22 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

22 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Fly to Berlin Tegel, Train to Leipzig
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Leipzig
— 5 nights
Fly
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Aachen
— 5 nights
Fly
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Dresden
— 6 nights
Drive
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Oldenburg
— 5 nights
Drive to Bremen Airport, Fly to Athens

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Leipzig

— 5 nights

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Step off the beaten path and head to Volkerschlachtdenkmal and Market Square (Markt). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Leipzig, walk around Johannapark, get engrossed in the history at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, and head outdoors with Cospudener See.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Leipzig route planner.

Athens, Greece to Leipzig is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in June: high temperatures in Leipzig hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Aachen.

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Aachen

— 5 nights

City of Water

Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aachen Cathedral and Reichsburg Cochem. Get out of town with these interesting Aachen side-trips: Nurburgring (in Nuerburg), Marksburg (in Braubach) and Pfarrkirche St. Remaclus (in Cochem). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Aachener Rathaus, pause for some photo ops at Printenmadchen, don't miss a visit to Regenschirmdamen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom).

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Aachen day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Leipzig to Aachen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Aachen, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Dresden.

Things to do in Aachen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Dresden

— 6 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Explore hidden gems such as Frauenkirche Dresden and Neues Grünes Gewölbe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dresden: Koenigstein (Koenigstein Fortress & Bibelpflanzengarten). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, don't miss a visit to Prague Street, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse.

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You can fly from Aachen to Dresden in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to fly to Oldenburg.

Things to do in Dresden

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Oldenburg

— 5 nights
Oldenburg or simply Oldenburg is an independent city in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Discover out-of-the-way places like Deutsches Auswandererhaus and Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8° Ost. Get out of town with these interesting Oldenburg side-trips: The Wadden Sea, Germany (in Norden) and Wilhelmshaven (Parc national de la mer des Wadden de Basse-Saxe & Bunker Museum Wilhelmshaven). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, see the interesting displays at Horst Janssen Museum, admire the striking features of House Degode, and cool off at Olantis Huntebad.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oldenburg itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Dresden to Oldenburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Dresden in June, you will find days in Oldenburg are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oldenburg

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips