Tourism in Berlin
Every year more and more tourist discover Berlin as a great holiday destination. In fact Berlin is on its way to become one of the worlds top travel destinations. In 2013 more than 11 mio. tourists came to visit the German capitol. Only London and Paris are having more tourists coming over, but let’s be honest, it will only be a matter of time until Berlin climbs the top spot there as well.
Most tourists are coming from the UK, US and Italy according to official statistics. But when going out at night all you will hear is Spanish, as nowadays many young Spanish people come to Berlin not only for holidays but also to work and live here.
Hotels in Berlin
New hotels open up every week or so in Berlin. But how do you know, which hotel suits you best? Well to make it short make sure the hotel has a great location. If you are up for party and sightseeing anything around Alexanderplatz and Friedrichshain/ Kreuzberg is a good guess. If you want some special tips continue reading our Hotels in Berlin special.
Hostels in Berlin
Many backpackers prefer to save some money and bunk up with other tourists in dorms. And as many young people are coming to Berlin it is no surprise that all major hostel chains have opened up some places in Berlin. If you want to stay in some cool hostels make sure to continue reading our Hostels in Berlin special.
Renting a flat in Berlin
With Airbnb and Wimdu getting more and more famous it is also easy to rent out a whole appartment when coming to Berlin. This option is especially famous with groups of people travelling together. Also my advice, if you want to know more about the option to rent a appartment in Berlin continue reading our Accommodation in Berlin special.
Flights to Berlin
Luckily most of the major airlines fly directly to Berlin, either to Tegel Airport or Berlin Schönefeld. Tegel airport is located in the north of Berlin and is easily accessable from Alexanderplatz within 25mins. But Tegel is already reaching it’s passenger limit so complaints are getting louder, that service is very bad and waiting times very long.
Berlin Schönefeld is home to Easyjet, which brings in party tourists from all over Europe. Schönefeld is further away from the city center and you will need to plan more time to get there from Alexanderplatz, as you have to walk quite a bit from the S-Bahn station to the terminal.