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.

Houseboat holidays

Book the ultimate family trip in a small 'floating' house on the Havel River, with a houseboat or a raft, usually no licence required, different standards for different needs are available. » More

Port passport

BRAND NEW! Eleven ports have joined together to offer you additional amenities on your boat trip.» Click here for more information and to download the Port passport

Musikfestspiele Potsdam

Enjoy 60 concerts, operas, open air concerts, a bicycle concert and more from 9–25 June. This year’s theme is “Earth, fire, water, air”. 


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Middle Ages festival

A merry spectacle with minstrels, tumblers, knights and artisans from far and near on the lakeside meadow in Ferch on 24 and 25 June.


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Dreams of Love - Franz Liszt

The Brandenburger Klostersommer presents Franz Liszt, the first superstar of classical music, universal genius and heart throb, celebrated pianist and innovative composer. » More

Kirsch- und Ziegelfest

A part of the town of Werder (Havel), Glindow plays host to the Cherry and Brick Festival on 30 June–2 July, offering lively market life, music and fun.


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