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The world-famous city of Berlin is both the capital and the largest city in Germany. Berlin is a city which has been at the centre of some of the biggest events in history and this is still visible as you tour the city. For those with an interest in World War II, communism and Europe in the 20th century, a visit to Berlin is a must!
Berlin is one of the best cities in Europe for sightseeing, with every area of the city filled with monuments of historical significance. Perhaps the most famous monument in Berlin is the Brandenburg Gate, which has been the site of many historical events, including Ronald Reagans famous ‘Tear down this wall’ speech in 1987. This is only one of dozens of must-see sights in Berlin with fascinating historical ties.
Berlin is a city which is suitable for couples both young and old, but for very different reasons. Older groups will love the sightseeing available in Berlin, whereas the young adults often visit Berlin for its reputation as the city with the best nightlife scene in all of Europe.
Flights from Dublin operate to Berlin regularly, with the estimated flight of 3 hours and 25 minutes. From Schönefeld airport it is a 30-minute journey to the city centre.
To learn more about things to do in Berlin, the best time to go and local info see here.
Berlin is widely regarded as the home of techno nightlife with many nightclubs staying open for days on end.
Due to the sheer size of Berlin, you will find hundreds of restaurants in the city serving a range of cuisine the suit all budgets! A good dining spot will never be hard to find in Berlin.
A visit to Berlin zoo is a fantastic day out for families of all ages! The park has over 1,200 species and there are plenty of attractions aimed towards children in the park.
The Mall of Berlin is the best place for shopping in the city. Here you will find familiar high street stores, alongside plenty of dining options.
Every October, Berlin hosts its annual Oktoberfest, a fantastic event that celebrates German history and culture. If you’re fond of a beer, be sure to visit Berlin during this event!
To experience Berlin at the height of its culture and celebrations, we recommend visiting during October. Oktoberfest brings out the best of Berlin.
Euro is the currency used in Germany.
Berlin is 1 hour ahead of Ireland.
As Berlin is a huge city, the best way of getting around is using the efficient public transport that runs throughout the city.