5 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

5 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Weimar
— 1 day
Drive
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Zwickau
— 1 night
Drive
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Leipzig
— 1 night
Drive
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Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly

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Weimar

— 1 day

Home to Poets and Philosophers

Weimar more than makes up for its relatively small size with a wealth of historical, cultural, and architectural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Schillers Wohnhaus, then take an in-depth tour of Goethe National Museum, then ponder the design of Neptun-Brunnen, and finally ponder the world of politics at Rathaus Weimar.

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Wiesbaden to Weimar is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Zwickau.

Things to do in Weimar

Historic Sites · Museums

Zwickau

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Freizeitpark Plohn.

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Getting from Weimar to Zwickau by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Zwickau

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Leipzig

— 1 night

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
On the 11th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church, appreciate the history behind Neues Bach-Denkmal, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Leipzig.

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Traveling by car from Zwickau to Leipzig takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Dresden

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites