16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

16 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Berlin
— 4 nights
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Hannover
— 2 nights
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Weimar
— 3 nights
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Leipzig
— 2 nights
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Dresden
— 2 nights
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Berlin
— 2 nights

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Berlin — 4 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Pergamonmuseum and DDR Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. There's much more to do: visit Potsdamer Platz, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, make a trip to Nicholas Quarter, and contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin Schoenefeld. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Hannover.
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Hannover — 2 nights

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Maschpark, Herrenhauser Garten, Altstadt, and other attractions. On the 14th (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at The New Town Hall, admire the natural beauty at Herrenhauser Garten, and then walk around Maschpark. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Lower Saxony State Museum (Niedersachsisches Landesmuseum Hannover), then take in nature's colorful creations at Berggarten, and then wander the streets of Altstadt.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hannover itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hannover takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Hannover sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Weimar.
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Weimar — 3 nights

Weimar more than makes up for its relatively small size with a wealth of historical, cultural, and architectural attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Stadtschloss, Domplatz, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Goethe National Museum and Goethes Gartenhaus capture your imagination. It doesn't end there: stroll around Park an der Ilm.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Weimar route planning site.

Traveling by car from Hannover to Weimar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Leipzig.
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Leipzig — 2 nights

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Volkerschlachtdenkmal, St. Moritzkirche (Church of St. Moritz) and Moritzburg. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Grassi Museum, contemplate the long history of St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), then take an in-depth tour of Bach Museum, then contemplate the long history of Schillerhaus, and finally appreciate the history behind Volkerschlachtdenkmal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Moritzburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Moritzkirche (Church of St. Moritz), and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church.

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Getting from Weimar to Leipzig by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Dresden.
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Dresden — 2 nights

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse, and then stop by Neustadt. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Dresden Zwinger, make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, and then examine the collection at Panometer Dresden.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leipzig to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Berlin.
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Berlin — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Marmorpalais as well as Altes Rathaus. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gendarmenmarkt and then admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, steep yourself in history at Marmorpalais, and then steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin vacation planner.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus.
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