Berlin is Germany’s largest city and the second largest only to London in the European Union. This place is always one of the top cities for tourism in Europe.
Tourism season in Berlin
Like most other cities in Western Europe, the best time of the year to visit Berlin is at the end of April or mid-September, when the weather is quite cool. You should not visit the city in August to avoid the sweltering heat and the crowded scenery of tourists. However, you should pay attention to some festivals in Berlin to consider your trip:
The Karnaval der Kulturen festival: held annually on the holiday of Pfingsten (Pentecost) for 4 days in the Kreuzberg district. A lot of artistic activities such as bustling, lion dance are busy carving streets.
Berlinale: the film festival is held in February with a lot of films to participate in, promotional activities, film screenings in a very busy month.
There are also other festivals such as beer festivals held in August, Berlin music festival every September.
Traveling in Berlin
Fly to Berlin: Berlin has 2 main airports: Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Tegel Airport (TXL). You have plenty of options for getting from the airport to the city, such as taking the Airport Express, S-bahn, Shuttle bus or taxi.
Getting around in the city: To get around the city you can buy a Berlin Welcome Card that goes to all kinds of vehicles like unlimited Berlin’s S-Bahn, U-Bahn, buses, trams, unlimited ferries. In addition, this card is also discounted a lot when you use to buy tickets to museums, attractions. If you stay a short day and only go to certain places you can buy tickets by region.
Although it does not have many French Parisian and Venetian romantic places, Berlin always makes visitors feel a lot of inner mysteries in this city. Visit Berlin if you have a chance!