The surrounding area

This exceptional location has plenty to offer for explorers and adventurers!

The surrounding area offers far more than just forests and water: Here you’ll find art, architecture and contemporary history around every corner. We are happy to help with your excursion planning.


Excursion tip

Wannsee bathing beach

Pack your swimwear: The traditional Berlin “bathing spot” can be found on the eastern banks of lake Großer Wannsee, only 2.5 km from the Blumenfisch stdy centre.

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Excursion tip

Wannsee bathing beach

Pack your swimwear: The traditional Berlin “bathing spot” can be found on the eastern banks of lake Großer Wannsee, only 2.5 km from the Blumenfisch stdy centre.

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Excursion tip

AbenteuerPark Potsdam

This varied and modern climbing and adventure park is open daily from mid-March to the end of October. The park offers an organised class adventure day with creative outdoor games and high-ropes activities. A fun-filled day for the whole class that promotes team spirit and increases self-confidence. Suitable for children from 130 cm.
Albert-Einstein-Straße 49, 14473 Potsdam

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Excursion tip

AbenteuerPark Potsdam

This varied and modern climbing and adventure park is open daily from mid-March to the end of October. The park offers an organised class adventure day with creative outdoor games and high-ropes activities. A fun-filled day for the whole class that promotes team spirit and increases self-confidence. Suitable for children from 130 cm.
Albert-Einstein-Straße 49, 14473 Potsdam

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Theme park

Biosphere Potsdam

A large tropical house with with over 20.000 beautiful plants, many exotic animals and an hourly thunderstorm with thunder and lightning takes you to a world far away. A great place to learn about rainforest biodiversity. Knowledge is presented in an exciting manner.
Georg-Herrmann-Allee 99, 14469 Berlin

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Theme park

Biosphere Potsdam

A large tropical house with with over 20.000 beautiful plants, many exotic animals and an hourly thunderstorm with thunder and lightning takes you to a world far away. A great place to learn about rainforest biodiversity. Knowledge is presented in an exciting manner.
Georg-Herrmann-Allee 99, 14469 Berlin

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Exhibitions

Pfaueninsel (Peacock Island)

Old oak trees, rose gardens and a white palace: a small paradise of landscape design, that stays true to its Prussian heritage. Free-roaming peacocks!

Arrival by ferry (every 15 minutes) from Pfaueninsel dock

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Exhibitions

Pfaueninsel (Peacock Island)

Old oak trees, rose gardens and a white palace: a small paradise of landscape design, that stays true to its Prussian heritage. Free-roaming peacocks!

Arrival by ferry (every 15 minutes) from Pfaueninsel dock

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Foto: © Stuntshow-Filmparknacht-2013-Mathwig

Theme park

Filmpark Babelsberg

Check out the studios and take a look behind the scenes of the world of film and television. Open from April to October.
Großbeerenstraße, 14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
Regional train: Bahnhof Medienstadt-Babelsberg, 5 minutes on foot or take the S7 Babelsberg, then the 690 bus

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Foto: © Stuntshow-Filmparknacht-2013-Mathwig

Theme park

Filmpark Babelsberg

Check out the studios and take a look behind the scenes of the world of film and television. Open from April to October.
Großbeerenstraße, 14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
Regional train: Bahnhof Medienstadt-Babelsberg, 5 minutes on foot or take the S7 Babelsberg, then the 690 bus

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Other excursions

Discover the southwest of Berlin or take a tour of Potsdam and the surrounding area.

 

 
 

Extavium

Hands-on science museum with over 130 exhibits. Interactive exhibits from the fields of maths and physics, technology and media, environment and energy. Wetzlarer Straße 46, 14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg,

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Cycling tours: Potsdam on pedals

Cycling tours in the surrounding area or guided city tours on modern, lightweight rented bicycles.
Rental station at Griebnitzsee train station

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Kayak and canoe hire

Boats are provided! A service provided by KommRum e.V.

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The Potsdam parkland

Practically around the corner: the splendid Prussian palaces and gardens. The collection, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, includes Schloss Sanssouci, Cecilienhof, Neue Garten and many more.

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Dreilinden district forestry commission and Waldschule Zehlendorf

Nature conservation brought to life. The Waldschule organises excursions and forestry projects. The district forestry commission maintains the Grunewald with the help of cart horses. Offers: Horse feeding and horse and carriage ride.
Stahnsdorfer Damm 3, 14109 Berlin, phone 030 8037730,
200 m on foot from Wannsee S-Bahn station or by 211 bus

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Kleist’s grave

Unimposing yet steeped in significance: The site close to the Kleiner Wannsee where the poet Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel willingly took their own lives in 1811.

Bismarckstraße Nr. 2/4, 14109 Berlin, S 1, S 7 Wannsee

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Albert Einstein Science Park

The “Einstein Tower”, the solar observatory of the Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, was built from 1921-24 by architect Erich Mendelsohn. It serves as a research institution and scientific and technical monument of modern physics.

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Grunewald Tower

Viewing tower with a view of the Havel north of the Großer Wannsee. The red-brick tower was built in 1899 and has a 36-metre-high platform. 

Havelchaussee, 14193 Berlin

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Einsteinhaus in Caputh

Einsteinhaus in Caputh built in 1929 by architect Konrad Wachsmann for Albert Einstein, who used it as a summer house until his emigration in 1933. Admission and guided tours during the week by reservation only (minimum 10 people). 0331 27 17 8-0. Open Saturdays and Sundays from April to October.
Am Waldrand 15-17, 14548 Caputh.

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