12 days in Germany Itinerary

12 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Munich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Berchtesgaden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Trier
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Berlin
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Salt Lake City

4
nights
Munich

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.
Get some cultural insight at Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Hohenschwangau. Let the collections at Munich Residenz and Gallerie Thomas capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munich: Schloss Linderhof (in Ettal), Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau) and Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, get a taste of the local shopping with Schack-Galerie, view the masterpieces at Galerie Hegemann, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Munich trip planning app.

Salt Lake City, USA to Munich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in September: high temperatures in Munich hover around 66°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

1
night
Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berchtesgaden vacation planner.

Getting from Munich to Berchtesgaden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

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Side Trip

Konigssee
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The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Konigssee ©
Konigssee

1
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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Town Walls, wander the streets of Altstadt, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), browse the eclectic array of goods at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, thenexamine the collection at Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rothenburg sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Rothenburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. September in Rothenburg sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Rothenburg

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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) ©
St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche)

1
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Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
On the 15th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Konstantinbasilika, delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, thenstop by Rituals, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, and finally admire the striking features of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom).

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Trier trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Trier takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In September in Trier, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Trier

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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
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St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt

3
nights
Berlin

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Do your shopping at Meisterschueler and art4berlin GALLERY. Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial of the Berlin Wall and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, view the masterpieces at Sammlung Hoffman, shop like a local with Ariel Fantasy, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

Before you visit Berlin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Trier to Berlin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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