Anyone who decides to refrain a bit from the din of the capital and wants to experience the surrounding areas of Berlin, is well-advised to rent a vacation apartment in Berlin Hellersdorf.
Hellersdorf is a very family-friendly place, from which you can get to the forest landscape and the lakescape of Brandenburg as well as to the pulsating city centre of Berlin very fast and easily.
You can get a good overview of Berlin Hellersdorf if you visit the Kienberg, with a height of 98 m, which allows you to have a wide-ranging panoramic view.
The estates of new buildings, that were constructed in 1980 and extensively modernized, accommodate a lot of green spaces and playgrounds.
The old villages and housing estates remain unaffected by the building activity in the 1980's and 90's, for example the "Lichtenberger Gartenheim", that was planned by Brunto Taut in the 1920's.
Hellersdorf - the youngest disctrict of Berlin consists of the parts Kaulsdorf, Mahlsdorf as well as Hellersdorf and with the construction of the estate of new buildings in 1986 it was disembodied from the district Marzahn as an independent district.
The most attractive village in the district Hellersdorf is probably Mahlsdorf. There you can find an old manor house, in which the nationally famous museum of the founding period is located, that was furnished with loving care by the famous transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. There you can marvel at musical instruments and furniture from the terminating 19th century. The most beautiful and at the same time oldest testimony of Mahlsdorf is a fieldstone church from the 13thcentury. If you walk further to Kaulsdorf, the other part of Hellersdorf, you can visit an environment farm.
The metro station Hönow offers a good connection with the traffic network of Berlin. If you want to discover the surrounding area of Berlin while taking a walk, this metro station can also be used as the starting point for walks into the Straußberg countryside. Thus, hikers and nature lovers are well served by a vacation apartment in Berlin Hellerdorf.
There are allso a lot of beautiful paths along the stream Wuhle, that runs on the border to Marzahn. In a stylized way, this stretch of water can be found on the coat of arms of the district Marzahn-Hellersdorf, that was amalgamated in 2001.
Vacation apartments in Berlin Hellersdorf are connected with the city centre of Berlin by the S-Bahn line S5 (Strausberg Nord/Strausberg - Olympiastadion/Westkreuz) and the metro line U5 (Hönow - S+U Alexanderplatz) as well as by the trams M6 and M18 (Riesaer Str. - S+U Lichtenberg/Siegfriedstr.).