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

Karlsplatz, Bezirksteil Kreuzviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Starts in
Leipzig
Ends in
Leipzig
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 Leipzig, Pegnitz, Munich, Schwangau, Marktoberdorf, Frankfurt, Cologne, Celle, Berlin, and Dresden.

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 Leipzig, 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 Allianz Arena in the region of Munich. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing English Garden and Victuals Market.

From the spectacular Marienplatz in the region of Munich to the unforgettable Olympiapark München 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

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

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Attractions

St Nicholas ChurchSt Nicholas Church
Botanical Garden Leipzig, Southeast center, Mitte, Leipzig, Saxony, GermanyBotanical Garden Leipzig
St Thomas ChurchSt Thomas Church
Marktplatz Leipzig, Leipzig-center, Mitte, Leipzig, Saxony, GermanyMarktplatz Leipzig
Monument to the Battle of the NationsMonument to the Battle of the Nations
Leipzig Panometer, Connewitz, Süd, Leipzig, Saxony, GermanyLeipzig Panometer
Leipzig Riverside Forest, Centre North West, Mitte, Leipzig, Saxony, GermanyLeipzig Riverside Forest
Karlsplatz, Bezirksteil Kreuzviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyKarlsplatz
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
Europa-ParkEuropa-Park
Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
Miniatur WunderlandMiniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel
Elbphilharmonie HamburgElbphilharmonie Hamburg
Berlin Wall Memorial, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyBerlin Wall Memorial
Brandenburg GateBrandenburg Gate
East Side GalleryEast Side Gallery
Berlin CathedralBerlin Cathedral
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of EuropeMemorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
ZwingerZwinger
GendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt
AlexanderplatzAlexanderplatz
Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyPotsdamer Platz

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Travel dates
Sep 30 - Oct 9

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Day 1

Day 1 in Leipzig - Arrival Day

  • Leipzig - Arrival Day
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  • St Nicholas Church
  • Botanical Garden Leipzig
  • St Thomas Church
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Leipzig. 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 Leipzig, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Leipzig has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible St. Nicholas Church. This attraction is a church building and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,288 visitors.

St. Thomas Church is another popular attraction in the region of Leipzig. This unforgettable attraction is a church building and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,548 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the region of Leipzig is Botanical Garden Leipzig. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,065 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig, HANS IM GLÜCK - LEIPZIG Augustusplatz. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,088 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig is Auerbachs Keller. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,899 customers.

Locals recommend Dhillons Irish Bar & Grill as one of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,583 customers.

Leipzig also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Leipzig is HANS IM GLÜCK - LEIPZIG Augustusplatz. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,088 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Leipzig is Dhillons Irish Bar & Grill. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,583 customers.

Locals also enjoy Kildare City Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,059 customers.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 in Leipzig and Pegnitz

  • Leipzig
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  • Marktplatz Leipzig
  • Monument to the Battle of the Nations
  • Leipzig Panometer
  • Leipzig Riverside Forest
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Day 2 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 Marktplatz Leipzig, Leipzig Panometer, Monument to the Battle of the Nations, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Leipzig is the amazing Marktplatz Leipzig. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,614 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Leipzig Panometer. This building has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,192 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Leipzig is the outstanding Monument to the Battle of the Nations. This heritage site has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,893 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 3

Day 3 in Munich

  • Munich
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  • Karlsplatz
  • English Garden
  • Victuals Market
  • Allianz Arena
  • Marienplatz
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Day 3 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, Karlsplatz, 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 Karlsplatz. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,934 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 4

Day 4 in Munich, Schwangau, and Marktoberdorf

  • Munich
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  • BMW Welt
  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • 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.

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 Marktoberdorf.

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.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Baden-Württemberg and Frankfurt

  • Frankfurt
  • Baden-Württemberg
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  • Europa-Park
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Day 5 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 African Queen Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,731 customers.

Locals also recommend Der Fette Bulle as one of the best restaurants in the city of Frankfurt. Der Fette Bulle is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,097 customers.

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

After dinner, visit Der Fette Bulle, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,097 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like o'reilly's Irish pubs. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,367 customers.

Alternatively, Bar Helium Frankfurt am Main is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Frankfurt. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,956 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Cologne and Celle

  • Cologne
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  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
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Day 6 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 Celle, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After dinner, visit Celle - Was Geht?! Die Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Celle. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 304 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Cocktailbar Fachwerk. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 235 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Free and Hanseatic Hamburg and Berlin

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
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  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Alter Elbtunnel
  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Berlin Wall Memorial
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You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Germany on day 7 of your road trip.

You could then travel to Berlin Wall Memorial for some unforgettable sightseeing in the region of Berlin. This popular attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,888 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 8

Day 8 in Berlin

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  • Brandenburg Gate
  • East Side Gallery
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
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On day 8 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 Berlin Cathedral, East Side Gallery, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Berlin is Berlin Cathedral. This incredible attraction is a lutheran cathedral and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,597 visitors.

East Side Gallery 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 30,597 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Berlin is Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. This amazing attraction is a holocaust memorial and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 41,256 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 9

Day 9 in Berlin, Dresden, and Leipzig

  • Berlin
  • Leipzig
  • Dresden
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  • Zwinger
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Potsdamer Platz
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Day 9 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.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Kildare City Pub, one of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,059 customers.

Locals also recommend Alfa Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig. Alfa Restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,641 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Leipzig is Wenzel Leipzig. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,410 customers.

After dinner, visit Vodkaria, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Leipzig. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 970 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like IMPERII. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 799 customers.

Alternatively, Chocolate is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Leipzig. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 748 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Leipzig - Departure Day

  • Leipzig - 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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