14 days in Germany Itinerary

14 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Frankfurt
1
Frankfurt
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Cologne
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Berlin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Stuttgart
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Munich
— 3 nights
End: Munich

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night
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Frankfurt Christmas Market has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Romer, get great views at Main Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten, explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally attend a local event at Frankfurt Christmas Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport and Cologne Bonn Airport. In December, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus

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night
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
You've added The Cologne Christmas Market, Historic Old Town, Hohenzollern Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, thensnap pictures at Hohenzollern Bridge, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cologne travel planner.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Events Museums Historic Sites
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The Cologne Christmas Market ©
The Cologne Christmas Market
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Michael's Church, Jungfernstieg, Planten un Blomen, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): catch a concert at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, make a trip to Townhall, thendon't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Cologne to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Hamburg are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Kunsthalle Hamburg ©
Kunsthalle Hamburg

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Charlottenburg Palace, Großer Tiergarten, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate and then make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin, thenadmire the striking features of Berliner Dom, thenexplore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and finally explore the world behind art at Bode Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin holiday maker site.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leipzig
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dresden Christmas Market, Theaterplatz, Augustus Bridge, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): experience the emotional art of opera at Semper Opera House (Semperoper), explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Moritzburg, thenmake a trip to Theaterplatz, thenmake a trip to Katholische Hofkirche, and finally examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Augustus Bridge, see the interesting displays at Panometer Dresden, explore the world behind art at Albertinum, thenexplore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, and finally don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Dresden are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites Museums Events

Side Trip

Schloss Moritzburg
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Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Frauenkirche, Nuremberg Christmas Market, DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, admire the local landmark of Der Schoene Brunnen, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, and finally contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

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Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Events

Side Trip

Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum

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hours
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 31st (Tue), admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daytime highs in Stuttgart are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Frauenkirche, Hofbrauhaus-Kunstmuhle and Viktualienmarkt. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Munich online tour builder.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Munich in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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