Discover Berlin’s fascinating history on this 3.5-hour bike tour. Follow the traces left behind by the Berlin Wall, including former watchtowers and border crossings. Hear stories of successful and fatal escape attempts along the way.
What to Expect
Discover the German capital by bike on this fantastic 3.5-hour tour. Ride along the former border between East and West Berlin, and see the remains of the Berlin Wall, former border crossings, one of the last watch towers, and other traces left by the division of the city.
The tour starts at the Kulturbrauerei, a remarkable old brewery site in the district of Prenzlauer Berg. Along the way, you’ll discover interesting facts about why the city became divided and how this affected its residents. Hear about successful and fatal escape attempts, how the Berlin Wall came down overnight after almost 30 years, and how the city has changed since.
The route runs from Mauerpark, over Bernauerstraße, all the way to the Brandenburg Gate. Checkpoint Charlie, the former boarder crossing, and Bornholmerstraße also be covered during the tour.
- Bicycle rental
- Trousers clips
- 1 bottle of water (0.5l)
- Rain ponchos in bad weather
Know Before You Go
This tour is for small groups of up to 15 participants. You will cover approximately 15 kilometers in 3.5 hours at a relaxed pace.
You can select a bike that fits you best from the large fleet of bicycles.