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10 Ways to Escape Berlin for the Day

Berlin is surrounded by a surprising amount of nature. Beautiful lakes, forests and trails offer the perfect way to leave the city and get some much needed nature - all possible in just a day!

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Description

Berlin and Brandenburg together boast the largest inland waterway network in Europe with numerous crystal-clear lakes close to the trails. These 10 tours offer stunningly beautiful views on lakes and many opportunities to BBQ and swim. None of these routes are particularly challenging and are perfect for young and old travelers - especially good for families with young children.

Rundweg um den Wolziger See und den Kutzingsee

Rundweg um den Wolziger See und den Kutzingsee

3 - 4 hrs
16.7 km
65 m
65 m
Enjoy the nature around Wolzig on this 16 km long tour. Walk past idyllic lakes and enjoy the scent of meadows and pine forests. You can take a small break in the "Fischerhütte" so that you can continue your hike strengthened.
Moderate
Private
Müggelsee Loop
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Müggelsee Loop

3 - 4 hrs
18.1 km
33 m
33 m
A circular walk around a beautiful lake with many reasons to break along the way.
Easy
Private
Lake and urban hike around Tegeler and Nieder Neuendorfer See

Lake and urban hike around Tegeler and Nieder Neuendorfer See

5 - 6 hrs
25.5 km
86 m
86 m
This full day and diverse hike passes beaches, docks, historical monuments, a museum and interesting architecture.
Moderate
Private
Wannsee Loop
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Wannsee Loop

5 - 6 hrs
23.6 km
210 m
210 m
Explore the Wannsee area by foot on a 4-5 hour hike through forests, across rivers, and next to the Großer Wannsee lake.
Moderate
Private
Tegeler See and Berlin Wall Trail Loop
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Tegeler See and Berlin Wall Trail Loop

36.7 km
115 m
116 m
Pass through plenty of parks, along a river, and around a lake in this 36km bike loop along part of the Berliner Mauerweg (Berlin Wall) trail.
Moderate
Private
Spreeway and the Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal Loop
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Spreeway and the Berlin-Spandau Ship Canal Loop

35.9 km
129 m
129 m
Cycle along Berlin’s much loved river Spree and one of its main canals.
Moderate
Private
Groß Glienicker See Loop
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Groß Glienicker See Loop

1 - 2 hrs
6.2 km
36 m
36 m
Discover the natural and historical wonders of Groß Glienicke by foot.
Easy
Private
Kaulsdorfer Seen
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Kaulsdorfer Seen

1 - 2 hrs
9.0 km
40 m
40 m
Walk around 3 tranquil lakes in East Berlin.
Easy
Private