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Panic at the pool? It must be summer in Berlin

The first weekend of the summer holidays saw three outdoor pools closed down following serious incidents.

Berlin's lakes

Berlin’s best lakes: From crowd-favourites to hidden gems

From family-friendly to a lakeside party, here are our favourite swimming lakes in and around Berlin.


Outdoor pools in Berlin: The best spots for summer swimming

We're rounding up some of the best outdoor swimming pools to help you beat the Berlin heat […]


Things are heating up: Berlin’s must-visit indoor pools

Our breakdown of Berlin's best, most beautiful, fun and workout-friendly indoor pools.

Photo history

Diving through time: Historical summer photos of Berlin

We look into the archives to show you historical photos of Berliners beating the heat with a […]

Friday 14, July

Berlin Senate to impose mandatory ID in swimming pools

Colombiabad has been closed all week following waves of violence. Now Berlin is planning mandatory ID checks […]


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