66 lakes around Berlin

Bike Touring Collection by
komoot

The area around Berlin is full of wonderful lakes. Small to big, blue to green, some well known, other real hidden gems. Whether the sun is out and the water sparkles, or the water rough and the wind dancing around your nose – Berlin’s people like to go out into the nature. Thanks to the big amount of possibilities, there is a relaxing spot for everyone. And what better way to go there than with your bike? Marvelous paths and roads lead you through meadows and forests, along rivers and Berlin’s lakes.

We created a nice collection of tours, that will lead you along plenty of these wonderful blue waters. The tours are relatively short and the starting and ending points can easily be reached by public transport – perfect tours for the whole family. Paved roads, gravel and forest paths await you and will bring loads of fun. Berlin has so much to offer. So hop on your bike and off you go!

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Tours & Highlights

  • Difficult
    02:17
    17.5 mi
    7.6 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    One of the most beautiful lake and forest tours. Almost like a storybook.The journey is best with the S-Bahn to Ostkreuz and then with the RB to Halbe. From Wünsdorf-Waldstadt you will come back to Berlin with one of the two RE lines.

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  • Intermediate
    02:15
    18.4 mi
    8.1 mph
    425 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    From the Great Wünsdorfer See, you will cycle through forests and past many smaller lakes to the fascinating Sperenberger Gipsbrüchen. Here is worth a longer break, because there is much to discover. Then it goes over the fields to Trebbin.The journey to Wünsdorf-Waldstadt takes place with the RE. Back from Trebbin it goes with the RE.

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  • Difficult
    02:06
    18.6 mi
    8.9 mph
    400 ft
    325 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    From Trebbin it goes over Löwendorf to Spitzberg and Grundbergen. Here you have a great view everywhere and there are some great opportunities for a picnic. Then it goes to Blankensee and through the nature reserve Nuthe-Nieplitz-Niederung. Along Seddiner See you cycle to the destination of the tour.You can easily return to Trebbin with the RE and then with Seddin.

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  • Intermediate
    02:10
    14.5 mi
    6.7 mph
    350 ft
    425 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    This is a beautiful track that has so much to see. Since one can leisurely take time and enjoy.The journey takes place with the RE to Seddin, back you come from Potsdam with the S-Bahn or the RE.

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  • Easy
    01:20
    12.5 mi
    9.4 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Easy gravel ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Right at the beginning of the tour, you can marvel at Marquardt Castle. Then it's quite comfortable on the Havel along to Brieselang. If the tour is too short for you, you can extend it here as desired. From almost any place you come with the S-Bahn or RB back to the city.The journey to the starting point in Marquardt is best done with the RE to Potsdam, then with the RB to Marquardt back from Brieselang you also come with the RB direction Spandau / Berlin Hbf.

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  • Intermediate
    01:47
    14.9 mi
    8.3 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    A very relaxed route, which always follows the Havel Canal from Brieselang to Henningdorf.With the RB you come to Brieselang, from Hennigsdorf it goes back with the S-Bahn.

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  • Intermediate
    02:26
    16.4 mi
    6.8 mph
    350 ft
    300 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Through the Briesetal along the water, through the beautiful forests, it goes from Hennigsdorf to Wensickendorf. A romantic tour, where there is a lot to see and do, especially for children.After Hennigsdorf you can easily get on the S-Bahn. Back from Wensickendorf you take the best GB to Karow and then the S-Bahn back to Berlin.

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  • Intermediate
    02:17
    18.4 mi
    8.1 mph
    425 ft
    500 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Lakes, meadows, forests and the Frankfurter Chaussee - 30 hilly kilometers from Strausberg to Neuenhagen.The journey takes place uncomplicatedly by train to Strausberg city and back from Neuenhagen you come just as uncomplicated with the S-Bahn.

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  • Difficult
    02:22
    18.5 mi
    7.8 mph
    450 ft
    475 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    Between several blue lakes it goes from Fredersdorf to Hangelsberg. Shortly before Hangelsberg you come to the trout facility Klein Wall. Here you can go fishing, so catch your own trout and roast. An all-round perfect trip.To get to the starting point, it is best to take the S-Bahn to Fredersdorf. Retour from Hangelsberg it goes with the RE.

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  • Intermediate
    01:55
    16.2 mi
    8.4 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    From Hangelsberg it goes along the Müggelspree, the Fürstenwalder Spree and then a crisp climb up into the forest to the Great Markgrafenstein. From here it goes down to the splendid Bad Saarow. A really great tour.The journey from Berlin to Hangelsberg is very easy with the RE. Back from Bad Saarow you come with the RB Fürstenwalde and then continue with the RE.

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  • Intermediate
    01:38
    14.0 mi
    8.5 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    From Melchow it goes through Biesenthal through the beautiful Biesenthaler basin, past Lake Liepnitz and then past several small lakes to Wandlitz.The journey to Melchow and the return journey from Wandlitzsee take place with the regional train.

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  • Difficult
    01:56
    13.5 mi
    7.0 mph
    250 ft
    300 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    Passing the Wandlitzsee and the Stolzenhagener See, we drive over the fields to Wenisch and then down to the Briesetal. Along beautiful forest paths and moors you reach Borgsdorf. A short but beautiful and exciting tour.The journey from Berlin is best with the S-Bahn to Karow and then with the RB to Wandlitzsee. Back from Borgsdorf it goes by S-Bahn.

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  • Difficult
    02:33
    19.4 mi
    7.6 mph
    625 ft
    475 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    From Bad Saarow away to Kolpin Lake and then to the cool inland dune Waltersberge - the largest sandpit for children in the region. Along the Great Storkow Lake, it then goes to the south end of the Scharmützelsee and over the fields to the destination in Lindenberg.The journey takes place from Berlin with the RE to Fürstenwalde, then with the RB to Bad Saarow. Back from Lindenberg with the RB to Königs-Wusterhausen, then with the RE to Berlin.

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  • Intermediate
    02:56
    25.4 mi
    8.7 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    After Wendisch-Rietz and back from Halbe you will arrive by regional train.The tour leads from Wendisch-Rietz past some small, beautiful lakes to the Springsee and across meadows and fields past the larger Köthener lake to Halbe.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    14
  • Distance
    238 mi
  • Duration
    29:57 h
  • Elevation
    5,825 ft

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