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.

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.

» Programme

'Havelländische Musikfestspiele'

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

» 2019 schedule


Feel free to download our waterways map ('Wasserwanderkarte') and other brochures about the region.

» Click here to download

Houseboat tour 2019

A houseboat or raft tour is a great way to discover the water-sport region between Potsdam and Brandenburg an der Havel with family and friends. » Tips for houseboat tours


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

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Time for a short break

Fancy a short respite? How about spending a few days on the Havel River? You can find accommodation here

» Accomodation