25 days in Germany & Oberau Itinerary

25 days in Germany & Oberau Itinerary

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Start: Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Bad Reichenhall, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Oberau, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Oberwesel, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Essen, Germany
— 2 nights
Train + Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Quedlinburg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Berlin, Germany

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nights
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: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin-Schönefeld Airport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Walking tours

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Procession of Princes, appreciate the history behind Ernst Rietschel Denkmal, then admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and finally explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, then take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), then don't miss a visit to Schlossplatz, and finally admire the masterpieces at Albertinum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bamberg Altstadt (in Bamberg), Würzburg Residence (in Wurzburg) and Rothenburg (Town Walls, Altstadt, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Germanisches Nationalmuseum, contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg journey builder website.

Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Herrsching am Ammersee.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg Altstadt, Würzburg Residence
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum

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Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany

Herrsching am Ammersee ©
Herrsching am Ammersee is a municipality in Upper Bavaria, Germany, on the east shore of the Ammersee, southwest of Munich. On the 3rd (Thu), indulge your taste buds at Andechs Monastery. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Ammersee, then contemplate the waterfront views at Starnberger See, then head outdoors with Kiental Wanderweg, and finally don't miss a visit to Ex-Ursulinenkloster und Klosterkirche.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Herrsching am Ammersee trip planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Herrsching am Ammersee in 2.5 hours. December in Herrsching am Ammersee sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bad Reichenhall.

Things to do in Herrsching am Ammersee

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Augsburg, Starnberger See, Andechs Monastery, Ex-Ursulinenkloster und Klosterkirche
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Starnberger See ©
Starnberger See
Augsburg Town Hall ©
Augsburg Town Hall
Fuggerei ©
Fuggerei

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Bad Reichenhall, Germany

Bad Reichenhall ©
Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and administrative center of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany. On the 5th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Konigssee, then take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Andreas Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bad Reichenhall trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Herrsching am Ammersee to Bad Reichenhall by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oberau.

Things to do in Bad Reichenhall

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berchtesgaden, Konigssee
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Konigssee ©
Konigssee
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden ©
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden
St Andreas Church
St Andreas Church

1
night
Oberau, Austria

Oberau ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, and then stop by Kisslinger Kristall-Glas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oberau travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bad Reichenhall to Oberau takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Oberau can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Fussen.

Things to do in Oberau

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rattenberg, Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach
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Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone ©
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
Kisslinger Kristall-Glas ©
Kisslinger Kristall-Glas
Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach ©
Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Alatsee, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then admire the local landmark of Stadtbrunnen, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fussen trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Oberau to Fussen in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Oberwesel.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Linderhof
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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Oberwesel, Germany

Oberwesel ©
Oberwesel is a town on the Middle Rhine in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Martinskirche, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begehbare Stadtmauer, then examine the collection at Turm Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Schoenburg, and finally make a trip to Deutsches Eck (German Corner). Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Liebfrauenkirche, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Lanius-Knab, and then steep yourself in history at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oberwesel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Oberwesel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Fussen in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Oberwesel, with lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Essen.

Things to do in Oberwesel

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Koblenz
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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress ©
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Weingut Lanius-Knab ©
Weingut Lanius-Knab
Liebfrauenkirche ©
Liebfrauenkirche

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Essen, Germany

Essen ©
For centuries one of Germany's major coal and steel centers, Essen offers some of Germany's best shopping, religious sites, and historical atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Hespertalbahn Museumseisenbahn Essen, then admire the striking features of Villa Hugel, then admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten Grugapark, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Folkwang. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, stop by CentrO, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ruhr Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Essen trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oberwesel to Essen in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Quedlinburg.

Things to do in Essen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, CentrO, Ruhr Park
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Botanischer Garten Grugapark ©
Botanischer Garten Grugapark
Ruhr Park ©
Ruhr Park
Museum Folkwang ©
Museum Folkwang

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Quedlinburg, Germany

Quedlinburg ©
Quedlinburg is a town situated just north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Wernigerode Castle, examine the collection at Quedlinburg Schloss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Servatius, pause for some serene contemplation at Marktkirche St. Benedikti, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Altstadt Quedlinburg, and finally ponder the world of politics at Rathaus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blasiikirche, see the interesting displays at Fachwerkmuseum im Standerbau, then see the interesting displays at Autostadt, and finally see the interesting displays at Volkswagen Auto Museum.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Quedlinburg day trip planning app.

Getting from Essen to Quedlinburg by combination of train and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Quedlinburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wolfsburg, Rammelsberger Bergbaumuseum, Wernigerode Castle
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Autostadt ©
Autostadt
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Blasiikirche ©
Blasiikirche

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