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Alternative Berlin by Bike: Kreuzberg & Friedrichshain

1. Alternative Berlin by Bike: Kreuzberg & Friedrichshain

A guided bicycle tour is the best way to discover Berlin. Cycling is not only an easy way to get around the city but also brings you close to the action. Even visitors who already know Berlin well are amazed at the new perspectives they see on this tour. This tour usually runs on bike paths and safe, quiet roads. Start at the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg and cycle toward Volkspark Friedrichshain and Karl-Marx-Allee. In Friedrichshain, bike around Boxhagener Platz and the RAW Tempel. This area is home to great nightlife, but there's still plenty to see during the day. Continue along the East Side Gallery and over the Oberbaumbrücke to Kreuzberg. Discover back courtyards, explore beautiful parks, and ride along the banks of the River Spree. See Görlitzer Park, and experience the alternative way of life in the colorful SO36 district of Kreuzberg. You’ll not only learn many interesting facts but hear various anecdotes about the city and insider tips.

Berlin: "Top Secret" Guided Bike Tour

2. Berlin: "Top Secret" Guided Bike Tour

Cycle down quiet pathways, following a beautiful route through Berlin. Explore the city's hidden gens and little-known places with even lesser-known history. The tour begins in the centrally-located Nikolaiviertel, only five minutes on foot from the Fernsehturm, or TV Tower, in Alexanderplatz. Take a ride where Berlin's history first began. On a journey spanning approximately 18 kilometers, experience exactly the opposite of a typical sightseeing tour. Enjoy a colorful mixture of remarkable stories from different centuries, just waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in Berlin's history, as you cycle predominantly down side streets and bikeways, while listening to interesting facts and background information. This combination, together with an ideal route, ensures an exciting and entertaining experience, which will enrich your stay in Berlin and give even long-established Berliners a new view of their city.

Berlin: "Vibes of Berlin" Bike Tour

3. Berlin: "Vibes of Berlin" Bike Tour

Take a bicycle tour through the wild, alternative Berlin and discover what Klaus Wowereit meant when he said, "Berlin is poor, but sexy!" The tour begins in the central Nikolaiviertel, just five minutes from the TV Tower by foot. Start the tour where Berlin's history began, then ride far from the center to experience the city life in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Neukölln, and Treptow. Immerse yourself in the different districts of Berlin and learn how they've changed. On this 17-kilometer ride, take a look at alternative projects and restored buildings as you ride along side streets and bike paths. The tour takes you through diverse areas and lets you see exceptional buildings and innovative ideas. Enjoy a beautiful ride along the Spree and the Landwehr Canal, where the contrasts of Berlin could not be clearer. Stop every 5 to 10 minutes to learn interesting and historical facts. A small group of up to 15 people, an intimate atmosphere, and a relaxed pace make this an unforgettable experience.

Berlin: Evening Food Tour by Bike

4. Berlin: Evening Food Tour by Bike

Cycle the streets of Berlin at night on board comfortable and fun city bikes, and get to know some of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. On this tour you won't be overloaded with dull dates and historical facts. Instead, enjoy some fascinating anecdotes about the areas you visit, heading out of the Mitte to the hip Prenzlauer Berg and multicultural melting pot of Kreuzberg. Bring an appetite. The tour stops at 3-4 cafés and restaurants, including a great German tapas bar just a short ride from the start point. Taste the multicultural cuisine and experience the diverse nightlife of Kreuzberg. Cruise the streets at a relaxed pace, stopping to sample foods at some of the haunts favored by the locals.

Berlin: Top Sights Guided E-Scooter Tour

5. Berlin: Top Sights Guided E-Scooter Tour

Explore Berlin on a guided e-scooter tour. Hear entertaining commentary from your local guide, ride along the banks of the Spree River, and see the gold Victory Column. Meet your guide, receive your helmet, and learn how to use an e-scooter. Once you've got the hang of it, head off on your Berlin adventure. Ride through the city on sidewalks and bike lanes, through parks, and along the banks of the Spree River. Ride to the Reichstag Building and learn about the famous Reichstag fire. Continue to the Brandenburg Gate and Unter den Linden. Head to the Holocaust Memorial and hear the tragic history of the German Jewish people. At Checkpoint Charlie, take a classic photo with a soldier. As you ride, hear insider tips about life in Berlin from your local guide and discover the true nature of this fascinating city.

Bike Tour of the Hidden Berlin

6. Bike Tour of the Hidden Berlin

You will be greeted by your guide at the starting point, where you will be outfitted with a bike and a helmet (if wanted). Then, set off on your 3.5-hour adventure. This tour will take you to see some of Hitler's megalomaniac plans for Germania and also his (almost) finished airport. Experience the boroughs of Neukölln, Kreuzberg, and Tempelhof. See Berlin's diversity and creative beating heart, that gives it that something special that people flock to see.

Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

7. Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

Dive right into the history of Berlin. Take a walking tour of the Berlin Wall, starting from Bornholmer Straße, a place steeped in history: it was here that the first Berliners from East and West met and rejoiced together on the day the wall fell and the unified German nation was reborn. Walking along the former death strip, you will see traces of the wall, sometimes only detectable by experts. Discover how these traces are being documented, and learn the strange history of the cherry trees that grew the length of the wall. Visit the wall memorials, and the Mauerpark – today one of the capital's liveliest cultural and social centers. Relax over coffee along the way and make tracks finally to the Nordbahnhof, a former ghost station, where the tour ends.

Berlin: Street Art Bike Tour with Bike Rental

8. Berlin: Street Art Bike Tour with Bike Rental

Get to know the streets of Berlin by bike with a tour of the most interesting street art cites in the city. You don't have to go to a museum or gallery to admire art in Berlin. You can find works of art in public spaces all around the city, created by artists inspired by the unique atmosphere of the capital city. Curious to see where you can find these creations? Simply hop on a bicycle and get going! A vacant lot or the side of a building can quickly become an exhibition space, blurring the boundaries between authorized and illegal exhibits. Discover where and how artistic creativity develops in Berlin. Explore living spaces and lifestyles, design freedom, and learn about the changes to these spaces. Where a sculpture stands today, a construction site could appear tomorrow.

Berlin: Small Group Bike Tour Through City Center

9. Berlin: Small Group Bike Tour Through City Center

Begin your tour of Berlin's Mitte District on the historic Bornholmer Straße, where the first Berliners from East and West joined arms joyfully on the day the Berlin Wall fell. Discover the impressive New Synagogue and the Old Post Headquarters. See Berlin as a city of contrasts – from the Hauptbahnhof to the Charité. Visit the Government Quarter and the Reichstag, symbol of a united Berlin. Through the much-loved Tiergarten, Berlin's Central Park, you will ride onwards to the most famous landmark in the city: the Brandenburg Gate. Then, passing many historic monuments and interesting places, you will journey to Alexanderplatz, with the Red Town Hall, the TV Tower, the beautiful Neptune Fountain and the unique East German World Clock. Finally, you will cycle through hip Prenzlauerberg back to your starting point.

Berlin: City Sightseeing Tour in the unique + comfy BedBike

10. Berlin: City Sightseeing Tour in the unique + comfy BedBike

Relax while taking in the sights on this unique bed and bicycle tour in Berlin. Chill out under the sunshade on sunny days and stay toasty with seat heaters and blankets in cold weather. Check the time at the Alexanderplatz World Clock and capture photos of the iconic TV tower. Meet your guide and hop aboard the bed bicycle. Let your guide do the peddling for you while you lounge. Start your tour in amid the modern Alexanderplatz and ride past the imposing TV tower, the Baroque Revival Neptun Fountain, and the Red City Hall. Get your camera ready as you ride past the Baroque Berlin Castle and the Berlin Cathedral. Admire the museum complex next to the Spree river at Museum Island and soak up the atmosphere in Gendarmenmarkt square. Play your own music using the Bluetooth connection.  Have the option of going by Brandenburg Gate und Potsdamer Platz. Extend the length of your tour by booking two tours in chronological order and get the extra15-minute break between tours included.

Frequently asked questions about Berlin Bike Tours

What are other things to do than Bike Tours that are worth visiting in Berlin?

Berlin bike tours: Everything you need to know

Berlin now attracts 13.5 million visitors from around the world to celebrate its thriving culture and eventful history. This capital city boasts an eclectic art scene and hosts major events like the renowned Berlin Marathon and the magical Festival of Lights. Upon arrival, you will experience a flourishing city that exudes undeniable energy. Exploring Berlin can be done by train, but it is the bicycle tours that will reveal the city's true colors. On a Berlin bike tour you’ll have the perfect opportunity to embrace all that Berlin has to offer. At the same time, you’ll get to burn off the extra German beer and currywurst you undoubtedly will consume. Prost!

What to expect on a Berlin bike tour?

Much like the city itself with its "anything goes" attitude, there is something for everyone here. You can travel through history or embark on a journey of Berlin’s many parks and green spaces. Maybe you’d prefer to visit the city's trendiest neighborhoods to embrace the thriving alternative lifestyles. Regardless of what you choose, you’ll see that there is a scratch that will cure any itch in Berlin!

If pedaling through a city like a typical European is on your bucket list, Berlin is the perfect place to embrace your first experience safely. It has one of the highest rates of bicycle commuting in the world, with over 500,000 people rolling through the city every single day. It is such a standard part of life that in addition to the over 390 miles of bike paths, cyclists even have their own stoplights! By the end of your tour, you will feel like a real Berliner. Ja, gut!

The city's most sought-after tours range from 2.5 to 3.5 hours long and include English-speaking tour guides. With the exception of a few hills, the terrain tends to be flat, making it accessible to children and others who prefer an easy ride.

This is northern Germany, so the tours will typically take place, rain or shine. If you are visiting during the fall or winter seasons, be sure to pack comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes, a warm coat, and raingear. Spring and summer in Berlin can be surprisingly warm and sunny, so don't forget your sunscreen and sunhat. If you follow these easy tips, you will be prepared to happily pedal through Berlin's past, present, and future.

Which are the best areas for a bike tour in Berlin?

You don’t need to look far because Berlin is overflowing with some of the most interesting bike tour locations. Whether exploring its vast history, embracing its charming countryside, or enjoying a refreshing route along the water, there are areas for everyone to enjoy.

Potsdamer Platz

Formerly divided by the Berlin Wall, Potsdamer Platz was a no man's land between the East and the West. In the years following reunification, this former wasteland has grown to become the heart of Berlin. From the city center, the bike paths lead to the East Side Gallery, the Berlin Wall Memorial, and if you have the energy, even allow you to ride along the entire wall.

Mauer Park

Exploring former East Berlin by bike leads you through fascinating territory, beginning at the once-divided Mauer Park. This expansive area was originally the border strip between the East and the West and was off-limits to everyone for 27 years. Since reopening to the public in 1994, the park offers a thriving flea market, weekend karaoke, and music festivals. Berliners do know how to party!

Tiergarten

Once Prussian royal hunting grounds, the 519-acre Tiergarten is Berlin's "green lung." The heart of Berlin life attracts cyclists, joggers, and family picnickers. With its many paths, you can enjoy the fresh air before heading into the government district to view some of the city's most iconic landmarks. The Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag building are just some of them.

Mitte

The central Mitte neighborhood reveals the somber history of the Nazi occupation. It includes the Jewish Secondary School, the oldest Jewish cemetery (now home to a memorial), and the Neue Synagoge, built in 1866 and beautifully restored in 1995.




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What people are saying about Berlin

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 2,032 reviews

It was a nice tour with the best weather, even in the large group it worked out well. Our guide Bernd showed us the somewhat remote places and had interesting and funny stories at every station that you would not have heard about otherwise. Many Thanks

An interesting and varied tour - for me a relaxed way of getting to know Berlin with a personal touch

Great way to complement the regular Berlin touristy spots tour to see Berlin life

Super guide, super tour! Perfect service. High recommended:)

Insider knowledge, friendly and uncomplicated. Simply good.