The city of Brandenburg an der Havel is about 70 kilometres from Berlin. By regional express train, you can reach Berlin’s main station in 45 minutes and Potsdam in 25 minutes.
Brandenburg an der Havel has three historic city centres: the Old Town, the New Town and the Cathedral Island. The districts are separated by the Havel River. Strolling through the city, you can still discover beautiful houses and should also not miss visiting the cathedral.
Holidays in Brandenburg an der Havel are associated with the theme of water. From here you can reach the Havel lakes of Potsdam and Brandenburg. Hiking in beautiful nature along the lakes or extended boat trips on the lakes offer relaxation. Those who enjoy observing animals will find some rare specimens around the extensive water landscape.
Holidays in Brandenburg an der Havel – excursion tips
Sculptures don't always have to be huge and big, and if you look a little closer in Brandenburg an der Havel, you can discover what are probably the cutest sculptures. The life-size forest pug can be found in various places around the city and reminds us of Loriot, a native of Brandenburg.
Travel information about Brandenburg an der Havel
The nearest airport is Berlin-Brandenburg, about 90 kilometres away. It takes about 1.5 hours to get there.
From the main station in Brandenburg an der Havel you can easily reach the main stations in Berlin and Potsdam. During the day there is a train (Regionalexpress) every 30 minutes.
There is an hourly train from Magdeburg to the city.
There are also some IC connections, for example from Hanover, that stop in the city.
From the station, you can reach the city centre very easily with tram line 6.
The A2 motorway runs close to the city. From the motorway exit it is about 9 kilometres to the city. In addition, the B 1 and B 102 federal roads run through the city.
If you travel with your own ship, you will find many mooring options.
River cruise ships sail to Brandenburg an der Havel.
There is a network of signposted cycle paths around the city.
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Trams and bus lines run through the city, connecting the main points of the city.
The inner city area can be explored very well on foot.
Excursions by boat are offered.
Parking is only possible for a fee in almost the entire city centre area. It is possible to park in multi-storey car parks or in Park & Ride car parks.