5 days in Germany Itinerary

5 days in Germany Itinerary

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5 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  5​h
1
Munich
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rothenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Berlin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Budapest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at BMW Welt, take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munich travel website .

Budapest, Hungary to Munich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, Munich is little chillier than Budapest - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Munich

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

1
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Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 10th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, contemplate the long history of Gerlachschmiede, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Siebers Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg route planner .

You can drive from Munich to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

2
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.
On the 11th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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