10-Day Germany Road Trip from Lindau to Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg & Berlin

Burg Meersburg, Meersburg, Verwaltungsverband Meersburg, Bodenseekreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Starts in
Lindau
Ends in
Lindau
Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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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 Lindau, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hamburg, Berlin, Pegnitz, Munich, and Schwangau.

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 Friedrichshafen, 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 Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz.

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 Marienplatz in the region of Munich. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Cologne Cathedral and Europa-Park.

From the spectacular Elbphilharmonie Hamburg in the region of Hamburg to the unforgettable Miniatur Wunderland in the region of Hamburg, 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

Baden-Württemberg - region in GermanyBaden-Württemberg
Cologne - city in GermanyCologne
Hamburg - city in GermanyHamburg
North Rhine-Westphalia - state in GermanyNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Berlin - state in GermanyBerlin
Munich - city in GermanyMunich

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Attractions

Burg Meersburg, Meersburg, Verwaltungsverband Meersburg, Bodenseekreis, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyBurg Meersburg
Affenberg SalemAffenberg Salem
Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Friedrichshafen, Bodenseekreis, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyZeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen
Europa-ParkEuropa-Park
PhantasialandPhantasialand
Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral
Miniatur WunderlandMiniatur Wunderland
GendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt
Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyPotsdamer Platz
Elbphilharmonie HamburgElbphilharmonie Hamburg
Großer TiergartenGroßer Tiergarten
Berlin Zoological GardenBerlin Zoological Garden
Brandenburg GateBrandenburg Gate
Victory ColumnVictory Column
AlexanderplatzAlexanderplatz
East Side GalleryEast Side Gallery
Berlin CathedralBerlin Cathedral
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeMemorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
BMW Museum, Bezirksteil Am Riesenfeld, Milbertshofen-Am Hart, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyBMW Museum
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
Allianz Arena, Bezirksteil Freimann, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyAllianz Arena
MarienplatzMarienplatz
BMW WeltBMW Welt
Hohenschwangau CastleHohenschwangau Castle
OlympiaparkOlympiapark München
Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Castle

Travel details

Travel dates
Oct 3 - Oct 12

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Day 1

Day 1 in Friedrichshafen and Lindau - Arrival Day

Friedrichshafen and Lindau - Arrival Day

Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Lindau (Bodensee). 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 Lindau (Bodensee), our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Lindau (Bodensee) has many popular destinations you can explore.

Lindau (Bodensee) also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 in Bodenseekreis and Stuttgart

  • Baden-Württemberg
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  • Burg Meersburg
  • Affenberg Salem
  • Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen
  • More

Day 2 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 Stuttgart, 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 Delphi, one of the best restaurants in the city of Stuttgart. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 861 customers.

Locals also recommend Carls Brauhaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Stuttgart. Carls Brauhaus is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,666 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Stuttgart is Constanzer Wirtshaus. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,137 customers.

After dinner, visit Der KofferRaum - Cocktailbar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Stuttgart. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Schwarz Weiß Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

Alternatively, Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Stuttgart. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,422 customers.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 in Stuttgart and Cologne

  • Cologne
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • More
  • 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.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Stuttgart is the amazing Europa-Park. This attraction is an amusement park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 136,605 visitors.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Craftbeer Corner Coeln, one of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,165 customers.

Locals also recommend Gruber's as one of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne. Gruber's is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 625 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Cologne is Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,484 customers.

After dinner, visit Craftbeer Corner Coeln, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Cologne. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,165 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Toddy Tapper. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 590 customers.

Alternatively, ONA MOR Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Cologne. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 548 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Hamburg

  • Cologne
  • Hamburg
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
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  • Phantasialand
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Cologne is the amazing Cologne Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 55,420 visitors.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try estancia steaks, one of the best restaurants in the city of Hamburg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,416 customers.

Locals also recommend Hanoi Deli Rathaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Hamburg. Hanoi Deli Rathaus is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,380 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Hamburg is Brücke 10. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,069 customers.

After dinner, visit Le Lion • Bar de Paris, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Hamburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,224 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like The Chug Club. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 734 customers.

Alternatively, Skyline Bar 20up is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Hamburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,995 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Hamburg and Berlin

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
  • More
  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • More

You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Germany on day 5 of your road trip.

One of the best places to explore in the region of Hamburg is Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. This excellent attraction is a concert hall that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 60,787 visitors.

Another top travel destination we recommend is Miniatur Wunderland. This amazing museum has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 65,626 visitors.

You could then travel to Potsdamer Platz for some unforgettable sightseeing in the region of Berlin. This popular attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 49,752 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in the region of Berlin is Gendarmenmarkt. This outstanding square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,962 visitors.

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

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

Locals 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 one of the top bars in the city of Berlin, LIMONADIER Cocktailbar. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 902 customers.

You could also relax with a drink 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.

BrewDog Berlin Mitte is a popular bar 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.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Victory Column
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On day 6 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, Victory Column, Berlin Zoological Garden, 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.

Victory Column is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Berlin. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 133,745 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Berlin is Berlin Zoological Garden. This amazing attraction is a zoo and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 51,995 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 7

Day 7 in Berlin and Pegnitz

  • Berlin
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  • Alexanderplatz
  • East Side Gallery
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
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Day 7 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 Berlin Cathedral, Alexanderplatz, East Side Gallery, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Berlin is the amazing Berlin Cathedral. This attraction is a lutheran cathedral and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,597 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Alexanderplatz. This square has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 178,699 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Berlin is the outstanding East Side Gallery. This art museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,902 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 8

Day 8 in Munich

  • Munich
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  • BMW Museum
  • English Garden
  • Victuals Market
  • Allianz Arena
  • Marienplatz
  • More

Day 8 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 Allianz Arena, English Garden, BMW Museum, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Munich is the amazing Allianz Arena. This attraction is an association football venue and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 55,720 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible English Garden. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 53,555 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.

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

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.

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Day 9

Day 9 in Munich, Schwangau, and Lindau

  • Munich
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  • BMW Welt
  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • Olympiapark München
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Munich is the amazing Olympiapark München. This attraction is an olympic park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 54,515 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible BMW Welt. This music venue has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,937 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Lindau (Bodensee).

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

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Day 10

Day 10 in Friedrichshafen and Lindau - Departure Day

Friedrichshafen and Lindau - Departure Day

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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