So you are heading to Berlin, Germany? There are so many awesome and fun things to do in Berlin, Germany. We created this secret guide to give you access to the best activities we've enjoyed here.
On top of that, here are the 3 top things to do in Berlin, Germany.
For some of these activities you HAVE to get your ticket in advance. Don't miss this!
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Anyway, back to our secret tips and things to do in Berlin, Germany.
When you are Backpacking Europe, there is no way you can skip visiting Berlin.
It is very affordable, super stylish, and loaded with world’s history.
Is it even the most important city in the 20ths century?
Let’s talk about the best FUN things to do in Berlin.
Most of the time we are seriously bored by regular city guides, especially for such big cities like the German capital.
Do you agree? Here is a solution!
We have been several times to Berlin, and of course we stayed at Wallyard Concept Hostel, the 5 Star Hostel in Berlin.
We are lucky to say: we have many friends living in Berlin.
Thanks to our local friends we know Berlin quite well. This is why we created the secret guide.
Get an idea of the local life in Berlin
If you are familiar with the Berlin vibe, you already know how international the German capital is.
Trust us when we say, Berlin is not the place to experience a typical German city.
Noooooo, not at all!
BUT we don’t say this to be mean, just to be clear.
This is why we have chosen to show you places in different areas.
In this guide we will introduce you to a super hip restaurant, a designish bar with live-music, monkeys, how to do kitesurfing in the inner city, and more.
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We share with you … :
- Brunch in the morning, live music in the evening: Our favorite bar in all Berlin
- a super local restaurant, located at the river bank and close to Wallyard Concept Hostel
- a stylish bar to enjoy a drink and the nightlife
- not a beautiful, but awesome artistically recommendation – typical Berlin events to join for free
- Kitesurfing in the inner city? Let us explain!
EXTRA: 5 Basic recommendations for the first-timer in Berlin:
We added these extra recommendations to give you the very basic introduction to Berlin.
They may seem redundant to the experience traveler.
However, if you are traveling the first time to Berlin, you will appreciate these tips.
- A free tour to join – our personal recommendation!
- Art meets history – okay okay, this one is the East Side Gallery: Seriously, do NOT miss this one!
- How not to miss and book a free attraction ahead of time
- Two more must-visits – whatever you do in Berlin, you cannot miss these two things + east side gallery
- Some thoughts about Public Transport?
The Wallyard Concept Hostel in Berlin is a 5 Star Hostel
As mentioned at the beginning we have been several times to Berlin.
We checked out several hostels in this time.
The last time we stayed at the new Hostel in town: Wallyard Concept Hostel!
This accommodation a a stylish Boutique Hostel, combining an industrial design with the hipster vibe of Berlin.
This hostel is not just super stylish. It is also 100% Berlin-like, run by a German-Turkish family, making it even more typical Berlin!
Read our full article about Wallyard Concept Hostel Berlin.
We introduce you to the whole hostel plus we show you how you can save up to 15% on your booking with Wallyard Concept Hostel.
We prepared a super useful full guide to Hostels in Europe which will help you to save money and choosing Hostels!
All Insider Tips Berlin put on a map
Seriously, still curious?
What else do we need to do that you trust us?
Well, here are all our insider tips Berlin put on a map.
As you can see, all our Berlin recommendations are spread all over the city.
You will get an idea of the different districts of the German capital.
Hostel Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries