Started in the 1970s and illegal until 2010, today an ingenious band of wetsuit-wearing adventurers has turned the Bavarian city into one of the world’s more unlikely surfing capitals.
Visit one of the world’s most impressive gardens on Botanical Night, a romantic outdoor event with fireworks, performances and even mythical creatures.
Starting 14 June, vibrant Neukölln turns into a unique two-day art festival with an edgy, anything-goes atmosphere.
Whatever the weather, the best way to feel like a local in in this German city is to kick back with a foaming mug of beer.
Inspired by London’s and Rio de Janeiro’s famous annual parties, Berlin’s Karneval der Kulturen brings the city streets to life in a four-day blaze of colour and music.
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