Berlin, far from the mainstream – Top tips off the beaten tourist paths

‘You must be mad, my child, you have to go to Berlin’ was once sung by Franz v. Suppé. Whoever can relate to this quote and is on his way to the capital not only needs a place to stay, but also some Berlin travel tips, which reflect the dynamic and diverse nature of the city and are not just mainstream city tours. At some point you will have looked your fill regardless of the city’s formative history, the Brandenburg Gate or the KaDeWe.

Currywurst Museum

In order to not explore the metropolis on an empty stomach, you should best start your tour with an invention made in Berlin – the Döner Kebab or you pay a visit to the Currywurst Museum.

Tour de Toilette

The most quirky city tour ever is the Tour de Toilette with Frau Haase, a certified tour guide. On this tour, you will reconstruct the history and daily life of Berlin’s inhabitants according to the history of Berlin’s toilets. The tour’s culmination takes place in the weird Bar KLO.

Streetart in the Backkombinat

You will get a 2 hours long casual insight in to the GDR’s history, combined with Street-Art, Graffiti and more impressive installations at the Streetart in the Backkombinat. Can it get any cooler than this?


Feel the wind in your hair with a Huskytour by the Dogworker Daniel Hurst. You will see the most important sights of the city on this tour and get to know some cute sledge dogs.

Teddy Tour Berlin

Send your cuddly toy on a trip to Berlin instead of going yourself – thanks to the Teddy Tour Berlin. It could be that your everyday stress transfers to your cuddly toy – and a week off from the daily routine with a city tour of Berlin as well as more great activities will do it good.

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