17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Berlin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Nuremberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Wurzburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
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: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to East Side Gallery, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel route builder.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Berlin is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Berlin, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
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: browse the exhibits of The Dresden Zwinger, get engrossed in the history at Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, see the interesting displays at Parkeisenbahn, and visit Elbufer Dresden.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dresden road trip site.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

3
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along English Garden, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Sinwellturm, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thenmake a trip to St. Lorenz Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, thenexamine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and finally get outside with Wohrder Wiese.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

4
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Rothenburg (Burgtor und Burg, Spital Bastion, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, make a trip to Hofkirche, take an in-depth tour of Fortress Marienberg, and pause for some serene contemplation at Festungskirche.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Wurzburg trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Nuremberg to Wurzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Wurzburg, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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