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Self-Guided Berlin, Saxony & Bohemia

Germany & Czech Republic in 8 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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The ideal independent trip for those looking to uncover the history and culture of the most emblematic cities of Germany and the Czech Republic! Travel by train between Berlin, Dresden and Prague and unearth Central Europe.

Trip Highlights

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    Prague
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    Berlin
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    Dresden

Included

  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. Some transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

Availability

  1. Departures available until December 2025

  2. Available Group tours

  3. Solo travelers from + £ 450

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  1. charm included

  2. superior included

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  • Accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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Accommodation: 7 Nights

Itinerary

Get to know the magical cities and charming culture of Central Europe! Unearth the history of bohemian Berlin, a melting pot of cultures and uncover the rich artistic heritage of Dresden in Saxony. In Prague, stroll through the fairytale streets of this 'City of a Hundred Spires'.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Berlin
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Set off for your departure airport, ready for a flight to Berlin. Arrive in Berlin, and transfer to the hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at your leisure and feel free to get out and about to discover Berlin at your own pace! Overnight stay in Berlin.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Aletto Kudamm or similar
tripadvisor rating

1017 Reviews

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2nd Day: Berlin
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Tuck into a hearty German breakfast at the hotel and set off on an exciting panoramic city tour of East and West Berlin, to uncover the history and sights of the capital! Take an iconic photo at the majestic Brandenburg Gate, visit the poignant Holocaust Memorial and stroll along the leafy Unter den Linden Avenue. Discover Museum Island, the Red Town Hall, the Nikolai Quarter. Trace the turbulent history of the city at Checkpoint Charlie and see the fragmented remains of the Berlin Wall, noticing the contrasts between the different sides of the city. See the Forum of Culture and the idyllic Tiergarten Park. Potsdamer Platz shows you a modern side of the city before you spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. It's time for a well-deserved German beer after a day of sightseeing! Overnight stay in Berlin.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Aletto Kudamm or similar
tripadvisor rating

1017 Reviews

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Activities

included
Walking Tour of East & West Berlin

Moderate

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3rd Day: Berlin
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day exploring Berlin at your leisure. Why not visit the brilliant amazing cultural treasures at Museum Island or spend the day exploring the flower gardens of the Tiergarten, the most beautiful public park in the city. Overnight stay in Berlin.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Aletto Kudamm or similar
tripadvisor rating

1017 Reviews

See our full selection
4th Day: Berlin - Dresden
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Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, transfer to the station to take a train to Dresden, enjoying a scenic journey of around 2 hours to the capital of the historic region of Saxony. Arrive in Saxony, self-transfer* to the hotel and get comfy before discovering the city at your leisure. Take a stroll by the River Elbe, take in some culture at the famous Zwinger building or step back in time at the prestigious Japanese Palace. Although most of the city was destroyed during World War II, you'd never guess due to the amazing restoration of many of the city's historic sights. For a taste of the contemporary side of the city, head to Dresden's Neustadt, where trendy restaurants and bars are aplenty. Overnight stay in Dresden.

* Transfers to/from Dresden train station is not included.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Star G Hotel Premium Dres... or similar
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548 Reviews

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5th Day: Dresden
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the entirety of the day at your leisure to continue discovering the historical sights of Dresden at your own pace. If you want to see the city from a different perspective, we recommend our optional cruise on the Elbe River*. Overnight stay in Dresden.

*Optional Elbe River Cruise: Embark on an exciting cruise on the Elbe River in the heart of historic Dresden, an adventure that will take you to the iconic Loschwitz Bridge, known by many as the "Blue Wonder". Immerse yourself in an unforgettable 1h30-long journey, embracing the magnificent panoramas of the city: the majestic bridges that cross the Elbe, its romantic castles, the vineyards that dress the landscapes in green and the impressive villas that stand on the banks of the river.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Star G Hotel Premium Dres... or similar
tripadvisor rating

548 Reviews

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6th Day: Dresden - Prague
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Breakfast at the hotel. Self-transfer* to the train station to catch a train to the Czech capital of Prague, a journey of around 4.5 hours. Arrive in Prague, known for its fairytale old town, lively nightlife and nicknamed the 'City of a Hundred Spires'. Transfer to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring at your leisure. Overnight stay in Prague.

* Transfers to/from Dresden train station is not included.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Harmony or similar
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24 Reviews

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7th Day: Prague
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on a city tour of Prague, nicknamed the 'Golden City'. See the famous Powder Tower and explore the Old Town. Reach Old Town Square home to the famous Astronomical Clock, one of the most popular sights in Prague, and the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn. Finish the tour at the iconic Charles Bridge. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure to explore the sights and sample the local cuisine at your own pace. Alternatively, enjoy an optional folklore-themed dinner* in a traditional Czech restaurant. Overnight stay in Prague.

*Optional Folklore Dinner: Enjoy dinner at a typical Czech restaurant which includes dance and live music performances, a truly unforgettable evening basking in Czech culture.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Harmony or similar
tripadvisor rating

24 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Prague City Tour

Moderate

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Optional
Czech Folklore Dinner

Light

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8th Day: Prague - UK/Ireland
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Breakfast at the hotel*. It's time to bring your journey through Central Europe to an end. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip. 

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Included activities

Included
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Meeting point: Reichstagufer 17, Berlin - please arrive 5 minutes before departure.

Walking Tour of East & West Berlin

Included activity for day 2 in Berlin

Uncover the sights of East and West Berlin, including Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, Museum Island, Checkpoint Charlie, the fragmented remains of the Berlin Wall and much more, as you explore this city of two halves and its immense history.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 10:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Included
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Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Prague City Tour

Included activity for day 7 in Prague

Take a city tour of Prague. See the famous Powder Tower and explore the Old Town. Reach Old Town Square home to the famous Astronomical Clock, one of the most popular sights in Prague, and the Church of Our Lady Before Tyn. End the tour at Charles Bridge.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Czech Folklore Dinner

Suggested activity for day 7 in Prague

Have dinner in a traditional Czech restaurant where the theme of the night is folklore and enjoy the full experience including dance and live music performances as you feast on a delicious meal.

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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Tour available from April to October. Before your departure you will receive a voucher with the meeting point and presentation time.

Boat tour of Dresden

Suggested activity for day 8 in Dresden

Discover the historic city of Dresden on a boat tour today. Cruise along the Elbe River on a 2-hour tour where you can admire the beautiful landscapes of vineyards and villages, as well as the impressive skyline of the city of Dresden.

Duration 01:30h Approx.

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Berlin, Prague - UK/Ireland.
  • 2nd Class Train Journeys: Berlin - Dresden, Dresden - Prague.
  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 7 breakfasts.
  • All airport and train station transfers except for: Train station Dresden to Hotel & Hotel Dresden to Train station.
  • Visits and entrance fees as is indicated in the itinerary.
    See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Sightseeing tours by foot in Berlin & Prague.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included. Transfers to and from Dresden Train Station.

Please note: this itinerary is an independent tour, not a group tour. It includes accommodation, some activities and some transfers, but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip, nor will you be traveling in a group.

  • Germany
  • Czech Republic
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with the minimum validity required.

    • Visa

      No visa is required to enter the country.

    • Currency

      Euro.

    • Language

      German.

    • Electricity

      230V, 50 Hz.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from EU countries.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 01:00.

    • Other useful information

      Shops and businesses usually open 08:30 - 18:30 from Monday to Friday and 08:30 - 13:00 on Saturdays.

    • Tourist Office website

      https://www.germany.travel/en/index.html

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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