17 days in Germany Itinerary

17 days in Germany Itinerary

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17 days in Germany Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Frankfurt
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Ruedesheim am Rhein
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Trier
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Ruedesheim am Rhein
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Koblenz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Wetzlar
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Kassel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Rothenburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Munich
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Frankfurt
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Portland

1
night
Frankfurt

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt journey builder site .

Portland, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Portland to Frankfurt, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You will leave for Ruedesheim am Rhein on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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night
Ruedesheim am Rhein

Ruedesheim am Rhein ©
An ancient riverside town with origins in the Celtic settlement of Europe, Ruedesheim am Rhein maintains its long-standing traditions with a local wine industry.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get advice or help at Eberbach Abbey, pause for some photo ops at Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), see the interesting displays at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sankt Jakobus Kirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Drosselgasse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ruedesheim am Rhein trip planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Ruedesheim am Rhein by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Ruedesheim am Rhein are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Trier.

Things to do in Ruedesheim am Rhein

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eberbach Abbey
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Eberbach Abbey ©
Eberbach Abbey
Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal) ©
Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett ©

1
night
Trier

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trier Amphitheater, Hauptmarkt, Saint Gangolf's Church, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Karl Marx House, then explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater, then delve into the distant past at Kaiserthermen, and finally make a trip to Porta Nigra.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trier travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ruedesheim am Rhein to Trier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a shuttle. June in Trier sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ruedesheim am Rhein.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Shopping
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Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier ©
Liebfrauenkirche, Trier
Hauptmarkt ©
Hauptmarkt

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night
Ruedesheim am Rhein

Ruedesheim am Rhein ©
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ruedesheim am Rhein trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Trier to Ruedesheim am Rhein in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Koblenz.

Things to do in Ruedesheim am Rhein

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Burg Pfalzgrafenstein, Loreley
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Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard ©
Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegard
Loreley ©
Loreley
Burg Pfalzgrafenstein ©
Burg Pfalzgrafenstein

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night
Koblenz

Koblenz
Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Koblenz trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Ruedesheim am Rhein to Koblenz in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Koblenz sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. You will leave for Wetzlar on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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nights
Wetzlar

Wetzlar ©
The city of Wetzlar, located in the state of Hesse, Germany, is a former Free imperial city that owed much of its fame to being the seat of the Imperial Supreme Court of the Holy Roman Empire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marburger Universitatskirche, Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum, Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark), and other attractions you added. Take a break from Wetzlar with a short trip to Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park in Bad Homburg, about 48 minutes away.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wetzlar trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Koblenz to Wetzlar in 1.5 hours. In June in Wetzlar, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kassel.

Things to do in Wetzlar

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Marburg, Hessenpark Open Air Museum (Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark), Schloss Braunfels, Weilburg Castle, Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park
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Burg Gleiberg ©
Burg Gleiberg
Sammlung von Lemmers-Danforth ©
Sammlung von Lemmers-Danforth

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night
Kassel

Kassel ©
Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hercules Monument, Schloss Wilhelmshohe and Bergpark. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): walk around Bergpark and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wilhelmshohe.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kassel day trip website.

Drive from Wetzlar to Kassel in 2 hours. When traveling from Wetzlar in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kassel: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Kassel

Parks Historic Sites
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Bergpark ©
Bergpark
Hercules Monument ©
Hercules Monument
Schloss Wilhelmshohe ©
Schloss Wilhelmshohe

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nights
Rothenburg

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
You've added Hans Georg Baumgartner, Town Walls, Altstadt, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then don't miss a visit to Altstadt, then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Hans Georg Baumgartner.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rothenburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kassel to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll set off for Munich on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Hans Georg Baumgartner ©
Hans Georg Baumgartner

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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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will leave for Frankfurt on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Munich

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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Frankfurt

Frankfurt
To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt vacation builder site .

You can take a train from Munich to Frankfurt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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