60 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Germany trip maker

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Berlin
— 18 nights
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Frankfurt (Oder)
— 10 nights
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Luebbenau
— 4 nights
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Wittenberg
— 4 nights
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Halle (Saale)
— 6 nights
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Wernigerode
— 5 nights
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Magdeburg
— 8 nights
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Tangermuende
— 4 nights
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Berlin

— 18 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sanssouci Park and Treptower Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Oranienburg (Tier-, Freizeit- und Saurierpark Germendorf & Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen), Potsdam (Neuer Garten, Schloss Cecilienhof, &more) and Waldschule Briesetal (in Birkenwerder). And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Berlin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Frankfurt (Oder).

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 19:

Frankfurt (Oder)

— 10 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gertraudpark and Stiftskirche St. Marin. Venture out of the city with trips to Rauen (Aussichtsturm Rauener Berge & Rauensche Berge), Dom St. Marien (in Furstenwalde) and Bad Saarow (Bunkeranlage Fuchsbau ZGS14, Arbora Kletterpark, &more).

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt (Oder) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Frankfurt (Oder) takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luebbenau.

Things to do in Frankfurt (Oder)

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 29:

Luebbenau

— 4 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Freilandmuseum Lehde and Senftenberger See. Venture out of the city with trips to Brikettfabrik Louise (in Domsdorf), Kriegsgraeberstaette Waldfriedhof Halbe (in Halbe) and Cottbus (Flugplatzmuseum Cottbus, Branitzer Badesee, &more).

Before you visit Luebbenau, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Frankfurt (Oder) to Luebbenau by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Luebbenau

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

Wittenberg

— 4 nights
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Explore hidden gems such as Luthergarten and Rathaus Juterbog. Change things up with these side-trips from Wittenberg: Burg Eisenhardt (in Belzig), Dessau (Arbeitsamt von Walter Gropius & The Dessau Masters' Houses) and Flaeming Skate (in Luckenwalde). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz, step into the grandiose world of Schlosspark Wiesenburg, head outdoors with Irrgarten Altjessnitz, and admire the striking features of Hundertwasserschule.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Wittenberg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luebbenau to Wittenberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Wittenberg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Halle (Saale).

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

Halle (Saale)

— 6 nights
Halle is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.Halle is an economic and educational center in central-eastern Germany. Discover out-of-the-way places like Botanischer Garten and Maya Mare. Get out of town with these interesting Halle (Saale) side-trips: Naumburg (Nietzsche Haus, Stadtkirche St. Wenzel, &more), Burg & Schloss Allstedt (in Allstedt) and Erlebniszentrum Bergbau Rohrigschacht Wettelrode (in Sangerhausen). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Zuckerbahnradweg, pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Marien Kirche, contemplate the long history of Martin Luthers Geburtshaus, and don't miss a visit to Roter Turm und Hausmanns Turme.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Halle (Saale) tour planner.

Drive from Wittenberg to Halle (Saale) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Wernigerode.

Things to do in Halle (Saale)

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:

Wernigerode

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Altstadt and Miniaturenpark Kleiner Harz im Burgerpark Wernigerode. Venture out of the city with trips to St Cyriakus (in Gernrode), Ostdeutsches Fahrzeug Museum (in Benneckenstein) and Thale (Hexentanzplatz Thale & Roßtrappe). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Wernigerode Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Drubeck, ponder the design of Wohltaeterbrunnen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Ilsenburg.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Wernigerode travel planner.

You can drive from Halle (Saale) to Wernigerode in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Magdeburg.

Things to do in Wernigerode

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:

Magdeburg

— 8 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stadtpark Rotehorn and Gruson Gewaechshaeuser. Change things up with a short trip to Ringheiligtum Pommelte in Barby (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll around Herrenkrugpark, pause for some serene contemplation at Magdeburger Dom, don't miss a visit to Aussichtsturm - Stadtpark Rotehorn, and head off the coast to Cable Island.

Plan my day in Magdeburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Wernigerode to Magdeburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tangermuende.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 26:

Tangermuende

— 4 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schlosspark Krumke and Havelberger Pferdemarkt. Venture out of the city with trips to Ritter von Kalebuz (in Neustadt (Dosse)), Katharinenkirche (in Salzwedel) and Brandenburg City (Archaologisches Landesmuseum Brandenburg, Marienberg, &more).

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tangermuende trip website.

Drive from Magdeburg to Tangermuende in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Tangermuende

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30: