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.
Tip: Take part in our spring giveaway and win with a little luck one of three great hotel vouchers for two nights each including breakfast for two people.
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.
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.
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.
The community founded in 1737 by Bohemian refugees is now a part of the district of Neukölln. In addition to the local historical museum at Kirchgasse 5, there are many well preserved historical buildings in the narrow streets and alleys such as the "Rixdorfer Schmiede" and "Bethlehemskirche" (Bethlehem Church).
A cherry blossom festival and tea ceremony, surrounded by a sea of flowers, for example: Gardens of the World at Marzahn Park promise plenty of space for fun and relaxation in natural surroundings. See the gardens of the world with your own eyes.
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: