33 days in Germany Itinerary

33 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly:  8 h
1
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Cologne
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Trier
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Stuttgart
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Rothenburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Dresden
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Munich
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Alexandria

4
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Berlin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

3
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.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, get a sense of history and politics at Townhall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hamburg fast, fun, and easy.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

1
night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip planner.

You can fly from Hamburg to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. December in Cologne sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Trier.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites
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Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

4
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Go for a jaunt from Trier to Neuwied to see 66 Minuten - Theater Adventures about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), pause for some serene contemplation at Domstadt (Cathedral City), steep yourself in history at Wallmauer, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Trier trip maker site.

You can drive from Cologne to Trier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cologne in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Trier: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

66 Minuten - Theater Adventures
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
66 Minuten - Theater Adventures ©
66 Minuten - Theater Adventures
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©

2
nights
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 5th (Sun), stroll around Lichtentaler Allee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Russe, admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, thentry to win big at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, and finally have fun and explore at Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe. On the next day, do a tasting at Weingut Schloss Neuweier, thentake in the awesome beauty at Merkur, and then step into the grandiose world of Hohenbaden Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Trier to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. January in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Wineries Parks Museums
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Weingut Schloss Neuweier ©
Weingut Schloss Neuweier
Museum Frieder Burda ©
Museum Frieder Burda
Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe ©
Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe

1
night
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Mercedes-Benz Museum, thenexamine the collection at Porsche Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Staatsgalerie, and finally make a trip to Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stuttgart trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Fernsehturm Stuttgart ©
Fernsehturm Stuttgart
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

4
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Explore Rothenburg's surroundings by going to Wurzburg (Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), steep yourself in history at Town Walls, and get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rothenburg day trip tool.

Drive from Stuttgart to Rothenburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung ©
Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung
Romantische Strasse ©
Romantische Strasse

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Nuremberg is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, make a trip to Weinstadel, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg road trip tool.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

4
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Dresden is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Dresden Zwinger, make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, get great views at Winzer Lutz Muller, and explore the world behind art at Albertinum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Dresden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Room Escape Games
Albertinum ©
Albertinum

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich route builder site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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