32 days in Germany & England Itinerary

32 days in Germany & England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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Wurzburg, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere, Bus to Ambleside
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights

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Wurzburg, Germany

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Gerlachschmiede, Reichsstadtmuseum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, admire the natural beauty at Furstengarten Marienberg, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Neumuenster.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wurzburg road trip app.

London, UK to Wurzburg is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Wurzburg is 1 hour. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wurzburg, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Munich trip planning app.

You can drive from Wurzburg to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Berlin travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:

Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck, take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamburg itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Hamburg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:

Ambleside, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Windermere (in Windermere), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Glenridding). The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, and contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Hamburg to Ambleside takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, subway, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Hamburg to Ambleside, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Birdland) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, make a trip to The Model Village, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cheltenham vacation planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Cheltenham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses & Glastonbury Tor). The adventure continues: delve into the mystery of Stonehenge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bath sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.