7 days in Bavaria Itinerary

7 days in Bavaria Itinerary

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1
Munich
— 2 nights
2
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
3
Schwangau
— 1 night

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Munich online itinerary planner.

Syracuse, USA to Munich is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Syracuse to Munich is 6 hours. When traveling from Syracuse in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Munich: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), wander the streets of Altstadt, thenmake a trip to Das Plonlein, thenstep into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally take an in-depth tour of Fortress Marienberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, ponder the design of Vierroehrenbrunnen, thensnap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, and finally make a trip to Romantische Strasse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg travel route builder website.

Getting from Munich to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Alte Mainbruecke ©
Alte Mainbruecke

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Schwangau

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Schwangau online tour builder.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Schwangau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

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