Berlin – Where history and fashion unite within one city
A holiday to Berlin is without doubt one of the coolest city breaks in the world with plenty of different types of activities to keep every type of tourist entertained. The best way to explore this historic city is to take each neighbourhood at a time. Separated into the modern central district of Mitte, which within its invisible boundaries hides the majority of Berlin’s so called unmissable attractions, from the Brandenburg gate to Museum Island. To the south the area known as Kreuzberg offers a completely different experience where the overwhelming hipster vibe flows through these streets that once used to be surrounded on 3 sides by the infamous Berlin wall. A great place to stay after finding your flights and hotels on offer in Berlin, here you can frequent its fashionable markets, amazing eateries and cool bars and nightlife. So hop on your bicycle - because this city was made for two wheeled transportation and enjoy as much history and culture as you desire and then unwind in one of Europe’s great cities and your holiday destination.
What’s cool in Berlin
Some 24km away from the centre of Berlin you might have heard of the stunning town of Potsdam, which appears to many to be frozen in time. Explore Germany’s largest world heritage site and original home to the Prussian Kings; now it is the best way to see an authentic German town that is also surrounded by out of this world royal palaces and gardens. One not to be missed!
One for all ages, this top attraction never fails to disappoint in what is the world’s most species rich zoo on the planet and Europe’s most visited. Take a stroll around this enormous 34-hectare park and get lost with lions, make friends with elephants and marvel at the sharks.
One of Europe’s most important historical buildings and where so much German history has been written. Not many cities have experienced a more turbulent and fascinating history as Berlin and so the Reichstag is a must visit! Admire this stunning 19th century building from the outside or take a tour of the ultra-modern and architecturally beautiful glass dome and rooftop terrace from which you can look out over this enchanting city.
- Language: German (English widely spoken)
- Currency: Euros
- Local time: GMT+1 (Winter) GMT+2 (Summer)
- Annual weather average daytime temp: July - 23°C
- Annual weather average low: January - -1°C
- Berlin Schönefeld airport is located 22km from the city centre