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.

'Fischerfest' in Ketzin

The entire town centre of Ketzin is dotted with stages offering live music and entertainment during the 23rd Fishermen's Festival in Ketzinon 16–18 August.

'Potsdamer Schlössernacht' at Sanssouci Park

The 'Potsdamer Schlössernacht' Festival will offer a wonderful evening filled with music, dance and theatre performed live in the splendid Sanssouci Park on 17 August.


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

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Lehniner Sommermusiken

Enjoy the concert series of the Lehniner Sommermusikenoffering a wide range of concerts, seminars and workshops until 31 August.

'Mühlenfest' in Werder (Havel)

The popular Windmill Festival on 17 August offers outdoor artistic performances and great music for the whole family on the island of Werder (Havel).

'Höfefest', 17 August

Hustle and bustle in the courtyards of Brandenburg's Old Town: Enjoy good music, partake in homemade dishes or just the beautiful atmosphere.