Romantic Road Trip through Germany – Itinerary

This past June, my gentleman friend and I planned a very very last minute trip to catch castles and feelings. Okay, the feelings were already there but how can they not grow through a romantic road trip of the most stunning castles, vineyards, and destinations of Germany? 

Like all good road trips nothing went to plan because we didn’t really plan anything! Take a look at our tentative destinations we wanted to visit. 

What ended up actually happening was that as our day went on we visited destinations at our leisure and just chose what looked the nicest while still heading on our way to the ultimate destination: “The Romantic Road”. The Romantic Road is a tourist trap created after World War Two to drive tourism and income back into the Germany. This road travels from Würzburg, Germany and the heart of the reisling region down south to Neuschwannstein, the castle Disney based Cinderalla’s castle after. Despite being a mainly tourist destination it was  a truly stunning region to drive through and explore. 

Here is a map of what where drove through and most of places we stopped at, except the grocery stores and tank stations.

Road Trip Itinerary:

Day 1:

  • Essen, Germany
  • Eltz Castle
  • Pommern (Mosel), Germany

Day 2:

  • Pommern (Mosel), Germany
  • Heidelberg Palace
  • Würzburg, Germany

Day 3:

  • Fortress Marienberg (Würzburg)
  • Alte Mainbrucke (Würzburg)
  • Alte Mainmühle (Würzburg)
  • Nördlingen, Germany

Day 4:

  • Harburg Castle
  • Landsberg am Lech
  • Murnau am Staffelsee

Day 5:

  • Kolbensesselbahn
  • Linderhof Palace
  • Munich

On the sixth day we flew back to the states and returned our rented car at the airport. This is just a barebones outline of what our itinerary was. On the google maps you can click through and see what notable places we stopped at and most importantly, keep checking back because this blog will updated with all the details of each stop as the summer winds down! As always all of our excursions were originally captured for youtube so make sure to head over to my channel to watch them all!

First vlog in my series about traveling to Germany for the Farmers Olympics and our road trip!

Megan is a flight attendant youtuber, expanding to share to the rest of the world what she enjoys; this includes travel but also creating a sustainable lifestyle.

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