Many of Berlin’s most interesting sights can be found close to Velten, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum and the much-loved Spandau Citadel. Also, well worth the effort are Waldbuhne and the Meilenwerk Car Museum.
From here, it is only 15 miles (24 kilometers) to one of the city’s most photographed sights, Brandenburg Gate.
To better understand Berlin, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Visit some of the noteworthy exhibit spaces and museums including the Musical Instrument Museum, Pergamon Museum and the Jewish Museum Berlin. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the gorgeous cultural performance centers such as the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berliner Ensemble and the Komische Oper Berlin. Pay a visit to the New National Gallery, the Old National Gallery and the Museum for Contemporary Art, to get your fill of art.
If you are visiting the Velten area with little ones, laugh, explore and learn together at Aquadom and Simon-Dach-Strasse. Interact with many kinds of interesting creatures at Berlin Zoo.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. There are some nice family parks, so take a picnic blanket to Botanical Garden, Treptower Park and Tempelhof Park. Discover the most popular coastline nearby such as Strandbad Wannsee and Lido Orankesee.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around Berlin should not miss out on Checkpoint Charlie, Holocaust Memorial and TV Tower. Learn more about Berlin’s past by checking out nearby historic sites, such as Grunewald Tower.
To stock up on supplies and buy some souvenirs, browse Galeries Lafayette, KaDeWe and Sony Center.
Hang out with Velten’s sporting fans at the iconic Olympic Stadium, the stomping ground of the legendary Hertha BSC soccer team in summer. Even on non game days, you can still head to the stadium for a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
Finding somewhere handy to stay in the Velten area is easy. Check out the rooms and rates at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin, the Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz, or the Hilton Hotel - Berlin.