Sun, flowers, joy - spring is finally coming! The most beautiful season will begin soon and we are very happy about it. Wanna know where to enjoy the blue sky and the first warming sun rays? We'll show you in our top 11 places for spring.
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Tip 1: In the Gardens of the World
It's greening and blooming: Now in spring, the trees in the Gardens of the World are in full splendor. It's best to get your ticket online in advance. You don't need to reserve a time slot, because there's enough room for everyone on the 21-hectare site. The younger guests can look forward to a new playground. Ice cream, drinks and snacks are available to take away. And the cable car is also in operation. Please wear an FFP2 mask and follow the distance rules.
Tip 2: In the Zoo Berlin or Tierpark Berlin
Tip 3: In the Botanical Garden
In the Botanical Garden in Steglitz-Zehlendorf, the largest in Germany, 22,000 different plant species await you to marvel at under the spring sun. The greenhouses and the Botanical Museum are closed, but the mushroom consultation is open. Snacks and drinks are available to take home. Be sure to book your ticket online in advance!
Tip 4: Near the river Spree
Whether on foot or by bicycle: in spring it is particularly beautiful on the banks of the river Spree. Here you will find the most beautiful photo spots on the water
Tip 5: On your bicycle
Finally the sun is shining! Nothing like getting on your bike and out into the countryside. You'll find beautiful paths along the Spree River, the Teltow Canal or the Panke River. The Wall Cycle Path also takes you out of the city through idyllic landscapes. In our tips for bike tours you will find many suggestions. Enjoy the spring!
Tip 6: On a street art discovery tour
Discover one of the most colorful sides of the city on a street art tour through Berlin. Many murals are perfect as photo spots, others have an exciting story. In our free story app ABOUT BERLIN we introduce you to the most beautiful murals and the most exciting street artists and give you tips for great tours.
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Tip 7: At the petting zoo
In addition to cherry blossoms and fresh greenery, spring also brings new additions to the animal kingdom. On a trip to the petting zoo, you can visit the animal families - and rejoice with the guinea pig and rabbit mamas over the spring babies.
Tip 8: In a palace garden
Welcome spring with a walk through one of the palace gardens in and around Berlin. Whether in Charlottenburg or on the Pfaueninsel, you walk in the footsteps of royalty through splendid flowerbeds and parks. The palaces themselves are still closed because of the current situation.
Tip 9: At the take out counter of your favorite ice cream parlor
Of course, the first ice cream of the year can't be missing from this list. We would have loved to invite you to the ice cream parlor or your favorite café, but right now you'll have to make do with a coffee and an ice cream to go. If you're still looking for your favorite ice cream parlor, here are our top 11:
Tip 10: On skates in Grunewald forest
Four kilometers of smooth asphalt: You'll really get going on the Kronprinzessinenweg through Grunewald. On weekends, this well-maintained route, which runs through the forest next to the highway, is unfortunately quite busy. That's why we've picked out ten more skating routes for you.
Tip 11: On the highest mountains of Berlin
Although the Teufelsberg is considered the highest elevation in Berlin at 120 meters, the - far less well-known - Arkenberge in the north of Berlin are two meters higher. However, both were formed from rubble and construction debris. The highest natural mountains in Berlin are the Müggelberge. Numerous cycling and hiking trails will lead you up here. Enjoy the view of the Müggelsee with a beer after work. You will have earned it after the ascent. If you don't want to go that far, here's a list of the best places to enjoy the view in Berlin's districts.
No matter where you are: Enjoy the spring! We will keep you up to date with all the important information about the current situation in Berlin.