Germany Vacation Package:
Fascinating Eastern Germany - 5 Days (From and To Berlin)

Germany vacation package: Fascinating Eastern Germany - 5 Days (From and To Berlin)
Dresden
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Enjoy 5 days in and around Berlin

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Note: This is a comprehensive vacation package (provided by tour operator)
Duration: 5 days
Recommended Destination Airport: Berlin Tegel Airport
Related Travel Guides: Berlin

Vacation Package Details:

THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES: Accommodation in the hotel category of choice, Daily buffet breakfast

Private Tour:

  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour
  • English speaking tour guide during the entire tour (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned
  • Admission to Moritzburg and Wartburg Castles and to the Meissen Museum
  • Boat ride from Dresden to the Pillnitz Castle (Apr-Oct)

Selfdrive:

  • Economy-category rental car
  • Unlimited mileages, A/C
  • Mandatory insurances (please ask for details)
  • English speaking assistant for car transfer in Munich on the day of arrival

Please note:

During holidays, conferences and special events, accommodation may only be available outside the city. Excursions and tours are usually not affected by these events.

About the Tour Provider: Miller Incoming

Live Like a German partnered with Miller Reisen, who boasts over almost 30 years of experience in organizing travel for individuals and groups. Founded in 1983, the company has specialized in organizing customized group trips worldwide and individual travel to all Latin American countries. Today, Miller Reisen is the travel specialist with the widest range of travel services to Central and South America in the German speaking market.

Cost Estimate:

  • $1025 for 1 person, 5 days
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Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Berlin - Dresden

Day 1: Berlin - Dresden
Dresden Frauenkirche
[ source: Wikipedia]

In the morning travel to Dresden. Dresden is one of the most charming cities in Central Europe, nicknamed “Florence on the Elbe”. Visit the recently restored Frauenkirche church, the famous Dresden Opera House, the Imperial Zwinger palace and stroll along the Elbe River


Day 2: Dresden – “Saxon Switzerland” – Dresden

Day 2: Dresden – “Saxon Switzerland” – Dresden
Pillnitz Palace
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“Saxon Switzerland”, located southeast of Dresden, features exotic sandstone formations that dot the landscape. Sail by steamboat on the Elbe River to the Pillnitz palace. Distinctly different from other German palaces and castles, this palace was built in a Chinese style. Continue by car to the “Bastion”, the symbol of Saxon Switzerland. The lookout on top of this 305 meter high rock offers an impressive view of the Saxon Swiss landscape, the Elbe River and the Bastion Bridge. This sandstone bridge, constructed in 1851, crosses a 40 meter deep gorge. Return to Dresden in the afternoon.


Day 3: Dresden – Meißen – Weimar

Day 3: Dresden – Meißen – Weimar
Moritzburg Castle
[ source: Wikipedia]

In the morning depart for Weimar. Along the way we visit Moritzburg Castle. Nestled in a romantic landscape of lakes and forests, this baroque castle served as the movie set for “Three Wishes for Cinderella”. Then continue to Meissen, the first town in Europe to manufacture porcelain. Visit the city’s historic center and tour its main attraction: the Meissen porcelain factory. Next we travel to Weimar, the home town of famous historic figures such as Goethe, Schiller, Bach and Liszt.


Day 4: Weimar – Eisenach – Erfurt – Weimar

Day 4: Weimar – Eisenach – Erfurt – Weimar
Wartburg Castle
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Today we travel to Eisenach and explore the impressive castle of Wartburg, where Luther translated the New Testament into German. Then continue to Erfurt, also known as “Thuringian Rome“ because of its architectural beauty. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city and visit the Augustine monastery and the largest wooden bridge in Europe. Return to Weimar.


Day 5: Weimar – Leipzig – Berlin

Day 5: Weimar – Leipzig – Berlin
Reichsgerichtsgebäude Leipzig
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After breakfast, travel to Berlin. On the way to Berlin we visit Leipzig and enjoy a sightseeing tour. For several centuries Leipzig was the economic and spiritual center of Europe. The historic architecture of the city center has been beautifully preserved and restored. Continue to Berlin.


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