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No German state is richer in lakes and rivers than Brandenburg. It is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts and also hikers and cyclists. Along the 3,000 lakes and more than 30,000 km of flowing waters, often strung together like blue pearls, cyclists and hikers can discover Brandenburg's nature. But the state on the outskirts of Berlin also has a lot to offer culturally - theaters and concerts, castles and parks, museums and industrial monuments invite those interested in culture.
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Destinations in Brandenburg


Attractions in Brandenburg

Cycling and hiking through natural landscapes

Whether along the Havel and Spree banks, the dikes of the Elbe, Neiße and Oder, the rivers of the Spreewald with its unique water labyrinth or on the Flaeming Skate - nature lovers get their money's worth. Guided bicycle tours through the Lower Oder Valley National Park, hike through the biosphere reserves or excursions to the nature parks, outstanding flora and fauna views await you everywhere.

On the 20 long-distance cycle paths and just as many regional cycle routes, you can experience the mostly flat, occasionally gently hilly landscape of Brandenburg. All in all, the dense network of cycle paths is over 7000 km long and promises active vacations in nature. More than a third of the state area is under nature and landscape protection. With a length of 1,111 km, the tour Brandenburg leads once around the entire country. However, you still have the opportunity to cycle along this trail and start wherever you want to.

More than 500 magnificent castles, manor houses, romantic parks and idyllic gardens, churches, monasteries, historic city centers and sights accompany you through 300 years of Brandenburg-Prussian history. In many places, culture and nature form a wonderful symbiosis.

Berlin & Potsdam

The capital Berlin with its world-class sights and the state capital Potsdam with its UNESCO World Heritage Site is geographically conveniently located in the center and is probably among the most famous starting and finishing points for cycling culture tours. Cities like Cottbus or Frankfurt (Oder) also inspire their cultural treasures - the State Theater, Prince Pückler Park, St. Mary's Church and Kleist Museum to name just a few.

With its more than 150 years of lignite history, the south of Brandenburg offers another exciting side. The former open-cast mine's bizarre landscapes are currently being transformed into Europe's largest water landscape, the Lusatian Lakeland.


Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language