Brandenburg aktuell: News from the state
Overseas Newsletter 10/2023
The greener way to get there – Railway connections with Austria being expanded
An additional [High Speed] ICE connection will be established between Berlin and Vienna via Nuremberg, just in time for the new timetable in December. The ICE route from Berlin to Innsbruck, via Frankfurt and Stuttgart, is also being expanded. On the new timetable, trains will run every
Auslandsnewsletter 05 2023 englisch
Hello, after a short break we are back with news from Brandenburg. Spring is coming and it's tempting to go outdoors. Our parks and gardens are already waiting for visitors. Regina Zibell and Irina Lübke hope you enjoy reading this issue.
Brandenburgs New Hotels
Lenzen. At the heart of the fascinating countryside of the UNESCO biosphere reserve and on the River Löcknitz, this listed castle is surrounded by over five hectares of certified organic garden. Formerly the Castle Hotel, it is now the AHEAD Burghotel and is home to Germany´s largest vegan restaurant, which serves only plant-based and organic food. Known as the Place to V, it has a large sun terra
Holland Park in Schwanebeck: Opening spring 2022
Holland is closer than you think! A new leisure park in traditional Dutch style is opening soon, just outside Berlin. With shopping experiences, fun and games and restaurants, the park has plenty to offer visitors of all ages and is easy to reach on the A10/11. Entry to the park is free, as is parking. Tickets have to be bought for some attractions.
New Boat Lift in Niederfinow: Launch scheduled for the end of 2022
The steel giant in the Barnimer Land has already started moving – during a trial period the lift is being operated several times a day for inland waterway vessels. The newly built, second boat lift in Niederfinow can overcome a rise of 36 metres. It has taken a good 13 years to build, and the test phase will continue until the third quarter of 2022, after which time it will be officially inaugurat
Palace Theatre re-opens in the New Palace
After remaining closed for seven years of restoration work, the Palace Theatre in the New Palace is open again! It is regarded as one of the most beautiful baroque theatres in Europe. The first performances were held in autumn 2021. With its unusual ambience, the theatre plays host to operas, concerts and plays, as well as meetings and conferences.
Another Art-Museum in Potsdam – The Minsk
THE MINSK, a new museum of modern art in Potsdam, will open its doors in spring 2022. At its heart is an extensive collection of paintings from the GDR, compiled over the years by Hasso Plattner. The opening exhibition will present the work of two artists: painter Wolfgang Mattheuer (born 1927 in Reichenbach/Vogtland; died 2004) and photographer and film-maker Stan Douglas (born 1960 in Vancouver)
Neuzelle Abbey – Brandenburg´s Baroque Wonder
Around 35 kilometres south of Frankfurt Oder stands one of Central Europe´s architectural gems: Neuzelle Abbey. The abbey, which was donated by Henry the Illustrious, Margrave of Meissen, is one of the few fully preserved examples of Cistercian architecture. At the centre of Neuzelle Abbey there is St. Mary´s Catholic Church with its 70-metre-high bell tower, which is the town´s landmark. The orig
Treetop Walkway Extended
Stroll along the “Baum and Zeit” treetop walkway and let your gaze wander far into the distance. On a clear day you can see as far as Berlin. From the new, circular extension, you can see the buildings from the first construction phase, which were designed by architect Heino Schmieden and erected in 1902. From the south side, you have a bird´s eye view of the surgical hospital.
Federal State Garden Show in Beelitz
The seventh Brandenburg State Garden Show opens on 14 April in Beelitz, the town best-known for its asparagus. The show will run until the end of October. The 15-hectare-large park between the historic old town and the River Nieplitz will be brimming with things to see and do around the theme of “gardens and cuisine”. Whether live cooking events in the park, a passenger boat turned into a cocktail