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Berlin Highlights Bike Tour
- Adults Ages 16+ (incl. bike rental)
- Pupils / Students Ages 6 - 15 / Valid ID required (incl. bike rental)
- Children Ages 5 & Under
- Private Group 1-6 People (incl. bike rental)
- Private Group 7-11 People (incl. bike rental)
Discover Berlin’s Highlights by bike
This bike tour through Berlin is ideal for first time visitors, as well as for history buffs.The Berlin Highlights Bicycle Tour takes in all the central sights of Berlin, and way more! Your guide will take you through Berlin’s fascinating history and show you hidden treasures you might miss on your own.
A leisurely bike tour through Berlin’s turbulent history
Our Berlin Highlights Bike Tour begins in Prenzlauer Berg, once a working class slum, now a trendy central neighbourhood for the chic and monied of the city. We explore its painstakingly restored historical apartment blocks that were built during the industrial era of the Wilhelminian boom.
Most popular places in Berlin – Sightseeing by bike
First your guide will show you the former heart of Jewish Berlin where Jewish families started settling in the 17th century. After that, it’s off to the historical city centre, where Museum Island, Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag are just a few of the famous sights you will experience first hand. You’ll encounter remnants of Prussia’s glory, and traces left behind by the 40 years when the Cold War divided the city of Berlin, like Berlin’s iconic TV tower at Alexanderplatz.
Bike Tour through Berlin’s vibrant new city centre
You will also see the rapidly changing contemporary landscape of the city, all constructed in the 30 years of reunited Germany. This includes the breathtaking architecture of the new government district but also the Holocaust Memorial and the reconstructed city palace, both places which pose questions about how Germany is dealing with its past.
What you will see on the Berlin Highlights Bike Tour?
- Prenzlauer Berg – once a workers’ district, today a trendy neighbourhood
- Berlin Wall Memorial & remaining portions of the Berlin Wall
- Jewish life in Berlin
- Reichstag & Government District
- Brandenburg Gate
- Holocaust Memorial & Tiergarten
- Checkpoint Charlie
- Memorial to the book burnings on Bebelplatz
- Prussian boulevard Unter den Linden
- Berlin City Palace
- Museum Island & Berlin Cathedral
- Berlin TV Tower at Alexanderplatz
Our guides adapt the Berlin Highlights Bike Tour to weather conditions, participants’ interests, street closures and sometimes their own preferences. Changes and deviations are possible.
Your first time in Berlin? – Then book the Berlin Highlights Bike Tour now!
Our Berlin Highlights Bicycle Tour is the ideal introduction to Berlin. Through stories and facts we communicate to you our passion and enthusiasm for this fascinating city, and guide you through its complex history and its ever-changing present.- Simply the best of Berlin!
The Highlights Bicycle Tour starts at the Kulturbrauerei (means “Culture Brewery”) in the Prenzlauer Berg district. The brewery grounds have several entrances, the best way to get to us is through the archway at Knaackstraße 97. From the underground station Eberswalder Straße (underground line 2, three stops north of Alexanderplatz) it’s a 200-metre walk.
For a private Berlin highlights bicycle tour with your own bikes, we can arrange the start according to your individual needs. Delivery of our bikes is also possible for an additional charge – but this is usually only worthwhile for larger groups.
Berlin on Bike offers the Berlin Highlights Bike Tour in English, Dutch and German on several days every week during our season from March until November.
The average group size is 8 to 12 people, with a maximum of 15 guests. You can join these public Highlights bike tours as a family, a couple, with a few friends or just by yourself.
We also offer private Berlin highlights bicycle tours: with these your family, friends or colleagues will enjoy the exclusive attention of one of our English-speaking bike guides while exploring Berlin’s sights. Private tours can be tailored to suit your individual needs, including as many breaks as you might wish for as well as detours to particular sites you might be interested in seeing.
In addition to our “main languages” English, Dutch and German, private tours can also be booked in French, Spanish or Swedish.
For the private Berlin highlights bike tours, we ask for a little more advance notice when booking, to give us time to find the right guide for your group. However, you may also be lucky with a request at short notice, e.g. the day before.
Kulturbrauerei – uniquely beautiful starting point in the car-free courtyards of a 100 year old former brewery
Daily public bike tours along several routes, in English, Dutch and German
Specially trained guides – knowledgeable and entertaining team of guides
Personal touch – our bike guides are enthusiastic about Berlin and set their own priorities for individual tours
The real Berlin – in addition to Berlin sightseeing, we show aspects of everyday life in the city
Safety – our chosen bike routes favour the use of bike paths and quieter side streets
Well-maintained bike fleet – 21-speed trekking bikes, as well as backpedal or e-bikes
Ideal for families – children’s bikes in various sizes, trailers, child seats, matching helmets
Easy bike tour booking – online, by e-mail or even by phone
Customer friendly and flexible cancellation policy, currently Corona cancellations are free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the tour
After the bike ride, you can go to the museum, restaurant or beer garden on the brewery grounds