8 days in Dresden & Berlin Itinerary

8 days in Dresden & Berlin Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Germany route planner

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to Dresden
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Dresden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Berlin
— 4 nights
Fly

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Dresden

— 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get in touch with nature at Saxon Switzerland National Park and Elbe Sandstone Mountains. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Basteigebiet. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Grosser Zschirnstein (in Reinhardtsdorf-Schona) and Lichtenhainer Wasserfall (in Sebnitz). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Kurlander Palais, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, and don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dresden trip itinerary planning tool.

Stuttgart to Dresden is an approximately 4-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November in Dresden, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Berlin

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin and Gurkenradweg Spreewald. Venture out of the city with trips to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben), Potsdam (Sanssouci Park & Potsdam's Gardens) and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen (in Oranienburg). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip website.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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