Two-Week Germany Road Trip from Berlin to Dresden, Nuremberg, Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Cologne, Hanover, and Hamburg

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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 15-day road trip through Germany that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Chemnitz, Nuremberg, Dachau, Regensburg, Munich, Hohenschwangau, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Oberkirch, Koblenz, Speyer, Brühl, Cologne, Hanover, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Germany takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 4 nights in Berlin, 1 night in Dresden, 1 night in Nuremberg, 2 nights in Munich, 1 night in Stuttgart, 2 nights in Heidelberg, 1 night in Cologne, 1 night in Hanover, and 1 night in Hamburg. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Germany. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Berlin, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Germany on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Germany. Alexanderplatz and Brandenburg Gate are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Chemnitz, Nuremberg, Dachau, Regensburg, Munich, Hohenschwangau, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Oberkirch, Koblenz, Speyer, Brühl, Cologne, Hanover, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Germany. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Germany.

Throughout your road trip in Germany, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Germany.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

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

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Beautiful view of Hamburg city center with town hall and Alster river, Germany.Hamburg / 1 night
Koblenz - city in GermanyKoblenz
Heidelberg - city in GermanyHeidelberg / 2 nights
Chemnitz - city in GermanyChemnitz
Aerial view on Marienplatz town hall and Frauenkirche in Munich, Germany.Munich / 2 nights
Cologne Aerial view with trains move on a bridge over the Rhine River on which cargo barges and passenger ships ply. Majestic Cologne Cathedral in the background.Cologne / 1 night
Photo of Tuebingen in the Stuttgart city ,Germany Colorful house in riverside and blue sky. Stuttgart / 1 night
Photo of scenic summer view of the Old Town architecture with Elbe river embankment in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.Dresden / 1 night
Photo of scenic summer view of the German traditional medieval half-timbered Old Town architecture and bridge over Pegnitz river in Nuremberg, Germany.Nuremberg / 1 night
Berlin cityscape with Berlin cathedral and Television tower, Germany.Berlin / 4 nights
Photo of historical city of Speyer, Germany.Speyer
Potsdam - city in GermanyPotsdam
Regensburg - city in GermanyRegensburg
Photo of panorama of New City Hall in Hannover in a beautiful summer day, Germany.Hanover / 1 night

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Photo of aerial view of Berlin skyline with famous TV tower at Alexanderplatz  at sunset, Germany.Alexanderplatz
Photo of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on a sunny day, Germany.Brandenburg Gate
Photo of Munich skyline with Marienplatz town hall in Germany.Marienplatz
photo of Neuschwanstein Castle at sunset in winter landscape in Germany.Neuschwanstein Castle
Photo of the German theme park Phantasialand.Phantasialand
Checkpoint CharlieCheckpoint Charlie
Photo of Miniatur Wunderland (Miniature Wonderland), Hamburg, Germany.Miniatur Wunderland
Photo of iconic Elbphilharmonie concert hall landmark in Hamburg, Germany.Elbe Philharmonic Hall
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Photo of aerial view of Olympiapark in German city Munich which hosted olympic games at 1972.Olympiapark
Photo of Cologne Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral in Cologne, Germany.Cologne Cathedral
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
Photo of Stone elephants and the arch on the entrance to the Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany, the biggest zoo in the world by amount of species.Berlin Zoological Garden
Photo of panoramic view at the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany.Potsdamer Platz
photo of view of Heide Park, Soltau, Germany.Heide Park
Heidelberg Palace, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberg Palace
Photo of Graffiti at the East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, the East Side Gallery is the longest preserved stretch of the Berlin wall.East Side Gallery
Photo of famous Zwinger palace (Der Dresdner Zwinger) Art Gallery of Dresden, Saxrony, Germany.Zwinger
Photo of Holocaust Memorial Berlin Germany Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Germany.Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Photo of Berlin Wall Memorial in Germany.Berlin Wall Memorial
Photo of Spectacular modern architecture and home of Museum Mercedes-Benz Welt in Stuttgart, Germany.Mercedes-Benz Museum
Photo of "Rheintor" (River Rhine Gate) with the former Customs House was the entrance gate to Linz and to "Schloßplatz" (Castle Square) with its half-timbered houses.Schloßplatz
Photo of Flamingos in Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany.Hellabrunn Zoo
Nuremberg Castle aerial panoramic view. Castle located in the historical center of Nuremberg city in Bavaria, Germany.Nuremberg Castle
Berliner dom at day, Berlin, GermanyBerlin Cathedral
photo of Hohenschwangau Castle in winter in Germany.Hohenschwangau Castle
photo of Musée et tour BMW .BMW Museum
Photo of beautiful view of Chinese House in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci Park
Photo of Old Elbe tunnel in Hamburg, Germany, which connect St Pauli with the docks and shipyards of the Hamburg harbor.Elbe Tunnel
Deutsches EckDeutsches Eck
Topography of Terror Gestapo Headquarters Cellar Where Prisoners Tortured Remains of Berlin Wall Public Park Berlin Wall. Wall Separated West from East Berlin from 1961 to 1989.Topography of Terror
photo of view of Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the evening, Berlin Germany., Germany,Stuttgart Wilhelma
Photo of famous church of Our Lady during the sunrise in Dresden city, Germany.Church of Our Lady
Cologne Chocolate Museum, Altstadt-Süd, Innenstadt, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Chocolate Museum
Photo of view of the futuristic looking headquarters of BMW car manufacturer in Munich, Germany.BMW Welt
Cologne Zoological Garden, Riehl, Nippes, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyCologne Zoological Garden
Facade of the Pergammonmuseum in Berlin. The Pergammon Museum holds a world exhibition of Greek, Roman, Babilonian and Oriental art.Pergamon Museum
Porsche Museum by night.Porsche Museum
Großer TiergartenGroßer Tiergarten
photo of Sanssouci Palace, the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, in Potsdam, near Berlin, Potsdam, Germany.Sanssouci
Charlottenburg PalaceCharlottenburg Palace
Planten un BlomenPlanten un Blomen
Victory ColumnSiegessäule
Technic Museum Speyer, Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyTechnic Museum Speyer
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Dachau, Landkreis Dachau, Bavaria, GermanyDachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Herrenhausen Gardens, Herrenhausen, Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyHerrenhäuser Gärten
Old Bridge Heidelberg, Neuenheim, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyOld Bridge Heidelberg
photo of view of DRESDEN, GERMANY - June 15, 2019: The famous opera house Semperoper in Dresden after a concert after sunset,Saxony  germany.Semperoper Dresden
Old Stone Bridge, Regensburg, Bavaria, GermanyOld Stone Bridge
Hamburg DungeonHamburg Dungeon
Markthalle, Centre, Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyMarkthalle
Schöner BrunnenSchöner Brunnen
Heidelberger Marktplatz, Altstadt, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyHeidelberger Marktplatz
Schauenburg Castle
Botanischer Garten Chemnitz
photo of viewof Brückenaffe,Heidelberg Germany.Brückenaffe

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Day 1

Day 1 – Berlin - arrival day

  • Berlin - Arrival day
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  • Brandenburg Gate
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Welcome to Berlin, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Germany! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 3 nights immersing yourself in Berlin's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Berlin is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Berlin. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Germany. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Berlin. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Indulge in an exquisite Bib Gourmand dining experience at Rutz. Renowned for its prestigious 3 Michelin-star rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, Rutz consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional modern and creative cuisine.

When you’ve finished your meal, BrewDog Berlin Mitte is one of the best bars in Berlin for an after-dinner drink. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,557 customers.

Zur Gerichtslaube is another of the most popular bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,868 customers.

Alternatively, check out Berlin Icebar. This popular place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, as rated by 2,292 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 15-day road trip in Germany!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Berlin

  • Berlin
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Drive 15 km, 58 min

  • Berlin Zoological Garden
  • Pergamon Museum
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Alexanderplatz
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Day 2 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Berlin for 2 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Berlin, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Berlin below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Berlin.

Reserve your spot at YOSOY TAPAS BERLIN, a popular local restaurant in Berlin. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,116 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Delhi 6 Restaurant - Berlin during your stay in Berlin. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,923 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Restaurant Trattoria Portofino, a popular local gem in Berlin. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,371 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit KASCHK by BRLO to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Berlin, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,635 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Alt-Berliner Gasthaus Julchen Hoppe has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,661 customers.

Gaffel Haus Berlin - Kölsches Konsulat is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Germany.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Berlin

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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Berlin Wall Memorial
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Topography of Terror
  • East Side Gallery
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Day 3 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Berlin has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Berlin by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Your discoveries in Berlin do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Berlin on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Berlin's best restaurants.

Make sure to book a table at Nante-Eck | Restaurant Berlin Mitte, a popular restaurant in Berlin. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 3,263 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus during your stay in Berlin. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 3,238 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of SOY, a renowned dining destination in Berlin. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,248 satisfied guests.

If you're looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Mikkeller Berlin, claiming it's one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,202 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is LIMONADIER Cocktailbar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 902 customers.

Hauptstadtrestaurant Gendarmerie is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,228 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Germany!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Potsdam and Dresden

  • Berlin
  • Potsdam
  • Dresden
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Drive 246 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Großer Tiergarten
  • Siegessäule
  • Charlottenburg Palace
  • Sanssouci Park
  • Sanssouci
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 of your road trip in Germany, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Berlin, Potsdam, and Dresden. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Dresden. Dresden will be your home away from home for 1 night.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Dresden, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Dresden's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to book a table at ElbUferei, a luxury dining venue in Dresden. This local gem’s delectable mediterranean and international cuisine is sure to leave a lasting impression. ElbUferei is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Treat yourself to culinary excellence at Genuss-Atelier. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The incredible modern and creative cuisine at Genuss-Atelier has earned praise globally.

If you're in the mood for something different, consider reserving a table at Elements. This celebrated dining spot in Dresden is renowned for its sumptuous meals and modern and international menu. Countless patrons sing this restaurant's praises, adding to its 1 Michelin-star prestige.

After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful night in Germany. One of the best bars in the city is Watzke am Goldenen Reiter. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,871 customers.

To gain one of the best bar experiences in Dresden, we recommend the cocktails at Shamrock Irish Bar & Restaurant. This bar has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,555 customers and is an excellent place to make local friends.

Another of the best spots to experience the nightlife scene in Dresden is Las Tapas. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,709 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Germany!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Dresden and Nuremberg

  • Dresden
  • Chemnitz
  • Nuremberg
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Drive 318 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Church of Our Lady
  • Semperoper Dresden
  • Zwinger
  • Botanischer Garten Chemnitz
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Dive into day 5 of your remarkable road trip in Germany. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Dresden, Chemnitz, and Nuremberg, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Nuremberg. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Kick off the day at Church of Our Lady, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This church building is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 30,160 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Semperoper. Semperoper is an opera house with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 13,687 reviews.

Zwinger is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This palace is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 49,362 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Dresden, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Chemnitz. Your travel time is around 56 min.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Nuremberg, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Chemnitz to Nuremberg may take around 2 hours 43 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Nuremberg, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Nuremberg's best restaurants.

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Veles. Holding an impressive 1 Michelin-star rating and a remarkable menu, Veles consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional modern cuisine.

Another renowned restaurant is Essigbrätlein, one of the best Bib Gourmand 2-star Michelin fine dining venues in Nuremberg. Take your pick from the innovative menu, where each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted to delight your senses.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable dining experience at etz in Nuremberg. With its prestigious 2-Michelin star rating, the menu is crafted to delight your palate and take you on a culinary journey. This acclaimed restaurant with a Bib-Gourmand award, serves creative and regional dishes that have garnered numerous reviews from satisfied guests.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, an awesome bar you can go to is Padelle d'Italia Nürnberg. This place has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,234 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Finnegan's Harp Irish Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,140 customers.

Chong's Diner is another great place where you can celebrate your adventures in Nuremberg. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,820 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Germany!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Nuremberg, Dachau, Regensburg, and Munich

  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Munich
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Drive 251 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • Schöner Brunnen
  • Nuremberg Castle
  • Old Stone Bridge
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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On day 6 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Germany, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Nuremberg, Dachau, Regensburg, and Munich. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Munich, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Schöner Brunnen. This well is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,461 visitors.

Nuremberg Castle is another popular attraction you could visit today. This castle has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 36,670 visitors.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Regensburg. This car ride takes around 1 hour 22 min.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Dachau. This car ride takes around 1 hour 24 min.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Munich. Munich offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Munich.

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at Atelier, a Bib Gourmand local dining experience. Renowned for its prestigious 2 Michelin-star rating and impressive menu, Atelier consistently impresses both foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative french cuisine.

Also highly recommended is EssZimmer, one of the best 2-star Michelin establishments in Munich. Take your pick from the modern french and creative menu, which has consistently earned EssZimmer high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top-rated Bib Gourmand restaurant promises a culinary experience you will remember.

Experience the best local flavors while in Munich and reserve a table at the 2-star Michelin restaurant, Alois - Dallmayr Fine Dining. Its delectable creative and modern offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. Food enthusiasts visiting the area will be particularly excited to experience this Bib Gourmand restaurant.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Zephyr Bar, one of the top bars you could visit in the region. Zephyr Bar is an excellent place for a refreshing evening drink and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,016 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals at Schneider Bräuhaus München. Around 9,282 customers have rated their experience at Schneider Bräuhaus München an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant also belongs to the list of the best bars in the Munich, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,885 bar-goers.

Head back to your accommodation in Munich and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Germany!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Munich and Hohenschwangau

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Drive 262 km, 4 hours 12 min

  • Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • Hellabrunn Zoo
  • English Garden
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On day 7 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Munich. You’ll stay in Munich for 1 night and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Germany is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Munich's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Book a table at Augustiner Klosterwirt GmbH, a famous dining establishment in Munich. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 7,224 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Munich is Ratskeller München, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.4 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 6,121 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Munich’s Kilians Irish Pub for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,188 satisfied diners.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the region. Nuernberger Bratwurst Gloeckl am Dom is a popular option with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,035 customers.

Another top option is Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,475 customers.

Rosi coffee & bar is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,119 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Germany.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Munich and Stuttgart

  • Munich
  • Stuttgart
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Drive 229 km, 3 hours 2 min

  • Marienplatz
  • Victuals Market
  • Olympiapark
  • BMW Welt
  • BMW Museum
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On day 8 of your road trip in Germany, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Munich and Stuttgart. In the evening, you’ll end up in Stuttgart, where you will stay for 1 night.

Journey into the unknown at Marienplatz, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable square has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 118,139 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Viktualienmarkt is a recommended place to visit. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 58,191 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Munich is Olympiapark. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 68,103 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Munich offers an experience you will remember.

BMW Welt is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Munich. This music venue promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.7 out of 5 stars in 31,941 reviews. Each year, approximately 3,000,000 people travel to visit BMW Welt.

Lastly, don't miss out on BMW Museum. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,349 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit. This automobile museum gets closer to 250,000 visits every year.

Stuttgart’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Munich behind. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 24 min. Stuttgart welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Stuttgart, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Stuttgart. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Elevate your stay in Stuttgart by dining at this restaurant. Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin-star rating and a variety of mouthwatering dishes, Der Zauberlehrling consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

Another popular dining spot in Stuttgart is Speisemeisterei, which holds a rating of 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s inviting atmosphere and menu leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its creative and innovative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to Speisemeisterei’s culinary excellence.

If you’re in the mood to try something different, consider reserving a table at Ritzi Gourmet. This celebrated dining spot in Stuttgart is renowned for its creative meals and creative french and modern menu. Countless guests have praised this Bib Gourmand restaurant, adding to its 1 Michelin-star status.

We recommend Schwarz Weiß Bar for many reasons. But most importantly, this bar serves a variety of food and beverages and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 651 reviews.

You can also visit a popular bar like Le petit Coq to have refreshing drinks and interact with locals and other travelers. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 584 bar-goers.

When you would rather go somewhere else, try Valle. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,680 customers, this bar is one of Stuttgart’s best places to relax after a long day.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Germany.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Stuttgart and Heidelberg

  • Stuttgart
  • Heidelberg
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Drive 130 km, 2 hours 5 min

  • Schloßplatz
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
  • Wilhelma
  • Porsche Museum
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your road trip in Germany. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Stuttgart and Heidelberg. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Heidelberg. You will spend 2 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Start your day with a visit to Schloßplatz. This extraordinary square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 41,355 visitors.

Next, make your way to Mercedes-Benz Museum. This top attraction is an automobile museum with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 42,800 visitors. Mercedes-Benz Museum welcomes 876,109 yearly visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Wilhelma. This zoo is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 33,034 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Porsche Museum. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 27,816 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Stuttgart and set your GPS to Heidelberg. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 18 min. Upon reaching Heidelberg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Heidelberg, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the region.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Heidelberg's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Reserve your spot at Weinstube Schnitzelbank, a popular local restaurant in Heidelberg. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,743 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Heid's Grill & Restaurant during your stay in Heidelberg. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,269 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Cafe Extrablatt Heidelberg, a popular local gem in Heidelberg. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 4,413 satisfied guests.

Vetter's Alt Heidelberger Brauhaus is one of the best bars in Heidelberg and the perfect place to go for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,422 customers.

You may also want to check out HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your evening endeavors. HANS IM GLÜCK - HEIDELBERG Heiliggeistkirche is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,229 customers.

Alternatively, head out to Sahara Restaurant. Sahara Restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,850 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Germany.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Heidelberg and Oberkirch

  • Heidelberg
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Drive 264 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Schauenburg Castle
  • Heidelberg Palace
  • Brückenaffe
  • Heidelberger Marktplatz
  • Old Bridge Heidelberg
  • More

Day 10 of your road trip across Germany promises a magnificent time exploring Heidelberg. You have 1 night left in Heidelberg. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Heidelberg has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Heidelberg offers and add your favorites to your Germany travel package below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Heidelberg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at The Dubliner Hotel and Irish Pub, an iconic dining spot in Heidelberg. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,712 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Joe Molese 117 - Burgers'n'Sandwiches while in Heidelberg. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,495 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Hemingway's Heidelberg, a favorite in Heidelberg. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,095 discerning guests.

After dinner, visit Cocktailcafé Regie, which is considered one of the best bars in the region. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,051 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Das Bootshaus - Restaurant Heidelberg. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 888 customers.

Alternatively, check out Destille. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 808 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Germany!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Koblenz, Speyer, Brühl, and Cologne

  • Speyer
  • Koblenz
  • Cologne
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Drive 322 km, 4 hours

  • Technic Museum Speyer
  • Deutsches Eck
  • Phantasialand
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 11 of your road trip in Germany, where you’ll be making 4 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Koblenz, Speyer, Brühl, and Cologne. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Cologne. Cologne will be your home away from home for 1 night.

After soaking in Heidelberg’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Speyer. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 33 min. When you arrive in Speyer, it's time to take a break from the road.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Speyer and set your GPS to Koblenz. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 55 min. Upon reaching Koblenz, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Cologne. Cologne offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Cologne's best restaurants.

Reserve a table at Le Moissonnier Bistro, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Cologne. This epicurean hotspot’s delicious french and seafood offering makes it a crowd favorite. Le Moissonnier Bistro is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Cologne is Ox & Klee, which critics have graced with 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its modern and creative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Ox & Klee’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend the popular Bib Gourmand restaurant, La Cuisine Rademacher. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Cologne for its appetizing selection of food, including its modern french courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

After dinner, visit Toddy Tapper for a drink or two. This bar serves plenty of food and drink options and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 590 customers.

You can also enjoy your night at Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,484 customers, it's safe to say that Gaffel am Dom I Kölsches Brauhaus und Wirtshaus I Brauhaus Köln promises an unforgettable bar experience.

Alternatively, locals recommend Gilden im Zims. This bar, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,823 customers, is a great place to meet new friends.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Germany!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Cologne and Hanover

  • Cologne
  • Hanover
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Drive 298 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Cologne Chocolate Museum
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Cologne Zoological Garden
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Dive into day 12 of your remarkable road trip in Germany. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Cologne and Hanover, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Hanover. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Drop by the renowned Cologne Chocolate Museum. This popular museum has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 36,704 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Cologne Cathedral. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 69,905 visitors, this catholic cathedral deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Cologne Zoological Garden. This zoo has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 30,118 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Cologne, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Hanover. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 5 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Hanover, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Hanover.

Make sure to reserve a table at Meteora, an iconic dining spot in Hanover. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,756 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Beef and Reef while in Hanover. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, treasured by 816 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Bavarium Hannover, a favorite in Hanover. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 4,434 discerning guests.

When you’ve finished your meal, Dublin Inn is one of the best bars in Hanover for an after-dinner drink. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,742 customers.

Teestübchen Café & Teehandel is another of the most popular bars in the city. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,361 customers.

Alternatively, check out 6 Sinne Sky Bar and Restaurant. This popular place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, as rated by 2,028 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Germany!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Hanover, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg

  • Hanover
  • Hamburg
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Drive 173 km, 2 hours 22 min

  • Markthalle
  • Herrenhäuser Gärten
  • Heide Park
  • More

On day 13 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Germany, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Hanover, Friedrichseck, and Hamburg. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Hamburg, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Markthalle Hannover. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 8,944 reviews.

Continue your journey at Herrenhausen Gardens. This park is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 18,866 travelers from near and far.

Set your GPS to Friedrichseck and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 5 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Friedrichseck beckons with new experiences!

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Heide Park. This amusement park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 57,285 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Friedrichseck, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Hamburg may take around 56 min. Upon your arrival in Hamburg, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Hamburg, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the region.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Hamburg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make your stay in Hamburg one for the books by indulging in an unforgettable culinary experience at The Table Kevin Fehling, a 3 Michelin star-rated gem acclaimed by food experts. Its delightful creative and international cuisine and the praise from satisfied patrons speak of its outstanding quality. The Table Kevin Fehling, which has a Bib Gourmand award, gives you the best value for your money, and ensures your dining experience will be nothing short of extraordinary.

Another Michelin restaurant in Hamburg you shouldn’t miss is the Bib-Gourmand awardee Haerlin. With 2 Michelin star rating, it’s a haven for food lovers and enthusiasts. Haerlin proudly maintains an outstanding reputation, attracting diners from near and far, all delighted by its creative french and classic culinary offerings.

100/200 Kitchen is not just another restaurant in Hamburg. Its 2-Michelin star menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a gastronomic adventure. This Bib-Gourmand awarded restaurant’s creative and modern dishes and numerous glowing reviews from satisfied patrons have solidified its reputation as a culinary gem in Hamburg.

Le Lion • Bar de Paris is an excellent example. 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 that locals recommend, like Das Feuerschiff LV 13. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,935 customers.

NAGEL Restaurant und Kneipe is another of the best bars in the region of Hamburg that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,360 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Germany and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Hamburg and Berlin

  • Hamburg
  • Berlin
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Drive 291 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Planten un Blomen
  • Elbe Tunnel
  • Hamburg Dungeon
  • Miniatur Wunderland
  • Elbe Philharmonic Hall
  • More

On day 14 of your road trip in Germany, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Hamburg and Berlin. In the evening, you’ll end up in Berlin, where you will stay for 1 night.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Planten un Blomen. This park is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 21,983 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Elbe Tunnel. This road tunnel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 34,570 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Hamburg Dungeon. This museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,598 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Miniatur Wunderland. This museum is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 87,297 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Elbe Philharmonic Hall. This concert hall is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 77,649 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Hamburg, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Berlin may take around 3 hours 15 min. Upon your arrival in Berlin, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Berlin. Berlin offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Berlin's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Don't forget to book a table at Restaurant Nolle, a well-known eatery in Berlin. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,696 satisfied guests.

Sharlie Cheen Bar is one of the best bars in Berlin and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,070 customers.

You may also want to check out Vincent Piano Bar. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Vincent Piano Bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 676 customers.

Alternatively, head out to Berliner Fernsehturm. Berliner Fernsehturm has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 34,841 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Germany.

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Day 15

Day 15 – Berlin - departure day

  • Berlin - Departure day
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  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • More

Day 15 of your road trip in Germany is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Berlin before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Optimize your last day in Germany and go on a shopping spree in Berlin’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Germany, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

Before you conclude your road trip in Germany, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Berlin.

You’ll then say farewell to Berlin. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Germany!

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