29 days in Bavaria & Ulm Itinerary

29 days in Bavaria & Ulm Itinerary

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Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  3 h
1
Munich
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Augsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Inning am Ammersee
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Hohenschwangau
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Ulm
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
8
Wurzburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Nuremberg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Regensburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Frankfurt

6
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 St. Peter's Church. Kids will appreciate attractions like English Garden and Deutsches Museum. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take a stroll through Haidhausen, catch a live event at Allianz Arena, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich online tour itinerary planner.

Frankfurt to Munich is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Munich when traveling from Frankfurt in July, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Augsburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

2
nights
Augsburg

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Augsburg Zoo, and then explore the historical opulence of Harburg Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Augsburg Town Hall, take in panoramic vistas at Perlach Tower, thentake a stroll through Fuggerei, and finally contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Augsburg trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Munich to Augsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Augsburg sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inning am Ammersee.

Things to do in Augsburg

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Harburg Castle, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Harburg Castle ©
Harburg Castle
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum ©
Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum

1
night
Inning am Ammersee

Inning am Ammersee ©
Inning is a municipality in Bavaria, Germany, in the district of Starnberg, in the Regierungsbezirk of Oberbayern. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maria Himmelfahrt, thenget outside with Ammersee, and then kick back and relax at Strandbad St. Alban.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inning am Ammersee road trip planner.

You can drive from Augsburg to Inning am Ammersee in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Inning am Ammersee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Maria Himmelfahrt, Ammersee, Strandbad St. Alban
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Strandbad St. Alban ©
Strandbad St. Alban
St. Maria Himmelfahrt ©
St. Maria Himmelfahrt

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 11th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, thentake in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze, and then contemplate the long history of Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Alpspitz, explore the world behind art at Franz Marc Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online vacation planner.

Drive from Inning am Ammersee to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald, Schloss Linderhof, Franz Marc Museum
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald

2
nights
Hohenschwangau

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Schloss Neuschwanstein, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of the Bavarian Kings, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pilgrimage Church of Wies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Kletterwald Gruentensee and then explore the activities along Alpsee.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Hohenschwangau journey planning website.

Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Hohenschwangau by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in July, you will find days in Hohenschwangau are slightly colder (74°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ulm.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kletterwald Gruentensee, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Alpsee
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Pilgrimage Church of Wies ©
Pilgrimage Church of Wies

2
nights
Ulm

Ulm ©
Part of the epicenter of the Holy Roman Empire, Ulm today stands as a cultural and economic hub of modern Germany.
On the 15th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Niederburg) and then get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Deutschland. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Leaning House, thendon't miss a visit to Altstadt Memmingen, and then see the interesting displays at Margarete Steiff Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ulm trip planning app.

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Ulm in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ulm sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Ulm

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

LEGOLAND Deutschland, Altstadt Memmingen, Margarete Steiff Museum, Old Town (Niederburg)
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LEGOLAND Deutschland ©
LEGOLAND Deutschland
Margarete Steiff Museum ©
Margarete Steiff Museum
The Leaning House ©
The Leaning House

1
night
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, thensee the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), thenwander the streets of Altstadt, and finally identify plant and animal life at Raubtier- und Exotenasyl Ansbach. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop, thenexamine the collection at German Christmas Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildpark Bad Mergentheim.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rothenburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ulm to Rothenburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Raubtier- und Exotenasyl Ansbach, Wildpark Bad Mergentheim
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

5
nights
Wurzburg

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Heidelberg and Fortress Marienberg. Step out of the city life by going to Messel Pit Fossil Site and Philosopher’s Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Wurzburg: Opel Zoo (in Kronberg im Taunus) and Heidelberg (Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Pharmacy Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, steep yourself in history at Schloss Veitshöchheim, admire the striking features of Falkenhaus, and take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wurzburg journey planning tool.

Drive from Rothenburg to Wurzburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Wurzburg are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Heidelberg, Opel Zoo, Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

5
nights
Nuremberg

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bamberg Altstadt and Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds). Kids will enjoy Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Playmobil-FunPark. Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Bamberg (Altes Rathaus & Bamberg Cathedral) and Teufelshoehle Pottenstein (in Pottenstein). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, get to know the resident critters at Tiergarten Nuernberg, and contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Regensburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamberg, Playmobil-FunPark, Teufelshoehle Pottenstein
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum

2
nights
Regensburg

Regensburg ©
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Walhalla, don't miss a visit to Legionslagermauer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Peter's, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus, thensnap pictures at Old Stone Bridge, thencontemplate the long history of Befreiungshalle Kelheim, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Donaudurchbruch.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Regensburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Regensburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Regensburg can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Regensburg

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kelheim, Walhalla
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's
Walhalla ©
Walhalla

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