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When to Go

Summer is an ideal time to visit Berlin when plenty of sunshine and long days are perfect for exploring the city. November through early March can be quite cold and rainy.

Holidays such as Easter, Christmas and New Year tend to attract large crowds. The legendary Holiday Markets make a wintertime visit worthwhile. 

There are festivals and events every month in Berlin, from the International Film Festival in February to the yearly November JazzFest.

Whenever you choose to vacation in Berlin, you’ll find plenty of street parties, sporting events, movies, carnivals and festivals to keep you entertained.

Region: Germany

Featured Berlin Travel Deal

H10 Berlin Ku'Damm

Deluxe, Daily breakfast included, Reduced rates

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Featured Berlin Hotel

Hilton Berlin

Hilton Berlin

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Checkpoint Charlie

With beautiful, modern accommodations and a perfect location in Berlin's city center, this hotel offers the perfect venue to begin your adventure in Germany.

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Fast Facts

Berlin has about 1,700 bridges, even more than Venice.

Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961, and the borders between East and West Germany were closed on a single night. The wall was finally torn down 28 years later on November 9, 1989. It will forever be a symbol of the cold war era. When former United States President John F. Kennedy visited Berlin, he said in a long-remembered speech, “All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"

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