Berlin is dotted with world-famous sights and monuments that symbolise the past, present and future of this city. The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin Cathedral, TV Tower and Funkturm to name just a few. Now imagine these architectural giants lit up and dancing in colour. For 10 days each year, the city becomes a canvas for the Festival of Lights Berlin, a spectacular light and video projection masterpiece illuminating daily from 7pm until midnight. Attracting both local and international talent, artists use this unique opportunity to show the world their works of art to a backdrop of some of the most recognisable buildings.

Berlin Light Festival Night Tour

Whether you’re a local, passing through or on your city break, if you happen to be in Berlin mid-October, be sure to venture out after dark to witness this dazzling show. A guided tour from a different perspective, grab a top-deck seat on our Berlin Light Festival Night Tour. For a limited time only, our expert onboard guides will share facts and stories about the light displays and Berlin itself, with a few laughs thrown in along the way of course.

9 – 20 October
Tour departs: 19:00 from Stop #1 (KuDamm, Red Route) and Stop #8 (Alexanderplatz, Blue Route)
Duration: 2 hours
Onboard Guides: English and German

Night Tour Tickets

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Events during the Festival of Lights Berlin

While the light projections are the star of the show at the Festival of Lights Berlin, there are lots of other art and music events hosted during this time. From photography workshops and after-hours open houses to charity events and live gigs, you’ll never be stuck for something to do. Bag yourself tickets to Jazz In Den Ministergärten, where traditional jazz from the south states of the US meets new styles and genres like Pop and Folk with 15 acts including soloists, trios and big bands.

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With the motto: Lights of Freedom, it’s a time to celebrate (along with the 2 million visitors it attracts each year) how far Berlin has come.

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For more ideas on how to fill the rest of your time in this diverse city, check out our 3 Days in Berlin guide.