Fairytale Forest: Hike through the mystical landscape of Briesetal

Discover the mystical sunken birch forest, the valley and its unspoilt nature while hiking along river Briese.


Oberhavel, Brandenburg


7 hours


13 km



Group size



English / German

What to expect

The Briesetal is one of Brandenburgs most scenic valleys, formed by river Briese. The quiet nature preservation area is home to mischievous beavers whose dams created a sunken birch forest. The valley is still dominated by unspoilt nature, seemingly untouched by humans. It's only a 40 minute train ride north of Berlin, making it the perfect day trip getaway from the city's hustling.


Following the meandering river we traverse the mystical forest, walk on wooden planks through moors and marshes and explore natural habitats and endemic wildlife. During our hike along the valley we will take a lunch break at the charming beergarden Briesekrug to recharge our batteries. There is also plenty of opportunity for swimming and a picnic at a small but wonderfully refreshing lake nearby.

Highlights of the trip

Breathtaking landscape


Community picnic


Beer garden

What’s included

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Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your ticket for a full refund, up to 5 full days before the day of the trip. If you cancel up to 48 hours before the trip, we will refund 50% of the ticket price or offer you the opportunity to switch your ticket for a different date. Cancellation requests less than 48 hours before the trip starts cannot be granted a refund nor a transfer. Our trips are not dependent on favorable weather conditions (i.e., everythings goes ahead as scheduled even when it rains). In the rare case that the event is canceled on our end, you will get a full refund.

COVID-19 measures

Come tested or vaccinated – If you are not fully vaccinated please do an antigen self-test at home before you leave or at a local test center.
Keep distance – Please keep a safe distance of 1,5 m between each other whenever possible
Wear masks – Please wear a mask (FFP2/surgical) when indoors or when the minimum distance cannot be upheld
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