Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Potsdam

Come and experience Potsdam and its history, monuments and museums. Renowned for its gardens, parks and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Reichstag Building and Brandenburg Gate are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Potsdam

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Potsdam a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Berlin Zoological Garden (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • The Biosphere and Potsdam People's Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Babelsberg Film Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Klosterhof Töplitz Winery (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Berlin Aquarium (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Trabrennbahn Mariendorf (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Potsdam

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Potsdam is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Norman Tower at Ruinenberg (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Park Babelsberg (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Templiner See (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Parforceheide (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Strandbad Wannsee (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Schwielowsee (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Potsdam

The nearest airport is in Berlin (TXL-Tegel), located 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Berlin (SXF-Schoenefeld), which is 19.4 mi (31.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Potsdam Central Station, Potsdam Central Station and Potsdam Charlottenhof Station are the main stations that serve the city. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Potsdam S-Bahn or Babelsberg S-Bahn if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Potsdam?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 514 holiday rentals around Potsdam. From 384 flats & apartments to 74 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Potsdam is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Potsdam?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Potsdam:

  • Babelsberg Nord: 29 holiday homes
  • Berliner Vorstadt: 26 holiday homes
  • Potsdam Nord: 34 holiday homes
  • Potsdam Süd: 20 holiday homes
  • Bornstedt: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Potsdam?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Potsdam. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chinese Tea House: 876 holiday rentals
  • Park Babelsberg: 945 holiday rentals
  • Potsdam Station: 928 holiday rentals
  • House of the Brandenburg: 923 holiday rentals
  • Sanssouci Park: 916 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Potsdam listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Potsdam?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 384 Condos/Apartments in Potsdam. Our other popular types of Potsdam holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 74 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 12 holiday houses
  • Studios: 378 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Potsdam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Potsdam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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