Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Things to do - general

Berlin mixes glamour with grit, history with innovation, and high culture with low culture. A sprawling, multicultural city, you’ll find everything here: from medieval architecture to ultra modern steel and glass constructions, from cheap and cheerful food trucks to sophisticated restaurants, and basement nightclubs to opera houses.

It’s a city that buzzes with creativity, art and innovation. Berlin appeals to visitors from all walks of life, whether they come for the museums and galleries, the parties and the cafes, or the vast green parks and family-friendly activities. Whatever your preferences, in Berlin you’ll find a tolerant attitude and a population whose priority is to live life passionately.

CountryGermany
Languages spokenGerman
Currency usedEuros
Area (km2)891.85 km2
Berlin City Escape

Berlin City Escape

Berlin, Germany
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Berlin City Escape is the perfect family plan with the little ones in the big city.                .

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Activities for kids

Youth Farm

A community farm project for children, where older children can learn about animal care, growing, harvesting and cooking food and where, on the first and third Saturday of every month, younger children can ride ponies. www.jugendfarm-moritzhof.de

A day at the lake

An oasis in the middle of the city, the Plötzensee is a natural lake where families gather in summer to swim, relax on the beach, and enjoy the outdoors. There are playgrounds, trampolines, beach volleyball, table tennis and other games to keep youngsters entertained plus plenty of places to eat. A great escape on a hot day. www.strandbad-ploetzensee.de

Outdoor pools

There are several outdoor pools in Berlin, some of which include shallow pools for babies and toddlers and water slides for slightly older children. Two recommended pools are:

Sommerbad Humboldthain (www.berlinerbaeder.de/baeder/sommerbad-humboldthain)
Kinderbad Monbijou (www.berlinerbaeder.de/baeder/kinderbad-monbijou)

Safari in the City

A safari park in the city, you can travel around Tierpark by electric train and spot the Big Five, as well as monkeys, lemurs and crocodiles and watch many of the animals being fed. The park includes plenty of bathrooms, children’s areas and places to eat. www.tierpark-berlin.de/en

Berlin Zoo

A large zoo in the heart of the city where, in addition to lions, giraffes and hippos you can see rare and endangered species such as orang-utans and watch the animal feeding and shows. www.zoo-berlin.de/en

Legoland

Includes factory tours, 4D cinema experience, dragon rides through the enchanted castle and lessons in building Lego racing cars. www.legolanddiscoverycentre.de/berlin/en

For further recommendations please check the "Activities for kids" section at the "Berlin City Escape" accommodation.