7 days in Western Europe Itinerary

7 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Train
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Coburg
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Saalfeld
Drive
3
Leipzig
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Dresden
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Weisswasser
— 1 day
Drive

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Coburg — 2 nights

Once the capital of an independent German principality, Coburg today resembles something out of a storybook with its medeival castle and town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rosenau, see the interesting displays at European Museum of Modern Glass, and then make a trip to Marktplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Veste Coburg mit Kunstsammlungen, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hofgarten, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Augustin.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Coburg trip itinerary planner.

Erfurt to Coburg is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saalfeld.
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Saalfeld

Saalfeld is a town in Germany, capital of the Saalfeld-Rudolstadt district of Thuringia. To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saalfeld tour website.

Drive from Coburg to Saalfeld in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Leipzig.
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Leipzig — 2 nights

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Karl-Heine-Kanal, then get outside with Markkleeberger See, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Universitatskirche. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Aussichtsturm Leipzig, admire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, contemplate the long history of Schillerhaus, then meet the residents at Zoo Leipzig, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Leipzig trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Saalfeld to Leipzig takes 2 hours. In August in Leipzig, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.
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Dresden — 2 nights

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden, and then explore the galleries of The Dresden Zwinger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then admire the masterpieces at Albertinum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dresden sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Leipzig to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Weisswasser.
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Weisswasser — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Weisswasser, then take some stellar pictures from Der Turm am Schweren Berg, and then examine the collection at Glasmuseum Weisswasser.

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Getting from Dresden to Weisswasser by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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