28 days in Germany, France & Rome Itinerary

28 days in Germany, France & Rome Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
2
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Potsdam, Germany
— 1 night
6
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
7
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights


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6
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon and then stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rome to Lyon in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in January, plan for slightly colder days in Lyon, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from Lyon to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, then admire the landmark architecture of Opernturm., and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Palmengarten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Romer, then steep yourself in history at Goethe House, then contemplate the long history of Messel Pit Fossil Site, and finally take in the views from Iron Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt tour website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Frankfurt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Potsdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

1
night
Potsdam, Germany

Potsdam ©
Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, and then contemplate the long history of Schloss Cecilienhof.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Potsdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Potsdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Potsdam

Historic Sites · Parks
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Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Schloss Cecilienhof ©
Schloss Cecilienhof
Sanssouci Palace ©
Sanssouci Palace

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

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: admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Berlin itinerary maker.

Getting from Potsdam to Berlin by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip planning website.

Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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