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Advice needed on Berlin - Dresden - Prague

Hi
I'm planning a trip from 23 Apr to 07 May and would need some advice on which would be a better plan. I'm generally interested in scenery, history, farmers'/ flea markets etc, basically abit of everything would be nice .

Plan A:
Fly into Berlin on 23 Apr -> Berlin (24 - 27 Apr) ->Dresden (28 - 29 Apr) -> Cesky Krumlov (30 Apr - 01 May : for Witches' Night and free entry to museum/ galleries on 1st) -> Prague (02 - 06 May) -> Fly out from Prague on 07 May

Plan B : Fly into Berlin on 23 Apr -> Berlin (24 - 27 Apr) ->Dresden (28 - 29 Apr) -> Prague (30 Apr - 03 May) -> Cesky Krumlov (04 May) -> Prague (05 - 06 May) -> Fly out from Prague on 07 May

Plan C: Fly into Berlin on 23 Apr -> Berlin + Potsdam/ Concentration Camp (24 - 28 Apr) ->Dresden (29 - 30 Apr) -> Prague (01 - 03 May) -> Cesky Krumlov (04 May) -> Prague (05 - 06 May) -> Fly out from Prague on 07 May

Appreciate some advice on which plan would be better, or if anything can be added/ shortened. I thought it might be a good opportunity to experience Witches Night though Im not sure if it's okay to miss, but that would mean I seem to have too many days in Prague even if I travel at a lesiurely pace. At the same time, Im wondering if 4 full days for Berlin is sufficient at a comfortable pace or if it is worth cutting a day from Prague to do a day trip to Potsdam or Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Thanks ahead for any comments/inputs.

Posted by
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Plan B or C looks OK to me. I would probably not travel directly from Dresden to Cesky Krumlov. It seems a long time to travel. If it seems to you that you have too many days in Prague, do a day trip(s): Kutna Hora (medieval town with silver mines, ossuary, cathedral of Santa Barbara). Konopiste (something between a castle and chateau), castle Karlstejn, castle Krivoklat.

Posted by
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I would go ahead to add a fifth day to Berlin instead of Prague. I'm not saying that you couldn't see it well in four days, but I do think the Sachsenhausen side trip is important to include.

I haven't heard about the Witches' Night, so I can't judge whether it's good enough to dictate the schedule. Cesky Krumlov will be lovely on any day.

I would not split your nights in Prague. Traveling all the way from Berlin to Cesky Krumlov in one day is doable in 8 hours with two connections; see train schedules online, which will also reflect the last leg by bus.