The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany

Berlin Vacations: Vibrance & History

From beneath the rubble of the Cold War wall, Berlin has risen as a youthful, creative, and vibrant German city. See the remains of the Berlin Wall, snap photos at the Brandenburg Gate, and pause for reflection at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial. Visit Museum Island by day and party the night away immersed in the city’s youthful electronic music scene. Whether you’re looking to delve into Berlin’s creative spirit or want to explore the city’s Cold War past, your Liberty Travel vacation consultant can craft you a Berlin vacation package that’s just your style.

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Berlin at a Glance

Currency: Euro (€)

Tipping Customs: It is customary to leave a 10% tip for good service. For drinks at the biergarten, it is customary to just round-up your bill.

Language: German

Popular Drink: Beer and Coffee

Must Eat: Schnitzel and Pretzels

Power Up: C or F (two-prong plug) 230 V


Weather: Spring’s arrival isn’t always predictable in Germany. Winter brings snow to the mountains for the skiers. Pack an umbrella, and bring layers if you want to visit in fall and spring.

Best Time to Visit: May through June bring the best weather for sitting in the biergartens.

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Dining on a rooftop in Berlin

Top Things to Do in Berlin

Visit Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall
Discover Berlin’s Cold War past at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum.

Get Cultured at Museum Island
Visit the Old National Gallery, the Old Museum, the Neue Museum, the Bode Museum, and the Pergamonmuseum, each boasting impressive collections that represent a wide range of eras and artistic styles.

Mingle on a Rooftop Garden
Grab a drink at Klunkerkranich or one of the city’s other vibrant rooftop gardens and bars.

Charlottenburg Palace and Gardens
Wander the lavish Baroque palace, marvel at opulent rooms, and stroll the garden.

History at the Brandenburg Gate
There are few places that carry the weight of history quite like the Brandenburg Gate: it was witness to Napoleon’s triumphal processions, Nazi parades, and the site where Ronald Reagan asked Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.”

Berlin pretzel

Berlin Vacation Packages: Experience Germany the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you want to explore Berlin’s Cold War history or dance the night away at an ElectroClub, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Berlin vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Berlin consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Berlin for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Berlin vacation packages, including our CITYbreaks and Journeys.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Berlin. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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