Germany’s capital city is one of the most diverse and exciting cultural centres in the world. As well as serving as a reminder of a turbulent history, the city also offers some of the most interesting recreational spaces and days out, such as the inoperative Templehof Airport. Enjoy a bike ride, picnic or BBQ here with your family or friends after a day of sightseeing. Berlin is also home to over 80 lakes, perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. Have a look at our holiday parks near Berlin and enjoy an enriching experience in this thriving cultural metropolis.
History and culture in Berlin
Many people visit Berlin to see some of the last surviving reminders of World War II, including the heavily graffitied Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie and the Holocaust Memorial. These harrowing sites are highly recommended, but the capital’s rich cultural offering does not end there. Berlin’s Museum Island is located in the northern tip of the city, and is home to five fantastic museums: Pergamonmuseum, Bode-Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie and Altes Museum. For a nightcap before returning to your holiday park, you can visit one of Berlin’s most famous cocktail bars: in the Berliner Fernsehturm, you will ascend 203 metres in 40 seconds before enjoying a breathtaking views of the city with a refreshing drink. The Brandenburg Gate is one of the finest examples of neoclassical architecture in Europe, and is a symbol of both conflict and unity. In short, you will not be short of exciting things to see and do when visiting Berlin.
What to do in the surroundings
On hot summer days, there’s nothing better than finding a nearby lake and enjoying a refreshing dip. The Müggelsee covers 7.4 sq km, making it Berlin’s largest lake. It has a beautiful sandy beach for those in need of relaxation, a party boat for those who fancy a dance, and beautiful wooded walking routes for the nature lovers. Many of Berlin’s lakes are easily accessible from the city centre, so you can easily enjoy the bustling city and the pristine nature. Templehofer park consists of almost 400 hectares of open space, and used to be home to Berlin’s now-defunct Templehof airport. The park is now a space for Berliners and tourists to enjoy the good weather, a variety of facilities for all ages and a family-friendly atmosphere. There are cycling and walking trails, a 2.5 hectare BBQ area and a dog-walking field. For food lovers, Berlin is also the place to be. Visit the Turkish market on the bank of the Maybach, taste some currywurst in Wedding or experience the ultimate Döner Kebab in Kreuzberg.
Book a holiday park near Berlin
Ferienpark Rübezahl/Berlin-Müggelsee is situated directly on the Müggelsee, so you and your family can enjoy the best of both worlds. The holiday cottages are luxurious and modern and this park offers the perfect combination between nature and culture. Have a look at our holiday parks near Berlin and enjoy a relaxing holiday with your friends and family, complete with a day trip to one of the most exciting cultural centres in the world!