246. Fahrradhof Atlandsberg, Berlin Germany
The thing about unfamiliar destinations is that oftentimes they are right under our noses. The bike shop, Fahrradhof in Atlandsberg is one of those places as it is a small town just outside of Berlin with a huge and very unique bikeshop. A great way to get out of the city and mingle with locals.
Fahrradhof lies at the beginning of Altlandsberg, which is about 60km outside of Berlin and is accessible by a combination of train and bus.
How To Get Here
You can get to Berlin by the ICE (Intercity Express) and Regional trains operated by Deutsche Bahn. Local Berlin trains; the U-Bahn and S-Bahn also serves the city of Berlin. Then you take a combination of the Regional Trains, the S5 and the 944 bus.
The following airlines has service to Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF):
Aeroflot (SU), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), Condor (DE), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), EasyJet Airlines (U2), El Al Airlines (LY), Germania (ST), Jet2.com (LS), Egyptair (MS), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Onur Air (8Q), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Transavia (HV), Transavia France (TO), Ryanair (FR), Wizz Air (W6) and Wow Air (WW).
The following airlines has service to Berlin-Tegel (TXL):
Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), AirBaltic (BT), Air Berlin (AB), Air Canada (AC), Air France (AF), Air Malta (KM), Air Serbia (JU), Azerbaijan Airlines (J2), Blue Air (0B), Alitalia (AZ), British Airways (BA), Brussels Airlines (SN), Bulgaria Air (FB), Croatia Airlines (OU), Delta Air Lines (DL), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), Eurowings (EW), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Hainan Airlines (HU), Iberia Airlines (IB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Links Air (W2), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LLH), Luxair (LG), Meridiana Airlines (IG), Onur Air (8Q), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Air Morac (AT), Royal Jordanian (RJ), SAS (SK), SkyWork Airlines (SX), SunExpress (XQ), Swiss Airlines (LX), TAP Portugal (TP), Turkish Airlines (TK), Ukraine International (PS), United Airlines (UA) and Vueling (VY).
There are several companies such as Eurolines and FlixBus with services to the Berlin area.
If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
By Shared Ride
You may also use BlaBlaCar to find rides going your way.
Where To Stay
There are many hotels in the Berlin area to suit any budget if you just want to make a day trip. There are hotels in the surrounding area as well.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
You can find restaurants in the area or make your way back to Berlin.
What To Do
So why come all this way to see a bike shop? Well, its quite the journey in and of itself, so you get a taste of how the people who live close to Berlin live and commute. The countryside is quite beautiful and people are friend and they ride bikes; well the bike shop is close by.
And, the bike shop is quite unique and famous among locals and people in the know in Berlin (its how I found out about it), its like a bike museum as bikes are everywhere.
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