The Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie Walking Tour is a 3.7 mile point-to-point trail located near the city of Berlin and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.
From the Wall Memorial at the north to Checkpoint Charlie at the south The Berlin Wall split the city from Aug. 13, 1961, to Nov. 9, 1989. West Berlin became a walled-in island surrounded by the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Berlin was the hot spot of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union and a spot of personal tragedy. Families were spilt and more than 100 people died attempting to flee.