Spreeboote

Located on the Spree Riverbank, Spreeboote offers a variety of boat rentals tailored for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Peddle boats, rowing boats, picknick boats, canoes, motor boats...

Catering options for group bookings are also available. Click here for further information.

Yoga Garten Berlin

Yoga Garten’s high, sunny studio setting, overlooking the Rummelsburgers Riverside sets the perfect atmosphere for indulging yourself with a massage or discovering the art of Yoga, Tai Chi or Qi Gong. Yoga Garten have special offers suited for the young, old, athletic, mothers and soon to be mothers.

For further information and prices visit the Yoga Garten Berlin website.

Ostbloc

If you are looking for a little adventure during your stay and the weather permits you not to do so, the indoor bouldering facility Ostbloc located direct an the Rummelsburger Riverbank (between FLODD and the Hafenküche) might be the indoor adventure alternative you are looking for.

For opening times and other information visit the Ostbloc website.

Plänter- wald

The Plänterwald lies between Alt-Treptow and Baumschulenweg. The 89 hectare forests’ name Plänterwald derives from the German word Plenterwald which refers to a type of forestry implemented within the forest. The Plänterwald’s main economical use is timber harvesting. Also located in the Plänterwald is the infamous run down amusement park Spree Park (‘refer to article Spree Park’)

There is also a ferry connection available from the southern border of Treptow to the Spree opposite Oberschöneweide.

Insel der Jugend

(Insel der Jugend)

(Insel der Jugend)

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On the other side of the Spree River tucked in between Treptower Park and the Plänterwald and across from Alt-Stralau lies the “Insel der Jugend” (Island of the Young). Originally built/developed for the 1896 World’s Fair, the island can be reached by foot via the Abbey Bridge. Built in 1915-1916, the Abbey Bridge was the first composite steel bridge built in Germany.

Nowadays the Island has many culture events and attributes on offer. An open-air cinema and cafe, various concerts and festival events scheduled throughout the year and of course the yearly (since 1925) firework extravaganza “Treptower in Flammen” (Treptower in Flames).

What to learn more? Visit the Insel der Jugend website.

Hafenküche

Only a short walk from FLODD, Hafenküche is located directly on the Spree Riverbank and offers modern local cuisine. Open everyday of the week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hafenküche also offers boat rentals for tours through Berlin, including catering and picknick baskets.

For further information and menu options

Sights along the Spree

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Team Venture Sports- park

Located just a few minutes away from Station Ostkreuz, the TeamVenture Sportspark offers adventure team event/function programs for groups small and large.

TeamVenture Activities on offer:

Rope courses, beach sports like volleyball and soccer, kayaking, archery and raft building

For group bookings, opening times and pricing information visit the The Regional Sportportal website.

Stadtboote

Located 5 minutes by foot from FLODD, Stadtboote offers a wide range of boat rental services. Services include sight-seeing tours, shuttle services for functions and special events, excursions and private rentals to replenish your spirits.

Bookings can be made through the Stadtboote website.

Spree- studios

A historical site located on the riverbank of the Spree River. The Spreestudios covers an area of 22,000 m² and during the 1920’s used to draw in daily crowds of 17,000 people with the facilitation of the Lichtenberg River Swimming Bath. From the 1950’s until the start of the 90’s the site was home to the Customs Authority of the former GDR State.

Nowadays the site is used as a HUB for creatives, organisers and event managers etc. searching for a space to set up a studio or to hold an exhibition or event.

There are also future plans to develop part of the area into spaces for building, restoring and trading historic boats.

Visit the Spreestudios website.

Rummels Bucht

The Rummels Bucht is an open air space for people to chill and grill along the Rummelsburger Riverbank (directly next to the TeamVenture Sportspark) during the warmer months of May through to September/Oktober.

Other facilities include a bar, club, cinema and a playground for the kids. For an event schedule visit the Rummels Bucht Blog.

Oberbaumbrücke

(View of Oberbaumbrücke from the water)

The Oberbaumbrücke is a double-deck bridge crossing the Spree River and is considered one of Berlin’s main landmarks. The bridge connects Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg — Berlin suburbs that were divided by the Berlin Wall — and has become an important symbol of Berlin’s unity.

The lower deck of the bridge carries a roadway, which connects Oberbaum Straße to the south of the river with Warschauer Straße to the north. The upper deck of the bridge carries Berlin U-Bahn line U1, between Schlesisches Tor and Warschauer Straße stations.

Spree Park

Spree Park is an old, run down amusement part of the former GDR.

The park was opened in 1969 as Kulturpark Plänterwald, covering an area of 29.5 hectares. The park is situated in the north of the Plänterwald, next to the Spree River. During it’s heyday it was the only constant entertainment park in the GDR, and the only park of its kind in East or West Berlin.

Its increase in admission fees, lack of parking and change of strategy from visitors paying a larger entrance fee instead of paying for individual rides, post GDR, caused a drop in visitor numbers and high debt. In 2001 Spree Park GmbH announced that they were insolvent.

Since 2011, guided tours have been offered to the public at restricted times.

Paul-und- Paula Ufer

This romantic spot on the banks of the Spree River/Rummelsberger Bucht is noted for its special place in East German cinematographic history. Used as the backdrop for the controversial film ‘The Legend of Paul and Paula’, the film’s enduring popularity led to a stretch of waterfront on the Rummelsburger Bucht, to be renamed ‘Paul-und-Paula-Ufer’.

Further information can be found at the Home and Abroad website. Want to know a little more about the film? Here’s a good place to start.

Treptower Park

Treptower Park is a heritage protected park located in the south-eastern inner city of Berlin. It was build in the middle of the 19th century with its most prominent feature being the Soviet War Memorial erected in May 8th 1949, 4 years after the war. This impressive structure, also known as the Soviet Cenotaph, was built under orders from Stalin to serve as a memorial to the 20,000 Soviet soldiers that died during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, and features a 13 metre-tall statue of a Russian soldier holding a child and a sword, standing over a broken swastika.

The Park is accessible with the S-Bahn. Jump off at station Treptower Park.

Nature within the surrounding area

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FEZ Wuhl- heide

Catering especially to kids, the FEZ is a huge park surrounded by woods with lakes, wildlife enclosures, swimming pools, playgrounds, a market garden, BMX track, skateboard pipes and numerous sports fields.

From Flodd you can catch the S3 from Berlin-Rummelsberg to Wuhlheide. FEZ is only a 2 km walk from the Station. If you are traveling by car, parking is also available.

Further information can be found at the Home and Abroad and the FEZ Wuhlheide Websites

Grill- Boot

Grill Boot offer small function/event boats, fitting up to 10 people. The boats main feature are the safe inbuilt grills. For bookings or more information visit the Grill-Boot website.

Grill- Royal

Noted as one of the best steakhouses in Berlin and accompanied by an impressive wine selection, Grill Royal is a fashionable, cosmopolitan restaurant located on the Spree river in Berlin Mitte.

For more information and reservations visit the Grill Royal website.

Pauly Saal

A restaurant located in the Jüdische Mädchenschule. A former Jewish girls’ school converted into a culture complex by Michael Fuchs in Berlin’s Mitte district. The interior is inspired by Berlin’s roaring 20’s and 30’s. The menu on offer is all things braised, sautéed, salted or marinated. For example: Selected stews served in cast iron pots, traditional offal dishes and suckling pig from the rotisserie.

For more information and reservations visit the Pauly Saal website.

Citymarina Rummelsburg

Located just around the corner from FLODD, the Citymarina Rummelsburg offers boat dock spaces for long and short term stays. Other facilities include:
– Slipway and cranes for transporting your boat in and out of the water for repairs etc.
– Facilities for repairing and cleaning your boat
– Showering, toilet, electricity, fresh water facilities

For further information, go to the Citymarina Rummelsburg website.