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

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Starts in
Munich
Ends in
Munich
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 Munich, Schwangau, Pegnitz, Dresden, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, and Stuttgart.

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 Munich, 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 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

Munich - city in GermanyMunich
Dresden - city in GermanyDresden
Berlin - state in GermanyBerlin
Hamburg - city in GermanyHamburg
Cologne - city in GermanyCologne
Baden-Württemberg - region in GermanyBaden-Württemberg
Rhineland-Palatinate - state in GermanyRhineland-Palatinate

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Attractions

BMW Museum, Bezirksteil Am Riesenfeld, Milbertshofen-Am Hart, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyBMW Museum
Hellabrunn Zoo, Bezirksteil Siebenbrunn, Untergiesing-Harlaching, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyHellabrunn Zoo
Nymphenburg PalaceNymphenburg Palace
BMW WeltBMW Welt
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
OlympiaparkOlympiapark München
Hohenschwangau CastleHohenschwangau Castle
MarienplatzMarienplatz
Neuschwanstein CastleNeuschwanstein Castle
ZwingerZwinger
Semperoper DresdenSemperoper Dresden
Brühl's GardenBrühl's Terrace
Frauenkirche DresdenFrauenkirche Dresden
GendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt
AlexanderplatzAlexanderplatz
Potsdamer Platz, Tiergarten, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyPotsdamer Platz
East Side GalleryEast Side Gallery
Berlin Wall Memorial, Mitte, Berlin, GermanyBerlin Wall Memorial
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

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Travel dates
Oct 4 - Oct 13

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Day 1

Day 1 in Munich - Arrival Day

  • Munich - Arrival Day
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  • BMW Museum
  • Hellabrunn Zoo
  • Nymphenburg Palace
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Germany begins when you reach the incredible region of Munich. 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 Munich, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Munich has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Hellabrunn Zoo. This attraction is a geozoo and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 28,455 visitors.

BMW Museum is another popular attraction in the region of Munich. This unforgettable attraction is an automobile museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,732 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the region of Munich is Nymphenburg Palace. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 24,634 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich, Hofbräuhaus München. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 65,884 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Munich is Schneider Bräuhaus München. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,282 customers.

Locals recommend Augustiner Klosterwirt GmbH as one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,224 customers.

Munich also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Munich is Hofbräuhaus München. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 65,884 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Munich is Schneider Bräuhaus München. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 9,282 customers.

Locals also enjoy Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,885 customers.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 in Munich

  • Munich
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  • BMW Welt
  • English Garden
  • Victuals Market
  • Allianz Arena
  • Olympiapark München
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Munich. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Victuals Market, English Garden, Allianz Arena, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Munich is Victuals Market. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 51,795 visitors.

English Garden is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Munich. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 51,795 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Munich is Allianz Arena. This amazing attraction is an association football venue and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 55,720 visitors.

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

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich, like Ratskeller München. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 6,121 customers.

Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Munich. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,885 customers.

Locals enjoy Kilians Irish Pub, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Munich. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,188 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Munich, Kilians Irish Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,188 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Nuernberger Bratwurst Gloeckl am Dom. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,035 customers.

Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger is another of the best bars in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,475 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 Munich, Schwangau, and Pegnitz

  • Munich
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  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • 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.

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

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.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 in Dresden

  • Dresden
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  • Zwinger
  • Semperoper Dresden
  • Brühl's Terrace
  • Frauenkirche Dresden
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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 Semperoper Dresden, Zwinger, Brühl's Terrace, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Dresden is the amazing Semperoper Dresden. This attraction is an opera house and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,477 visitors.

You could also do sightseeing at the incredible Zwinger. This palace has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 43,455 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Dresden is the outstanding Brühl's Terrace. This tourist attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,320 visitors.

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

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try HANS IM GLÜCK - DRESDEN Altmarkt, one of the best restaurants in the city of Dresden. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,391 customers.

Locals also recommend L'Osteria as one of the best restaurants in the city of Dresden. L'Osteria is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,368 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Dresden is Shamrock Irish Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,555 customers.

After dinner, visit HANS IM GLÜCK - DRESDEN Altmarkt, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Dresden. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,391 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Shamrock Irish Bar & Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,555 customers.

Alternatively, Nightfly shisha and cocktail is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Dresden. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,337 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Berlin

  • Berlin
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  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • East Side Gallery
  • Berlin Wall Memorial
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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, Berlin Wall Memorial, 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 Berlin Wall Memorial. This museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,888 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 Hamburg

  • Berlin
  • Hamburg
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  • 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, Berlin Zoological Garden, 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 Berlin Zoological Garden. This zoo has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 51,995 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of 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 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 7

Day 7 in 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 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 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 Stuttgart

  • Cologne
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • 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 Stuttgart.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Stuttgart, Restaurant Delphi. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 861 customers.

Locals 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 one of the top bars in the city of Stuttgart, Der KofferRaum - Cocktailbar. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Schwarz Weiß Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 651 customers.

Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus is a popular bar 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.

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 Stuttgart and Munich

  • Munich
  • Baden-Württemberg
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  • Europa-Park
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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 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 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 Münchner Stubn, one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,255 customers.

Locals also recommend Nuernberger Bratwurst Gloeckl am Dom as one of the best restaurants in the city of Munich. Nuernberger Bratwurst Gloeckl am Dom is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,035 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Munich is Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,475 customers.

After dinner, visit Görreshof Wirtshaus, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,267 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Pusser's. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,267 customers.

Alternatively, The Keg Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Munich. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,224 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Munich - Departure Day

  • Munich - 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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