Berlin Itinerary 2 Days

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2 Days in Berlin - Perfect Weekend Guide

Berlin is one of the country’s top most tourist destinations. With the credit going to its collection of museums, its recognition of art and its innovation with food, it is hard to point out what it is about the city that appeals to the tourist. 2 days in Berlin are not enough to soak in its essence, but our Berlin Itinerary-2 days is the best way in which you can make the most of your time here!

What to pack for 2 days in Berlin vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Berlin vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Berlin and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Berlin local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Berlin?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Berlin on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Berlin within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Berlin visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Berlin?

Berlin weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 260 to USD 514 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Berlin to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to spend 2 days in Berlin?

Day 1

Spend the morning exploring the museums on the Museum Island

Home to 5 important museums of Berlin, the Museum Island is surrounded by the waters of the river Spree. Making it an exclusive place where the internationally acclaimed centers lie, the river flows along it, creating a wonderful island worth visiting in your 2 days in Berlin. Head here in the morning, and make sure you try and visit any 2 museums, with the top ones being Altes Museum, Neues Museum and Pergamon Museum. While on the island, you can also visit the Berlin Cathedral.

For lunch, head to Ampelmann Restaurant. Serving exquisite delicacies from all over the world, the restaurant has a unique vibe. It is located under the railway arches and overlooks the Museum Island and the waters of Spree.

An artful afternoon

After lunch, make your way to the East Side Gallery. An open-air art gallery, it is the longest section of what remains of the Berlin wall. After it was taken down, artists from all over the world contributed to this canvas, and its surrounding area, to make it every artist’s dream come true! Some additions are made even today, making it one of the largest and oldest gallery of its kind that has survived!

After a leisure afternoon here, treat yourself with a glimpse of Berlin’s famed nightlife.

Explore the nightlife of Berlin in the evening

Berlin has a unique nightlife as compared to any other tourist destination. The city is broad-minded, experimental, bold and energetic, and a slight hint of raw progress is in the air. Nightclubs are the best places to experience this, although you can even go pub crawling, or join in a street to party!

Day 2

Retrace the past in the morning

Start the morning with a little more history about this beautiful city. Head to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe first. After a tour here, try and complete as many of the following three sites, namely, Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, and Gendarmenmarkt. Each of these will add immensely to the experience of the past that you will be going through.

For lunch, you can either head to Joseph Roth Diele, a casual, small, cosy restaurant, or Amrit Potsdamer Platz Berlin for some flavoursome Indian food, or even Facil, a fine dining restaurant.

Shop at the best shopping avenues all afternoon

After a scrumptious lunch, you can take a stroll at any of the leisure parks that are strewn all across Berlin, and then head to any of the top shopping places for a little indulgence. Kurfürstendamm and Bikini Berlin are some of the top most shopping malls in the city. For those who are looking for a rustic experience, head to Mauerpark as it hosts the largest flea market!

Go bar hopping in the evening

Spend the evening gulping down craft beer. Thinking of Berlin and not of beer doesn’t happen. So, set out and explore the processes and wonders of the breweries of Berlin!

Money saving tips for Berlin weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Berlin transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Berlin

Where to eat in Berlin if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Berlin and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Berlin for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to reichstag and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Berlin. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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