Berlin Wall bike tour

A double row of cobblestones traces the Berlin Wall’s route over 5.7 kilometres through the city centre. This tour from the East Side Gallery to Bernauer Strasse via Potsdamer Platz passes memorials, Berlin Wall remnants, former border watchtowers and documentary panels with photos and details of the area’s history.

East Side Gallery - Theodor Tehzik "Big Kremlin's Wind" © visitBerlin, Foto: Philip Koschel
East Side Gallery – Theodor Tehzik "Big Kremlin's Wind" © visitBerlin, Foto: Philip Koschel

Berlin Wall bike tour

Cycle along the former Berlin Wall

The complete Berlin Wall trail

Do you have a bit more time and don’t shy away from long rides? Then hop on your bike at Bernauer Straße and follow the 150-kilometre-long former Berlin Wall and take in all of its history. The former patrol road is mostly paved with asphalt and still in good condition, making it excellent for cycling. If you keep to the signs, that are placed exactly at a height of 3.6 metres (the height of the former wall), you can cycle past the old fragments of the wall, border paths and other places of interest along the route.

There is no better way to take in all of the area's history than a bike tour along the Berlin Wall. You can choose between the 150-kilometre-long former Berlin Wall route or a shorter tour through the city centre starting at the East Side Gallery, passing by Berlin Wall remnants and documentary panels.

Plan your tour with the cycling app komoot or the book "Berliner Wall-Trail" by Michael Cramer, Esterbauer Verlag.

Berlin Wall: Take a tour by bike along the Berlin Wall!

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