Explore Spandau by bike. Enjoy the refreshing Havel flair, discover exciting highlights in the old town, visit the impressive fortifications and relax in the green areas in the north and south of the district. Don’t forget to pack your swimming stuff – each of the five routes in this Collection offer the perfect opportunity for a dip. Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein once said: "Depth of thought does not thrive alongside bustle. That's why life in the big city is not for researchers and students.” That's why he spent a lot of time in Spandau to relax and find relaxation and inspiration during his time in Berlin.
We deliberately kept the routes relatively short so you have enough time to explore and discover the many small and large highlights along the routes. Take your time and visit old fortifications, stroll through cozy old town alleys or relax at idyllic bathing spots. All routes start directly in Spandau’s old town. This has several advantages:firstly, the old town is easy to reach by S-Bahn from Berlin Mitte. It is also a great destination for a day trip. There are all kinds of restaurants and cafés that you can enjoy on route. How about a cool drink in the beer garden of the historic Brauhaus? Or, why not try a delicious ice cream at the cult ice cream parlor Florida?
We are sure that after a bike tour through Spandau, you will return to your everyday life – like the great Einstein – balanced, satisfied and full of energy.
At 20 kilometers, this tour gives you a wonderful overview of what the district of Spandau has to offer: refreshing water areas on the Havel and Spree, shady forests and a beautiful old town with many exciting sights. In addition, many beautiful cycling routes lead through Spandau. On this tour you will get to know parts of the Havel bike path.
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