Boating holidays in a unique cultural landscape

The Havel River is sprinkled with magnificent castles and gardens, historic town centres, clusters of reeds along the banks and shores, wide lakes and romantic rivers. Enjoy a fascinating combination of boating, culture and urban holidays from a different vantage on the Potsdam and Brandenburg Havel Lakes.

Kunsttour Caputh

Studios, art lover's homes and gardens open their gates during the Art Gallery Tour in Caputh offering an interesting art experience every year at Schwielowsee Lake. » Click here for more information

Sanddornfest Petzow

Don't miss the Sea Buckthorn Harvest Festival at the Petzow Fruit Adventure Garden from 10 to 11 Sept. offering rides to the buckthorn fields, market life, and more. 

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Hear the call of nature!

Discover nature from a different perspective while on 'shore leave': observation towers, nature trails and exhibitions on the local nature.


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Lehniner Sommermusiken

Enjoy the concert series of the Lehniner Sommermusiken offering a wide range of concerts, seminars and workshops until 10 September.

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Pottery Market in Potsdam

More than 90 potters and other artisans will ply their historic craft in the Dutch Quarter, filling it with the hustle and bustle of market life on 3–4 September. » Click here for more information

'Birnenfest' in Groß Kreutz

There is a Pear Festival in Groß Kreutz to celebrate the pear harvest on 10 September. The event line-up includes a pear race and scarecrow competition, plus much more fun. » More