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On this bike tour you can get to know Spandau as a Prussian fortress and garrison town with its barracks, gunpowder and armaments factories and extensive fortifications.

The tour takes you to the following places:

At a glance

  • Not a signposted tour
  • Round trip
    Best starting and end point is the tourist information office in the Gothic House in Spandau’s old town
  • Length: 25 km
  • Duration: around 4 hours

The Gothic House

Breite Str. 32, 13597 Berlin


Am Juliusturm 64, 13599 Berlin

  • Spandau’s most famous landmark
  • More information: Citadel


Eiswerder, 13585 Berlin

  • Spandau’s only publicly accessible island
  • More information: Eiswerder

Fort Hahneberg

Hahnebergweg 50, 13591 Berlin

  • Part of the Spandau fortifications, now a haven for bats
  • Popular film location
  • More information: Fort Hahneberg


Ruhlebener Straße 205, 13597 Berlin

  • 19th century reduit
  • Inside is the “Atelier Burgwallschanze”, which is unfortunately not open to the public at present.
  • More information: Burgwallschanze

Batardeau Stabholzgarten

Breite Str. 71a, 13597 Berlin

  • Part of the Spandau fortifications

Am Juliusturm / Grützmachergraben

Telegrafenweg, 13599 Berlin

  • Here there is a 250 m long section of the old fortress rampart

Nordhafen / remains of the moat

Am Maselakepark, 13587 Berlin

  • Last remains of the moat