Discover the river Havel! Europe's largest inland water sports area
The river Havel and its picturesque lakes form Europe's largest contiguous inland water sports area. Nestled amidst this vast expanse lies the charming city of Potsdam, making it a sought-after destination for boating enthusiasts.
Holiday in Potsdam – Discover the city with children
Undoubtedly, Potsdam offers many thrilling destinations where children can explore, learn, unwind and play. They can get active in Potsdam not only at the numerous playgrounds, but also in the city's extensive green spaces. The Volkspark Potsdam entices visitors with climbing wall and disc golf course, mini golf and trampolines, slide tower and water playground.
Event Highlights in Potsdam
Whether in a historic setting, picturesquely by the water or in the bustling city center - Potsdam's events also thrive on the venues where they take place. A time-out in Brandenburg's capital becomes something very special with a visit to the Potsdamer Schlössernacht, the Music Festival Potsdam Sanssouci or the Havel in Flames boat tour.
Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci
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Fresh inspiration for a break in Potsdam
Potsdam’s palaces and gardens invite you to travel back in time to the glorious era of the Prussian kings and queens. Potsdam is much more than the Prussian Arcadia of yesteryear, though – it offers a wealth of cultural attractions, pleasant experiences in the vast Havel Lakeland, as well as many opportunities for families to indulge in adventures and relaxation.
Potsdam – A city for everyone
Potsdam offers all its visitors many opportunities to enjoy a relaxing time out. People with disabilities, families with strollers and elderly people will find a wealth of leisure options. In 2023, PMSG Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH will once again focus on barrier-free offerings in Potsdam.
Wool, wine, visions – A journey through Europe’s crafts in Potsdam
Anyone visiting Potsdam is embarking on a time journey through Europe. The palaces and gardens speak of the aspirations of their builders – for Italian lightness, French elegance and English grandeur. However, it’s not only the city’s appearance that is diverse; its culture and tradition are also varied.
Christmas time in Potsdam
Brandenburg’s state capital transforms into a fairytale landscape for the festive season as Bohemian crafts meet Finnish mulled wine and the Dutch Santa Claus meets Polish starlight magic – in the run up to Christmas, Potsdam reflects its diverse history, characterised by immigrants to the city.
Opening DAS MINSK Kunsthaus in Potsdam
DAS MINSK Kunsthaus in Potsdam is the newest project of the Hasso Plattner Foundation. On September 24, 2022, the new institution opened to the public with the two exhibitions: Wolfgang Mattheuer: Der Nachbar, der will fliegen and Stan Douglas: Potsdamer Schrebergärten.
The Potsdam Feeling in autumn
When the days get shorter again, the warming autumn sun sets the scene for Potsdam's UNESCO World Heritage and lets the palace landscape shine. Long walks on the banks of the Havel or through the parks refuel your depots for the winter. A trip to Potsdam's cultural scene and a foray through the museums are also an essential part of an autumn break.
New audio tour at the former border between East and West
In cooperation with radio play author and speaker Harry Kühn, PMSG Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH, published two new audio walks about Potsdam's East German history on the already existing "Potsdam City Guide" App. The walks follow the former demarcation line between East Germany and West Berlin on the banks of lake Jungfernsee. They give an insight into the life in Potsdam at the time of Ger
Summer break in Potsdam
The summer season in Potsdam invites to travel through Europe: to the Sicilian Garden in Sanssouci Park, where pomegranate trees and yucca palms make you dream of Italy. Or to the fairytale scenery of the Russian Colony Alexandrowka with its wooden houses and wide orchards. Take a seat between the red bricks of the Dutch Quarter, enjoy Dutch delicacies and look forward to a trip into the countrysi
The Potsdam Palace Night 2022
On two evenings in August, Sanssouci Park in Potsdam is transformed into a large stage. Sanssouci Palace, the former summer residence of Frederick II. is part of Potsdam's UNESCO World Heritage Site and embedded in an extensive park landscape. During the Potsdam Palace Night, the park, the palaces and temples are brilliantly illuminated and staged by illustrious figures.
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