There is also a special committee responsible for town development, construction and living conditions, which has significant influence over the city’s infrastructure.
Cultivation of wine is the city's second-oldest trade after fishing, brought to this area before 1300 by monks of the Cistercian Order.Hence the name, as the landscape term Werder (like Wörth in Upper German) means "river island".Werder has several different specific mentions in the ancient historical records of Berlin, which lies 165 km (103 mi) southeast.The coin-shaped city island in the Havel river is mentioned as being accessible via a bridge in a 1317 deed, when the ministeriales of the Brandenburg margraves had to sell the estates to the monks of nearby Lehnin Abbey.The town was devastated by Swedish troops during the Thirty Years' War.
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Up to the death of the Great Elector the wine was drunk in his board.The first Wine Master Order of Brandenburg was already remitted 1598 by the Elector Johann Georg and at that time it was reported which would be surrounded Havel by vineyards like the Moselle.However, the viticulture in this area was not trouble-free. The winters were so hard every now and then on which many vines got frostbite.DANKE schön an dieser Stelle noch einmal Surrounded by lakes, meadows and forests, this family-run hotel on the island of Werder (Havel) offers you individually furnished rooms just a 15-minute drive from Potsdam. The Hotel zur Insel in Brandenburg offers seasonal and regional cuisine in its welcoming restaurant with beer garden.