16 days in Germany Itinerary

16 days in Germany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin
— 6 nights
2
Leipzig
— 1 night
3
Dresden
— 1 night
4
Munich
— 6 nights

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Your inner history buff will appreciate East Side Gallery and Berliner Dom. There's much more to do: make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip maker.

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major aiports are Berlin-Tegel Airport, Berlin-Schönefeld Airport and Leipzig/Halle Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

1
night
Leipzig

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Bach Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Leipzig, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Leipzig trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Leipzig by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Leipzig sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Zoo Leipzig ©
Zoo Leipzig
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)

1
night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, step into the grandiose world of Big courtyard of the Residence / Grosser Schlosshof Dresdner Residenz, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, thenwander the streets of Neustadt, and finally wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Albertinum and then get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss).

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

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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.
Schloss Neuschwanstein and Munich Residenz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schwansee (in Schwangau), Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau) and Fussen (Benediktinerkloster St. Mang & Altstadt von Fuessen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along English Garden, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munich sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Schwangau, Fussen, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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