Brandenburg is the state surrounding Berlin. Although it is a state close to Berlin, the region is relatively sparsely populated.

Brandenburg can offer many attractions to enjoy a day or weekend in nature, exploring the forests, lakes and local food.

The easiest way to reach all these places is by car or by renting a car.

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Here is a selection of holiday homes in Brandenburg suitable for a day, a weekend or a peaceful holiday surrounded by nature.

1. Forsthaus Strelitz

The food and surroundings are wonderful at the Forsthaus Streliz.

If you decide to stay overnight, in addition to the regional food, you can enjoy the peace and different outdoor activities, such as cycling or hiking.

3. Gusthof Fredenwalde

This place is absolutely beautiful and perfect for relaxing.

The beautiful summer weather invites you to swim in the pool. play on the tennis court or enjoy the sauna free of charge

The pool is open seasonally (June-September),

There are also many activities to do in the beautiful Uckermark, such as hiking and cycling. Ask them for advice!

3. Restaurant GAIA

GAIA is an ongoing culinary experience of two chefs working with organic garden production

Reservation in advance is needed and it is opened only Friday-Sunday in the summer time

Perfect for a lunch outside of the city for fresh and local plates. The trip to the Uckermark is also worthwhile for the delicious natural wines.

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  • Distance from Berlin: 100 kilometers
  • Travel time: 1.20 hour each way
  • Reach by: Car
  • Public transportation: The closest train station is “Wilmersdorf (bei Angermünde)”, it is approached by the RE3 and is approx. 12km away from Gerswalde.

4. Ferienhaus Weidemeier

Here you can enjoy your free time with the Weidemeiers family. They have 3 flats and in summer you can use the outdoor swimming pool or barbecue facilities.

The Prenzlau area is easy to explore by bicycle and is only 1.5 km from the house.

The Unteruckersee offers boat activities and is only 2.5 km away.

5.Urlaub an der Seenplatte

Here you can enjoy your time off in a modern vacation home in the heart of Lake Mecklenburg. The entire surrounding area is the largest contiguous lake area in Central Europe.

The house it is an amazing starting point for hikes, bike tours and canoe tours.

They have suggestions on their website for different type of activity

5.Fontana Therme

Fontana Therme is Brandenburg’s certified mineral spa.

A great idea to escape from hectic Berlin for a day and relax. Easily accessible by public transport as the train station is only a 10-minute walk away.

All the facilities are very nice: swimming pool, sauna and steam baths. The sauna on the floating lake is definitely the highlight.

You can plan a day trip or stay overnight, they have several room and flat options.

6.Das schwarze Haus

A beautiful two-storey house designed by architect Thomas Kröger. Surrounded by nature and beautiful lakes, in what is known as the German-Uckermark

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  • Distance from Berlin: 100 kilometers
  • Travel time: 1.20 hour each way
  • Reach by: Car
  • Public transportation: from Potsdamer Platz Berlin to Seehausen, Uckermark. The nearest train station is in Seehausen.