

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Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden, get great views at The Eagle's Nest, and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berchtesgaden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Berchtesgaden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. August in Berchtesgaden sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden ©
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden

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Munich

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
On the 9th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along English Garden, then contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, then admire the natural beauty at Hofgarten, and finally admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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