Berlin Bike Tour
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Led by a local guide
- Small-group tour
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Understand all facets of Berlin in one bike tour: Berlin's founding, the Prussians, Weimar Republic, Hitler and the Third Reich, as a city divided by the Wall during the Cold War, and the Berlin of today. Tours begin with a brief introduction to Berlin before hopping on the bikes. You will stop every couple hundred yards (meters) to talk about the sights and for photo opportunities. Along the way you will stop at a beautiful beer garden where you can experience Berlin as the locals do!
Berlin Bike Tour Highlights:
- Marx/Engels Platz
- Palast der Republik (former DDR Parliament)
- Museum Island
- Checkpoint Charlie
- Berlin Wall
- Potsdamer Platz
- Site of Hitler's bunker
- Deathstrip watchtower
- Brandenburg Gate
- Ride along the Spree River and through the Tiergarten Park
- Siegessaeule (Victory Column)
- Bebelplatz (site of Nazi book-burning)
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Departs at 11am
Departs at 4pm. Available May to September only
Berlin Bike Tour
- Bike tour
- New beach cruiser bicycle and helmet
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Because there is so much to see in Berlin and this city is so bike friendly, simply the best way to see this city is by bike. The tour takes advantage of the many bike paths the city offers - more than 95% of the tour is on bike paths and through parks. When you do ride on the streets, ride along the less-traveled roads. All insurance is included.
Ultra-hard seats? Razor-thin tires? Not on this tour! With new curvy beach cruisers these bikes are the pinnacles of city-biking comfort. With cushy seats, fat tires and handlebars that come up to meet you, it just doesn't get more relaxed. Of course these bikes perform as well. There are vice-like brakes to make sure you stop quickly. And with multiple gears, you can choose your level of pedal-pushing effort (all bikes also come with fun bells and unique names making these quite possibly the coolest bikes on the planet).
Ride rain or shine. The weather in Berlin can vary quickly, so you may want to bring a light jumper or rain jacket. The bikes come equipped with bike racks if you don't need to wear it. Also, a limited number of gloves and rain jackets are available, but again, it's better to be on the safe side and plan ahead.
Regardless if this is your first trip to Berlin of if you already feel like "ein Berliner", this is a great way to see the city and understand what makes Berlin so special. Here are just some of the many reasons why:
- Berlin is a very flat, bike-friendly city and our tours take advantage of this by riding almost exclusively on bike paths and less-traveled roads.
- You'll stop every few hundred meters to discuss the sights, so tours aren't the least bit strenuous.
Reviewed by: Amanda H, July 2014
Was great! Ken was super cool and very knowledgable. He knew tons of history and was very interesting tour. Def. recommend it!
Reviewed by: dorothy.bialke, July 2014
My family and I loved seeing the city of Berlin by bike. The tour was much more personal than sitting on a bus and far cooler than on a Segway. Blakely our guide was fun and knowledgeable. He held our attention with the details and brought us to some wonderful places.