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Spring in Berlin

Tips for spring in Berlin

Park Schloss Charlottenburg im Frühling
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Long weekends mean it's time to head to Berlin!

Spring is here, the days are getting longer again and the sun is shining warmer. In Berlin you can sit outside again everywhere, in the city's cafés and restaurants. You can find the latest tips on events and offers on our blog. We look forward to welcoming you back to Berlin!


So when does spring come to Berlin?

We can't promise anything, but 20 March is its official start. It remains to be seen whether the weather in the capital will cooperate. In any case, we are looking forward to the first warming rays of sunshine, licking the year's first ice cream cone on a park bench, cycling through the city, and taking a spring walk through the zoo. We have put together the best recommendations and tips for a nice spring holiday in Berlin.

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Cycling at the Müggelsee in Berlin

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Spring tips for Berlin & beyond

Berlin excursions into nature, outdoor fun, activities in the countryside, or leisure activities in the middle of the city: spring in Berlin means one thing – getting outdoors.  Spring is the ideal season for parks and gardens, palaces, lakes, and so much more. We show you the best places to enjoy spring in Berlin. And here you can find tips for the Ascension weekend in Berlin.

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What's going on in Berlin this spring?

Spring is in the air when the flowers finally blossom and the birds begin to sing from the trees. We made it and have left the grey of winter behind us. Life in Berlin begins to head back outside, sitting in cafés and ice cream parlours as well as in parks and gardens. Berlin's sightseeing attractions are perhaps best admired in spring by boat or during a cycling tour of the city.

In addition, we have put together a list of the best events for spring in Berlin: from Easter bonfires to the Carnival of Cultures. Come celebrate with us on Berlin's streets.

Looking for a hotel in Berlin this spring? Here are our suggestions:

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Feasting in spring: ice-cream parlours, cafés, beer gardens & more

You probably eat ice cream year round, but don't you think that the first ice cream eaten outside in spring always tastes best? Finally the warm season is back and it's time for ice cream and coffee outside in the sun. Or the first beer in the beer garden or a picnic in the park. No matter what you're craving, you will find our best tips for ice-cream parlours, cafés, markets, beer gardens, picnic areas, and barbecues here.

Most beautiful places in spring

Berlin Cathedral in Spring
Engelbecken at Luisenstädtischen Kanal in district Kreuzberg
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Café am Engelbecken

A peaceful oasis in the middle of Kreuzberg—in the evening hours, at the pond, one can sit wonderfully in the hollow and enjoy ice cream alongside the sun rays and water fountain. An ideal and quiet excursion destination for discovery treks into turbulent Kreuzberg. For the time when weather foils the plans, there is also the option of sitting in a winter garden.

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Flea markets & shopping in Berlin

Finally you can leave the winter coat hanging in the wardrobe. It's time for spring clothes. At Berlin's flea markets or in the shopping streets, you will surely find one or two must-haves for spring. We'll be checking out the goods here:

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