8 days in Berlin, Hamburg & Dresden Itinerary

8 days in Berlin, Hamburg & Dresden Itinerary

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Berlin
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Hamburg
— 3 nights
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Berlin
— 1 night
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Dresden
— 1 day
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Berlin
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Berlin

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Berlinische Galerie.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Berlin online travel planner.

If you are flying in from Ukraine, the closest major aiports are Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin Schoenefeld. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.
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Hamburg — 3 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at International Maritime Museum and Miniatur Wunderland. Get a sense of the local culture at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ and Lubeck Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamburg: Lubeck (St. Petri zu Lubeck & Willy Brandt House, Lubeck). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, see the interesting displays at Museumsschiff Cap San Diego, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche, and shop like a local with Jungfernstieg.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip maker site.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Berlin.
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Berlin — 1 night

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You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Dresden.
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Dresden — 1 day

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then contemplate the long history of Stallhof, then get to know the fascinating history of Theaterplatz, and finally get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dresden tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.
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Berlin — 3 nights

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse the different shops at Mall of Berlin, appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), then get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, then stop by Olmuhle an der Havel, and finally contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus.
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