8 days in Germany & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Germany & Washington DC Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
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: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

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New Orleans, USA to Berlin is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at English Garden and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Munich sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Washington DC, United States

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Washington DC takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Munich to Washington DC. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

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