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.

24-hour hiking event

Hiking day including a 24-hour hiking marathon through the region of Werder, Schwielowsee and Potsdam. There are 3 routes of varying lengths planned (25, 50 or 100 km). » See programme

Autumn walk

Enjoy the autumn colours on a walk along the shores of the Havel River with red, yellow and orange leaves rustling overhead and underfoot. Click here for hiking maps  

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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Edible things from nature

Take one of the interesting guided nature walks around Schwielowsee Lake and learn about beautiful and tasty plants, culinary delights made from wild fruits and herbs, as well as the most important edible mushrooms of the region.  » More

Ornamental flowers

The imperial flower of Japan turns the Ferch bonsai garden into a sea of blossoms: bonsai crafted from chrysanthemums and chrysanthemums on large trellises. 


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'Turmfest' at Götzer Berge

Inaugurated in 2012, the observation tower on the Götzer Berg mountain has become extremely popular. The 5th Tower Festival will be celebrated in grand style on 16 October.