59 days in Bavaria Itinerary

59 days in Bavaria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Train:  13 h 15 min
1
Wurzburg
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Fussen
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Munich
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Berchtesgaden
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Passau
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Regensburg
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
8
Nuremberg
— 9 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

8
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Get some historical perspective at Würzburg Residence and Fortress Marienberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Spital Bastion and Altstadt. Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Siebers Tower, Town Walls, &more) and Faszination Gotthardbahn (in Steinsfeld). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskane Church, examine the collection at Kulturspeicher Wurzburg, and browse the exhibits of Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg.

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Minneapolis, USA to Wurzburg is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Wurzburg. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in March, with highs in Wurzburg at 49°F and lows at 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

6
nights
Fussen

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Neuschwanstein and Altstadt von Fuessen. Escape the urban bustle at Alpseebad and FlyTeam. Venture out of the city with trips to Burgberg im Allgaeu (Starzlachklamm & Familien-Vital-Park), Bad Hindelang (Wildbachtobel, Hirschbachtobel Bad Hindelang, &more) and Werdensteiner Moosrundwanderweg (in Immenstadt im Allgau). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Ofterschwang-Gunzesried, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Georg, and look for all kinds of wild species at Naherholungsgebiet Oberriedener Weiher.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fussen trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Fussen

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bad Hindelang, Burgberg im Allgaeu, Hohenschwangau, Schwangau, Spieserlift
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

6
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Schloss Linderhof and Ettal Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Zugspitze and Murnauer Moos. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Soier See (in Bad Bayersoien), Maria-Hilf-Kirche (in Murnau) and Kletterhalle Weilheim - Under the Roof (in Weilheim). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm, head outdoors with Lautersee, trek along Hollentalklamm, and take in the dramatic natural features at Iron Bridge Partnachklamm.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen day trip site.

You can drive from Fussen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fussen in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oberammergau, Murnau, Mittenwald, Ettal, Soier See
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Alpine Coaster Oberammergau ©
Alpine Coaster Oberammergau
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Alter Sudfriedhof. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and identify plant and animal life at Heidehaus.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

5
nights
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Escape the urban bustle at Strandbad Seeon and Konigssee. We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Ubersee and Schraml. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berchtesgaden: Inzell (Wanderung durch die Weissbachschlucht & Moor - Erlebnis Pfad) and Chiemgau Arena (in Ruhpolding). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge, trek along Der Carl von Linde Weg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche St Nikolaus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Agidikirche.

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You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Passau.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bad Reichenhall, Ramsau, Inzell, Konigssee, Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge ©
Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge
Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden

6
nights
Passau

Passau ©
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
Get outdoors at Naturpark Bayerischer Wald and Steinklamm. Dom St. Stephan and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Passau: Schnaps - Museum Penninger (in Spiegelau), Naturhochseilpark (in Schoenberg) and Haus Am Strom (in Untergriesbach). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Aktivzentrum Bodenmais, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierfreigelaende im Nationalparkzentrum Lusen, see the interesting displays at Domschatz- und Dioezesanmuseum, and grab your bike and head to Inn Valley Bicycle Path.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Passau trip tool.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Passau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Regensburg.

Things to do in Passau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zwiesel, Spiegelau, Neuschonau, Wallfahrtskirche Sammarei, Nationalparkzentrum Falkenstein
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Naturpark Bayerischer Wald ©
Naturpark Bayerischer Wald
Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan
Glasmuseum Frauenau ©
Glasmuseum Frauenau

7
nights
Regensburg

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Let the collections at Brennereimuseum- Distillery Museum and Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Handwerksmuseum Drexler and Burg Leuchtenberg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Regensburg: Kelheim (Donaudurchbruch & Kreuzweg Weltenburg), Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald (in Grafenau) and Parsberg Museum (in Parsberg). There's much more to do: trek along Naturschutzgebiet Holle, look for all kinds of wild species at Ausflugspark am Steinbruchsee, take an in-depth tour of Walhalla, and wander the streets of Old Town.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Regensburg holiday maker app.

Take a train from Passau to Regensburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Regensburg

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Arrach, Kelheim, Furth im Wald, Naturschutzgebiet Holle, Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum
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Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum ©
Oberpfalzer Freilichtmuseum
Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald ©
Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald
Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's

9
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Visiting Schwarzachschlucht and Flussbad Hainbadestelle will get you outdoors. Visit Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Albrecht Durer's House for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nuremberg: Falknerei Burg Rabenstein (in Ahorntal), Wildpark Schloss Tambach (in Weitramsdorf) and Burgruine Leienfels (in Leienfels). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, stroll the grounds of Rochusfriedhof, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from Regensburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Flussbad Hainbadestelle, Falknerei Burg Rabenstein, Wildpark Schloss Tambach, Burgruine Leienfels, Schwarzachschlucht
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände ©

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