East Germany Itinerary

East Germany Itinerary

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East Germany Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Berlin
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Leipzig
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
3
Dresden
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Belgrade

2
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.
On the 18th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Berlin, and then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin tour website.

Belgrade, Serbia to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leipzig.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
Leipzig

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Leipzig is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, take an in-depth tour of Bach Museum, steep yourself in history at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), and examine the collection at Museum in der Runden Ecke.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Leipzig route site.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Leipzig takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Leipzig sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

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Bach Museum ©
Bach Museum
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
Grassi Museum ©
Grassi Museum

2
nights
Dresden

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 23rd (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Kunsthofpassage, then make a trip to Bruehlsche Terrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Hofkirche, and finally explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Transport Museum Dresden, get engrossed in the history at Festung Xperience (Festung Dresden), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and finally explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Dresden trip maker site.

You can take a train from Leipzig to Dresden in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

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