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Make a holiday rental in Brandenburg, Germany your home away from home

Brandenburg is a federal state that makes up much of the former East Germany. It’s a varied and often beautiful part of the country, at the heart of which sits the city of Berlin, itself a separate federal state. At holiday rentals in Brandenburg you’ll find history, large expanses of nature and picturesque towns and villages.

Things to do in Brandenburg, Germany

An important destination for Brandenburg self-catering accommodation would be Potsdam, the capital of the state. It sits adjacent to Berlin and much of its historical wealth is preserved as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Park Sansoucci is absolutely essential, and is a large garden in which you’ll be able to see a number of important buildings. The centre-piece is Sanssouci, which was constructed in the mid-18th Century and served as the summer palace for Frederick the Great. Elsewhere there are the New Chambers, an elaborate guesthouse, Roman-style Baths, grottoes and temples.

To the southeast of the state, and an ideal spot for visitors to Brandenburg holiday rentals in search of unspoiled nature, is the Spreewald. This is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and comprises a low-lying expanse of forest, where the River Spree breaks into smaller waterways that weave through woodland. Many people visit this area to escape city life in Berlin. A great way to enjoy the scenery is to take a guided barge trip – these vessels are propelled by local employees, in a similar fashion to the gondolas in Venice or boats on the River Cam in Cambridge. Alternatively you could hire a kayak or canoe, or explore the forest on foot or by bike.

Places to visit on holiday in Brandenburg, Germany

The city of Berlin is a real must-see if you’re on holiday at self-catering accommodation in Brandenburg. There’s more to see here than you could hope to cram into a day trip, but key sights include the TV Tower, Alexanderplatz, the iconic Brandenburg Gate and Bundestag. The Museuminsel is where you’ll find a high concentration of cultural institutions, with the Nueues Museum, Altes Museum, Pergamon Museum and Alte Nationalgalerie, which offer a mix of art and historical artefacts.

Weather in Brandenburg, Germany

At a holiday rental in Brandenburg there’s a continental climate – this involves warm summers, when highs can peak at 30 degrees between June and September. Winters tend to be cold in Brandenburg, with snow and freezing conditions common from December to March.

Cheap flights to Brandenburg, Germany

There are two airports for Brandenburg holiday accommodation – Berlin Tegel (TXL) and Berlin Brandenburg (SXF). You can get to the former with British Airways and BMI from London-Heathrow (LHR). Meanwhile Berlin Brandenburg is served by easyJet, from Bristol (BRS), Glasgow (GLA), Liverpool (LPL), Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN) and Manchester (MAN).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    • 1 BA
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    Multiple rentals Apartment #759662
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      Excellent! 4.6/5
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      • 1 BA
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      Multiple rentals Apartment #759662
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        House #2193259
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #2030851
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            House #2541104
            12
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #2469579
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 1 BA
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                Bungalow #2060974
                10
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Villa #2016669
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (45 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #2395157
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                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      House #2437775
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                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Multiple rentals Apartment #532408
                        10
                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (36 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 3
                          House #2388398
                          36
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                            Very Good! 4.2/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #2024213
                            13
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 5
                              Bungalow #2569774
                              9
                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (10 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 5
                                Cottage #766032
                                10
                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2592732
                                  10
                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (27 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #2341308
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                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (20 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      House #2499750
                                      20
                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        House #2565725
                                        8
                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (24 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #2114251
                                          24
                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (12 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Apartment #2531959
                                            12
                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #2546300
                                              8
                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (6 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                House #2573375
                                                6
                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (33 reviews)
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                                                  • Studio
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #2210407
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                                                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #532408
                                                    3
                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                      (25 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #2114251
                                                      25
                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        House #2580062
                                                        1
                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (27 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #2384662
                                                          27
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (13 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            House #2543915
                                                            13
                                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #2081010
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                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                House #2559427
                                                                3
                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #2419311
                                                                  8
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (16 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #2355665
                                                                    16
                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #2616910
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #2538985
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                          Apartment #2608980
                                                                          4
                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            House #2258087
                                                                            11
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (35 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              House #2414251
                                                                              35
                                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                Apartment #2574506
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (35 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #37345
                                                                                  35
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #2006042
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      House #2391030
                                                                                      6
                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                                        • Studio
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        House #2504716
                                                                                        7
                                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (10 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #2552912
                                                                                          10
                                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (11 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Bungalow #531384
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (8 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #2270010
                                                                                              8
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #2412373
                                                                                                16
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Bungalow #2525277
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (29 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cabin #2578900
                                                                                                    29
                                                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #2512550
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Nice house and garden

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We visited with our son and his family. Everything was lovely and the caretaker was very helpful. My only word of warning would be that the staircase in the house is not suitable for young children as they are unusually steep. Otherwise I would highly recommend this property
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Nov 05, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Blankenfelde house

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We loved this house! it was ideal for us (two adults and one child). The listing description was accurate and Rolf made us very welcome. We were very grateful that when we returned from our day trips, Rolf had very kindly lit the wood burning stove so that the house was beautifully warm. The house is ideally situated for day trips into Berlin - we travelled by train into the city which took approximately 30 mins. We also visited Potsdam which is close by. There's so much to do in Berlin that we will have to return as three days in the city just wasn't enough so hopefully we will be back soon! Lisa, Warren and Charlie Wendover, UK
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Nov 06, 2012
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2012