Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Berlin

Enjoy the area's museums, architecture and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Berlin. Well known for its shopping, art and theaters, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Checkpoint Charlie Museum, Museum Island or DDR Museum. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Berlin

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Berlin a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Berlin Zoological Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Berlin Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Aquadom (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Simon-Dach-Strasse (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Trabrennbahn Mariendorf (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Tierpark Berlin (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Berlin

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Berlin is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tiergarten Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Gleisdreieck Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lustgarten (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Viktoriapark (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Plötzensee (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Humboldthain Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Berlin

The nearest airport is in Berlin (TXL-Tegel), located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Berlin (SXF-Schoenefeld), which is 11 mi (17.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Berlin Zoological Garten Station, Berlin Central Station and Potsdamer Platz Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Berlin by catching a ride on the metro at Hansaplatz U-Bahn, Bellevue S-Bahn or Tiergarten S-Bahn.

Where to stay around Berlin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 780 holiday lettings near Berlin. From 663 Condos/Apartments to 81 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Berlin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Berlin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Berlin:

  • West Berlin Centre: 96 holiday homes
  • Winsviertel: 83 holiday homes
  • Kollwitzkiez: 97 holiday homes
  • Helmholtzkiez: 75 holiday homes
  • Bötzowviertel: 53 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Berlin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Berlin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Europa Center: 1,042 holiday lettings
  • Schoneberg City Hall: 1,036 holiday lettings
  • Grips-Theater: 1,010 holiday lettings
  • Berlinale Palast: 992 holiday lettings
  • Waldbuhne: 973 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Berlin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Berlin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 663 Condos/Apartments in Berlin. Our other popular types of Berlin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Berlin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Berlin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.