9 days in Germany Itinerary

9 days in Germany Itinerary

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Athens of the Spree

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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Reichstag Building, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

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Valparaiso, USA to Berlin is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Valparaiso to Berlin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, examine the collection at Toy Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

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You can fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Village of a Million People

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, then make a trip to Marienplatz, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church. On the next day, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

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Getting from Nuremberg to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Munich, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goppingen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Göppingen is a town in southern Germany, part of the Stuttgart Region of Baden-Württemberg. Marklin Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Esslingen (N) Burg, then don't miss a visit to Altes Rathaus, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Esslinger Stadtkirche St. Dionys. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Marklin Museum.

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You can drive from Munich to Goppingen in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Goppingen

Historic Sites · Museums

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Germany travel guide

Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.