27 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

27 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany tour builder

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Fly to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Drive to Halle (Saale)
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Halle (Saale)
— 5 nights
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Wernigerode
— 3 nights
Drive
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Magdeburg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tangermuende
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wittenberg
— 4 nights
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Berlin
— 7 nights
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Halle (Saale)

— 5 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): Unterirdisches Zeitz (in Zeitz), Sangerhausen (Erlebniszentrum Bergbau Rohrigschacht Wettelrode & Europa Rosarium) and Sankt Marien Kirche (in Freyburg). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanischer Garten, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte Halle, don't miss a visit to Wenzelsturm, and contemplate the long history of Stiftung Handel-Haus.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Halle (Saale) online travel route builder.

Tehran, Iran to Halle (Saale) is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. While traveling from Tehran, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Halle (Saale), ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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.
When in Wernigerode, make a side trip to see St Cyriakus in Gernrode, approximately Gernrode away. And it doesn't end there: go deep underground at Erzgrube Buchenberg, explore the world behind art at GLEIMHAUS Museum der deutschen Aufklarung, steep yourself in history at Dom und Domschatz, and get to know the fascinating history of Altstadt.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wernigerode trip planner.

You can drive from Halle (Saale) to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Magdeburg.

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Magdeburg

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Magdeburg to Barby to see Ringheiligtum Pommelte about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Aussichtsturm - Stadtpark Rotehorn, stroll around Stadtpark Rotehorn, pause for some photo ops at Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow, and pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Universitaetskirche Sankt Petri.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Magdeburg vacation planner.

Drive from Wernigerode to Magdeburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Tangermuende.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tangermuende

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Tangermuende: Schlosspark Krumke (in Osterburg) and Bismarckturm Rathenow (in Rathenow).

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tangermuende road trip planner.

Drive from Magdeburg to Tangermuende in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Tangermuende

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Wittenberg

— 4 nights
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Venture out of the city with trips to Dessau (Luisium & Arbeitsamt von Walter Gropius), Schlosspark Wiesenburg (in Wiesenburg) and Irrgarten Altjessnitz (in Jessnitz). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Cranach-Stiftung, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche, and make a trip to Luther 1517.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wittenberg online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tangermuende to Wittenberg takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wittenberg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Berlin

— 7 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planning website.

Getting from Wittenberg to Berlin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums