8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
1
Berlin
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Munich
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Berlin

2
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.
Visiting Strandbar Mitte and Strandbad Muggelsee will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and Charlottenburg Palace. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Heike Arndt DK, get a taste of the local shopping with Staatliche Museen zu Berlin - Preussicher Kulturbesitz, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

1
night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse, look for gifts at Tradition & Form, then explore the world behind art at Albertinum, and finally view the masterpieces at From Monet to Klimt.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Gorlitzer Strasse ©
Gorlitzer Strasse
From Monet to Klimt ©
From Monet to Klimt

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then take a stroll through Altstadt, then look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, and finally step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Gerlachschmiede, contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower, then steep yourself in history at Spital Bastion, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Wolfgang's Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rothenburg route planning website.

You can drive from Dresden to Rothenburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

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Wurzburg
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Hegemann, then view the masterpieces at Schack-Galerie, and finally admire the natural beauty at English Garden. On the next day, pick up some local products at Markt am Wiener Platz, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Rothenburg to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt

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