Best Berlin City Breaks

Europe’s city that truly never sleeps, Berlin is both a vibrant capital of modernity and constant innovation, as well as a city where history has carved its scars in steel, stone and fire. Emerging from the devastation of two world-wars and the divisive Wall, Berlin is today a unified city where each area boasts its own distinct take on life in a lively metropolis.

Italy

Aparthotel Adagio Rome Vatican

Aparthotel Adagio Rome Vatican 3 nights from £189pp

Boutique Resort Donna Carmela

Boutique Resort Donna Carmela 7 nights from £399pp

Castello di Baccaresca

Castello di Baccaresca 4 nights from £189pp

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Spain

Hacienda Zorita Wine and Spa Hotel

Hacienda Zorita Wine and Spa Hotel 4 nights from £279pp

Westin Valencia

Westin Valencia 2 nights from £289pp

H10 Corregidor Boutique Hotel

H10 Corregidor Boutique Hotel 3 nights from £179pp

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Greece

Labranda Sandy Villas

Labranda Sandy Villas 5 nights from £499pp

Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa

Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa 7 nights from £619pp

Ikos Olivia

Ikos Olivia 5 nights from £479pp

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Turkey

7 Nights From £299

Rixos Premium Göcek

Rixos Premium Göcek 7 nights from £599pp

DoubleTree by Hilton Antalya Kemer

DoubleTree by Hilton Antalya Kemer 7 nights from £299pp

Kefaluka Resort

Kefaluka Resort 7 nights from £549pp

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Portugal

Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa

Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa 5 nights from £689pp

Anantara Vilamoura

Anantara Vilamoura 5 nights from £799pp

Hotel Cristal Porto

Hotel Cristal Porto 2 nights from £139pp

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Canary Islands

4 Nights From £539

Vincci Seleccion La Plantacion del Sur

Vincci Seleccion La Plantacion del Sur 4 nights from £539pp

Bohemia Suites & Spa

Bohemia Suites & Spa 5 nights from £599pp

Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf Resort

Sheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf Resort 5 nights from £819pp

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Berlin

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City Breaks Berlin

A microcosm of the diversity and modernity of Germany, Berlin is a welcoming and vibrant place where all interests are catered. Newcomers to the city should start their Berliner experience at the Brandenburg Gate, which, more than anything symbolises the last century of German history and the eventual re-unification of the country in 1989.

Immediately south of the building stands the Memorial of the Murdered Jews of Europe. An emotional monument to the horrors committed by the Nazis during World War II, the rectangular stone beckons a moment of reflection.

For further information on this dark part of history, head to the Topography of Terror just south of the memorial. Whilst in the area, visitors should also pay a visit to the infamous Checkpoint Charlie, which used to be one of the few border crossings between East and West Germany during the Cold War, and now is a poignant reminder of the absurd division that cut through the city for over 40 years. For lesser-known historical sights, head to Treptower Park and see the gigantic Soviet War Memorial, or venture, through guided tours, up to thetop of the now-abandoned Teufelsberg –or Devil’s Mount, from where you can gaze across the Berlin skyline and the surrounding woodlands.

If by now, you feel like you’ve had your fill of modern history, head to some of the trendier parts of the city. On a sunny day, hang out in the vast Tempelhof, a former airport and now an overgrown, impromptu park in Berlin, pretend to be a local in one of the bars and cafés in Kreuzberg or head to the Berlinische Galerie in the Mitte-area for a spot of modern art. Alternatively, you can also ramble through the Tiergarten or go shopping in the grand KaDeWe in Kurfurstendamm. Berlin is a vast urban space, and the further you venture into it, the more you discover. Every area has its own charm and sights and you will never be far from something captivating or truly unique. Examples of this include the abandoned dinosaurs in Spreepark and the Hall of Mirrors at Clarchens Ballhaus as well as the Tajikistan Tea Room near the equally stunning Pergamonmuseum. Every day, Berlin bids you wilkommen to your very own adventure.

Whether you are looking for culture, fine food, or amazing nightlife, Berlin has it all. It is a top destination for art lovers, foodies, shopaholics, and history buffs. Every year, people book city breaks in Berlin for their hen parties, stag dos, and romantic breaks. If you fancy a weekend exploring one of Germany’s most interesting cities, check out our city breaks to Berlin. You can choose from a range of hotels to suit your budget, and then organise an itinerary that fits your interests. For more information on the different, great value city breaks in Berlin, speak to Fleetway Travel today.

City Breaks Berlin

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