9 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

9 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

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9 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Berlin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Wernigerode
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Wittenberg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston

5
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 some historical perspective at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin and Potsdam's Gardens. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial and Großer Tiergarten. When in Berlin, make a side trip to see Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, approximately 52 minutes away. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 25th (Fri) at some of the best spas. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin journey builder .

Boston, USA to Berlin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Berlin is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Potsdam
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial ©
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens

1
night
Wernigerode

Wernigerode ©
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.
On the 1st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Servatius, get to know the fascinating history of Altstadt Quedlinburg, then ponder the world of politics at Rathaus Wernigerode, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Drubeck, and finally step into the grandiose world of Wernigerode Castle.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Wernigerode route planner.

Drive from Berlin to Wernigerode in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Quedlinburg, Kloster Drubeck
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Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Wernigerode Castle ©
Wernigerode Castle
Church of St. Servatius ©
Church of St. Servatius

1
night
Wittenberg

Wittenberg ©
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus, then stroll around Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, and then contemplate the long history of Insel Stein.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wittenberg visit planning app .

Drive from Wernigerode to Wittenberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Wittenberg are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Insel Stein, Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
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Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Insel Stein ©
Insel Stein
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus ©
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus

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