11 days in Germany Itinerary

11 days in Germany Itinerary

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11 days in Germany Itinerary

Washington DC
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Berlin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Dresden
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Berchtesgaden
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Rothenburg
— 1 night
train + Fly:  18​h 15​min
Washington DC

2
days
Berlin

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 15th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally see the interesting displays at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Zoo Berlin and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Washington DC, USA to Berlin is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dresden.

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Zoo Berlin
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Reichstag Building
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Brandenburg Gate

1
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Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Zwinger, then don't miss a visit to Bruehl Terrace, and then don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden.

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You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munich.

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Neues Grünes Gewölbe
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Zwinger
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Procession of Princes

3
days
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Allianz Arena and Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and admire the striking features of Frauenkirche.

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Traveling by flight from Dresden to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

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Marienplatz
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English Garden

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Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Eagle's Nest, don't miss a visit to Berchtesgaden Salt Mines, and then explore the activities along Konigssee.

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You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
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The Eagle's Nest
Berchtesgaden Salt Mines ©
Berchtesgaden Salt Mines

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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 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Criminal Medieval Museum, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then steep yourself in history at Old Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Town Walls.

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Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Rothenburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Old Town
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Town Walls
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Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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