21 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

21 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany travel route maker

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Fly to Hannover Airport, Drive to Salzwedel
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Salzwedel
— 1 day
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Wernigerode
— 3 nights
Drive
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Halle (Saale)
— 4 nights
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Berlin
— 11 nights
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Salzwedel

— 1 day
Salzwedel GeographySalzwedel is situated at the Jeetze River in the northwestern part of the Altmark. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stop by Erste Salzwedeler Baumkuchen-Fabrik, pause for some serene contemplation at Marienkirche, steep yourself in history at Baumkuchenmanufaktur Kruse GmbH, explore the historical opulence of Burg Salzwedel, then appreciate the history behind Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Denkmal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katharinenkirche.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzwedel vacation app.

Sydney, Australia to Salzwedel is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Salzwedel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Salzwedel: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Salzwedel

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Wernigerode

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wernigerode: Thale (Hexentanzplatz Thale & Rodelbahn Harzbob) and Pullman City Harz (in Hasselfelde). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Harz National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Marktkirche St. Benedikti, appreciate the extensive heritage of Altstadt, and explore the historical opulence of Wernigerode Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wernigerode day trip site.

You can drive from Salzwedel to Wernigerode in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Wernigerode

Nature · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Halle (Saale)

— 4 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halle (Saale): Magdeburg (Gruene Zitadelle, Magdeburger Dom, &more), Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz (in Worlitz) and Castle Church (in Wittenberg). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Mansfeld, go for a stroll along the water at Marina Muecheln, admire the natural beauty at Europa Rosarium, and see the interesting displays at Luthers Elternhaus.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Halle (Saale) trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wernigerode to Halle (Saale) by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Halle (Saale) sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Berlin

— 11 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: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

Take a train from Halle (Saale) to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites