43 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

43 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

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43 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h
1
Berlin
— 16 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Schwedt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Frankfurt (Oder)
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Burg (Spreewald)
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Worlitz
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Merseburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Quedlinburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Arendsee
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Toronto

16
nights
Berlin

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get outdoors at Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Neues Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Potsdam (Potsdam's Gardens & Sanssouci Palace), Potsdamer Golfclub (in Ketzin) and Marienberg (in Brandenburg City). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), look for gifts at Winterfeldt Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Die Hackeschen Hoefe, and take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Berlin online tour planner .

Toronto, Canada to Berlin is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Schwedt.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Potsdam, Marienberg, Flaeming Skate, Potsdamer Golfclub, Designer Outlet Berlin
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial ©
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial

2
nights
Schwedt

Schwedt ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Marienkirche and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nationalpark Unteres Odertal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at naturerlebnis Blumberger Muhle and then get outside with Biorama Projekt.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Schwedt day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Schwedt takes 2 hours. In May in Schwedt, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Frankfurt (Oder).

Things to do in Schwedt

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

naturerlebnis Blumberger Muhle, Biorama Projekt, Marienkirche
Highlights from your plan
Biorama Projekt ©
Biorama Projekt
Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche
naturerlebnis Blumberger Muhle ©
naturerlebnis Blumberger Muhle

4
nights
Frankfurt (Oder)

Frankfurt (Oder) ©
Stiftskirche St. Marin and Dokumentationszentrum Alltag der DDR are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spitzkrug Multi Center and Frankfurter Freizeit- und Campingpark Helene-See. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt (Oder) side-trips: Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH (in Neuzelle), Arnold Palmer Golfplatz (in Bad Saarow) and Dom St. Marien (in Furstenwalde).

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt (Oder) trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Schwedt to Frankfurt (Oder) by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Burg (Spreewald).

Things to do in Frankfurt (Oder)

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Neuzelle, Dokumentationszentrum Alltag der DDR, Arnold Palmer Golfplatz, Dom St. Marien, Schinkelkirche Zu Neuhardenberg
Highlights from your plan
Wildpark Frankfurt ©
Wildpark Frankfurt
Dokumentationszentrum Alltag der DDR ©
Dokumentationszentrum Alltag der DDR
Spitzkrug Multi Center ©
Spitzkrug Multi Center

5
nights
Burg (Spreewald)

Burg (Spreewald) ©
Branitz Schloss and Slawenburg Raddusch are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz and Premium Kahnfahrten. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burg (Spreewald): Naturpark Niederlausitzer Heidelandschaft (in Bad Liebenwerda), Ostdeutscher Rosengarten Forst (Lausitz) (in Forst) and Senftenberger See (in Senftenberg).

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Burg (Spreewald) sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Frankfurt (Oder) to Burg (Spreewald) takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Worlitz.

Things to do in Burg (Spreewald)

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Branitz Schloss, Radduscher Naturhafen, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz, Naturpark Niederlausitzer Heidelandschaft, Slawenburg Raddusch
Highlights from your plan
Premium Kahnfahrten ©
Premium Kahnfahrten
Radduscher Naturhafen ©
Radduscher Naturhafen
Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz ©
Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz

4
nights
Worlitz

Worlitz ©
'' is a town and a former municipality in the district of Wittenberg, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Get some historical perspective at Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Worlitz and Ringheiligtum Pommelte. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Irrgarten Altjessnitz and Tierpark. Explore Worlitz's surroundings by going to Burg Eisenhardt (in Belzig), Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming (in Rabenstein) and Schlosspark Wiesenburg (in Wiesenburg). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, browse the different shops at Rathaus-Center Dessau, and contemplate the long history of Luisium.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Worlitz tour planner .

Traveling by car from Burg (Spreewald) to Worlitz takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Merseburg.

Things to do in Worlitz

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dessau, Schlosspark Wiesenburg, Irrgarten Altjessnitz, Burg Eisenhardt, Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming
Highlights from your plan
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Ringheiligtum Pommelte ©
Ringheiligtum Pommelte
Burg Eisenhardt ©
Burg Eisenhardt

3
nights
Merseburg

Merseburg ©
Merseburg is a town in the south of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt on the river Saale, approx. For shopping fun, head to Nova Eventis or Tiefer Keller. Step off the beaten path and head to Rotkaeppchen and Unterirdisches Zeitz. Get out of town with these interesting Merseburg side-trips: FilmBurg Querfurt (in Querfurt), Naumburger Wein Und Sektmanufaktur (in Naumburg) and St. Annen Kirche (in Lutherstadt Eisleben). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Landesweingut Kloster Pforta, steep yourself in history at Neumarktkirche St. Thomae, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuenburg.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Merseburg road trip planning website .

Getting from Worlitz to Merseburg by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Merseburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Quedlinburg.

Things to do in Merseburg

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Freyburg, Nova Eventis, Naumburger Wein Und Sektmanufaktur, FilmBurg Querfurt, St. Annen Kirche
Highlights from your plan
FilmBurg Querfurt ©
FilmBurg Querfurt
St. Annen Kirche ©
St. Annen Kirche
Neumarktkirche St. Thomae ©
Neumarktkirche St. Thomae

4
nights
Quedlinburg

Quedlinburg ©
Quedlinburg is a town situated just north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Altstadt Quedlinburg and Wernigerode Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Roßtrappe and Wildpark Christianental. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Quedlinburg: Magdeburg (Magdeburger Dom, Allee-Center Magdeburg, & more), Wernigerode (Harz National Park & Rathaus Wernigerode) and Hermannshohle (in Rubeland). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Burg und Festung Regenstein, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blasiikirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche St. Benedikti, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Blankenburg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Quedlinburg tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Merseburg to Quedlinburg takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Arendsee.

Things to do in Quedlinburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wernigerode, Magdeburg, Blankenburg, Roßtrappe, Hermannshohle
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Wernigerode Castle ©
Wernigerode Castle
Blasiikirche ©
Blasiikirche

3
nights
Arendsee

Arendsee ©
Arendsee is a municipality in the Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Get in touch with nature at Arendsee and Tiergarten Stendal. Popular historic sites such as Burg Tangermunde and Kloster Arendsee are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Arendsee: Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg (in Meyenburg), Dom Sankt Nikolai (in Stendal) and St. Jacobi Kirche (in Perleberg). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Arendsee road trip planner .

Getting from Quedlinburg to Arendsee by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May in Arendsee, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arendsee

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stendal, St. Jacobi Kirche, Burg Tangermunde, Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg, Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck
Highlights from your plan
Arendsee ©
Arendsee
Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg ©
Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg
Dom St.Nikolai ©
Dom St.Nikolai

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