60 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

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60 days in Eastern Germany Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Naumburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Magdeburg
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brandenburg City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Wittenberg
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cottbus
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Frankfurt (Oder)
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Eberswalde
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Berlin
— 13 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Queenstown

4
nights
Naumburg

Naumburg ©
Get out of town with these interesting Naumburg side-trips: Die Vorburg (Outer Bailey) (in Allstedt), Halle (Saale) (City Museum Halle, Botanischer Garten, & more) and Erlebniszentrum Bergbau Rohrigschacht Wettelrode (in Sangerhausen).

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Naumburg journey site .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Naumburg is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Naumburg is minus 11 hours. In May, daytime highs in Naumburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Magdeburg.

Things to do in Naumburg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Halle (Saale), Freyburg, FilmBurg Querfurt, Erlebniszentrum Bergbau Rohrigschacht Wettelrode, Die Vorburg (Outer Bailey)
Find places to stay May 1 — 5:
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Stadtgottesacker ©
Stadtgottesacker
Weingut Hey ©
Weingut Hey

11
nights
Magdeburg

Magdeburg ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Magdeburg side-trips: Magdeburger Pilotenrakete (in Wolmirstedt), Halberstadt (Halberstaedter Roland, Moses Mendelssohn Akademie - Berendt Lehmann Museum, & more) and Quedlinburg (Marktkirche St. Benedikti, Blasiikirche, & more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sonnenobservatorium von Goseck, take in the dramatic natural features at Teufelsmauer, pause for some photo ops at Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow, and admire the striking features of Gruene Zitadelle.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Magdeburg day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Naumburg to Magdeburg in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brandenburg City.

Things to do in Magdeburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Quedlinburg, Halberstadt, Stendal, Blankenburg, Thale
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Altstadt Quedlinburg ©
Altstadt Quedlinburg
Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow ©
Die Rettungsaktion des Igor Belikow

5
nights
Brandenburg City

Brandenburg City ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brandenburg City: Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg (in Meyenburg), Kloster Stift zum Heiligengrabe . (in Alt-Ruppin) and Gradierwerk (in Bad Wilsnack).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brandenburg City journey planner.

You can drive from Magdeburg to Brandenburg City in 1.5 hours. In May in Brandenburg City, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Wittenberg.

Things to do in Brandenburg City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Tangermuende, Fehrbellin Wustrau-Altfriesack, Modemuseum Schloss Meyenburg, Kloster Stift zum Heiligengrabe ., DDR Museum
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Tangermunder Tor ©
Tangermunder Tor
Dom zu Havelberg ©
Dom zu Havelberg

6
nights
Wittenberg

Wittenberg ©
Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Explore Wittenberg's surroundings by going to Irrgarten Altjessnitz (in Jessnitz), Gotisches Haus (in Worlitz) and Dessau (Luisium & The Dessau Masters' Houses). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Tierpark, steep yourself in history at Insel Stein, explore the landscape on two wheels at Flaeming Skate, and step into the grandiose world of Schlosspark Wiesenburg.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wittenberg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brandenburg City to Wittenberg takes 1.5 hours. May in Wittenberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cottbus.

Things to do in Wittenberg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Worlitz, Dessau, Oranienbaum, Naturparkzentrum Hoher Flaming, Rathaus Juterbog
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Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz ©
Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz
Irrgarten Altjessnitz ©
Irrgarten Altjessnitz
Flaeming Skate ©
Flaeming Skate

6
nights
Cottbus

Cottbus ©
Cottbus is a university city and the second-largest city in Brandenburg, Germany. Get out of town with these interesting Cottbus side-trips: Luebbenau (Der Spreewald, Premium Kahnfahrten, & more), Museumsdorf Glashutte (in Baruth) and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Tropical Islands, explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, head outdoors with Ostdeutscher Rosengarten Forst (Lausitz), and explore the galleries of Branitz Schloss.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cottbus trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Wittenberg to Cottbus takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Frankfurt (Oder).

Things to do in Cottbus

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Luebbenau, Vetschau, Besucherbergwerk F60, Museumsdorf Glashutte, Plastinarium
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Museumsdorf Glashutte ©
Museumsdorf Glashutte
Tropical Islands ©
Tropical Islands
Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz ©
Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz

7
nights
Frankfurt (Oder)

Frankfurt (Oder) ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Neuzelle (Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH, Stiftskirche St. Marin, & more), Furstenwalde (Aussichtsturm Scharmutzelsee, Rauener Berge Markgrafensteine, & more) and Burg Storkow (in Storkow).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Frankfurt (Oder) trip builder app .

Drive from Cottbus to Frankfurt (Oder) in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Eberswalde.

Things to do in Frankfurt (Oder)

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Furstenwalde, Neuzelle, Beeskow, Bad Saarow, Schinkelkirche Zu Neuhardenberg
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Wildpark Frankfurt ©
Wildpark Frankfurt
Insel Ziegenwerder ©
Insel Ziegenwerder
Dokumentationszentrum Alltag der DDR ©

4
nights
Eberswalde

Eberswalde ©
Eberswalde is a major town and the administrative seat of the district Barnim in the German Federal State (Bundesland) of Brandenburg, about 50 km northeast of Berlin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eberswalde: Jagdschloss Schorfheide (in Schorfheide), Barnim Panorama (in Wandlitz) and Prenzlau (Marienkirche & Dominikaner Kloster). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Botzsee, take an in-depth tour of Heimatmuseum Bernau bei Berlin - Steintor, examine the collection at Weihnachtshaus Himmelpfort, and appreciate the history behind Memorial Ravensbrueck.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Eberswalde tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Frankfurt (Oder) to Eberswalde by car takes about 2 hours. June in Eberswalde sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Eberswalde

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Furstenberg, Schorfheide, Prenzlau, Barnim Panorama, Schloss Freienwalde
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Barnim Panorama ©
Barnim Panorama
Botzsee ©
Botzsee
Boat Lift (Schiffshebewerk) Niederfinow ©

13
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Berlin travel planner .

Drive from Eberswalde to Berlin in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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