Route & dates
17 days in Ieper (Ypres), Berlin & Warsaw Itinerary
Start: Maia, Portugal
Drive + Fly + Drive: 7 h 15 min
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium— 5 nights
Train + Fly: 7 h
Berlin, Germany— 5 nights
Fly: 4 h 30 min
Warsaw, Poland— 5 nights
Fly + Drive: 11 h 45 min
End: Maia, Portugal
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.Visit WW1 Battlefields Alive and German War Cemetery of Langemark , Belgium for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blankaart Nature Reserve and Museum Paul Delvaux. Get out of town with these interesting Ieper (Ypres) side-trips: Musee royal de Mariemont (in Morlanwelz), Hospital Notre Dame de la Rose Museum (in Lessines) and Église Saint-Jacques (in Tournai). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Langemark Cemetery, take in the history at Battlefield Exploration, appreciate the history behind Saint Julien Memorial, and examine the collection at Plugstreet 14-18 Experience.
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Maia, Portugal to Ieper (Ypres) is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Maia to Ieper (Ypres) is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Ieper (Ypres) can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.
Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)
Diksmuide, Langemark Cemetery, Musee royal de Mariemont, Église Saint-Jacques, Plugstreet 14-18 Experience
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.Visit Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) and THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin for their historical value. Classic Remise Berlin and Helmut Newton Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Wittenberg (Castle Church, Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus, &more), Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben) and Potsdam (Schloss Cecilienhof & Neues Palais). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Rhinluch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauerpark, contemplate the long history of Olympic Bell Tower, and walk around Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz.
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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Ieper (Ypres) to Berlin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.
Things to do in Berlin
Wittenberg, Potsdam, Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, Magdeburger Dom, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.Visit Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Birthplace of Frederic Chopin and Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Treblinka Memorial (in Treblinka), Arboretum SGGW (in Brzeziny) and Lodz (Jewish cemetery lodz & Radegast Train Station). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Zrodla Krolewskie, learn about all things military at Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden.
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Fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Warsaw
Lodz, Bolimow Landscape Park, Treblinka Memorial, Arboretum SGGW, Zrodla Krolewskie