How many days to see and visit Berlin?

How many days to see Berlin? Will a weekend in Berlin be enough? Everyone asks these questions at the start, and so do we. But once there, we understand a little better how the city works and what are the places not to be missed to try to get an overview. So here are our tips!

How many days to visit Berlin and see the essentials?

It is quite possible to take a trip to Berlin in 2 days and see the essentials. Because several must-see places in Berlin are located in the same area, which is very convenient for walking tours.

TOP 7 places to see in Berlin in 2 days:

  • Reichstag
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Holocaust Memorial
  • Tiergarten Park
  • Berliner Dom
  • Museum Island
  • Bebelplatz
  • Gendarmenmarkt
  • Alexanderplatz

Read more about each place in our blog post: Visit Berlin in 2, 3 or 4 days. It contains tour itineraries by day.

Good to know! There are several places that are interesting to visit in Berlin, but are only open on Sundays. This is the case, for example, of the Mauerpark flea market.

2 3 days enough to visit Berlin

And to go beyond the essential?

How many days would it take to see Berlin then? If you want to discover other, less touristy sides of Berlin, you will need at least another day, if not two.

It is true that when you come just for a weekend, you might have the feeling of having missed something. Especially if you enjoy understanding the life of the locals and immersing yourself more in the atmosphere of the city during your travels.

For example, you can:

  • See the Berlin Wall
  • Visit GDR Museum
  • Climb the Fernsehturm Tower
  • Go to Checkpoint Charlie
  • Visit the Museum of German History
  • Visit a flea market
  • And even more! We give more detail on each of these places here.

In summary. A weekend in Berlin can be enough to see most of the city. On the other hand, with one or two more days you will be able to discover a Berlin under other, more authentic facets. A 3-day trip is ideal to discover several facets of Berlin. We hope this helped you decide how many days you are going to visit Berlin, but also gave you a little idea of ​​your itinerary! Have a good trip! 🙂

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