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.

Tree Blossom Festival

Spring is coming! You can expect a sea of pink and white blossoms at the traditional Tree Blossom Festival in Werder (Havel). » more

'Havelländische Musikfestspiele'

Palaces, gardens, churches – unique concert experiences at the most beautiful venues of the region.

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We celebrate 200 years of Fontane, the author who raved about our region in his 'Walks through the Mark Brandenburg'...

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» Brandenburg an der Havel:

» at Schwielowsee lake:


Take a breather at Schwielowsee Lake

Dial it down at Schwielowsee Lake: sports, relaxation and culinary delights. Try some of the spa and wellness offers during the entire month of April.

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'Backofenfest' in Deetz

The Baking Festival takes place at the newly built public oven in the village of Deetz, offering lots of games and fun for everyone. » more

'Sehsüchte' film festival

The 'Sehsüchte' film festival is Europe's biggest international student festival featuring fantastic movies and talks in Potsdam.It is a must-see for every movie fan! » more