Welcome to the Website of the City of Erkner

Our town with their 12.000 residents is idyllically located in the State of Brandenburg in the very close neighborhood of Berlin. The City of Erkner is surrounded by lakes and forests and offers excellent opportunities for many leisure-time activities. You can expect an excellent network of hiking- and cycling tracks, as well as idyllic water ways to discover the fascinating landscape of Brandenburg. Let you get inspired by the fragrant smell of the pine forests that brought already Gerhart Hauptmann to Erkner once.

The Gerhart-Hauptmann-Museum with its galleries and varieties of events and the museum of local history with its beautiful heritage building are inviting you to the cultural highlights of Erkner.

The former summer residence of the famous Piano Builder – Carl Bechstein is today the Town Hall of Erkner and is also a popular eye catcher in our town.

The good traffic infrastructure allows the guests of Erkner to travel comfortably by car, on the rail or on the river. The future Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport is less than 30 driving minutes away.

Our community invests heavily in their future. It became visibly more beautiful and worth living. Especially for families with children an attractive socially and culturally infrastructure guarantees a high quality of lifestyle. Our town is a location for industry, science and education.

Large varieties of different companies, traditional- and modern ones, form the townscape. Over 10.000 m² of running retail areas guarantee a sophisticated and modern supply. Now, during the virtual tour, get animated for a visit in our town.

The Mayor

Henryk Pilz