Berlin is the perfect mixture of glamour and casual. It's a city that is full of history, culture and fun which makes it a perfect travel spot for pretty much everyone. So, whether you want to whisk your loved one away for romantic holiday or want your family to learn and flourish from the stories the city is full of, Berlin is the place to start.
If you enjoy learning whilst being on holiday then Berlin will fill you with joy. Not only were their endless people who changed history there, including Hitler, Bismark and Einstein but it also houses a number of important historical buildings. You can walk along the remains of the Berlin Wall which once divided the city or take in the natural beauty of the Prussian Palace followed by standing in the very room where the history of the Second World War changed when the Holocaust was planned.
To go alongside the history, Berlin offers intricate culture. From Museum Island which is drowning in art galleries boasting both classical and modern art, to festivals which showoff stunning cinematography and timeless music. Whatever time of year you go, there is an event that will help you fall deeply in love with this city. Throughout the year, Berlin will offer you something that no other city would be able to. Whether you want to experience life as a local or completely indulge in tourist life, you'll find something to entertain you every single night. Whatever time of year, whatever the weather you'll be able to get your dose of Berlin culture.
Berlin offers amazing quality food, around every corner. Treat yourself to a Berlin original Doner Kebab from one the street food stalls. This is a classic 1970's snack which a Turkish immigrant invented that should be on everyone's 'to try' list when heading to this city. If you don't fancy a kebab then head to one of the market halls and there you will find something to tickle your taste buds.
If you want to treat yourself to a night out drinking, then Berlin has endless destinations for you. From luxury cocktail bars, to quiet jazz club you'll get a night out you won't get anywhere else.
So, if you're looking for a destination which will cater for everyone, from younger children to very adult adult, Berlin is a great pick which won’t leave you disappointed.
Best Time to Travel to Berlin
Berlin is a stunning city that uses the weather it's give to show off every attribute it has to offer. From it's beautiful rivers glistening in the summer or the breathtaking architecture covered in snow in the winter, you'll be blessed with city one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
January to April: Though the weather will still be rather chilly due to getting over the winter months, you'll get to see Berlin in another season that compliments and shows off its beauty. Make sure you wrap up warm and visit one of the coffee shops for a drink to warm up after, wondering round art galleries and soaking up the culture that Berlin is so well-known for. If you want something to do in the evenings that will be an experience to remember then make sure you book your trip to coincide with the Berlin International Film Festival and soak yourself in a truly amazing, once-in-a-life time cultural experience.
May to September: At peak season, this is the best time to visit Berlin. The warm weather will allow you to sit daydreaming outside stunning cafes, sipping beautiful German beer after a long, exciting day of exploring and taking part in all of the outside activities the city has to offer. You'll also get to be involved in some of the best festivals and that are held in Berlin including: Berlin Fashion Week, the International Berlin Beer Festival and the Formula ePrix Championship. Make sure you book your accommodation in advance and scoop up a deal as soon as you see it, otherwise you may be disappointed at missing your chance for a beautiful European holiday.
October to December: If you want a classic, fairytale Christmas then this is the perfect time for you to visit Berlin. Though you'll probably need to pack a lot of layer and a big, warm coat, hats, scarves and gloves, you'll get to see Berlin at it's (arguably) most beautiful. The streets will be full of lights and Christmas markets selling original and authentic gifts for you to take back home. It's also a great time of year to visit if you want to really get involved with the festivals Berlin offers as this time of year sees, the Festival of Lights, Jazzfest Berlin and Silvester in Berlin.
So, if you're looking for a unique, European holiday for a romantic trip a solo adventure then Berlin is the perfect place. There are so many things to do, from quiet little gem art galleries to well-known attractions such as.... You'll definitely be able to find something for you.