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Berlin Travel Guide

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Best of Berlin

3 days in Berlin
3 days in Berlin

A tour of the best things to do during a weekend in Berlin. Make sure you have comfortable shoes and a camera. Pick up a free map at one of the tourist centers or at your hotel and hostel.

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Family-friendly Berlin

Berlin for young kids
Berlin for young kids

Activities for children and those young at heart.

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Berlin on a budget

Berlin for free
Berlin for free

You do not need to spend a cent to get the most out of your Berlin visit.

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Insiders' Berlin

Berlin off the beaten path
Berlin off the beaten path

Get off the beaten path and become a Berlin insider.

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Getaways from Berlin

Daytrips from Berlin
Daytrips from Berlin

Tired of Berlin? Windsurf on nearby lakes, cross the border or visit a concentration camp.

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EveryTrail
Berlin Sightseeing - Top 10 Highlights
Berlin Sightseeing - Top 10 Highlights

Berlin - the hotspot of the twentieth century.
From the Third Reich, over the divided city and the cold war to the fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification of Germany. All in one city. Berlin is...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Museum Island Tour Berlin
Museum Island Tour Berlin

Berlin has so much to offer that it is sometimes hard to keep track of everything. The Museum Island Tour enables visitors in one day to explore the most worthwhile exhibits that the five Museums (on...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie
The Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie

The Berlin Wall split the city from Aug. 13, 1961, to Nov. 9, 1989. West Berlin became a walled-in island surrounded by the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Berlin was the hot spot of the Cold War...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Affordable Berlin
Affordable Berlin

Berlin has cold-war mystique, ambitious contemporary architecture, and booming gallery and restaurant scenes. With its cosmopolitan, east-meets-west edginess, it’s no wonder the city has become the...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Potsdamer Platz
Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is one of the more lively districts in west Berlin, with many new developments in recent years. You can find more museums than you can see in a day, a very modern Sony Center Complex...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Public Art Tour
Public Art Tour

From the 1970s to 1989 the west side of the Berlin Wall was home to graffiti, paintings and wall newspapers. Since the reunification of Germany, Berlin has become home to a community of international...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
From Glitz to Greenspace in Charlottenburg
From Glitz to Greenspace in Charlottenburg

Charlottenburg is the commercial center of West Berlin, known for its high-end shopping and classy cafes.

But the neighborhood's proximity to Berlin's wondrous park, the Tiergarten, means that after...

The Third Reich Tour
The Third Reich Tour

The Third Reich is the common term for the state of Germany from 1933 to 1945. A dictatorship ruled by Adolf Hitler and his party, the National Socialist German Workers' Party: NSDAP (in German,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Berlin - an impressive history and a pulsating city
Berlin - an impressive history and a pulsating city

No other city is so much aligned with the history of the 20th century, like Berlin. The dictatorship of the National Socialist with the 'Führer' Adolf Hitler, the last battle of World War II, the...

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A walk along the Berlin Wall to Prenzlauerberg
A walk along the Berlin Wall to Prenzlauerberg

This tour begins at a Berlin Wall memorial that features remaining parts of the dividing barrier and potent reminders of those who died trying to cross it. The tour ends in East Berlin's hip...

Graffiti and Hip Galleries in Mitte
Graffiti and Hip Galleries in Mitte

This walk follows Berlin's hip art scene through old squat houses, refurbished post offices and small galleries in East Berlin's Mitte neighborhood.

You will be directed into leafy courtyards...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
A Walk Along Karl-Marx-Allee
A Walk Along Karl-Marx-Allee

The Karl-Marx-Allee is a monumental socialist boulevard built by the German Democratic Republic between 1951 and 1964 in Berlin. First named Stalinallee, the boulevard was a flagship building project...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Essential Berlin
Essential Berlin

Berlin is a city that has risen, fallen and dusted itself off so many times in the past centuries that it could be called a Stehaufmännchen (a Weeble; it wobbles but it doesn’t fall down). Sprawlingly...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Walking Tour of Historic Mitte
Walking Tour of Historic Mitte

This grand tour of the center of Berlin shows off all of the famous and important sights. You will see all of the highlights between the Tiergarten and Alexanderplatz including the Brandenburg Gate,...

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Perfect Day

Alternative GoList by a local (zumaxberg, Jan 14, 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 16 Votes
A Perfect Day in Berlin (sravenk, Apr 5, 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 8 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Berlin in the Snow. (Girlfromschool, Oct 4, 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
1.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes
First time Berlin for a couple (Olivia O, Jan 4, 2013)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes

Best Of

Best of Berlin (traveller1959, Dec 15, 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 11 Votes
4.5 of 5 stars 7 Votes
Best of Europe's biggest cities (JenC-7, Feb 29, 2008)
3.5 of 5 stars 15 Votes

Recent Trip

Central Europe "J Route" In 17 Days (StrandsDanville, Jun 10, 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 12 Votes
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
I Love Berlin! (janie1, Jan 12, 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 6 Votes