13 days in Germany Itinerary

13 days in Germany Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Frankfurt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Nuremberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Munich
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Trier
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Wurzburg
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Frankfurt

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 20th (Mon), get great views at Main Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauen, Frankfurt, browse the different shops at Galeria Kaufhof Frankfurt An der Hauptwache, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dreikonigskirche, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally don't miss a visit to Fountain of Justice. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu Worms, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Judischer Friedhof Heiliger Sand.

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Minneapolis, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Frankfurt, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Frankfurt, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Worms
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Liebfrauen, Frankfurt ©
Liebfrauen, Frankfurt
Dom zu Worms ©
Dom zu Worms
Museum fur Kommunikation ©
Museum fur Kommunikation

3
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Veste Coburg and Elisabethkirche. Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg and City Walls of Nuremberg will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Schloss Ehrenburg (in Coburg), Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers (in Staffelstein) and Basilika Goessweinstein (in Gossweinstein). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), and view the masterpieces at Goldschlagerschaupavillon Innenstadt.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg holiday website.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Nuremberg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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Side Trips

Coburg, Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, Goldschlagerschaupavillon Innenstadt, Basilika Goessweinstein
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Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg ©
Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg
Veste Coburg ©
Veste Coburg
DB Museum (German Railway Museum) ©
DB Museum (German Railway Museum)

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Ettal Abbey. Get some cultural insight at Munich Residenz and BMW Museum. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Munich

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Side Trips

Ettal Abbey, Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Ettal Abbey ©
Ettal Abbey
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim ©
Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim

2
nights
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Porta Nigra, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gangolf's Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Konstantinbasilika, and finally delve into the distant past at Kaiserthermen. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), do a tasting at Weinstube Kesselstatt, thenstop by Rituals, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Spielzeugmuseum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mathias Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Trier road trip planning site.

You can drive from Munich to Trier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt
Konstantinbasilika ©
Konstantinbasilika
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©

1
night
Wurzburg

Wurzburg
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, make a trip to Hofkirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumuenster, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Fortress Marienberg.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wurzburg holiday maker site.

Getting from Trier to Wurzburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In April, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Neumuenster
Neumuenster
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
Marienkapelle ©
Marienkapelle

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