Berlin
Bike Tours

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Berlin Bike Tours

Alternative Berlin by Bike: Kreuzberg & Friedrichshain

1. Alternative Berlin by Bike: Kreuzberg & Friedrichshain

A guided bicycle tour is the best way to discover Berlin. Cycling is not only an easy way to get around the city but also brings you close to the action! Even visitors who already know Berlin well are amazed at the new perspectives they see on this tour. This tour usually runs on bike paths and safe, quiet roads. Start at the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg and cycle toward Volkspark Friedrichshain and Karl-Marx-Allee. In Friedrichshain, bike around Boxhagener Platz and the RAW Tempel. This area is home of great nightlife, but there's still plenty to see during the day! Continue along the East Side Gallery and over the Oberbaumbrücke to Kreuzberg. Discover back courtyards, explore beautiful parks, and ride along the banks of the River Spree. See Görlitzer Park, and experience the alternative way of life in the colorful SO36 district of Kreuzberg. You’ll not only learn many interesting facts but hear various anecdotes about the city and insider tips.

Berlin: "Top Secret" Guided Bike Tour

2. Berlin: "Top Secret" Guided Bike Tour

Cycle down quiet pathways, following a beautiful route through Berlin. Explore the city's hidden gens and little-known places with even lesser-known history. The tour begins in the centrally-located Nikolaiviertel, only five minutes on foot from the Fernsehturm, or TV Tower, in Alexanderplatz. Take a ride where Berlin's history first began. On a journey spanning approximately 18 kilometers, experience exactly the opposite of a typical sightseeing tour. Enjoy a colorful mixture of remarkable stories from different centuries, just waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in Berlin's history, as you cycle predominantly down side streets and bikeways, while listening to interesting facts and background information. This combination, together with an ideal route, ensures an exciting and entertaining experience, which will enrich your stay in Berlin and give even long-established Berliners a new view of their city.

Berlin: "Vibes of Berlin" Bike Tour

3. Berlin: "Vibes of Berlin" Bike Tour

Take a bicycle tour through the wild, alternative Berlin and discover what Klaus Wowereit meant when he said, "Berlin is poor, but sexy!" The tour begins in the central Nikolaiviertel, just five minutes from the TV Tower by foot. Start the tour where Berlin's history began, then ride far from the center to experience the city life in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Neukölln, and Treptow. Immerse yourself in the different districts of Berlin and learn how they've changed. On this 17-kilometer ride, take a look at alternative projects and restored buildings as you ride along side streets and bike paths. The tour takes you through diverse areas and lets you see exceptional buildings and innovative ideas. Enjoy a beautiful ride along the Spree and the Landwehr Canal, where the contrasts of Berlin could not be clearer. Stop every 5 to 10 minutes to learn interesting and historical facts. A small group of up to 15 people, an intimate atmosphere, and a relaxed pace make this an unforgettable experience.

Berlin: E-Bike Tour of the Berlin Wall and Mitte Highlights

4. Berlin: E-Bike Tour of the Berlin Wall and Mitte Highlights

Stay active while on vacation in Berlin on an e-bike tour. Cycle to famous sites linked to the Berlin Wall and iconic Berlin landmarks, including the Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate. Learn about Berlin's rich and sometimes dark history from your local guide en route. Explore Berlin's central Mitte district, where most of the city's historical landmarks are based, and cycle to important locations linked to the former Berlin Wall. Start your tour near the iconic ex-border crossing on Bornholmer Strasse, where East and West Berliners jubilantly stormed through the opened gates at the fall of the wall on the night of November 9, 1989. Cycle on to Mauerpark, where the wall used to divide the park in two between East and West Berlin. Continue down Bernauer Strasse to the Wall Memorial and the Chapel of Reconciliation before heading to a former ghost train station, Nordbahnhof. Head into the Mitte neighborhood to see Berlin's famous and long-standing Charité hospital, the government quarter with its imposing Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, and leafy Tiergarten. Pause at the Holocaust Memorial to pay your respects to the fallen Jews of Europe during WWII before making your way to the historical and imposing Gendarmenmarkt, and Bebelplatz. Cycle down the large and long Unter den Linden allee to see the Berlin Cathedral, the renovated Berlin Palace, and the charming streets of Nikolaiviertel — the original village that constituted Berlin. End your tour in the modern central district to see the iconic TV Tower, Marien Church, Rotes Rathaus, Alexanderplatz, and the World Clock.

Bike Tour of the Hidden Berlin

5. Bike Tour of the Hidden Berlin

You will be greeted by your guide at the starting location underneath the U-Bahn station Gleissdreieck in Berlin City Center. Here you will be outfitted with a bike and a helmet. After which we set off on your our 3.5-hour adventure. This tour will show you Hitlers megalomaniac plans for Germania and also his almost finished airport. Then you will see the boroughs of NeuKoln, Kreuzberg, and Friedrichshain. See Berlin's diversity and creative beating heart the gives it that something special that people flock to see.

Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

6. Berlin Wall: Small Group Guided Tour

Dive right into the history of Berlin. Take a walking tour of the Berlin Wall, starting from Bornholmer Straße, a place steeped in history: it was here that the first Berliners from East and West met and rejoiced together on the day the wall fell and the unified German nation was reborn. Walking along the former death strip, you will see traces of the wall, sometimes only detectable by experts. Discover how these traces are being documented, and learn the strange history of the cherry trees that grew the length of the wall. Visit the wall memorials, and the Mauerpark – today one of the capital's liveliest cultural and social centers. Relax over coffee along the way and make tracks finally to the Nordbahnhof, a former ghost station, where the tour ends.

Berlin: Festival of Lights LightSeeing Bike Taxi Tour

7. Berlin: Festival of Lights LightSeeing Bike Taxi Tour

Start your tour either in Alexanderplatz or Potsdamer Platz. Meet your driver at an easy-to-find location within these bustling squares. During the tour, check out illuminations and video mappings on Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate, Gendarmenmarkt, Bebelplatz, Schlossplatz, Berliner Dom, and the TV Tower.  Tours beginning in Alexanderplatz will end at Potsdamer Platz, and tours beginning in Potsdamer Platz will end in Alexanderplatz, ensuring you’ll never cross the same path twice. Let your driver know whenever you want to step out of the bike and snap some photos, or stop at other locations.  Please dress warmly, as October nights in Berlin are sometimes chilly. For extra comfort, there are blankets you can use onboard. Each bike taxi has space for 2 adults and a day pack. The tour can be booked in German, English, or Spanish.

Berlin: Small Group Bike Tour Through City Center

8. Berlin: Small Group Bike Tour Through City Center

Begin your tour of Berlin's Mitte District on the historic Bornholmer Straße, where the first Berliners from East and West joined arms joyfully on the day the Berlin Wall fell. Discover the impressive New Synagogue and the Old Post Headquarters. See Berlin as a city of contrasts – from the Hauptbahnhof to the Charité. Visit the Government Quarter and the Reichstag, symbol of a united Berlin. Through the much-loved Tiergarten, Berlin's Central Park, you will ride onwards to the most famous landmark in the city: the Brandenburg Gate. Then, passing many historic monuments and interesting places, you will journey to Alexanderplatz, with the Red Town Hall, the TV Tower, the beautiful Neptune Fountain and the unique East German World Clock. Finally, you will cycle through hip Prenzlauerberg back to your starting point.

Berlin: Street Art Bike Tour with Bike Rental

9. Berlin: Street Art Bike Tour with Bike Rental

Get to know the streets of Berlin by bike with a tour of the most interesting street art cites in the city. You don't have to go to a museum or gallery to admire art in Berlin. You can find works of art in public spaces all around the city, created by artists inspired by the unique atmosphere of the capital city. Curious to see where you can find these creations? Simply hop on a bicycle and get going! A vacant lot or the side of a building can quickly become an exhibition space, blurring the boundaries between authorized and illegal exhibits. Discover where and how artistic creativity develops in Berlin. Explore living spaces and lifestyles, design freedom, and learn about the changes to these spaces. Where a sculpture stands today, a construction site could appear tomorrow.

Berlin: Evening Food Tour by Bike

10. Berlin: Evening Food Tour by Bike

Cycle the streets of Berlin at night on board comfortable and fun city bikes, and get to know some of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. On this tour you won't be overloaded with dull dates and historical facts. Instead, enjoy some fascinating anecdotes about the areas you visit, heading out of the Mitte to the hip Prenzlauer Berg and multicultural melting pot of Kreuzberg. Bring an appetite. The tour stops at 3-4 cafés and restaurants, including a great German tapas bar just a short ride from the start point. Taste the multicultural cuisine and experience the diverse nightlife of Kreuzberg. Cruise the streets at a relaxed pace, stopping to sample foods at some of the haunts favored by the locals.

Frequently asked questions about Berlin Bike Tours

What are other things to do than Bike Tours that are worth visiting in Berlin?

Which Berlin Bike Tours are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Berlin bike tours: Everything you need to know

Berlin now attracts 13.5 million visitors from around the world to celebrate its thriving culture and eventful history. This capital city boasts an eclectic art scene and hosts major events like the renowned Berlin Marathon and the magical Festival of Lights. Upon arrival, you will experience a flourishing city that exudes undeniable energy. Exploring Berlin can be done by train, but it is the bicycle tours that will reveal the city's true colors. On a Berlin bike tour you’ll have the perfect opportunity to embrace all that Berlin has to offer. At the same time, you’ll get to burn off the extra German beer and currywurst you undoubtedly will consume. Prost!

What to expect on a Berlin bike tour?

Much like the city itself with its "anything goes" attitude, there is something for everyone here. You can travel through history or embark on a journey of Berlin’s many parks and green spaces. Maybe you’d prefer to visit the city's trendiest neighborhoods to embrace the thriving alternative lifestyles. Regardless of what you choose, you’ll see that there is a scratch that will cure any itch in Berlin!

If pedaling through a city like a typical European is on your bucket list, Berlin is the perfect place to embrace your first experience safely. It has one of the highest rates of bicycle commuting in the world, with over 500,000 people rolling through the city every single day. It is such a standard part of life that in addition to the over 390 miles of bike paths, cyclists even have their own stoplights! By the end of your tour, you will feel like a real Berliner. Ja, gut!

The city's most sought-after tours range from 2.5 to 3.5 hours long and include English-speaking tour guides. With the exception of a few hills, the terrain tends to be flat, making it accessible to children and others who prefer an easy ride.

This is northern Germany, so the tours will typically take place, rain or shine. If you are visiting during the fall or winter seasons, be sure to pack comfortable clothing, closed-toe shoes, a warm coat, and raingear. Spring and summer in Berlin can be surprisingly warm and sunny, so don't forget your sunscreen and sunhat. If you follow these easy tips, you will be prepared to happily pedal through Berlin's past, present, and future.

Which are the best areas for a bike tour in Berlin?

You don’t need to look far because Berlin is overflowing with some of the most interesting bike tour locations. Whether exploring its vast history, embracing its charming countryside, or enjoying a refreshing route along the water, there are areas for everyone to enjoy.

Potsdamer Platz

Formerly divided by the Berlin Wall, Potsdamer Platz was a no man's land between the East and the West. In the years following reunification, this former wasteland has grown to become the heart of Berlin. From the city center, the bike paths lead to the East Side Gallery, the Berlin Wall Memorial, and if you have the energy, even allow you to ride along the entire wall.

Mauer Park

Exploring former East Berlin by bike leads you through fascinating territory, beginning at the once-divided Mauer Park. This expansive area was originally the border strip between the East and the West and was off-limits to everyone for 27 years. Since reopening to the public in 1994, the park offers a thriving flea market, weekend karaoke, and music festivals. Berliners do know how to party!

Tiergarten

Once Prussian royal hunting grounds, the 519-acre Tiergarten is Berlin's "green lung." The heart of Berlin life attracts cyclists, joggers, and family picnickers. With its many paths, you can enjoy the fresh air before heading into the government district to view some of the city's most iconic landmarks. The Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag building are just some of them.

Mitte

The central Mitte neighborhood reveals the somber history of the Nazi occupation. It includes the Jewish Secondary School, the oldest Jewish cemetery (now home to a memorial), and the Neue Synagoge, built in 1866 and beautifully restored in 1995.




Other Sightseeing Options in Berlin

Want to discover all there is to do in Berlin? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Berlin

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 2,032 reviews

An amazing tour! Nearly 4 hours in total but time flew as fast as our guide cycled! Our stops were fascinating and the history for each was impeccable and fascinating. A must for any visitor to Berlin!

David showed us very interesting places in the city, but not just the typical ones. He informed with insider knowledge. We cycled 17km, it is definitely recommended. We saw a lot in a short time.

It was a nice tour with a very informative tour guide. Bikes were good and comfortable. Route was great and got some super photos. Would definitely recommend tourists to do this tour.

Peter was a great guide from Liverpool and was very informative but in a lighthearted, fun way.Easy cycle,safe roads,lots of stops and a coffee/toilet break.

Really good tour, see all the major sights that you would hope to see in Berlin, really lovely tour guide Alisha & very informative