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  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
From USD $19.42

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Berlin without Potsdam is like Paris without Versailles - leave Berlin without a trip to its royal residence, and you can't say you've seen Berlin! Begin with a train ride from Berlin to Potsdam and discover this fascinating city with a walking tour.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Fully narrated tour
Potsdam's fairy-tale landscapes look like a blessing from nature, but are the result of hundreds of years of human endeavour, in pursuit of paradise on earth. You will wander the mock-16th century palace of Cecilienhof, and see the lakeside Marble Palace with its Greek temple ruins, and the dreamlike castle of Babelsberg.

What are an idyllic Russian village, beautiful towers and churches from the Italian Renaissance, and an 18th century Dutch town doing here? But the cruel realities of 20th century history shattered this world in 1945; we explain how the old city palace was destroyed at the end of the war. See where an American president, a Soviet dictator and a British prime minister sealed the fate of Germany and Europe, ushering in the Cold War. Cross the "spy swap" bridge where Gary Powers was traded in 1962; find out where the KGB Prison was in the so-called Forbidden Town, and see the former Stasi Prison, run by the East German secret police.

The walking tour ends back in the 18th century. Finish in the enchanting surroundings of Sanssouci Park and Palace, created by Frederick the Great and named 'Without a Care!'.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Meeting Point is outside Weihenstephaner restaurant Hackescher Markt S Bahn Station
Departure Time:
9:45am
Duration:
6 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes at Sanssouci Palace approximately 4.00pm. From here you can choose to stay in Potsdam to continue an independent visit or return to Berlin by train with the tour guide. The train journey is approximately one hour.

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Discover Potsdam Walking Tour

Discover Potsdam Walking Tour

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Berlin city map with public transport and Berlin museums and nightlife tips!
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Berlin Transport ABC Zone Day Pass (approx 7.60 Euros) that is available from your guide on the day
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: John H, September 2016

Guide was very knowledgeable and it was fun seeing Potsdam from a pedestrian perspective.

Reviewed by: Vicky H, August 2016

Fantastic tour! Very interesting and guide Walter was very informative. Highly recommend this tour!