14 Urban Walks in Germany that you should visit - With photos & details

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14 Urban Walks to explore in Germany

Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

Alster LakesAlster Lakes, 20148 Hamburg, Germany

Alster Lakes are two artificial lakes in Hamburg, and the lakes are surrounded by trees and green gardens that offer stunning views that give you a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The lake is also famous for its water sports activities, and it is an ideal place for cycling.

Babelsberg ParkPark Babelsberg 10, 14482 Potsdam, Germany

This 114-hectare park is located in the north-east of Potsdam, bordering on the Tiefen See lake on the River Havel. It was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990. The park was created in rolling terrain sloping down towards the lake.

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe34131 Kassel, Germany

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a landscape park in Kassel city. The park area is 2.4 square kilometers, and it is the largest European hill slope park and second-largest worldwide. Construction of the park started in 1689 and took about 150 years. The park is open to the public and it stretches up to the Karlsberg mountain with the Hercules monument on the summit at 526.2 meters (1,726 ft).

EilenriedeEilenriede, 30625 Hanover, Germany

Eilenriede is a big forest with an area of 1,600-acres. It is the largest urban forest in Germany and among the largest in Europe, the forest offers a peaceful time, also leisure activities such as playgrounds, hiking, and horseback riding.

Franco-german gardenHirtenwies 44, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany

This 50-hectare park provides wide choices for visitors to relax and enjoy. It has a beautiful lake, and it offers an ideal opportunity for a great walk. There is also a wide selection of cafés and restaurants in the area, offering everything from snacks, coffee, and cake to small meals and three-course dinners.

Heimat-Tierpark OlderdissenDornberger Str. 149A, 33619 Bielefeld, Germany

This park has existed since 1930 and it not only has animals but also hiking and biking nature trails. It has many Mammals and Birds like alpine ibexes, nutrias, owls and common ravens.

KönigsalleeKönigsallee, Düsseldorf, Germany

This one-kilometer urban street means King's Avenue, located in Düsseldorf. The street is famous for its beautiful landscaped canal that runs along its center, and the fashion and luxury shops on both sides. It is the busiest upscale shopping street in the country.

Lake ConstanceLake Constance

The lake is situated where Germany, Switzerland, and Austria meet. It is the third largest freshwater lake in Central and Western Europe in surface area.

Old Bridge HeidelbergAm Hackteufel, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

It connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. The current bridge, made of Neckar sandstone and the ninth built on the site, was constructed in 1788 by Elector Charles Theodore and is one of the best-known landmarks in Heidelberg.

Park Fiction20359 Hamburg, Germany

Park Fiction overlooks the Elbe river. Visitors love to come here and enjoy the sunset, and it is also a great place for a walk or take a drink and enjoy watching the huge ships in the harbor. Park Fiction is an art project shaped like a park. The lawn is shaped like a magic carpet and the plastic palm trees stay green all year.

Planten un BlomenMarseiller Str., 20355 Hamburg, Germany

Planten un Blomen is a must-visit park. The estimated area of the park is 47 hectares (116.1 acres), the park contains a large playground and the Old Botanical Garden of Hamburg. The park houses children's shows and concerts, and the visitors can see the first plant in the park that was planted in 1821 by Johann Georg Christian Lehmann.

Rheinaue ParkLudwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 53175 Bonn, Germany

It is a 160-hectare recreational area called the Rheinaue by locals located in Bonn city. Designed as a park, it features many beautiful plants, buildings, and artworks.

RheinuferpromenadeUntere, Rheinwerft, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

This popular destination for tourists in the city is a world-renowned 0.5 km promenade located in district 1, the industrial district in Düsseldorf. It was built around 1900 and redesigned in 1995.

The Grand Garden of DresdenHauptallee 10, 01219 Dresden, Germany

The Grand Garden of Dresden is the largest in Dresden, built in the Baroque style 1676, located in Dresden, Germany. In 1814 the garden was opened to become a public garden. The garden houses a Baroque Summer Palace, Dresden Zoo, and Dresden Botanical Garden.