22 days in Germany Itinerary

22 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8 h
1
Hohenschwangau
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Heidelberg
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Cologne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Hamburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Rostock
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Berlin
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
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Tel Aviv, Israel to Hohenschwangau is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Hohenschwangau is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Hohenschwangau are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Geburtshaus von Ludwig Thoma
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Geburtshaus von Ludwig Thoma ©
Geburtshaus von Ludwig Thoma

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.
Step out of Munich to go to Dachau and see Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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BMW Museum ©
BMW Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nuremberg: Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg), Rothenburg (Town Walls, Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, &more) and Bamberg Altstadt (in Bamberg). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, admire the striking features of Cathedral of St Peter's, make a trip to Altstadt, and see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. September in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Regensburg, Würzburg Residence, Bamberg Altstadt
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heidelberg: Frankfurt (Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), Main Tower, &more) and Stuttgart (Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, Mercedes-Benz Museum, &more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town), snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and examine the collection at Technik Museum Speyer.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Heidelberg holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Heidelberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cologne.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Technik Museum Speyer
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum

2
nights
Cologne

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Rheinuferpromenade, see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Hohenzollern Bridge. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Konigsallee, stop by Altstadt, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, and finally walk around Botanischer Garten Grugapark.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cologne trip site.

Traveling by train from Heidelberg to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dusseldorf, Botanischer Garten Grugapark
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Botanischer Garten Grugapark ©
Botanischer Garten Grugapark
Rheinuferpromenade ©
Rheinuferpromenade

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.
Take a break from Hamburg with a short trip to Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) in Lubeck, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, admire the natural beauty at Planten un Blomen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hamburg online itinerary maker.

Fly from Cologne to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Hamburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rostock.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
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Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

1
night
Rostock

Rostock
Rostock was once one of the primary ports of the powerful Hanseatic League.
SegTime - Segway Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Teepott, kick back and relax at Ostseebad Warnemunde, thencruise the town with SegTime - Segway Tours, and finally make a trip to Alter Strom.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rostock online trip planner.

You can drive from Hamburg to Rostock in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Rostock, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Rostock

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ostseebad Warnemunde
Ostseebad Warnemunde
Teepott
Teepott

5
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, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip maker app.

Drive from Rostock to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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