From spring to autumn, the Berliners enjoy life in the city's parks. And Berlin has countless of them to offer: In addition to the venerable Tiergarten, the popular Volkspark Friedrichshain and the famous Mauerpark, many large and small parks await your discovery throughout the city. We have selected eight magnificent parks for you, which have even more to offer than beautiful paths and sunny sunbathing meadows. We will take you on leisurely walks to their most beautiful places.
Between Wedding and Charlottenburg, three green areas lure you to extended weekend excursions. You can climb from platform to platform in the Jungfernheide climbing forest, observe moufflons in the wildlife enclosure in the Rehbergen and enjoy the view of the sophisticated Charlottenburg townhouses in the well-kept Lietzenseepark. In Pankow, on the other hand, the Bürgerpark and the Schönholzer Heide await you with flower beds, a children's farm and beautiful forest paths. To the east, the Kienbergpark with Berlin's only cable car takes you up to the Wolkenhain lookout tower. The Wuhlheide, for its part, offers a wide range of leisure activities: With a park railway, outdoor swimming pool, petting zoo, climbing garden and architecture model park, nobody gets bored here. The Tempelhofer Feld, on in contrast, is not convincing with its dreamlike landscape design, but with the infinite expanse of the former airfield. As you can see, our selection includes the right green area for every park lover.
Whichever tour you choose, you can look forward to beautiful resting lawns for picnics, ball games and sunbathing in all eight parks. You can reach all eight tours easily with the S-Bahn — so get out into the fresh air and into the green living rooms of Berlin!
Beautiful lawns, large playgrounds, nice beer gardens - many parks have in Berlin. But the Treptower Park has a real unique feature, because it is located directly on the banks of the Spree. Here you can stroll with beautiful views of the opposite peninsula Stralau, play ball in the meadows, picnic or just read a good book in the sun. In addition, there is the romantic island of youth, waiting for you with particularly beautiful shores and an idyllic beer garden with boat rentals.The starting point for your trip to the Treptower Park is of course also the S-Bahn station Treptower Park, which you can reach with the S-Bahn lines S41, S42, S8, S85 and S9. Out of the station and you are already standing with both legs in the park - which incidentally is a registered garden monument of the Berlin monument list. First it goes over the Puschkinallee and along a large sunbathing area to the carp pond. Behind the carp pond, the path swings to the left towards the Spree shore.Shortly after crossing Puschkinallee once again, you will reach the Spree. Definitely worth a detour to the island of youth. Cross over to the romantic abbey bridge and relax on the island a little on the water. Finally, our tour takes you through the park back to the S-Bahn station Treptower Park.
When it comes to the most beautiful parks in Berlin, then the Tempelhof field may not be missing. Although no Baroque gardens, extensive forests or wildlife enclosures await you here, the endless expanse of the former airfield is already highlight enough. Here you can not only walk to your heart's content, lie in the sun or legally barbecue, but also turn rounds on the road bike, skating or whiz over the runway with the kite buggy. Unlike other parks in Berlin, the gates are closed at Tempelhofer Feld at night. The exact opening times change with the season and you can find them at gruen-berlin.de/tempelhofer-feld/besucherinformation.With the S-Bahn lines S41, S42, S45 and S46 you drive to the station Tempelhof and start your tour here. Only a few steps away from the starting point you will find the entrance to the Tempelhofer Feld. From here we lead you in a wide circle over the old airfield. You cross the runways, visit the urban gardening project Allmende Kontor and enjoy the hustle and bustle.At the Tempelhofer Feld you will find several viewpoints, designated barbecue areas and sports fields as well as the Wiesenmeer. Here, rare rare Skylarks nest and you can hear their high chirping in many places on the Tempelhofer Feld.After your round, the S-Bahn takes you from the Tempelhof S-Bahn station back home.
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The Volkspark Jungfernheide is one of the oldest parks in Berlin. Originally planned as a park for the city of Charlottenburg, it was finally realized only after the incorporation to Greater Berlin in the 1920s. Today you walk across wide avenues, along extensive lawns and in the shade of large, old trees. In addition to the beautiful nature of the Volkspark also has numerous recreational activities on offer: An exciting climbing forest, a petting zoo, a large children's playground, the swimming pool Jungfernheide and the old water tower with summer beer garden.Our round through the Volkspark Jungfernheide starts at the S-Bahn station Jungfernheide, which you can reach with the Ringbahn lines S41 and S42. From here it goes over the West Harbor Canal and then on the edge of a small garden estate to Heckerdamm. Here you turn to the left and shortly thereafter you reach the Volkspark. Under tall trees you stroll past the climbing forest to the water tower. Here you can take a break from March to October in the beer garden or spend an entire afternoon.From the water tower, our path leads you along the large lawn to the Jungfernheideteich. It is once circumnavigated - alternatively, you can also walk over two bridges to the small island in the middle of the pond. On the west bank of the pond there is also the cozy swimming pool Jungfernheide that spoils its visitors with a large sandy beach. Only a few meters away from the pond you can then in the adventure world Jungfernheide stroking a few goats and feed chickens. After this detour, it finally goes back through the allotment colony back to the S-Bahn station Jungfernheide.
The Volkspark Schönholzer Heide and the adjacent Bürgerpark Pankow are real natural gems. While the Bürgerpark is the garden of a former country estate and is characterized by beautiful flowerbeds, stately walks and its garden architecture, the Schönholzer Heide has retained its forest character to this day. Small clearings, narrow paths, open meadows and mature trees make a walk through the Schönholzer Heide a real pleasure. Especially for families with children there is a rich leisure offer: In the Bürgerpark Pankow lure a large playground, a goat enclosure and the children's farm Pinke Panke. In the Schönholzer Heide you can enjoy sunbathing areas, an adventure playground and also a football field.Our tour starts at S-Bahn station Wollankstraße, which is served by S-Bahn lines S1, S25 and S26. From here it is only a few meters to the romantically designed Bürgerpark Pankow. Here you stroll along flowering flower beds and you can also make a stop at Café Rosengarten. After a short detour to the children's farm Pinke Panke - an absolute highlight for young walkers - the tour takes you under towering trees through the cemetery Pankow III.Only over the Hermann-Hesse-road and already the Volkspark Schönholzer Heide awaits you. You will always be strolling over sunlit lawns and through untreated woodland. Passing by the Soviet War Memorial and the restaurant Heideröschen, which is known for its delicious cuisine. After a short walk around the Wilhelmsruher See you walk to the Schönholz S-Bahn station. From here, the S1, S25 and S26 lines bring you back home.
In the middle of lively Charlottenburg, right next to the Kaiserdamm, yet quiet, idyllic and cozy - that's the Lietzensee park. The eponymous Lietzensee is of natural origin and existed long before the first house on its shore. Today you can stroll along the waterfront, admire the numerous bronze sculptures, enjoy the shade of ancient larches, pastures and beech trees, or simply lie on the sunbathing lawn in the sun and enjoy the view of the stately homes surrounding the lake. In the northern part of the park there is also a beer garden with lakeside terrace and a large playground.Starting point of your tour is the S-Bahn station Charlottenburg, which is served by the lines S3, S5, S7 and S9. From here you can stroll over the quiet Rönnestraße to the Great Cascade on the south bank of the Lietzensee. The expansive fountain complex was recently extensively renovated and shines again in new splendor. On the shores of Lake Lietzensee our route leads you under big trees and you enjoy the view on the water and on the opposite houses - and if you see the garden plots directly on the shore, you could also become a little jealous.Shortly thereafter, you walk on an iron footbridge under the bridge of the New Kantstraße and you enter the northern part of the park. Here you will also find the large playground and a very well-kept garden with overgrown arcades. At the most northerly point of the park, you can finally creep comfortably into the sun or take a break in the beer garden. Through the park it goes back to the New Kantstraße and here on to the S-Bahn station Messe Nord. With the S-Bahn lines S41, S42 and S46 you drive back home.
The Volkspark Wuhlheide between Köpenick and Karlshorst is not only a huge forest area with beautiful hiking trails, but also an excellent destination for family outings. Because in the large public park are numerous unusual attractions for young and old: drive with the park railway - which incidentally is mainly operated by children - or learn something about the local wildlife in the "house nature and environment". Take a look at Berlin's miniature buildings in the Modellpark or swing from branch to branch in the climbing forest. And if the weather does not play along, then you can still visit the FEZ with indoor pool, children's theater, orbital space museum and much more.The best starting point for a walk in Volkspark is Wuhlheide station, which is served by the S-Bahn line S3. On our route we will take you to all the attractions of the park. The first one already awaits you at the S-Bahn station, because here you can immediately get on the park railway and make a round. Otherwise, you follow our round us on wide trails to the FEZ and continue to Klettterwald.From here you stroll over the calibration stand comfortably in the direction of Modellpark Berlin-Brandenburg. Over the wide paths and narrow forest paths we finally lead you to the house nature and environment. From here it is only a short distance to the S-Bahn station Wuhlheide.
Marzahn can not only do prefabricated buildings and we will prove that to you on this hike. This is where the stately Biesdorf Palace Park awaits you with the castle of the same name, where contemporary art is exhibited by Berlin artists. And only a short way through the Wuhletal valley lures the Kienbergpark with a magnificent view and the only cable car from Berlin.The starting point for your hike in the green Marzahn is the S-Bahn station Biesdorf. You can easily reach this with the S-Bahn line S5. Only a few steps later you are already strolling through the well-kept Schlosspark Biesdorf. If you are interested in contemporary art by young Berlin artists, you should definitely pay a visit to the castle and its changing exhibitions. There is also a cozy café in the castle.From the castle park, the tour then continues via the campus of the accident hospital Marzahn into the Wuhletal. Along the quietly flowing Wuhle you walk northwards until you reach the cable car station Kienbergpark. From here, you can fly comfortably up the gondola to Wolkenhain, an excitingly designed viewing platform. If you like, you can also go up here on the summer toboggan run. From the Wolkenhain on the Kienberg you finally wander through the Wuhletal back to the S-Bahn station Wuhletal. Here you get on line S5 and drive back to the city.
The People's Park Rehberge is located on a dune train from the last ice age and is surprisingly hilly for Berlin conditions. The park was created as a public park in the 1920s. At that time it was particularly important to preserve the natural forest structure. So you will not find any avenues and flowerbeds, but beautiful wide forest trails, small clearings and enchanted forest lakes. There are also beautiful playgrounds, a game reserve and even an outdoor swimming pool on the neighboring Plötzensee.Your round through the public park Rehberge begins at the S-Bahn station Westhafen, which is approached by the lines S41 and S42. You cross the Berlin-Spandauer-Schifffahrtschannel and stroll along its shore to the Plötzensee. Here you follow our route to the right towards Volkspark Rehberge. In a long round you stroll over meadows and shady trees along to the quiet Möwesee.From its shores you walk past the open-air cinema - a great summer tip - and reach the game reserve a little later, where you can watch moufflons and wild boars. After your visit to the animals, you will return to the Plötzensee and along the Berlin-Spandauer-Schiffahrtskanal back to the Westhafen train station.