11 days in Germany & Italy Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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Florence, Italy
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Siena, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Munich, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munich vacation maker tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Memmingen Allgau Airport, Nuremberg Airport and Flughafen München-Riem. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — 3 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Schwangau (Antike Romervilla & Schloss Neuschwanstein) and Krippkirche St. Nikolaus (in Fussen). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at All Things Garmisch - Day Tours, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wank Mountain, and take in the dramatic natural features at Iron Bridge Partnachklamm.

Plan trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Florence takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in September, with highs in Florence at 78°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Siena tour app.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Siena, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, then learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Archea Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, examine the collection at Mus.e Firenze Palazzo Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally look for gifts at Via de' Ginori, 23r.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence day trip app.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.
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Germany travel guide

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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.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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