29 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

29 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany trip builder

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Berlin
— 7 nights
Train
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Wittenberg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tangermuende
— 3 nights
Drive
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Magdeburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Wernigerode
— 5 nights
Drive
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Halle (Saale)
— 5 nights
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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Berlin online road trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Berlin is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Wittenberg

— 3 nights
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Venture out of the city with trips to Arbeitsamt von Walter Gropius (in Dessau), Ferropolis (in Grafenhainichen) and Gotisches Haus (in Worlitz). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Cranach-Stiftung, admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserschule, make a trip to Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, and look for all kinds of wild species at Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wittenberg trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Wittenberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tangermuende.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tangermuende

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Schlosspark Krumke (in Osterburg), Brandenburg City (St. Gotthardtkirche, Marienberg, &more) and Bismarckturm Rathenow (in Rathenow).

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tangermuende holiday maker.

You can drive from Wittenberg to Tangermuende in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Magdeburg.

Things to do in Tangermuende

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Magdeburg

— 5 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.
Magdeburg is known for historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Aussichtsturm - Stadtpark Rotehorn, expand your understanding of the military at Bastion Cleve, walk around Jahrtausendturm im Elbauenpark, and appreciate the history behind Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Magdeburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tangermuende to Magdeburg takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wernigerode

— 5 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.
Explore Wernigerode's surroundings by going to Roßtrappe (in Thale) and Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum (in Benneckenstein). There's still lots to do: stroll through The Devil's Wall, admire the striking features of Rathaus Wernigerode, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Erzgrube Buchenberg, and explore the striking landscape at Teufelsmauer.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Wernigerode route site.

You can drive from Magdeburg to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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. Get out of town with these interesting Halle (Saale) side-trips: Naumburg (Weingut Hey, Stadtkirche St. Wenzel, &more), Kloster und Kaiserpfalz Memleben (in Memleben) and Unterirdisches Zeitz (in Zeitz). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum fuer Vorgeschichte Halle, make a trip to Roter Turm und Hausmanns Turme, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanischer Garten, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom Merseburg.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Halle (Saale) day trip tool.

Drive from Wernigerode to Halle (Saale) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Halle (Saale) are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips