04/01/2012 09:30 am ET Updated Jun 01, 2012

10 Reasons To Visit Berlin This Summer (PHOTOS)

We're always ready to board the next flight to Berlin. After all, it's Western Europe's most affordable and (we think) coolest capital city.

Berlin, however, possesses an even stronger pull during the summer months when the sun shines late into the night and residents, giddy from surviving the dark chill of winter, give themselves many reasons to celebrate.

Here are 10 reasons we're excited to visit Berlin this summer. If you're ready to blast off, visit EuroCheapo for more advice on Berlin hotels and budget tips.

10 Reasons to Visit Berlin this Summer