16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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1
Munich
— 2 nights
2
Frankfurt
— 4 nights
3
Berlin
— 5 nights
4
Hamburg
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Schleissheim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, admire the masterpieces at Lenbachhaus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Munich day trip site.

Palermo, Italy to Munich is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Schleissheim
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Lenbachhaus ©
Lenbachhaus
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Schleissheim ©
Schloss Schleissheim

4
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Messel Pit Fossil Site and Neroberg. You'll explore and learn at Stadel Museum and Museum fur Kommunikation. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Saint Elizabeth's Church (in Wiesbaden), Temple of Isis & Mater Magna (in Mainz) and Mathildenhoehe (in Darmstadt). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ruine Königstein, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), examine the collection at Museum Embankment, and steep yourself in history at The Hauptwache.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Frankfurt online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Frankfurt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Ruine Königstein, Temple of Isis & Mater Magna, Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Dialogmuseum Frankfurt ©
Dialogmuseum Frankfurt
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Strandbad Wannsee and Rhinluch. Potsdam's Gardens and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Potsdam (Schloss Cecilienhof & Neues Palais). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum, view the masterpieces at F37, get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Fly from Frankfurt to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Potsdam, Rhinluch
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Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum
Gemaldegalerie ©
Gemaldegalerie
Palace of Tears ©
Palace of Tears

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.
Get some cultural insight at Alter Elbtunnel and St Nikolai Memorial. Marienkirche and An der Obertrave will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamburg: Lubeck (Buddenbrookhaus, European Hansemuseum, &more). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hamburg History.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hamburg visit planner.

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lubeck
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St Nikolai Memorial ©
St Nikolai Memorial
Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel

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