River Spree

River Spree, Berlin

The River Spree that runs through Berlin is very popular and impressive. Take a boat tour to experience some of the city’s most impressive architecture, from the so-called museum island, to the Reichstag. The view of the city from the water is unlike any other, and is a guaranteed way to spend an unforgettable day in Berlin.

Berlin has two large rivers- Spree and Havel- as well as lots of lakes and canals where ships and riverboats cruise. The Spree river flows in arches through the center of Berlin, south of it runs the Landwehr canal. Therefore, all boat tours through the inner city follow the same route over the Spree river and the Landwehr canal, only length and duration of the boat tours vary, depending on start and finish points.

Several shipping companies offer riverboat tours, prices and schedules vary depending on the length of the route, services and extras. Each company has its own piers.

Follow this link to a page with a list of the most popular boat tours, tickets can be easily bought online.