Eastern Germany

This section divides eastern Germany into five colour-coded sightseeing areas, as shown here. Find out more about each area on the following pages.

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Getting to Know Eastern Germany


The jewel in Brandenburg’s crown is its stunning capital of Potsdam, with its abundant Prussian castles and gardens. Beyond the city, the region is characterised by a peaceful network of nature reserves and flat, open landscapes punctuated with lakes.

Best for Palaces and green spaces

Home to Potsdam

Experience Canoeing in the Spreewald

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