10-Day Germany Road Trip from Frankfurt to Marktoberdorf, Schwangau, Munich & Pegnitz

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Starts in
Frankfurt
Ends in
Frankfurt
Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 10-day road trip through Germany.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Germany. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Frankfurt, Marktoberdorf, Schwangau, Munich, Pegnitz, Berlin, Walsrode, and Cologne.

We'll help you experience the best 10 days in Germany you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Germany at Frankfurt, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Germany, including the stunning Alexanderplatz and Brandenburg Gate.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will automatically assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Allianz Arena in the region of Munich. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Olympiapark München and Marienplatz.

From the spectacular Victuals Market in the region of Munich to the unforgettable English Garden in the region of Munich, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Germany.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Germany, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Germany has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Germany. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 9 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 9 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Germany fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Germany today!

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Included

9 nights hotel
Breakfast
10 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Frankfurt - city in GermanyFrankfurt
Baden-Württemberg - region in GermanyBaden-Württemberg
Munich - city in GermanyMunich
Berlin - state in GermanyBerlin
Hamburg - city in GermanyHamburg
Cologne - city in GermanyCologne

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Attractions

Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Westend Süd, Innenstadt 2, Frankfurt, Hesse, GermanyNaturmuseum Senckenberg
Städel MuseumStädel Museum
Frankfurt Cathedral MuseumFrankfurt Cathedral
Alte OperAlte Oper
Römerberg, Altstadt, Innenstadt 1, Frankfurt, Hesse, GermanyRömerberg
Iron Footbridge
PalmengartenPalmengarten
Nizza
Europa-ParkEuropa-Park
BMW WeltBMW Welt
BMW Museum, Bezirksteil Am Riesenfeld, Milbertshofen-Am Hart, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyBMW Museum
Allianz Arena, Bezirksteil Freimann, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyAllianz Arena
OlympiaparkOlympiapark München
Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Castle
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
Nymphenburg PalaceNymphenburg Palace
MarienplatzMarienplatz
GendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt
AlexanderplatzAlexanderplatz
Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyPotsdamer Platz
East Side GalleryEast Side Gallery
Großer TiergartenGroßer Tiergarten
Berlin Zoological GardenBerlin Zoological Garden
Brandenburg GateBrandenburg Gate
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeMemorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Miniatur WunderlandMiniatur Wunderland
Charlottenburg PalaceCharlottenburg Palace
Alter Elbtunnel
Elbphilharmonie HamburgElbphilharmonie Hamburg
Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral
Cologne Zoological Garden, Riehl, Nippes, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Zoological Garden

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Travel dates
Sep 30 - Oct 9

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Day 1

Day 1 in Frankfurt - Arrival Day

  • Frankfurt - Arrival Day
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  • Naturmuseum Senckenberg
  • Städel Museum
  • Frankfurt Cathedral
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Frankfurt. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the region of Frankfurt, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Frankfurt has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Städel Museum. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,419 visitors.

Frankfurt Cathedral is another popular attraction in the region of Frankfurt. This unforgettable attraction is a church building and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,871 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the region of Frankfurt is Naturmuseum Senckenberg. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,534 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt, African Queen Restaurant. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,731 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt is Der Fette Bulle. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,097 customers.

Locals recommend o'reilly's Irish pubs as one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,367 customers.

Frankfurt also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt is Der Fette Bulle. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,097 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt is o'reilly's Irish pubs. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,367 customers.

Locals also enjoy Bar Helium Frankfurt am Main. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,956 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 10-day vacation in Germany!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Frankfurt

  • Frankfurt
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  • Alte Oper
  • Römerberg
  • Iron Footbridge
  • Palmengarten
  • Nizza
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Frankfurt. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Iron Footbridge, Nizza, Alte Oper, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Frankfurt is Iron Footbridge. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 18,950 visitors.

Nizza is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Frankfurt. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 18,950 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Frankfurt is Alte Oper. This amazing attraction is a concert hall and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,357 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Frankfurt.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt, like Restaurant Klosterhof. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,908 customers.

Gaststätte Atschel is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Frankfurt. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,694 customers.

Locals enjoy Zum Gemalten Haus, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,641 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt, Champions Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 831 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Bananas Shisha Lounge. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 746 customers.

Gleis 25 is another of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 503 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Baden-Württemberg and Marktoberdorf

  • Baden-Württemberg
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  • Europa-Park
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Day 3 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Marktoberdorf, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bayrish Pub, one of the best restaurants in the city of Marktoberdorf. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 601 customers.

After dinner, visit Bayrish Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Marktoberdorf. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 601 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Schwangau and Munich

  • Munich
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  • BMW Welt
  • BMW Museum
  • Allianz Arena
  • Olympiapark München
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
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Day 4 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

You could then travel to the amazing Allianz Arena in the region of Munich for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is an association football venue and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 55,720 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Munich is the outstanding BMW Museum. This automobile museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,732 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Munich.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Hofbräuhaus München, one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 65,884 customers.

Locals also recommend Schneider Bräuhaus München as one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. Schneider Bräuhaus München is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,282 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Munich is Augustiner Klosterwirt GmbH. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,224 customers.

After dinner, visit Hofbräuhaus München, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 65,884 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Schneider Bräuhaus München. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,282 customers.

Alternatively, Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,885 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Munich and Pegnitz

  • Munich
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  • English Garden
  • Victuals Market
  • Nymphenburg Palace
  • Marienplatz
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Day 5 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Marienplatz, Victuals Market, English Garden, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Munich is the amazing Marienplatz. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 93,006 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Victuals Market.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Munich is the outstanding English Garden. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 53,555 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Pegnitz, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try E-Fun-Park Pottenstein, one of the best restaurants in the city of Pegnitz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 649 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • East Side Gallery
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Day 6 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Potsdamer Platz, Gendarmenmarkt, Alexanderplatz, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Berlin is the amazing Potsdamer Platz. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 49,752 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Gendarmenmarkt. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,962 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Berlin is the outstanding Alexanderplatz. This square has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 178,699 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Berlin, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurant Maximilians Berlin, one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,853 customers.

Locals also recommend Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm as one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin. Dreh-Restaurant Sphere im Berliner Fernsehturm is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,375 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin is BrewDog Berlin Mitte. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

After dinner, visit LIMONADIER Cocktailbar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 902 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Restaurant Maximilians Berlin. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,853 customers.

Alternatively, BrewDog Berlin Mitte is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
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On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Berlin. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Zoological Garden, Großer Tiergarten, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Berlin is Brandenburg Gate. This incredible attraction is a triumphal arch and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 133,745 visitors.

Berlin Zoological Garden is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Berlin. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 133,745 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Berlin is Großer Tiergarten. This amazing attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,341 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Berlin.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Berlin, like Nante-Eck | Restaurant Berlin Mitte. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,263 customers.

Zur Gerichtslaube is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Berlin. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,868 customers.

Locals enjoy Gasthaus Krombach, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Berlin. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,002 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Berlin, Zur Gerichtslaube. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,868 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like KASCHK by BRLO. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,635 customers.

Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe is another of the best bars in the city of Berlin. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,661 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Germany!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Berlin, Free and Hanseatic Hamburg, and Walsrode

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
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  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Charlottenburg Palace
  • Alter Elbtunnel
  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
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You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Germany on day 8 of your road trip.

One of the best places to explore in the region of Berlin is Charlottenburg Palace. This excellent attraction is a château that has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 20,911 visitors.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Walsrode.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Walsrode, Alexander’s Restaurant-Bar-Lounge. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 835 customers.

Locals recommend Soltau-Therme as one of the best restaurants in the city of Walsrode. Soltau-Therme is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,372 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Walsrode, Alexander’s Restaurant-Bar-Lounge. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 835 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Germany with a toast!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Cologne and Frankfurt

  • Frankfurt
  • Cologne
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  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Zoological Garden
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Day 9 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Frankfurt, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Römer Pils Brunnen, one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,818 customers.

Locals also recommend Apfelwein Dax as one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. Apfelwein Dax is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,457 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt is Salzkammer. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,333 customers.

After dinner, visit Embury Bar Frankfurt, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 439 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like SenSaSion Bar & Restaurant Frankfurt. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 400 customers.

Alternatively, Antony's Bar - Frankfurt am Main is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 339 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Frankfurt - Departure Day

  • Frankfurt - Departure Day
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Day 10 of your road trip through Germany is your departure day.

You’ll then say farewell to Germany and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Germany!

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