15 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Berlin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tangermuende
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Magdeburg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Wernigerode
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Halle (Saale)
— 2 nights
Drive to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Fly to Denver

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Berlin

— 5 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: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin planner.

Denver, USA to Berlin is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tangermuende.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tangermuende

— 2 nights
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Marktplatz, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, then pause for some photo ops at Bismarckturm Rathenow, and finally stroll around Schlosspark Krumke. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Stadtmauer, take in panoramic vistas at Kapitel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Standbild Kaiser Karl IV, then take in the awesome beauty at Marienberg, and finally make a trip to Tangermunder Tor.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tangermuende online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Tangermuende in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Magdeburg.

Things to do in Tangermuende

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Magdeburg

— 2 nights

Cathedral City

Long known as one of the most important urban centers of medieval Germany, Magdeburg today boasts both an impressive historical core and a booming tech industry.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Wasserstra├čenkreuz Magdeburg, make a trip to Aussichtsturm - Stadtpark Rotehorn, then appreciate the history behind Kriegerdenkmal, and finally stroll around Stadtpark Rotehorn. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Gruson Gewaechshaeuser, then admire the local landmark of Brunnen im Innenhof - Hundertwasserhaus, then see the interesting displays at Otto-von-Guericke-Museum in der Lukasklause, and finally appreciate the history behind Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Magdeburg tour builder tool.

You can drive from Tangermuende to Magdeburg in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Parks · Museums

Wernigerode

— 2 nights

Colorful Town in the Harz Foothills

In the foothills of the Harz Mountains in central Germany, Wernigerode offers energetic nightlife, scenic vistas, and fine dining within a medieval town of spires, castles, and timbered buildings.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the world behind art at GLEIMHAUS Museum der deutschen Aufklarung, appreciate the extensive heritage of Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Krummelsches Haus, and finally contemplate the long history of Rathaus Wernigerode. On the next day, ponder the design of Wohltaeterbrunnen, go deep underground at Erzgrube Buchenberg, then get curious at Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Wall, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Talsperre Wendefurt.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wernigerode road trip website.

You can drive from Magdeburg to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Wernigerode

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Halle (Saale)

— 2 nights
Halle is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. On the 14th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Landgericht Halle, appreciate the history behind Fahnenmonument, steep yourself in history at Arbeitsamt von Walter Gropius, then stroll through Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, and finally get outside with Irrgarten Altjessnitz. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Beatles Museum and then stroll the grounds of Stadtgottesacker.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Halle (Saale) trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Wernigerode to Halle (Saale) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Halle (Saale) can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips