NATURE PARADISE SPREEWALD - a voyage of discovery through a UNESCO biosphere reserve.
Visit a river landscape that is one of the most beautiful and at the same time unique nature reserves in Europe. Since 1991 the Spreewald is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Known worldwide for its cucumber cultivation and equally green, this unique nature-protected river and floodplain landscape is located in the south of Brandenburg. In addition to its scenic attractions, the Spreewald also has many cultural and cultural-historical features to discover.
Day 1 Arrival in Cottbus
In Cottbus, monuments worth seeing characterize the cityscape and tell about life with and in old walls. The largest city in Lusatia has nevertheless retained the charm of a small town and shines more friendly and beautiful than ever.
You will stay at the 4-star Radisson Blue Hotel in Cottbus.
Day 2 Spreewald traditional
After breakfast we start with our tour guide into the Spreewald.
Off to the natural paradise Spreewald! One of the most beautiful nature reserves in Europe awaits you. In the homeland of the Sorbs the river Spree divides into hundreds of watercourses. Like a dense network, the rivers crisscross the land and meander through forests, meadows and idyllic settlements. As a biosphere reserve, the Spree Forest provides a perfect habitat for many animal and plant species. During a boat trip you will discover this idyll. In the lagoon village Lehde you will feel transported into the past. In the open-air museum you can see old-fashioned farms, historical costumes, fragrant farm gardens
and typical handicraft tools. Lübbenau is the secret capital of the Spreewald. In addition to the old town, there are many places to discover the town's most famous child, the sour gherkin.
Day 3 Lusatian Lakeland
After breakfast we will explore the Lusatian Lakeland with our tour guide. Where brown coal has been mined for about 150 years, a unique water landscape with more than 20 artificial lakes has been created today between Senftenberg and Boxberg. In addition to former and active open-cast mines, you will also see vast expanses of water, canals, locks and floating houses. The first highlight is a visit to the F60 visitor mine, a disused conveyor bridge, also known as the "Lusatian Eiffel Tower". Continue to Senftenberg Castle. This impressive castle and fortress complex was built in the 16th century to secure the Saxon border.
Day 4 Berlin
After breakfast we will drive to the capital Berlin.
During a 3-hour city tour you will get a brief overview of the sights of the capital.
The landmark of the city, the Brandenburg Gate, must not be missed during the tour through the former eastern part of the city.
The world famous Museum Island, the Gendarmenmarkt, the historic Berlin Cathedral and of course the Alexanderplatz with the TV tower visible from afar.
Day 5 Journey home
After breakfast we say goodbye to the natural paradise Spreewald and the return journey begins.