The UNESCO 'Palaces and parks' route starts and finishes in Leipzig. The heritage sites in between are reminders of a German past that lives on in sumptuous palaces and enchanting landscaped parks – not forgetting Dresden, the beautiful state capital of Saxony known as 'Florence on the Elbe'.

Route information

UNESCO World Heritage sites:

  • Classical Weimar
  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
  • Palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin
  • Muskauer Park

Other towns and cities worth seeing:

Length: approx. 850km
Starts: Leipzig
Ends: Leipzig
Duration: 4-5 days
Recommended overnight stays: Dessau, Potsdam, Dresden

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