8 days in Berlin, Nuremberg & Lucerne Itinerary

8 days in Berlin, Nuremberg & Lucerne Itinerary

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8 days in Berlin, Nuremberg & Lucerne Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  3​h 45​min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your list of things to see and do now includes BELYZIUM Artisan Chocolate, Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin Cathedral, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): look for gifts at Winterfeldtmarkt, steep yourself in history at Berlin Wall Memorial, then admire the striking features of Berlin Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at BELYZIUM Artisan Chocolate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Pergamonmuseum, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then gain insight at Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally wander the streets of Karl-Marx-Allee.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Berlin is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Berliner Dom ©
Berliner Dom

3
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 14th (Sat), look for gifts at Kathe Wohlfahrt, see the interesting displays at Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum), hunt for treasures at Hauptmarkt, then see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally explore the historical opulence of Imperial Castle of Nuremberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Naturhistorisches Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nuremberg Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Lorenz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church (St. Sebaldus Kirche).

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg travel itinerary creator.

Fly from Berlin to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kathe Wohlfahrt
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Tiergarten Nuernberg ©
Tiergarten Nuernberg
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Jungfraujoch has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go from sight to sight with Jungfraujoch.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Nuremberg to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Tours

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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