The Bode Museum on Museum Island, Berlin

As the capital city of Germany, Berlin offers a wealth of historical sites of interest, from the Brandenburg Gate and City Cathedral to the East Side Gallery that features paintings applied directly onto some of the remaining sections of the Berlin Wall.

By using local car hire in Berlin you can easily access some exciting destinations, including the DDR Museum and the Ferncenturn TV Tower for its views. You could even take a drive alongside the River Spree to visit Museum Island and its five internationally acclaimed museums or take a quick trip to visit the historic Reichstag.

Book a hire car with a pick-up from the Berlin airports of Tegel (TXL) or Schoenfeld (SXP) - soon to be replaced by the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) - and you'll find your journey easy and stress free.The Deutscher Dom, Berlin

With your Berlin car hire organised you may decide to take a drive to Museum Alley for its art galleries and museums, Checkpoint Charlie, the world-famous Berlin Wall checkpoint, or Zoologischer Garten Berlin, the world's most species-diverse zoo. You could even take a picnic to Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem and enjoy tea and cake in the elegant surroundings.

Within easy driving distance of the city are the Jewish Museum and Memorial and the Saschenhausen Concentration Camp Museum. Many enjoy a day of sight seeing at the famous Olympic Stadium, Zoo and Tiergarten, whilst others choose to drive over to Charlottenburg or travel out to visit Potsdam.

Drive north towards Rostock for the Baltic Sea coast and beaches, or drive south to Dresden and Leipzig for more historical architecture and evocative medieval streets.

With so many things to see and do Berlin car hire offers a simple and efficient way to get around and out of the city.

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