Germany Tours & Itineraries

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Cruise the canals of the northern maritime city of Hamburg
Map of Explore Germany's Best Cities by Train - 14 Days
Explore Germany's Best Cities by Train - 14 Days

This epic urban adventure through Germany travels by train to eight vibrant cities focusing on contemporary art, medieval architecture, World War II history, and tasty food and drink. Starting in bustling Berlin and ending in maritime Hamburg, you'll spend two fascinating weeks enjoying guided city tours, drives through the Black Forest, and even detours in the Czech Republic and France along the way.

Start your road trip along Germany's Romantic Road
Map of Germany & Switzerland Summer Road Trip: Munich to Geneva  - 14 Days
Germany & Switzerland Summer Road Trip: Munich to Geneva - 14 Days

There's no need to choose between Germany and Switzerland because, on this two-week trip, you can have it all. Start the adventure in the Bavarian city of Munich before driving to other southern German highlights, including Neuschwanstein Castle and Lake Constance. Then cross the border into Switzerland, where the mountains and lakes will impress you with their scale. Kayak on Lake Brienz, e-bike through the Valley of 72 Waterfalls, indulge in cheese in Gruyères, and much more.

Check out Dresden's Christmas markets before driving to Berlin
Map of Explore Germany's Best Christmas Markets - 7 Days
Explore Germany's Best Christmas Markets - 7 Days

Get in the festive spirit on a fun-filled weeklong tour of some of Germany's finest Christmas markets and winter attractions. Starting in Frankfurt, you'll pick up a rental car and take a scenic drive through Rothenburg, Nuremberg, and Dresden before ending in Berlin. In addition to authentic shopping and tasty treats, you'll also have time to see UNESCO-listed attractions of Weimar, learn about World War II history, and join a private beer tasting.

Lake Titisee in Germany's Black Forest region
Map of Ultimate Summer Road Trip in Southern Germany - 10 Days
Ultimate Summer Road Trip in Southern Germany - 10 Days

This 10-day summer-themed road trip takes you through some of southern Germany's most spectacular natural landscapes and charming towns, with a mix of cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities. Start with a bike tour in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, and then make your way to the lakeside city of Konstanz, the trails of nearby Switzerland, and the forests of Schwarzwald. If that's not enough, you'll explore the Romantic Road and cruise along the Rhine River to complete the adventure.

Visit the historic Eagle's Nest, once Hitler's home and southern headquarters
Map of World War II History Tour of Germany - 7 Days
World War II History Tour of Germany - 7 Days

Travelers interested in World War II history will benefit from guided excursions through some of Germany's most interesting and infamous cities and sites. This weeklong itinerary starts in Berlin, where you'll learn how the Third Reich made their mark. From here, take a train to Dresden, a city rebuilt from destruction, and Nuremberg, full of medieval charm and 20th-century horror. Finish with a trip to the Eagle's Nest and the Dachau Concentration Camp to complete this fascinating tour.

A train passes through Berlin, Germany
Map of Germany Train Tour: Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg & Munich - 5 Days
Germany Train Tour: Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg & Munich - 5 Days

This exciting train itinerary will take you through four of Germany's most beloved cities. Start by exploring Berlin's fascinating history and alternative culture, then head south to Dresden to sample wine surrounded by stately elegance. Next, get lost in Nuremberg's quaint, cobbled streets before you sip your way through Munich's famous beer gardens. An easy train ride between each city makes this trip low on stress and high on fun for the perfect getaway.

Golden hour over Berlin and the River Spree
Map of Highlights of Germany: Berlin, Dresden, Munich & Frankfurt - 10 Days
Highlights of Germany: Berlin, Dresden, Munich & Frankfurt - 10 Days

Germany has a lot to offer, but with a well-planned 10-day itinerary, you can cover many of its cultural, culinary, and historical highlights. This exciting train tour starts in Berlin, the country's hip, multicultural capital, and travels to scenic Dresden and the Saxon Switzerland National Park. You'll then head to Munich to learn more about traditional Bavarian food and drink, and finish in Frankfurt, your jumping-off point for exploring the Rhine Valley, historic Heidelberg, and more.

Wind through southern Germany's fairy-tale landmarks, like Schloss Lichtenstein
Map of Southern Germany Road Trip: Bavaria, the Black Forest & Lake Constance - 14 Days
Southern Germany Road Trip: Bavaria, the Black Forest & Lake Constance - 14 Days

Southern Germany has abundant cultural highlights within easy driving distance—scripting a perfect two-week road trip. Explore Munich, then head to Dachau for an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on World War II. From here, you'll drive to picturesque Rothenburg, live the high life in spa-town Baden-Baden, and discover Lake Constance's shoreside villages. Delight in Alpine resort towns Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Berchtesgaden before finishing with a culinary tour of Munich.

Drive to Dresden from Berlin on the first day of your multicountry road trip
Map of Highlights of Central Europe: Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Brno, Vienna, Bratislava & Budapest - 10 Days
Highlights of Central Europe: Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Brno, Vienna, Bratislava & Budapest - 10 Days

Visit a whopping five countries in 10 days during this exciting self-drive tour across Central Europe. Learn about the Cold War and German beer in Berlin before driving south to Dresden for a relaxing riverboat cruise. Next, enjoy winetasting and an e-bike tour of Prague, and then explore the Czech city of Brno on a walking tour. You'll be treated to museums and live music in Vienna—and more beer in Bratislava—before the tour ends in Budapest with a cooking class and dinner cruise.

Let a local expert in Berlin show you the best neighborhoods for dining
Map of Highlights of Germany's Cities - 7 Days
Highlights of Germany's Cities - 7 Days

Travelers with a week to spare in Germany can check off some of the country's best sights and tastes on this self-guided road trip. Starting in Frankfurt, you'll visit a new city every day, experiencing highlights with local experts, such as top-notch wineries in the Rhine Valley, street art in Cologne, and hip neighborhoods in Berlin. You'll also take a scenic cruise past Dresden's reconstructed landmarks and kick back at one or more of Munich's beer gardens to finish the adventure.

Enjoy the atmosphere of Germany's oldest Christmas market, the Striezelmarkt
Map of Best German Christmas Markets : Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Dresden & Berlin - 5 Days
Best German Christmas Markets : Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Dresden & Berlin - 5 Days

Germany's winters may be snowy and dark—but that's just the right setting for its famous Christmas markets, where the cheerful lights and decorations, gingerbread, and mulled wine will soon warm you to your toes. Starting with Frankfurt, your tour takes you to Nuremberg, Dresden, and Berlin, ensuring you experience some of Germany's oldest and most authentic Christmas markets. Savor each city's specialties as you discover them at their festive best.

Visit Bavaria's famous Neuschwanstein Castle
Map of German Culture Tour: Berlin, Dresden & Munich - 7 Days
German Culture Tour: Berlin, Dresden & Munich - 7 Days

German culture spans everything from medieval castles to contemporary street art, traditional Bavarian fare, to cuisine influenced by Germany's immigrants. On this week-long tour of Berlin, Dresden, and Munich, you'll enjoy a fascinating overview of three very different cities that highlight different parts of German culture. Explore the hip inner-city neighborhoods of Berlin, visit a Gothic fortress in the Saxon Switzerland National Park, enjoy a concert in a Baroque palace in Munich, and much more.

Landsberg am Lech is a charming town in Bavaria, known for its well-preserved medieval old town
Map of Germany & Switzerland Active Road Trip: Munich to Geneva - 10 Days
Germany & Switzerland Active Road Trip: Munich to Geneva - 10 Days

This 10-day tour of southern Germany and Switzerland is perfect for travelers wanting the freedom of driving while experiencing outdoor activities along the way. Kick off the trip with a Bavarian beer tour in Munich, then set off along the Romantic Road, stopping to cycle to the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and paddleboard on Lake Constance. More adventure awaits as you cross the border into Switzerland, where you'll kayak on Lake Brienz and e-bike through the Valley of 72 Waterfalls.

Stroll through the charming cobbled streets and historic architecture of Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Map of Germany Nature & Relaxation: Konstanz, Baden-Baden, Rothenburg ob der Tauber & Frankfurt - 7 Days
Germany Nature & Relaxation: Konstanz, Baden-Baden, Rothenburg ob der Tauber & Frankfurt - 7 Days

Combine nature, relaxation, and culture on this week-long tour of Germany. Start in Konstanz, a lakeside city where you can stroll along the waterfront and cycle around the idyllic Reichenau Island. Float above the countryside in a hot-air balloon, soak your stress away in the luxurious hot springs of Baden-Baden, and drive between medieval towns along the Romantic Road. End your trip with wine tasting in the Rhine Valley before departing from Frankfurt.

Immerse yourself in Berlin's fascinating past and its lively contemporary vibe
Map of Highlights of Central Europe: Berlin to Budapest - 14 Days
Highlights of Central Europe: Berlin to Budapest - 14 Days

Five countries, seven cities— one terrific two-week road trip. Starting in Berlin, you'll drive south to Dresden, hop over the Czech border to visit Prague and Brno, then enter Austria to explore Vienna and the quaint Alpine town of Hallstatt. Dip into Slovakia for a night, then finish in Budapest, Hungary. Along the way, you'll cruise, hike, and bike to many of Europe's cultural and natural highlights—and have ample time to relax over local fine dining, wines, and beer.

 The New Market Square in Dresden, Germany, was once reduced to rubble during World War II but has been beautifully reconstructed
Map of World War II History Tour of Germany - 10 Days
World War II History Tour of Germany - 10 Days

History buffs will love this 10-day journey through Germany, which covers many key places affected by World War II. Begin in Berlin, where the Third Reich's impact comes to light at the Reichstag and the Soviet War Memorial. Witness wartime destruction and rebirth in Dresden, gain insight into the Nazi regime and subsequent trials in Nuremberg, and end in Munich, where you'll learn about the courageous students of the White Rose and visit Dachau, the harrowing site of the concentration camp.

Start your trip with a guided tour of Berlin, Germany's historic capital
Map of World War II History Tour: Berlin, Dresden & Northern Bohemia - 5 Days
World War II History Tour: Berlin, Dresden & Northern Bohemia - 5 Days

Whether you have a personal connection to World War II or are a history buff wanting to learn more, this five-day trip through Germany is just the ticket. Start in Berlin and explore highlights like the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, and Holocaust Memorial. Continue south to Dresden to wander through the restored architectural gems that have risen from the ashes. To finish the trip, skip over the border to the Czech Republic to see more World War II sites, plus stunning rock formations in the Saxony mountains.

Relax on the shores of scenic Lake Constance, Konstanz
Map of Relaxing Getaway in Germany's Spa Towns - 5 Days
Relaxing Getaway in Germany's Spa Towns - 5 Days

This five-day self-drive tour is ideal for travelers who want a leisurely and refreshing getaway. Arrive at Zürich Airport and make the short drive across the German border to picturesque Konstanz. Discover its charms at your own pace, then go standup paddleboarding on Lake Constance. After an easy hike to the spectacular Rhine Falls, continue to Germany's luxury spa town, Baden-Baden. Round off your holiday with leisurely strolls and spoil yourself with a full-day spa experience.

Start the tour in Berlin and walk through the Holocaust Memorial
Map of World War II History Tour in Germany & the Czech Republic - 14 Days
World War II History Tour in Germany & the Czech Republic - 14 Days

History buffs will love this two-week tour of Germany and the Czech Republic, which covers many key places that were affected by and shaped during World War II. Start by touring Berlin's poignant sites and Dresden's glorious reconstructed landmarks. Next, venture into the Czech Republic to explore Prague's Jewish heritage and a lesser-known concentration camp at Terezín. Then return to Germany, and visit Nuremberg and Munich, where you'll learn more about the Nazi regime and Nuremberg trials.

Relax in a Berlin biergarten with a local brew and currywurst
Map of Taste of Germany: Culinary Tour of Berlin & Dresden - 5 Days
Taste of Germany: Culinary Tour of Berlin & Dresden - 5 Days

Spend five days exploring the gastronomic highlights of two of Germany's best-loved cities, Berlin and Dresden. Whether you're a serious foodie or just love a quality beer, the tasty delights you'll discover along the way will give you a fascinating—and fun!—introduction to German history and culture. Toast your companions in traditional beer halls, dine in fine restaurants, and grab street food on the run as you fuel your adventures in the best possible way!