31 days in Germany Itinerary

31 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Frankfurt
Drive:  1 h
1
Heidelberg
— 14 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Speyer
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Koblenz
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Mainz
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Baden-Baden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Rothenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Frankfurt

14
nights
Heidelberg

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Peter's Church (Peterskirche), King's Throne (Konigstuhl), Botanischer Garten der Universitat Heidelberg, and other attractions you added. Venture out of the city with trips to Historisches Rathaus (in Michelstadt), Mannheim (Christuskirche, Schleuse Feudenheim, &more) and Rathaus m. astronom. Kunstuhr (in Heilbronn). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, identify plant and animal life at Tinnunculus, take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town), and appreciate the history behind Thingstatte.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Heidelberg trip app.

Frankfurt to Heidelberg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Speyer.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mannheim, Schwetzingen, Worms, MIRAMAR, Schloss Auerbach
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Philosopher’s Walk ©
Philosopher’s Walk

3
nights
Speyer

Speyer ©
With origins in the days of the Roman Empire and a religious history dating as far back as the 4th century, Speyer has long been known for its role as a hotbed of ecclesiastical reform.
On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Mittelalterlicher Judenhof, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Speyer, thensee the interesting displays at Technik Museum Speyer, and finally admire the striking features of Speyer Cathedral. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at (Luther) Gedaechtniskirche, thenmake a trip to Altportel, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Speyer, and finally see the interesting displays at Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Speyer trip planner.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Speyer in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You'll set off for Trier on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Speyer

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Speyer Cathedral ©
Speyer Cathedral
Technik Museum Speyer ©
Technik Museum Speyer
(Luther) Gedaechtniskirche ©
(Luther) Gedaechtniskirche

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Klosterkirche der Barmherzigen Bruder, Roman Bridge, Roter Turm, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Domstadt (Cathedral City), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paulin-Kirche, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church, thensteep yourself in history at Karl Marx House, thenappreciate the history behind Saint George's Fountain, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stadtmuseum Simeonstift. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), thenmake a trip to Porta Nigra, and finally delve into the distant past at Trier Amphitheater.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Trier tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Speyer to Trier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Speyer in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Trier, with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Koblenz.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

State Museum of Baden
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier

3
nights
Koblenz

Koblenz ©
Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Deutsches Eck (German Corner), see the interesting displays at VFF Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz, thencontemplate the long history of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Mosel Radweg. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Eltz Castle and then step into the grandiose world of Reichsburg Cochem.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Koblenz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Koblenz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Koblenz are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mainz.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Reichsburg Cochem, Eltz Castle
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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress ©
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Deutsches Eck (German Corner) ©
Deutsches Eck (German Corner)

3
nights
Mainz

Mainz ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Mainz is an elegant, modern city in Germany's largest wine-growing region and a major center for tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche). Explore Mainz's surroundings by going to Saint Elizabeth's Church (in Wiesbaden) and Ruedesheim am Rhein (Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) & Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mainz Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, admire the striking features of Kirschgarten, and don't miss a visit to Markt.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mainz journey builder site.

Getting from Koblenz to Mainz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Mainz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ruedesheim am Rhein, Saint Elizabeth's Church
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Mainz Cathedral ©
Mainz Cathedral
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche) ©
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)
Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) ©
Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

2
nights
Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden ©
Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Cistercienserinnen-Abtei Lichtenthal has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Mummelsee, see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cistercienserinnen-Abtei Lichtenthal, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Karlsruhe Palace.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baden-Baden itinerary maker website.

Getting from Mainz to Baden-Baden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Baden-Baden sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Karlsruhe Palace
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Mummelsee ©
Mummelsee
Karlsruhe Palace ©
Karlsruhe Palace
Merkur ©
Merkur

3
nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rothenburg: Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Altstadt, get engrossed in the history at Reichsstadtmuseum, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, and make a trip to Das Plonlein.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg trip planner.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Baden-Baden in May, expect nights in Rothenburg to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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