60 days in Leipzig, Chemnitz & Dresden Itinerary

60 days in Leipzig, Chemnitz & Dresden Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saxony vacation planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: San Salvador
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Leipzig
— 22 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Chemnitz
— 15 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Dresden
— 21 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: San Salvador

22
nights
Leipzig

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Get outdoors at Wildpark Leipzig and Golf-&Country-Club Seddiner See. For shopping fun, head to Hauptbahnhof Leipzig or Leipzig. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leipzig: Weimar (Buchenwald Memorial, Stadtschloss, &more), Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz (in Worlitz) and Wittenberg (Castle Church, Stadtkirche, &more). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Rotkaeppchen, buy something for everyone on your list at Paunsdorf Center, head outdoors with Neue Landschaft Ronneburg, and identify plant and animal life at Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leipzig tour itinerary maker.

San Salvador, El Salvador to Leipzig is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Salvador to Leipzig. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Salvador in September; daily highs in Leipzig reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Chemnitz.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Weimar, Erfurt, Wittenberg, Magdeburg, Quedlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Hauptbahnhof Leipzig ©
Hauptbahnhof Leipzig
Buchenwald Memorial ©
Buchenwald Memorial
Church of St. Servatius ©
Church of St. Servatius

15
nights
Chemnitz

Chemnitz ©
Chemnitz, known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Get in touch with nature at Golfanlage Fahrenbach and Felsenlabyrinth auf der Luisenburg. Step off the beaten path and head to Theresienstein Park and Saechsisches Industriemuseum. Change things up with these side-trips from Chemnitz: Burg Kriebstein (in Kriebstein), Colditz Castle (in Colditz) and Selb (Rosenthal Outlet Center & Porzellanikon - Bavarian State Museum for Porcelain). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Therme Bad Steben, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Armesberg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Burgk, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica, Cistercian Monastery and Library.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chemnitz using our trip planner.

Getting from Leipzig to Chemnitz by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Chemnitz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Chemnitz

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Waldsassen, Hof, Selb, Zwickau, Felsenlabyrinth auf der Luisenburg
Highlights from your plan
Colditz Castle ©
Colditz Castle
Horch Museum ©
Horch Museum
Spielzeugmuseum Seiffen ©
Spielzeugmuseum Seiffen

21
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Frauenkirche Dresden and Burg und Kloster Oybin will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elbe Sandstone Mountains and Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm. Get out of town with these interesting Dresden side-trips: Gorlitz (St. Peter und Paul Kirche & Landskron Braumanufaktur), Meissen (Albrechtsburg Castle & Meissen Cathedral) and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Saxon Switzerland National Park. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Schloss Wackerbarth, cruise along Standseilbahn Dresden, look for all kinds of wild species at Radduscher Naturhafen, and take an in-depth tour of Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Chemnitz to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Dresden

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Radebeul, Bautzen, Gorlitz, Bad Muskau, Meissen
Highlights from your plan
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Radduscher Naturhafen ©
Radduscher Naturhafen
Burg und Kloster Oybin ©
Burg und Kloster Oybin

Similar Plans

2 days in Dresden SEE PLAN August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Dresden BY A USER FROM DENMARK August, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Dresden BY A USER FROM CZECHIA August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Luebbenau & Dresden BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Dresden SEE PLAN September, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 1 day in Dresden BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Dresden BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Leipzig BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Dresden SEE PLAN August, teens, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Leipzig BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 21 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Europe BY A USER FROM LEBANON November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans