8 days in Dresden & Berlin Itinerary

8 days in Dresden & Berlin Itinerary

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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

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Get in touch with nature at Parc National de la Suisse Saxonne and Grosser Zschirnstein. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Kurlander Palais. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Lichtenhainer Wasserfall (in Sebnitz), Basteigebiet (in Lohmen) and Elbe Sandstone Mountains (in Bad Schandau). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dresden trip itinerary site.

Stuttgart to Dresden is an approximately 4-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Berlin.
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz. Venture out of the city with trips to Potsdam (Sanssouci Park & Potsdam's Gardens), Gurkenradweg Spreewald (in Lubben) 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.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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