8 days in Berlin & Hamburg Itinerary

8 days in Berlin & Hamburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Germany itinerary planner

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Berlin
— 3 nights
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Hamburg
— 4 nights
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Berlin

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Neues Grünes Gewölbe and Classic Remise Berlin. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gemaldegalerie and Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Dresden (Procession of Princes & Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Berlin, and shop like a local with Haus Schwarzenberg.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin route maker site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Hamburg

— 4 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jungfernstieg and Red Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Travemunde and Port of Hamburg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hamburg: Lubeck (Lubeck Cathedral, Holstentor, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Alster, admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and examine the collection at International Maritime Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hamburg trip builder app.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hamburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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