16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Potenza
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Leipzig
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Berlin
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Bielefeld
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h
End: Potenza

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the landmark architecture of Sankt Benno Kirche, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich online travel route planner.

Potenza, Italy to Munich is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 5th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, thenexplore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Theaterplatz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Hofkirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, thensee the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and finally don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes.

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You can drive from Munich to Dresden in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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nights
Leipzig

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Leipzig is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, get engrossed in the history at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, examine the collection at Bach Museum, and steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Leipzig trip builder site.

Drive from Dresden to Leipzig in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Leipzig, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Bach Museum ©
Bach Museum
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

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Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

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

Traveling by train from Leipzig to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bielefeld.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Walking tours

1
night
Bielefeld

Bielefeld ©
Historically a center of Europe’s linen industry, Bielefeld today combines rich local culture with a tradition of innovation and commercial development.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, explore the historical opulence of Sparrenburg, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen, and finally head outdoors with Kletterpark Bielefeld.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bielefeld trip planner.

Take a train from Berlin to Bielefeld in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in Bielefeld can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Bielefeld

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen ©
Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen
Botanischer Garten ©
Botanischer Garten
Sparrenburg ©
Sparrenburg

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nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Rothenburg (Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), Altstadt, &more) and Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, examine the collection at Bernstein Museum, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and make a trip to Altstadt.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bielefeld to Nuremberg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Würzburg Residence
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Town Walls ©
Town Walls