With the Berlin Highlights Guide you are a VIP guest in Berlin. You will find all the BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS and sights of the capital.
Berlin is the city of superlatives, a metropolis with a turbulent history, a pulsating present and numerous attractions. Major organisers of the Berlin art, culture, and tourism scene, as well as Reederei Riedel GmbH, have joined forces as BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS and are committed to making your visit to Berlin as pleasant and eventful as possible.
With the BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS bonus, you receive an otherwise chargeable extra for free at the BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS partners – whether it’s a sparkling glass of Prosecco or an informative audio guide – a special surprise always awaits you at a BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS visit.
Ask for your BERLIN HIGHLIGHTS bonus booklet when you buy your ticket.
Berlin Residence Concerts
Royal entertainment for body and soul
A treat for all the senses awaits you in the Great Orangery at Charlottenburg Palace. With a 3-course gala dinner served by candlelight followed by a soulful classical concert. The catering partner from Berlin’s upscale 5-star hotel industry will serve delicacies based on the concert programme. The Berlin Residence Orchestra, dressed in true-to-the-original costumes, will illuminate the concert hall in the musical splendour of unforgettable masterpieces by Mozart, Vivaldi or Bach. As an evening event, it can easily be combined with ErlebnisTouren and other Berlin highlights.
Party every night
365 nights – party every night. With up to 5 floors and VIP lounges, the legendary Matrix has been thrilling audiences for 25 years with its inimitable mix of breathtaking atmosphere and the charm of Berlin nightlife. An institution on everyone’s lips, a must for all partygoers! In the listed underground arches under the U1, directly on the Warschauer Brücke, the Matrix is located in the heart of the trendy Friedrichshain district next to the East Side Gallery & Mercedes-Platz and, with its daily events, is an absolute exception even within the party metropolis of Berlin!
Oldie Beetle Tour
Berlin city tour in a vintage car
Berlin city tours with a difference. Experience German automotive history in a vintage car convoy – as a self-driver or passenger. Just as the Trabi tours have been making their rounds “ostalgically” for years, a piece of the West is now also available for an eventful city tour in the form of the world’s most famous and popular car. The LIVE moderation transmitted by radio to all vehicles explains the many sights of the city. The start and finish are, how could it be any different, at the Europa-Center on Ku’damm.
The best views of Berlin
The fastest lift in Europe takes you up to 100 metres in twenty seconds. From the observation platform and the sun deck above, you have a breathtaking 360° view of Berlin and its prominent landmarks, such as the Reichstag, the Victory Column, or the Brandenburg Gate. The open-air exhibition “Berliner Blicke auf den Potsdamer Platz” (Berlin Views of Potsdamer Platz) adds a historical dimension to the perspective of the moment with a comparison between the present and the past. The Panorama Café with all-round glazing also offers friends of select coffee and cake specialties the best views.
Riedel Shipping Company
Berlin water views
City centre and bridge tours, starting from ten piers in the centre of Berlin, offers you the opportunity to marvel at the sights of the capital from the water. The interesting tours presented in German (plus ten foreign languages via headphones) take you along historic and modern buildings, green banks and dense cityscapes. Exciting bridge crossings and unexpected city views contribute to the entertaining tour. An extensive gastronomic offer on board takes care of your physical well-being and creates a good basis for the wealth of impressions you will not be able to get enough of.
The largest chocolate house in the world
The Rausch Chocolate House is completely dedicated to indulgence: the world of fine cocoa chocolate on three floors and over 1,500 m². The longest chocolate counter in the world delights with more than 200 pralines and chocolate creations – fresh from the chocolate factory. In the ‘Rausch plantation world’ discovery exhibition, Rausch shows how pure fine cocoa chocolate is made from a cocoa fruit. Enjoy a selection of fine tarts and desserts – lovingly and masterfully handcrafted by chocolatiers in the Live Patisserie – with a breathtaking view across the Gendarmenmarkt.
Samurai Art Museum
The art of the Samurai
The SAMURAI ART MUSEUM in Berlin Zehlendorf presents extraordinary treasures of samurai art from the 8th to the 19th century. These include armour, helmets, masks, swords, and many other exhibits of Japanese art from this period. To date, there are very few public collections in Europe dedicated to samurai art. With the unique Janssen Collection, the SAMURAI ART MUSEUM aims to provide an insight into the cultural life of ancient Japan and to make these impressive works of Japanese art accessible to a wider public.
The smartphone city tour as a street safari
Street-safari has been in Berlin since January 2017. It’s an innovative start-up tour by smartphone – organised as a scavenger hunt. Participants solve questions and tasks that are sent to them via smartphone. Just like a city tour, after each question or task the participants receive interesting information about the respective safari station (tourist attraction). The highlight: the safari can be started at any time. Every shot counts! Er … of course: every answer! Because there are lots of points in it as a prize.
Good for visitors, good for the environment
Experience Berlin from a different perspective with the modern and environmentally friendly bicycle taxis. The friendly drivers not only know their way around Berlin’s street network but are also great Berlin guides. Whether it’s a taxi ride, a sightseeing tour, or an event, you’re in good hands with the competent, multilingual guides, who can be found at all the capital’s hot spots.
Association of City Guides
Proven guide quality
Around 300 professional, trained and certified guides look after more than two million visitors a year. With specialists in history, culture, architecture and many other topics, the Association of Berlin City Guides is a “Berlin ambassador” par excellence.