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. See what you can do in the city and the gardens and parklands that will soon be in bloom.
A warm welcome to Berlin!
Spring events and activities
Spring air means getting out of your own four walls and into the great outdoors! Not only are spring walks and the first excursions tempting, but there is also a lot going on in the streets of Berlin: festivals and cultural events take place outdoors, concert halls and museums entice visitors with music events and exciting exhibitions.
You can find the whole variety of events in Berlin on our event calendar.
Spring tips for Berlin & excursions into the surrounding countryside
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.
For your excursions to nearby Potsdam, take advantage of our sanssouci + day ticket, which connects most of the palaces and gardens:
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 and picnic areas here.
Peacock Island HousePeacock Island is perfect for a romantic day out – a white fairy-tale castle and spreading parkland, complete with peacocks!
Tierpark BerlinIt’ll be a long day – and no wonder, because it’s a round-the-world trip where you’ll meet exotic creatures. It’s all at the Tierpark Berlin.
Charlottenburg Palace/ Old PalaceDiscover the magic of the rococo at the beautiful Charlottenburg Palace – once a royal summer residence, today Berlin’s largest and most magnificent palace.
Britzer GartenThe site of the Federal Garden Show 1985 is now one of the most attractive recreational areas in Berlin. At the Britzer Garden, there are many way to spend your leisure time in a relaxed manner.
Café am Neuen SeeIn the heart of the Tiergarten park, this café-restaurant is located on a lake under tall trees and draws people in during the summer with its beer garden atmosphere.
Café am EngelbeckenA 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.
Rixdorf (Berlin-Neukölln)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).
Gärten der Welt Berlin (Gardens of the world)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.
Neu-VenedigIn the south-eastern corner of Berlin you will find the residential settlement of Neu-Venedig. Just like in Italy, the Müggelspree branches into canals – you mustn’t miss it.
Flea markets & shopping in Berlin
Hang up your winter coat in the wardrobe, it's time for spring clothes. At Berlin's flea markets or in the shopping streets you are sure to find one or two must-haves for spring. Click through our recommendations for shopping in Berlin and let yourself be inspired.
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