14 days in Germany & Chennai Itinerary

14 days in Germany & Chennai Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Chennai, India
— 5 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly

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Chennai, India — 5 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Shore Temple, &more) and DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chennai online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chennai. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally admire the natural beauty at English Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planning site.

You can fly from Chennai to Munich in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Munich is minus 4.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Chennai in February; daily highs in Munich reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg, Germany — 2 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then don't miss a visit to St. Lorenz Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Nuremberg Palace of Justice, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hauptmarkt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sebaldus Church.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Nuremberg road trip planning site.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip builder site.

Drive from Nuremberg to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Germany travel guide

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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.
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