There will be beer at Ewald,’ said Schramm in a caressing voice. ‘Five hours by train. Walks. A hunting lodge. Coal mines. Lots of interesting things.
— V. Nabokov, Cloud Castle Lake
Berlin is obviously the best city in the world.
The only thing it’s missing is mountains (okay, and maybe an ocean), so here we keep track of short trip options from Berlin to snowy slopes.