17 days in Germany & France Itinerary

17 days in Germany & France Itinerary

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1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
4
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Nice, France
— 3 nights
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights


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3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Berlin online vacation planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Berlin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, examine the collection at Memorium Nuremberg Trials, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, then contemplate the long history of Albrecht Durer's House, and finally examine the collection at Toy Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nuremberg online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

1
night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 20th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, examine the collection at German Christmas Museum, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then wander the streets of Altstadt, and finally steep yourself in history at Town Walls.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rothenburg online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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German Christmas Museum ©
German Christmas Museum
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Munich, Germany

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and admire the striking features of Frauenkirche.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Munich online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Cannes (Lérins Islands & Les Murs Peints). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place Massena, steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

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You can fly from Munich to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in December; daily highs in Nice reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cannes
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Nice to Paris by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in December, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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