The football European Championships begin in June, and will dominate the city for a whole month. But friends of contemporary art and music, as well as Berliners hungry for knowledge, will also get their money’s worth.
“Morning work out at Hotel Palace Berlin's very cool gym. Check out the sexy kinesis machines”: a message from the “Nomadic Boys” to their fans on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on 23 March, one of five posts made by the travel bloggers over the course of their stay in the Hotel Palace Berlin.
Spring has sprung, and runners and bargain hunters with it: at the half-marathon and at the flea markets, everyone will be hoping to see the friendly side of the moody month of April. But for cold and wet days, Berlin also has plenty of indoor highlights to keep you entertained.
As Hertha BSC ride a wave of success, Berlin football fans once more have a visit from the world champions to look forward to. In addition, Berlin is getting ready to greet the arrival of springtime or party with St. Patrick.
Berlin is a huge city and there is so much to see. If you don’t have a lot of time, a city tour is a good option, and the bus number 100 of the public transport services represents an affordable alternative to organised tours.
After a break of one year, the Berlinische Galerie is celebrating its reopening with an accomplished exhibition: “Radically modern – Urban planning and construction in 1960s Berlin”. 1960s-style buildings still characterise the city, and thankfully many bizarre designs never left the drawing board.
This June, the football champions of Europe will be decided, and then Berlin will cycle for better cycle paths. But June in Berlin also has plenty to offer for digital natives and fans of classical music.
At certain points over its long history, Kurfürstendamm has been an entertainment strip, a shopping street and place for demonstrations. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, however, it nedded a re-ignition.
The weather in April is notoriously unpredictable, but that doesn’t matter when the events on offer are as varied as they are in Berlin. For children, art lovers and culture vultures, there is plenty to choose from this month.
It’s been a few weeks since New Year and those resolutions have almost entirely fallen by the wayside. Beach season is almost upon us again, but having the kind of body you’d want to show off at the beach doesn’t have to be as miserable as you’d think.
If you’ve ever wanted to be photographed by a famous photographer, now’s your chance at the C/O gallery in Berlin – well, sort of. In the newly reopened cultural hotspot at the Amerika Haus, visitors can sit in specially made photo booths and have a portrait made in the style of Paolo Pellegrin and co. But that’s not all you can expect.
The centre of Berlin has gained an attraction: in the vicinity of sights such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Potsdamer Platz, Berliners and tourists can shop and stroll in the capital’s second largest shopping centre – in the ‘Mall of Berlin’, open since September 2014.