9 days in Berlin & Potsdam Itinerary

9 days in Berlin & Potsdam Itinerary

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Berlin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Potsdam
— 3 nights
Drive

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Berlin

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zoo Berlin. Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at StandUpClub Berlin and Strandbar Mitte. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, look for all kinds of wild species at Schmetterlingshorst, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin vacation builder.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiports are Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin Schoenefeld. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Potsdam.

Things to do in Berlin

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Potsdam

— 3 nights

Versailles of Germany

Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Potsdam's Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Schloss Cecilienhof, then head outdoors with Biosphere Potsdam, and finally get great views at Belvedere Castle on the Pfingstberg. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Rhinluch and then see the interesting displays at Ritter von Kalebuz.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Potsdam trip planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Potsdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Potsdam

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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