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Weekendtips 26 - 28 / 6 / 20

Action and relaxation – both in one weekend

Stromma Walking Tour
© Stromma Deutschland GmbH, Foto: Nathalie Gianni Gonzales

The summer months bring a very special atmosphere to the city: the sun sets later and the days seem endlessly long. Enjoy romantic evenings in the open-air cinemas and visit the exhibitions that have reopened. Or pack your swimsuits and head out into Berlin's nature. Whatever your choice, one thing is for sure: with an ice cream or a cool drink in your hand everything is twice as much fun. 

Tip 1: Experience Berlin!

Panorama von Berlin mit Fernsehturm
© Getty Images, Foto: Rafael Dols

Berlin welcomes you with a new Bahnhit-Deal Erlebe Deine Hauptstadt! With this you can travel to Berlin for three nights in a hotel to experience what you have been missing for so long: Berlin and the feeling of lightness that the city radiates. Also included is our Berlin WelcomeCard, which gives you discounts at many museums and attractions and also allows you to explore the city in an environmentally friendly way by public transport.

More Information about this deal

Tip 2: Berliner Ensemble outdoor theatre

Berliner Ensemble at Schiffbauerdamm
Berliner Ensemble at Schiffbauerdamm © Foto: Monika Ritterhaus

Experience the Berliner Ensemble outdoors once again this weekend. To show you that the theatre has missed us as much as we have, they surprise us with this little greeting. 50 visitors can enjoy the improvised evenings, respecting the rules of distance, and experience funny, sad and most of all personal moments with the actors. Admission is free, but tickets must still be reserved in advance. Let's welcome back the actors with a big round of applause!

When: until June 28; 6 pm

Where: Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 1, Mitte

More information about the outdoor theatre

Tip 3: Photo exhibition ES IST GENUG ANGST FÜR ALLE DA

Brandenburg Gate behind an empty Pariser Platz
Pariser Platz and Brandenburger Tor © (c) visumate

During his walks through the city in this special and challenging time, Holger Biermann captures street scenes in Berlin that put the city in a new light. In addition to deserted streets, the exhibition also shows funny and magical moments that the photographer was able to capture with his camera. To get in the mood for visiting the exhibition, you can watch earlier series by Holger Biermann online.

When: June 27 until July 13

Where: Supalife Kiosk, Raumerstraße 40, Prenzlauer Berg

More information about the exhibition

Tip 4: Haunted Berlin ghost tours

Marienkirche bei Nacht
© iStock.com, Foto: Christian Mueller

With this evening city tour, the operator Bärentouren combines sightseeing with spooky stories and fascinating information about the places visited. Let yourself be carried away by the legends that are told to you on this tour and dive into the past of Berlin. Again, you will need to reserve a place online before the tour. So be prepared!

When: June 27 and 28, 8 pm

Where: Heilig-Geist-Kapelle, Spandauer Straße 1, Mitte

More information about Haunted Berlin ghost tours

Tip 5: Above Berlin - Rooftop bars

The roof terrace Klunkerkranich with a view over Berlin-Neukööln
The roof terrace Klunkerkranich in Neukölln © (c) visumate

The longest day of the year is already over. But it takes a while until the days become noticeably shorter again. Let's enjoy this time outside as long as possible - at best with a cool drink in our hands and a breathtaking view over the city. Berlin's roof terraces are spread all over the city and await you with stunning views over the skyline. Before your visit, find out about the bar of your choice and reserve a table if necessary.

More roof terraces in Berlin

Tip 6: Stephan Graf von Bothmer – piano concert

piano on stage
concert hall at Unrania © Urania Berlin e.V.

Every Friday Stephan Graf von Bothmer performs live at the PUMPE Berlin. With infinite passion he accompanies silent movies with his rousing piano music or plays passionate piano concerts, creating a very special atmosphere for all spectators. Tickets for this event are available online, but are limited. Nevertheless, everyone who doesn't want to miss it can enjoy it: The concert will be broadcast via livestream. So you can sit back at home and just enjoy.

When: June 26, 7 pm

Wo: PUMPE Berlin, Lützowstraße 42, Tiergarten oder im Livestream

More information about this event

Tip 7: Streetfood at KulturBrauerei

sweet potato fries
© gettyimages, Foto: asab974

Every stand at this streetfood market offers delicious temptations and one smells better than the other. Deciding here is truly a challenge. Unfortunately, we can't take away the agony of choice. But we are sure that everyone will find what their heart desires. Between the old brick walls of the KulturBrauerei you can find crazy creations, exotic dishes and the classic favourites of the streetfood scene.

When: June 28 from 12 am

Where: KulturBrauerei, Schönhauser Allee 36, Prenzlauer Berg

More Streetfood in Berlin

Tip 8: A visit at the flea market

Grammophone at flea market
Grammophone at flea market © Getty Images, Foto: ilbusca

Especially on the weekends you can find open-air flea markets in many neighbourhoods in almost every district. If you are interested in small and large works of art, we recommend the art market at the Zeughaus in Mitte. Or are you rather looking for a vintage piece of clothing for your wardrobe or a rare record? Then you should check out the Mauerpark every Sunday. We already have an idea how your day after visiting the flea market could go on...

More flea markets in Berlin

Tip 9: ... an afterwards a refreshment in a café

"Café am Engelbecken" in Berlin with a terace
terace "Café am Engelbecken" © (c) visumate

After your stroll through an art or flea market, you have really deserved a refreshment! Everywhere in the city you will find cafés in the sunshine where you can refresh yourself with a cold or hot drink and enjoy fresh, homemade sweet or savoury treats. You can immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the summery atmosphere in Berlin.

More cafés with an outdoor area

Tip 10: Holiday feeling in Berlin

New Venice in Berlin
New Venice in Berlin © visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

If your holiday this year is a little different from what you originally planned, there is no reason not to enjoy the feeling of it. All over Berlin there are places you wouldn't expect to find in a big city. Whether you want to go hiking or swimming, relax or experience action-packed days: there's nothing in the city that doesn't exist. Perfect for satisfying your wanderlust for a while.

Places fpr world travelers in Berlin

Tip 11: Open-air cinema

Freiluftkino Kreuzberg
© visitBerlin, Foto: Dagmar Schwelle

Lights out, film on! At the push of a button the open-air cinema cannot be darkened, we have to wait until the sun goes down. And that's worth it! Comfortably on a picnic blanket or in a deckchair you can follow the spectacle on the screen. In the open-air cinemas of the city great classics or also less known independent films are played. The open-air atmosphere makes this cinema experience very special.

More information about open-air cinemas

 

Please pay attention to the prescribed distance and hygiene measures during your visits.

Here you will find more important information about your visit to Berlin.

 

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