8 days in Germany Itinerary

8 days in Germany Itinerary

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8 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11​h
1
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dresden
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Berlin
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Popular historic sites such as Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and St. Peter's Church are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Herrenchiemsee New Palace and Schloss Hohenschwangau. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Frauenkirche, and admire the landmark architecture of Asamkirche.

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Toronto, Canada to Munich is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Munich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, Munich is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Herrenchiemsee New Palace, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Herrenchiemsee New Palace ©
Herrenchiemsee New Palace
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof and then look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip site .

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, then make a trip to Altstadt, then steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Spital Bastion.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in October, you will find days in Rothenburg are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

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night
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden day trip app .

Drive from Rothenburg to Dresden in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Dresden, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

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night
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall

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