Arrival

The closest airport is Berlin’s Tegel (TXL) Airport. The Schönefeld airport (SXF) is ~30-50 minutes away from the conference hotel, and sometimes allows for less expensive flights.

Hotel Directions

The hotel address is:
Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin
Takustraße 39
14195 Berlin

(Directions below link to Google Maps)

TXL Tegel Airport to Hotel, by Car (~20 minutes)

TXL Tegel Airport to Hotel, by Public Transit (~40 minutes)

SXF Schönefeld Airport to Hotel, by Car (~30 minutes)

SXF Schönefeld Airport to Hotel, by Public Transit (~1 hour)

Public Transportation

Berlin has an extensive public transportation system. Follow the linked page here to use the trip planning tool.

Local Attractions

Sanssouci Palace
Frederick the Great’s famous summer retreat offers excellent scenery. The Tuesday banquet will be held at this location. Attendees will be able to walk the palace grounds – the tour begins at 18:00, cocktails are served at 19:00 and the dinner banquet overlooking the palace begins at 20:00.

Special Accommodations: The website for the Palace indicates “wheelchair accessibility with assistance,” specifically: “Suitable for people with disabilities, in accompaniment. The restroom in the visitor center Historic Windmill is suitable for wheelchairs.”

Sanssouci Palace

Sanssouci Palace

Reichstag Tours
Tours of the German Reichstag must be booked in advance. Find more information about reserving a tour here.

Museums
Known as Museum Island, the cultured tourist can visit 5 world-class museums on one island. Learn more here.

There are many more attractions in Berlin; find more here.

Sightseeing

Berlin Wall
Visiting remnants of the Berlin Wall is free. Find more information here and here.

Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg gate is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Berlin. Find more information here.

Checkpoint Charlie
Visits to the well-known checkpoint between historical East and West Berlin are free. Find more information here.

Kid-Friendly

Berlin “Unterwelt” Tours
Visitors can explore hidden parts of the city like bunkers and the old  Templehof airport, most of which were built during the world or cold war. The Underwelt museum is dedicated to the unique history of the subterranean world of Berlin. Learn more here.

Zoos / Tierparks
Berlin has two excellent zoos for the animal-loving tourist, each with their own website. You can learn more here and here.

Berlin TV Tower
The Berlin TV Tower offers an excellent panoramic view of the cityscape. Breakfast, lunch and dinner meals are also offered in the restaurant at the top of the tower. Learn more here.

Boat Tours
Consider a boat tour of the river Spree or many other tours, as you navigate the city and take in the sights of Berlin while on the water. Learn more here.

Shopping

Berlin contains many unique shopping districts. Click below to learn more about a select few.
Friedrichstraße
Kurfürstendamm & Tauentzienstraße
Alexanderplatz