Lichterfelde West villa colony

Around the turn of the century, Berliners wanted one thing above all else: to get out of the city. The city’s moneyed residents housed themselves in the magnificent villas of this colony, among them Gustav Lilienthal, brother of the renowned flight pioneer.
Our audio walk takes you on an unusual journey through time through the Villenkolonie Lichterfelde-West: A gust of wind carries servant girl Martha Paschunke from the year 1908 into modern-day Lichterfelde. There she meets architecture student Alex, who is visiting this part of Berlin for the first time. With this audio walk you accompany these two through the colony and learn a lot about the history, architecture, and former residents.




Lichterfelde West villa colony

Around the turn of the century, Berliners wanted one thing above all else: to get out of the city. The city’s moneyed residents housed themselves in the magnificent villas of this colony, among them Gustav Lilienthal, brother of the renowned flight pioneer.
Our audio walk takes you on an unusual journey through time through the Villenkolonie Lichterfelde-West: A gust of wind carries servant girl Martha Paschunke from the year 1908 into modern-day Lichterfelde. There she meets architecture student Alex, who is visiting this part of Berlin for the first time. With this audio walk you accompany these two through the colony and learn a lot about the history, architecture, and former residents.

Tour details

Total length:
3 km

Duration:
45 min

Trail conditions:
Main and side streets – paved sidewalk

Highlights:
The Castle villas of Lilienthal, Cadet Institution, Rother Foundation, Emisch House, West Bazaar / (Tuscan, Medieval and English style villas & country houses).

Start/ end points:
The entrance and exit of the route is at the S-Bahn Station Lichterfelde West. From there, Martha and Alex will take you on an exciting journey through time through the Villenkolonie Lichterfelde-West.

How it works:

Listen closely! Martha and Alex show you the way.

Download the entire audio walk on your smartphone or tablet, or select the individual stations. You can find an overview of the route and the thirteen stations on our map. The trip through time lasts around 45 minutes and can also be connected with our bike tour through Steglitz (Steglitz Route).

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The German Oxford – the University and Science Campus Berlin-Dahlem

With a time capsule, the former student leader Rudi Dutschke is transported to our time and he leads you to the various institutes of the Freie Universität Berlin (FU). In the process, your fictional companion tells you all about what happened here and how he experienced his time at the FU in the 1960s. You will also learn more about the history and architecture of the science campus, about current research and why the university location is also called the “German Oxford”. Furthermore you will get exciting impressions of the work of the Museum of European Cultures, the only organic farm with a subway connection and one of the largest botanical gardens in the world.

 




The German Oxford – the University and Science Campus Berlin-Dahlem

With a time capsule, the former student leader Rudi Dutschke is transported to our time and he leads you to the various institutes of the Freie Universität Berlin (FU). In the process, your fictional companion tells you all about what happened here and how he experienced his time at the FU in the 1960s. You will also learn more about the history and architecture of the science campus, about current research and why the university location is also called the “German Oxford”. Furthermore you will get exciting impressions of the work of the Museum of European Cultures, the only organic farm with a subway connection and one of the largest botanical gardens in the world.

 

Tour details

Total length:
4,6 km

Duration:
60 min

Trail conditions:
Main and side streets – paved sidewalk

Highlights:
Henry Ford Building, Hahn-Meitner Building, Philological Library of the FU, Museum of European Cultures, Botanical Garden, Domäne Dahlem

Start/ end points:
The tour starts at the subway station Freie Universität and ends at the subway station Dahlem Dorf. Here you can visit the Domäne Dahlem and at the same time you are well connected by bus or subway.

How it works:

Listen closely! Rudi knows the way.

Download the entire audio walk on your smartphone or tablet, or select the individual stations. You can find an overview of the route and the ten stations on our map. The trip through time lasts around 60 minutes and can also be connected with our bike tour through Dahlem (Dahlem Route).

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From Schlachtensee to Nikolassee – a green oasis in Berlin

In the mood for a nice walk in the greenery with an intriguing guided tour? The fictional environmentalist Amelie shows you the remarkable places in the area and tells you many interesting things about nature and history along the way. On the tour, you will learn how Schlachtensee was created, when Willy Brandt lived here and where his former house is located. Amelie also tells you how the Nikolassee villa colony was built and shows you some of the most interesting properties. Along the way you will also get to see a real wonder of nature at the Rehwiese.




From Schlachtensee to Nikolassee – a green oasis in Berlin

In the mood for a nice walk in the greenery with an intriguing guided tour? The fictional environmentalist Amelie shows you the remarkable places in the area and tells you many interesting things about nature and history along the way. On the tour, you will learn how Schlachtensee was created, when Willy Brandt lived here and where his former house is located. Amelie also tells you how the Nikolassee villa colony was built and shows you some of the most interesting properties. Along the way you will also get to see a real wonder of nature at the Rehwiese.

Tour details

Total length:
4 km

Duration:
50 min

Trail conditions:
Main and side streets – along the Rehwiese not always paved sidewalk

Highlights:
Schlachtensee, Willy Brandt residence, giant oak, Nikolassee church, Hohenzollernplatz

Start/ end points:
The route begins at the Schlachtensee S-Bahn station and leads from the lake south along the Rehwiese on the traces of the villa colony to Hohenzollernplatz, where you also find the Nikolassee S-Bahn station.

How it works:

Listen closely! Amelie will take you with her.

Download the entire audio walk on your smartphone or tablet, or select the individual stations. You can find an overview of the route and the thirteen stations on our map. The trip through time lasts around 50 minutes and can also be connected with our bike tour through Nikolassee (Nikolassee Route).

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Stories from Wannsee

From Wannsee to the Kleist Monument you will encounter many attractions, such as the Liebermann Villa, the House of the Wannsee Conference or the Flensburg Lion. Two fictional guides will be at your side: a historian and Liebermann expert and the coachman of the founder of the Alsen villa colony. They promise a lot of interesting information as well as one or two entertaining anecdotes about the Wannsee, which then as now is a popular recreational paradise for city dwellers.




Stories from Wannsee

From Wannsee to the Kleist Monument you will encounter many attractions, such as the Liebermann Villa, the House of the Wannsee Conference or the Flensburg Lion. Two fictional guides will be at your side: a historian and Liebermann expert and the coachman of the founder of the Alsen villa colony. They promise a lot of interesting information as well as one or two entertaining anecdotes about the Wannsee, which then as now is a popular recreational paradise for city dwellers.

Tour details

Total length:
5,6 km

Duration:
70 min

Trail conditions:
Main and side streets – paved sidewalk, sloping at the Kleist Monument and Rowing House

Highlights:
Liebermann Villa, House of the Wannsee Conference, Flensburg Lion, Swedish Pavilion, Kleist Monument

Start/ end points:
The start is the Wannsee S-Bahn station. The route ends at the Kleist monument, from where it is possible to take a walk through the forest, a rest in the beer garden or a quick return to the Wannsee S-Bahn station.

How it works:

Listen closely! Susan and Hans know their way around here.

Download the entire audio walk on your smartphone or tablet, or select the individual stations. You can find an overview of the route and the ten stations on our map. The trip through time lasts around 70 minutes and can also be connected with our bike tour through Wannsee-Babelsberg (Wannsee-Babelsberg-Route).

Navigation with Google Maps:

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Enjoy all Audiowalks in Steglitz-Zehlendorf at once

With the app Hearonymus: Your Personal Audioguide by Hearonymus GmbH you can also conveniently download all four Audiowalks in Steglitz-Zehlendorf at once and get to know southwest Berlin from authentic perspectives.

You can find all Audiowalks in the app via this link or by scanning the following QR code:




Enjoy all Audiowalks in Steglitz-Zehlendorf at once

With the app Hearonymus: Your Personal Audioguide by Hearonymus GmbH you can also conveniently download all four Audiowalks in Steglitz-Zehlendorf at once and get to know southwest Berlin from authentic perspectives.

You can find all Audiowalks in the app via this link or by scanning the following QR code: