With the rising temperatures and summer breeze the Berliners are taking advantage of the many lovely outdoor areas the city offers. Here’s our take on the absolute best spots for sunbathing, hanging out with friends, vegan picnics – or all combined!

  • Tiergarten

Tiergarten is Berlin’s biggest park located in the heart of the city. In the park you find landscaped garden, big open spaces and a lake! Furthermore, the park contains several cafes, sprawling beer gardens and the Berlin Zoo.

Straße des 17. juni 10557 Berlin.

Friedrichshain park is the perfect location for almost any summer activity! With 49 hectares of greenery there are plenty of space for everything from a jog to beach volleyball.

Volkspark Friedrichshain am Friedrichshain 1 10407 Berlin

  • Babelsberg Palace

Babelsberg palace is on the UNESCO world heritage list and is located right next the river. The palace is surrounded by terraces with mosaics, sculptures, beautifully arranged flowerbeds and a gothic fountain. The English-styled landscaped gardens are definitely worth a visit!

Park Babelsberg 1014482 Potsdam

  • Blankenfelde botanical park

Blankenfelde botanical park is home to 6000 plant species (even a few which are endangered) and was originally built as a school garden, now it is a perfect spot for an afternoon stroll enjoying the plants and flowers.

Blankenfelder Chaussee 513158 Berlin

  • Botanic garden and botanical museum

The botanic garden and museum in Berlin are often referred to as “the world in one garden”. The garden has 43 hectares to have fun in and explore the beautiful space. The garden is divided into three sections; the Arboretum (this section has a rose collection and woody plants. Another section carries different plant formations from all over the world. Lastly, there is a section dedicated to around 1500 different plant species.

Königin-Luise-Straße 6-814195  Berlin

Picture of Babelsberg Palace

Are you into biking and exploring even more green areas, let us lead the way on a Berlin guided bike tour. We have public tours every Saturday at 10 am. You can book a spot right here: https://greenbiketours.org/vare/the-sustainable-berlin-of-the-future/