Visiting Berlin - Tips on what you can do

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Berlin visit tips

Berlin tips

With these Berlin visit tips you can plan your trip to the city on the Spree well. Here you will not only find hotel and restaurant recommendations, but also other useful information. With these practical travel tips, your stay in the capital of Germany will be an unforgettable experience. Although Berlin is a big city, with these recommendations you can easily visit the most important sights and attractions. A tip from Ali Garland: Take a look Berlin from above


Christmas market Gendarmenmarkt

The Christmas market at the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin

Christmas market at the Gendarmenmarkt The Christmas market at the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin lures us. For us, Christmas and the weeks before are always a time when we like to visit Christmas markets. We spend the first weekend of Advent in Berlin. "What better thing to do at this time of year than visit a Christmas market?" we ask ourselves. So we decide to check out a market we've heard a lot of good things about: the Christmas market at Gendarmenmarkt, right in the city center of Berlin. This is useful for...
Room to the quiet courtyard

Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz in Berlin The Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz in Berlin convinces with Swedish hospitality in the middle of the German capital. We spent two pleasant nights at this hotel during the ITB. Staying in this four-star hotel reminded us a little of the easy-going lifestyle in Sweden. In any case, during our stays in Berlin for the ITB, we have never felt so comfortable in any hotel as in the Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz. Book your accommodation in Berlin ...
Hilton Hotel at the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin

Hilton at the Gendarmenmarkt Berlin

Executive room in the Hilton on Gendarmenmarkt Berlin During our last visit to Berlin we spent one night in the Hilton Hotel on Gendarmenmarkt, right in the center of the city. The hotel is located in a quiet side street in a modern city palace near the historic city center. Sights and shops are within easy walking distance. And the Advent market on Gendarmenmarkt is practically right on the doorstep. We are accommodated in an Executive Room, an overnight stay that includes a number of additional services that ...
Vintage cuvette of the Mercure hotels

How to invite a poutine recipe and wine to the Mercure Hotel Berlin City

What do a poutine recipe, wine and more have to do with the Mercure Berlin City? You are wondering what a poutine recipe and wine has to do with the Hotel Mercure Berlin City. On the occasion of our visit to the ITB 2019, this hotel invited us to stay. We only found out about the hotel's cuisine during our stay. We gladly accepted the invitation because the hotel was very cheap for our appointments in the run-up to the ITB. Experience ...


Accommodation in Berlin

From luxurious hotels in a central location to cozy holiday apartments in creative neighborhoods – the selection is as diverse as the city itself.

Hotels in Berlin range from historic houses with centuries of history to modern design hotels. Many are close to famous sights such as the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz or Museum Island. For those who love luxury, the city's five-star hotels offer first-class service, excellent restaurants and breathtaking views over Berlin's rooftops.

Vacation rentals are an excellent option for visitors looking for a more authentic glimpse of Berlin life. Not only do they offer more space and privacy than a hotel room, but they also offer the opportunity to cook for yourself and explore the city at your own pace. Whether you're looking for a chic loft apartment in Mitte or a cozy apartment in Kreuzberg, there are options to suit every taste and budget.

List of Berlin accommodations

When planning your trip to Berlin, you can use an accommodation list to easily search for the perfect place to stay. Simply enter your location, travel period, number of people and desired accommodation type and the list will show you available hotels and holiday apartments. With just a few clicks you can compare prices, read reviews and book your accommodation directly. This handy feature makes it easier than ever to plan your stay in the German capital and ensure you find the ideal base for your explorations.

Questions and answers about our Berlin tips

What are the Berlin tips for top sights?

Our Berlin tips for top sights are not just limited to the ones mentioned above. In fact, there are many other interesting places to visit in Berlin. In addition to the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall, the Holocaust Memorial, the Reichstag building and Museum Island, you should also visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum, the Pergamon Altar, the Jewish Museum Berlin and the TV Tower. All of these places offer insights into the history and culture of Berlin. However, it is important that you plan your visit in advance and take time to explore the different places at your leisure.

Where can I enjoy good food in Berlin?

There are many excellent restaurants in Berlin offering a wide range of international cuisine. For example, the "Facil", "Tim Raue" or "Cordobar" are some of the best options if you are looking for culinary highlights. However, if you prefer something less formal, there are also plenty of great street food markets and beer gardens where you can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. No matter what you are looking for, you will surely find something that suits your taste.

What is the best way to travel through Berlin?

There are various ways to travel around Berlin including subway, S-Bahn, tram, bus and bicycle. Our Berlin tips for climate-friendly travel: Public transport in Berlin is very efficient and can be used with a day ticket or a weekly ticket.

What are the best places to shop in Berlin?

There is a wide variety of shopping opportunities in Berlin, from designer boutiques to flea markets. If you are looking for some Berlin tips for shoppers, you should definitely visit the Kurfürstendamm, which is known for its exclusive shopping. KaDeWe, the largest department store in continental Europe, also offers a wide range of luxury brands. Friedrichstrasse is also a popular shopping street, known for its numerous shops and department stores. If you are looking for something unique, you should also visit the Mauerpark flea market, where you can find antiques, second-hand clothing and much more. With so many options, you can be sure that you will find the perfect souvenir or gift in Berlin.

Where is the best place to stay in Berlin?

Berlin offers a wide range of accommodation, from luxury hotels to budget hostels. Some of the best Berlin tips for staying overnight are the “Hotel Adlon Kempinski*", the "Soho House Berlin" or the "Generator Hostel Prenzlauer Berg*, Alexanderplatz* or Center*“. However, it depends on your budget and personal preferences.

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Visiting Berlin - Tips on what you can do

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn