15 days in Baden-Wurttemberg Itinerary

15 days in Baden-Wurttemberg Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24 h
1
Heidelberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Freiburg im Breisgau
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Meersburg (Bodensee)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Stuttgart
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
You'll explore and learn at Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum) and Technoseum Mannheim (ehemals Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit). Your inner history buff will appreciate Schwetzingen Palace and Alte Universitaet. Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Baden-Baden (MerkurBergbahn, Merkur, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Ghost (Heiliggeistkirche), admire the striking features of Hotel Zum Ritter, make a trip to Elizabeth Gate, and steep yourself in history at Heidelberg Tun.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Heidelberg trip simple and quick.

Melbourne, Australia to Heidelberg is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Heidelberg, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Heidelberg reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baden-Baden, Auto & Technik Museum (Automobile and Technology Museum), Schwetzingen Palace, Technoseum Mannheim (ehemals Landesmuseum fuer Technik und Arbeit)
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Schwetzingen Palace ©
Schwetzingen Palace
Alte Universitaet ©
Alte Universitaet

4
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein and Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Bachle and Seepark. Explore Freiburg im Breisgau's surroundings by going to Schluchsee (in Schluchsee), Todtnau (Hasenhorn Coaster Todtnau & Todtnau Waterfalls) and Dom St. Blasien (in Sankt Blasien). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Martinstor, don't miss a visit to Schwabentor, identify plant and animal life at Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, and explore the world behind art at Augustiner Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Freiburg im Breisgau online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Freiburg im Breisgau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Meersburg (Bodensee).

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Todtnau, Schluchsee, Rotteln Castle, Dom St. Blasien, House of Black Forest Clocks
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Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald ©
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein ©
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof ©

2
nights
Meersburg (Bodensee)

Meersburg (Bodensee) ©
On the 23rd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Friedrichshafen, thenexamine the collection at Zeppelin Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Affenberg Salem, examine the collection at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, and then step into the grandiose world of Burg Meersburg.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Meersburg (Bodensee) journey maker.

Traveling by car from Freiburg im Breisgau to Meersburg (Bodensee) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau in April, expect nights in Meersburg (Bodensee) to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Meersburg (Bodensee)

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Friedrichshafen, Affenberg Salem, Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen
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Uferpromenade Friedrichshafen ©
Uferpromenade Friedrichshafen
Burg Meersburg ©
Burg Meersburg
Zeppelin Museum ©
Zeppelin Museum

4
nights
Stuttgart

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Get some cultural insight at Burg Hohenzollern and Hohentubingen Castle (Schloss). Let the collections at Staatsgalerie and Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald (in Bad Wildbad), Lichtenstein Castle (in Lichtenstein) and Maulbronn Monastery (in Maulbronn). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Motorworld Region Stuttgart, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum Wurttemberg, and take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stuttgart day trip tool.

Drive from Meersburg (Bodensee) to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Motorworld Region Stuttgart, Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald, Burg Hohenzollern, Lichtenstein Castle, Hohentubingen Castle (Schloss)
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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Burg Hohenzollern ©
Burg Hohenzollern
Maulbronn Monastery ©
Maulbronn Monastery
Lichtenstein Castle ©
Lichtenstein Castle

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