10-Day Germany Road Trip from Baden-Württemberg to Schwangau, Munich, Pegnitz & Berlin

Karlsplatz, Bezirksteil Kreuzviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Starts in
Baden-Württemberg
Ends in
Baden-Württemberg
Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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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 Baden-Württemberg, Schwangau, Munich, Pegnitz, Berlin, Free and Hanseatic Hamburg, 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 Karlsruhe, 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 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 Free and Hanseatic Hamburg to the unforgettable Miniatur Wunderland in the region of Free and Hanseatic 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
Heidelberg - city in GermanyHeidelberg
Munich - city in GermanyMunich
Berlin - state in GermanyBerlin
Hamburg - city in GermanyHamburg
Cologne - city in GermanyCologne
Rhineland-Palatinate - state in GermanyRhineland-Palatinate
Stuttgart - city in GermanyStuttgart

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Attractions

Erlebnispark TripsdrillErlebnispark Tripsdrill
Technik Museum SinsheimTechnik Museum Sinsheim
Ulmer MünsterUlmer Münster
Neckarwiese, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyNeckarwiese
Heidelberger Marktplatz, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberger Marktplatz
Old Bridge Heidelberg, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyOld Bridge Heidelberg
Heidelberg Palace, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberg Palace
Karlsplatz, Bezirksteil Kreuzviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyKarlsplatz
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
MarienplatzMarienplatz
Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Castle
BMW WeltBMW Welt
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Eisbachwelle
Allianz Arena, Bezirksteil Freimann, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyAllianz Arena
OlympiaparkOlympiapark München
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
Alter Elbtunnel
Elbphilharmonie HamburgElbphilharmonie Hamburg
Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
Deutsches EckDeutsches Eck
Europa-ParkEuropa-Park
Schlossplatz, Oberer Schlossgarten, Stuttgart-Mitte, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, GermanySchlossplatz
Mercedes-Benz MuseumMercedes-Benz Museum

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Travel dates
Oct 13 - Oct 22

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Day 1

Day 1 in Karlsruhe and Baden-Württemberg - Arrival Day

  • Baden-Württemberg - Arrival Day
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  • Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
  • Technik Museum Sinsheim
  • Ulmer Münster
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Baden-Württemberg. 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 Baden-Württemberg, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Baden-Württemberg has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Technik Museum Sinsheim. This attraction is a technology museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,260 visitors.

Erlebnispark Tripsdrill is another popular attraction in the region of Baden-Württemberg. This unforgettable attraction is an amusement park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,819 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the region of Baden-Württemberg is Ulmer Münster. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 13,812 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg, Restaurant Delphi. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 861 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg is Carls Brauhaus. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,666 customers.

Locals recommend Constanzer Wirtshaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,137 customers.

Baden-Württemberg also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg is Der KofferRaum - Cocktailbar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg is Schwarz Weiß Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

Locals also enjoy Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,422 customers.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 in Heidelberg and Baden-Württemberg

  • Heidelberg
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  • Neckarwiese
  • Heidelberger Marktplatz
  • Old Bridge Heidelberg
  • Heidelberg Palace
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Heidelberg.

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

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg, like ABACCO'S STEAKHOUSE Stuttgart. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,830 customers.

Ochs'n Willi is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Baden-Württemberg. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,606 customers.

Locals enjoy Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,422 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg, HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,229 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Sahara Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,850 customers.

HANS IM GLÜCK - HEILBRONN Sülmercity is another of the best bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,799 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 Schwangau and Munich

  • Munich
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  • Karlsplatz
  • Victuals Market
  • Marienplatz
  • Neuschwanstein Castle
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Day 3 of your road trip through Germany gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

You could then travel to the amazing Karlsplatz in the region of Munich for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a square and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,934 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Munich is the outstanding Victuals Market.

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.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Munich and Pegnitz

  • Munich
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  • BMW Welt
  • English Garden
  • Eisbachwelle
  • Allianz Arena
  • Olympiapark München
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Day 4 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 Eisbachwelle, English Garden, BMW Welt, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Munich is the amazing Eisbachwelle. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,272 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 Welt. This music venue has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,937 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Landkreis Bayreuth, 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 Landkreis Bayreuth. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 649 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • East Side Gallery
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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 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 6

Day 6 in Berlin and Free and Hanseatic Hamburg

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
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  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
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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 Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Brandenburg Gate, Großer Tiergarten, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Berlin is the amazing Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. This attraction is a holocaust memorial and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 41,256 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Brandenburg Gate. This triumphal arch has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 133,745 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Berlin is the outstanding Großer Tiergarten. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 21,341 visitors.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try estancia steaks, one of the best restaurants in the city of Free and Hanseatic 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 Free and Hanseatic 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 Free and Hanseatic 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 Free and Hanseatic 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 Free and Hanseatic Hamburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,995 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Free and Hanseatic Hamburg and Cologne

  • Cologne
  • Hamburg
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  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Alter Elbtunnel
  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
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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 Alter Elbtunnel, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Miniatur Wunderland, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is the amazing Alter Elbtunnel. This attraction is a road tunnel and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 27,610 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. This concert hall has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 60,787 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Free and Hanseatic Hamburg is the outstanding Miniatur Wunderland. This museum has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 65,626 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 8

Day 8 in Cologne, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Baden-Württemberg

  • Cologne
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
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  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • Deutsches Eck
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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 city of Cologne is Cologne Cathedral. This excellent attraction is a catholic cathedral that has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 55,420 visitors.

Another top travel destination we recommend is Cologne Chocolate Museum. This amazing museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 27,172 visitors.

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

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg, Markthalle. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,258 customers.

Locals recommend HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche as one of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg. HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,229 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Baden-Württemberg is Sahara Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,850 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg, Vogelbräu Karlsruhe. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,187 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like O'Kellys. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,031 customers.

Marktlücke is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Baden-Württemberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,823 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 Baden-Württemberg and Stuttgart

  • Stuttgart
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  • Europa-Park
  • Schlossplatz
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
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One of the best travel destinations in the region of Baden-Württemberg is Europa-Park. This amazing attraction is an amusement park and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 136,605 visitors.

When you arrive, we recommend eating at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like HANS IM GLÜCK - HEILBRONN Sülmercity. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,799 customers. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,538 customers. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,446 customers. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,712 customers. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,632 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Baden-Württemberg is Bratar. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,625 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day in the city of Baden-Württemberg!

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Day 10

Day 10 in Karlsruhe and Baden-Württemberg - Departure Day

  • Baden-Württemberg - 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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