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Destination Berlin

The history-making CEV Champions League Volley 2019 Super Finals will be taking place at the iconic Max-Schmeling-Halle, known as the ‘Volleyball temple’, in Berlin on 18 May!

Berlin is the top urban tourist destination in Germany, with more than 5 million international visitors per year and a number of attractions that make it an ideal place where to spend a weekend and watch Volleyball at its very finest.

“We could not ask for a more suitable place where to host the first-ever CEV Champions League Volley Super Finals. Berlin is a vibrant city, the capital of Europe’s leading economy, a popular destination for tourists and it has hosted many major international sports competitions in the last few years.“
Aleksandar Boričić CEV President

Berlin has plenty to offer Volleyball fans from around the world, but here are our top five for anyone looking to join us on 18 May.

Super Finals are dawn of a new era

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Super Finals Berlin


Fun Facts about Berlin

Berlin sets trends: Whether it’s sightseeing or hip neighbourhoods, galleries or gastronomy, music or fashion, there is always something new to discover in the German capital. Yet what is it exactly that makes Berlin so attractive? It is the capital’s diversity, contrasts and its virtually inexhaustible possibilities that excite visitors from all around the world. Did you know that...

  • Berlin is the only European city that has more museums than rainy days? On average there are 99 rainy days a year, and there are around 170 museums. In 2017, Berlin’s museums and memorials registered 16.5 million visitors.

  • Berlin is Germany’s number one city destination with almost thirteen million visitors travelling there in 2017. On average almost 500,000 guests stay in Berlin every day.

  • The Berlin WelcomeCard, one of visitBerlin’s most popular products, is the most-purchased tourist ticket in town. It offers 48 and 72 hours and four, five or six days of free travel on public transport in Berlin and Potsdam.

  • Around 200 tourist partners grant discounts for tourist services, events and cultural institutions, where visitors can save between 25 and 50 percent on the price of admission. The all-inclusive version even offers free entrance to up to 30 attractions.

  • The Berlin TV tower, at a height of 368 metres, is the highest building in Germany

  • Berlin, with its 2,100 bridges, 564 of which cross over water, easily beats even Venice in this regard. The oldest bridge is the Jungfernbrücke, built in 1798 and to a large extent preserved in its original form.

  • Berlin is not only the largest but also the greenest city in Germany? Around 30 percent of the entire 892 square kilometres is green space and woodlands.

  • There are more than 180 kilometres of navigable waterways in Berlin’s urban area. The longest ferry route in Berlin, the F10, travels over the Großer Wannsee (Great Wannsee lake). Visitors can also discover Berlin on a pleasure boat; the selection of tours on offer ranges from short cruises to boat trips which are several hours long.

For more amazing facts about Berlin click here.

Header image: visitberlin, Wolfgang Scholvien

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