Berlin Travel Tips

3 Days in Berlin: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1940 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Of strategic importance since it first straddled the Spree River in the 13th century, Berlin went on to hog center stage in the turbulent 20th century. Today the city has been restored as the ...  Read more

River Cruises

By Viator, March 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 144 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you ever wanted to see Berlin from a different angle or wanted to get an overview of the city in a short time, a river cruise is a good option for a tour. Though the Spree River spans over 400 ...  Read more

Christmas in Berlin

By Viator, October 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 32 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With traditional Christmas markets, glittering lights displays and magical Santa?s grottos dotted all around the country, nowhere does Christmas as well as Germany, and the German capital wastes no ...  Read more

Berlin Third Reich Tours

By Viator, October 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 52 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you're curious to know the stories below the surface of Berlin's fascinating architecture, there's nothing like walking the very same streets to bring alive everything you've ever wondered ...  Read more

Potsdam Tours from Berlin

By Viator, December 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 40 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Potsdam is the capital of Brandenburg state, located on the Havel River only 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Berlin city. In the 17th century, Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg made it his ...  Read more

Dresden From Berlin

By Viator, November 2012

Very few European cities were as hard hit by World War II as Dresden, Germany. The city was in flaming ruins from the Allied firebomb attacks of February 13, 1945, depicted in Kurt Vonnegut?s classic ...  Read more

Learning About East Berlin Life at the DDR Museum

By Viator, November 2012

Tours & Tickets

Berlin?s history has played a major role in shaping the city today, and one of the best places to learn more about one period of that history is at the DDR Museum, which details what life was like ...  Read more

Unusual Museums in Berlin

By Viator, June 2012

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the city?s creative arts have taken center stage. Perhaps this is due to the fact that for so long the residents of East Berlin couldn?t express themselves freely, ...  Read more

Enjoying Ostalgie in Berlin

By Philippa Burne , UK, August 2012

You know when you?re in the former East German parts of Berlin: the Walk and Don?t Walk signs look different. Ampelmann was created in 1961 in response to increasing numbers of pedestrian and ...  Read more

Local Tips for Berlin

By Jodi R , Germany, April 2012

One of the things that makes Berlin so exciting is the high proportion of creative people who have decided to call this lively city home, and with the artists comes the inevitable process of ...  Read more

Berlin Bike Tour

By Jodi R , Germany, September 2011

? Bike Tours Meet Here!? says the big orange sign, and I make my way through the crowd milling under one of the concrete arches of the Alexanderplatz TV Tower, to find the very inviting tour ...  Read more

Berlin for Art Lovers

By John Reality , Cambodia, October 2012

Berlin is an art lover?s dream. You could devote a lifetime to exploring the offerings on hand in the city. The following should help get you started. 1) Hotel de Rome If you?re planning on being ...  Read more

Berlin's Mauerpark

By JC , Germany, September 2012

Mauerpark (?Wall Park?) runs along a stretch of the old Berlin Wall , a section of which still stands, and much of its terrain was recovered from no-man?s-land. As well as providing a welcome ...  Read more

Visiting the Reichstag

By JC , Germany, July 2012

Berlin ?s Reichstag dates from the late 19th century, although its function as a seat of parliament ended in 1933 with the rise of the Nazis, and a fire which gutted the building and served as ...  Read more

Nefertiti?s 100 Year Anniversary

By JC , Germany, June 2012

The bust of Nefertiti is one of the best-known ancient artworks, right up there with the Sphinx, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo. Dating from around 1340 BC, it depicts the ...  Read more

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