The urban hinterland of Berlin is well-wooded, shaped by many lakes. And so you have the possibility to go bathing or to have a picnic at the lakeside on this journey. At the same time you can experience Potsdam and Berlin, two towns where the present is as interesting as the history and where you can see famous buildings like the Brandenburg Gate and Sanssouci Palace. You cycle through little villages with attractive brick Gothic, but you will experience too signs of darker days in Germany like the museum Sachsenhausen. This journey has a lot of facets.
From Berlin to Postdam - Individual - 8D/7N
Type of JourneySelf-Guided
Characteristics of this journey/holiday
Day by day
Individual arrival in Berlin till the late afternoon. You get your travel briefing and your bikes (if booked). Afterwards you have time to stroll through the capital.
Day 2 Berlin – Potsdam about 40 km
At first you cycle through the government district, pass the Brandenburg Gate and the Potsdam Square. You follow the course of the old military road (B1). At the botanic garden a stopover is worthwhile, before you reach your destination for the day: Potsdam.
Day 3 Potsdam – Brandenburg an der Havel about 55 km
Impressed by the sights of Potsdam you cycle at first alongside the Havel to Werder with its beautiful, on an island located old town. Fruit-growing and lakes shape the landscape till you reach your destination of today: Brandenburg at the Havel.
Day 4 Brandenburg an der Havel – Nauen/Surroundings about 45 km
You drive along the Lake Beetz, to the neo-baroque castle Ribbeck. Beautiful landscape.
Day 5 Nauen/Surroundings–Oranienburg about 60km
You pass the charming old town Nauen. On your tour of today you cycle along the havel channels to Oranienburg. You reach it in the early afternoon, so that you have enough time to explore the town. You should absolutely visit the oldest baroque castle of the Mark of Brandenburg and the museum concentration camp Sachsenhausen.
Day 6 Oranienburg – Berlin about 65 km
You cycle via the Sachsenhausen Memorial and the former residential area of East German government. In Wandlitz you reach the bike path Berlin-Usedom, which leads you to the federal capital Berlin.
Day7 Berlin free disposal
Enjoy the day in Berlin.
Return journey or extra nights in Berlin.
7 nights in 3 and 4 Stars Hotels in rooms with bath/shower/wc
7 nights in 3/4* hotels in rooms with private facilities
Dinner with menu or buffet (Option)
Personal welcome meeting
Rout book, maps and information material
24 h Service Hotline
GPS-Tracks on demand
Bike rental insurance
Special signposting for the route
This tour is easy to cycle. We avoid busy street instead we cycle on bike path and side roads. Sometimes the roads could be unpaved.