Surrounding region

Potsdam is an island among a chain of lakes of the Havel and a beautifully shaped cultural landscape surrounded by numerous woods. Idyllic lakes and riverways as well as the palaces and gardens make Potsdam and its surroundings a special experience. The federal capital Berlin is located next to the former residence capital of the Prussian Crown.


From the state capital Potsdam to the federal capital Berlin it is only a short hop.» more

Potsdam’s Cultural Landscape

The natural beauty of Potsdam – an island among the Havel chain of lakes – enchanted even the Prussian kings.» more

Lakes of the Havel

Get to know the island Potsdam from a completely different side.» more

State of Brandenburg

Cycle and horseback ride across the woods and meadows without meeting anyone.» more

Hiking in Potsdam and Surroundings

You can discover Potsdam and its natural beauty in a variety of ways: by bycicle, from the water or on foot. In Potsdam you can find numerous possibilities for hiking.» more