31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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31 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24 h
1
Hamburg
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Berlin
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Nuremberg
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Wurzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Trier
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Baden-Baden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Munich
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Miniatur Wunderland and Tierpark Hagenbeck. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, go all around town with City Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hamburg online driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Hamburg is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Hamburg, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Hamburg: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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.
Family-friendly places like Zoo Berlin and Victory Column (Siegessaule) will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, test your problem-solving skills at Make a Break – Escape Room Berlin, have some family-friendly fun at WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip website.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Make a Break – Escape Room Berlin ©
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin ©
WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin

3
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Family-friendly places like Dresden Museum of Technology and Industry and Deutsches Hygiene-Museum will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, have some family-friendly fun at Dresden Secrets - Live Escape Games, steep yourself in history at Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Dresden, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Stadtspiel (Ver-) Fuehrung ©
Stadtspiel (Ver-) Fuehrung
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum ©
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

4
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Attractions like Tiergarten Nuernberg and Toy Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese, get your game on at Schwarzlichtfabrik 3D Minigolf, and explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Nuremberg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Woehrder See ©
Woehrder See
Tiergarten Nuernberg ©
Tiergarten Nuernberg
Schwarzlichtfabrik 3D Minigolf ©
Schwarzlichtfabrik 3D Minigolf

3
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Burgtor und Burg, Die Rossmuhle, &more). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Pit-Pat Wonderland, pause for some serene contemplation at Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Heimsuchung, steep yourself in history at Roentgen Memorial Site Wuerzburg, and do a tasting at Weingut am Stein, Ludwig Knoll.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wurzburg sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Trier.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games Wineries

Side Trip

Rothenburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Pit-Pat Wonderland ©
Pit-Pat Wonderland
Romantische Strasse ©
Romantische Strasse

3
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Explore Trier's surroundings by going to Mosel Radweg (in Koblenz) and 66 Minuten (in Neuwied). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Petrisberg, browse the collection at Municipal Library Treasury (Schatzkammer der Stadtbibliothek), steep yourself in history at Wallmauer, and explore the engaging exhibits at Spielzeugmuseum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Trier vacation builder site.

Drive from Wurzburg to Trier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Mosel Radweg, 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
Petrisberg ©
Petrisberg

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Europa-Park and Miniaturwelt mit Sima's Cafe. Change things up with a short trip to Unterstmatt in Buhl (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: trek along Panoramaweg, see the interesting displays at Museum Frieder Burda, do a tasting at Weingut Schloss Neuweier, and take in the dramatic scenery at Geroldsau Waterfall.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Baden-Baden trip planner.

You can drive from Trier to Baden-Baden in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Europa-Park, Unterstmatt
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Goenneranlage ©
Goenneranlage
Geroldsau Waterfall ©
Geroldsau Waterfall

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Deutsches Museum and New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, have some family-friendly fun at TerraMars Lasertag, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munich online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Munich when traveling from Baden-Baden in April, with lows around 3°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
TerraMars Lasertag ©
TerraMars Lasertag

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