7 days in Leipzig, Dresden & Lohmen Itinerary

7 days in Leipzig, Dresden & Lohmen Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Saxony trip itinerary planner

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Leipzig
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Dresden
— 3 nights
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Lohmen
— 2 nights
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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.
Market Square (Markt) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Thomas Church, make a trip to Market Square (Markt), browse the different shops at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, then see the interesting displays at Bach Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum in der Runden Ecke. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), then take an in-depth tour of Colditz Castle, and finally examine the collection at Deutsches Fotomuseum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Leipzig travel site.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Leipzig/Halle Airport, Dresden Airport and Erfurt Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Dresden

— 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You've added DDR Museum Pirna, Parc National de la Suisse Saxonne, Neustadt, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a stroll through Neustadt and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parc National de la Suisse Saxonne and then take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

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You can drive from Leipzig to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lohmen.

Things to do in Dresden

Nature · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lohmen

— 2 nights
Lohmen is a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge district, in Saxony, Germany.HistoryLohmen was first officially recognized as a village in 1292. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bastei Bridge. On the 14th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Pirna-Sonnenstein Memorial, see the interesting displays at Stadtmuseum Pirna, and then explore the historical opulence of Koenigstein Fortress. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Basteigebiet, snap pictures at Bastei Bridge, and then delve into the distant past at Felsenburg Neurathen.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lohmen road trip website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Lohmen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Lohmen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips