The surrounding area

This exceptional location offers many interesting sights

Period villas and picturesque lakeside scenery.  Our guest house is situated in the southwest of Berlin in the district of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. The surrounding area offers far more than forests and water: Here you’ll find art, architecture and contemporary history around every corner. We are happy to help with your route planning.


Excursion tip

Wannsee bathing beach

Pack your swimwear: The traditional Berlin “bathing spot” can be found on the eastern banks of lake Großer Wannsee, only 2.5 km from the Blumenfisch guest house.

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Excursion tip

Wannsee bathing beach

Pack your swimwear: The traditional Berlin “bathing spot” can be found on the eastern banks of lake Großer Wannsee, only 2.5 km from the Blumenfisch guest house.

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Excursion tip

Glienicker Bridge

The Cold War and the Fall of the Berlin Wall in '89: The Glienicker Bridge over the river Havel not only connects the cities Berlin and Potsdam, was one of the most renowned monuments of the Cold War. What once became known as a point of exchange for secret agents of both political systems (East and West Germany) today forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the “Palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin”.

End of Königstraße, 14109 Berlin

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Excursion tip

Glienicker Bridge

The Cold War and the Fall of the Berlin Wall in '89: The Glienicker Bridge over the river Havel not only connects the cities Berlin and Potsdam, was one of the most renowned monuments of the Cold War. What once became known as a point of exchange for secret agents of both political systems (East and West Germany) today forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the “Palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin”.

End of Königstraße, 14109 Berlin

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Exhibitions

House of the Wannsee Conference

The exhibitions of this memorial and education centre remind us of a terrible event: This is where the Nazi leadership planned the deportation and murder of European Jews in January 1942.

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Exhibitions

House of the Wannsee Conference

The exhibitions of this memorial and education centre remind us of a terrible event: This is where the Nazi leadership planned the deportation and murder of European Jews in January 1942.

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Exhibitions

Peacock Island

Old oak trees, rose gardens and a white palace: a small paradise of landscape design that stays true to its Prussian heritage. Free-roaming peacocks!

Arrival by ferry (every 15 minutes) from Pfaueninsel dock.

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Exhibitions

Peacock Island

Old oak trees, rose gardens and a white palace: a small paradise of landscape design that stays true to its Prussian heritage. Free-roaming peacocks!

Arrival by ferry (every 15 minutes) from Pfaueninsel dock.

Travel info


Readings

Literarisches Colloquium Berlin e. V.

Writer’s forum with national significance, where prestigious readings take place.

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Readings

Literarisches Colloquium Berlin e. V.

Writer’s forum with national significance, where prestigious readings take place.

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Other excursions

Discover the southwest of Berlin or take a tour of Potsdam and the surrounding area.

 

 
 

The Potsdam parkland

Practically around the corner: the splendid Prussian palaces and gardens. The collection, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, includes Schloss Sanssouci, Cecilienhof, Neue Garten and many more.

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Berlin Secession Art Gallery

The villa, built by architect Paul Baumgarten for AEG Director and politician Johann Hamspohn, today houses the “Berlin Secession Art Gallery – House of Encounter”.

Villa Hamspohn, Am Großen Wannsee 40, 14109 Berlin

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Heinrich von Kleist’s grave

Unimposing yet steeped in significance: The site close to lake Kleiner Wannsee where poet Heinrich von Kleist and Henriette Vogel willingly took their own lives in 1811.

Bismarckstraße Nr. 2/4, 14109 Berlin, S 1, S 7 Wannsee

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Albert Einstein Science Park

The “Einstein Tower”, the solar observatory of the Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, was built from 1921-24 by architect Erich Mendelsohn. It serves as a research institution and is a scientific and technical monument of modern physics.

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Grunewald Tower

Observation tower with a view of the river Havel, north of lake Großer Wannsee. The red-brick tower was built in 1899 and has a 36 metre high platform.

Havelchaussee, 14193 Berlin

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Liebermann Villa at lake Wannsee

The restored summer house displays works by Berlin painter Max Liebermann as well as temporary exhibitions. The Liebermann Garden has also been reconstructed.

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