Berlin is without a doubt Germany’s cultural mecca, with an eclectic mix of new and old. While there are many poignant reminders of its turbulent and fascinating past, the new Berlin has embraced the future with new development. Cultural highlights include a host of museums, modern architecture and beautiful monuments and parks.
Transport to Berlin
Berlin is a sprawling, metropolitan city with many of its iconic and famous sights spread out amongst its numerous districts. While we strongly suggest exploring each area of Berlin on foot, you will certainly want to utilize Berlin’s excellent public transport systems to travel between these areas. Berlin boasts an excellent network of buses, trams, U-Bahn trains (underground) and S-Bahn trains (overground). Tickets and detailed travel directions for getting around Berlin’s public transport will be included in your itinerary package.
Berlin is well-connected to neighbouring cities such as Prague and Warsaw by direct trains. Germany’s excellent rail network also means other German cities such as Munich can be reached quickly and comfortably. As Germany’s capital city, Berlin features two airports. Tegal is currently Berlin’s main international airport, which is very well connected with the wider world. Direct flights from North America are available from Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, New York, and Toronto. There are often budget airlines and cheaper fares to Berlin’s Schoenefeld airport from some US cities and many European cities.