City Guide Berlin
Berlin has two airports: Schönefeld and Tegel.
Most long distance trains arrive and depart from the central station (Hauptbahnhof) but some destinations are connected to one of the other train stations.
In the environmental zone within the suburban rail ring vehicles need a sticker identifying them as low-emission.
Berlin's public transport system is composed of buses, trams, the U-Bahn (subway), the S-Bahn (suburban trains), Regionalbahn (RB) and Regionalexpress (RE) trains, and ferries. The system is well developed and certain routes are even operated all night.
Berlin, edgy and vibrant, is a grand capital in a constant state of reinvention. One minute you are on an elegant boulevard, the next you are in one of the city's more alternative neighbourhoods.
Walks are the best way to experience the atmosphere of the different areas and discover interesting spots.City Tours:
FAT TIRE BIKE TOURS: discover Berlin by bike
City Segway Tours: Segway tours through Berlin
Shopping in Berlin is as diverse the city itself. There is no central shopping district but diverse areas in diffrent parts of town.
Many street markets offer an alternative to supermarkets. On the weekend a stroll arround one of the antiques markets is popular.
Hackesche Höfe, Alte Schönhauser Str.
Markets in Berlin (in German)
Arts and culture are a great reason to visit Berlin.
Food & Drink
From simple street food such as "Currywurst" - curried sausage, "Buletten" - oversized meatballs and doner kebabs to fine dining... Berlin offers an almost unlimited choice with new places opening all the time.
City guides can help you making the right choice.