21 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

21 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany journey maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Leipzig/Halle Airport, Drive to Magdeburg
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Magdeburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wernigerode
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brandenburg City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bad Saarow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luebbenau
— 4 nights
Drive
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Berlin
— 6 nights
Fly

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Magdeburg

— 3 nights

Cathedral City

Long known as one of the most important urban centers of medieval Germany, Magdeburg today boasts both an impressive historical core and a booming tech industry.
Change things up with these side-trips from Magdeburg: Irrgarten Altjessnitz (in Jessnitz), Arbeitsamt von Walter Gropius (in Dessau) and Katharinenkirche (in Salzwedel). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck, walk around Schlosspark Krumke, pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Universitaetskirche Sankt Petri, and make a trip to Aussichtsturm - Stadtpark Rotehorn.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Magdeburg trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Magdeburg is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Wernigerode

— 3 nights

Colorful Town in the Harz Foothills

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Wernigerode side-trips: Roßtrappe (in Thale), St Cyriakus (in Gernrode) and Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum (in Benneckenstein). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Devil's Wall, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus Wernigerode, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Drubeck, and explore the striking landscape at Teufelsmauer.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Wernigerode visit site.

Drive from Magdeburg to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brandenburg City.

Things to do in Wernigerode

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Brandenburg City

— 2 nights
Brandenburg an der Havel is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, which served as the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg until replaced by Berlin in 1417.With a population of 71,778, it is located on the banks of the River Havel. On the 17th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Kapitel Tower, steep yourself in history at Marktplatz, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel. On your second day here, make a trip to Siegessaule Hakenberg, get outside with Take Off Fallschirmsport, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marienberg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brandenburg City journey planner.

Traveling by car from Wernigerode to Brandenburg City takes 2.5 hours. In July in Brandenburg City, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bad Saarow.

Things to do in Brandenburg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Bad Saarow

— 2 nights
Bad Saarow is a municipality in the Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg, Germany.The place is known for its hot springs and for its mineral rich mud. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): play a few rounds at Arnold Palmer Golfplatz, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get outside with Arbora Kletterpark. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Rauensche Berge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dom St. Marien, and then grab your bike and head to Oder-Neisse-Radweg.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bad Saarow road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brandenburg City to Bad Saarow takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luebbenau.

Things to do in Bad Saarow

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Luebbenau

— 4 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luebbenau: Ostdeutscher Rosengarten Forst (Lausitz) (in Forst), Kriegsgraeberstaette Waldfriedhof Halbe (in Halbe) and Cottbus (Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art | Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk & Puecklerpark Branitz).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Luebbenau journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Bad Saarow to Luebbenau takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Luebbenau

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:

Berlin

— 6 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Luebbenau to Berlin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30: