Your travel guide to Berlin
Renowned for its unique history, vibrant nightlife and international appeal, Berlin is one of the most popular tourist destinations for cultural, social or business visitors. The city is accessible from both Tegel-Berlin International Airport and the low-cost Schönefeld Airport, and offers accommodation to suit every budget. Whether youre looking for luxury 5 star hotels or budget Berlin accommodation, there is no shortage of choice.
Venere.com also offers affordable Berlin accomodation in charming B & B rooms, hostels, guest houses and self-catering apartments around the city, where comfort, value and convenience are just some of the benefits. Popular locations such as the Mitte, Charlottenburg, Wilmersdorf, Pankow and Prenzlauer Berg districts attract huge tourist interest.
From the medieval architecture of Alexanderplatz to the striking modernity of Potsdamer Platz, Berlin is much more than just the Berlin Wall. Great bars, clubs, museums and shopping provide endless stimulation, whilst the S-bahn and U-bahn transport links means that bus, rail and underground travel can take you to all the major tourist attractions, including the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the Jewish Museum. The historical Checkpoint Charlie, situated at the most famous checkpoint between the former East and West Germanys, is surrounded by accommodation offering everything from the cheap and cheerful to the classic and luxurious in this popular central location.
For thrill seekers, the Kollhoff Tower in Potsdamer Platz features the fastest elevator in Europe, rewarding you with a view 100 metres above the city. A greener panorama is accessible from the towering Siegessäule Victory Column in Tiergarten park, famous not only for its angel gatherings in Wim Wenders' film Wings of Desire, but also as symbol for the city's annual Love Parade techno music festival. The Berlin Film Festival is another regular glamorous event, whilst the Christopher Street Day Gay Pride Festival is well worth attention for color, vibrancy, energy and memorable street entertainment.