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Address: 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
Phone Number: +49 174 3021499
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Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting...

Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting day tours in Warnemünde to visiting cruise guests. We are very proud of our consistent high ratings and we consider our tour customers our friends. There is nothing better than sharing people's vacations and creating long lasting memories together.

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Great day with Christian

Really enjoyed our day with Christian. He was friendly, fun and knows lots of interesting history about the region. Loved the Beer Garden we had lunch in! I would highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
Islapacifica
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Capistrano Beach, CA
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were two couples arriving in Warnemunde via a cruise ship and after some prior deliberation had decided to forego the suggested ship excursion of 3 hour train travel into Berlin and 3 hour trip back to the ship. We dubbed it the Berlin buster, because of the short tour time in Berlin. Instead we joined Friends of Dave Tours... More 

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Capistrano Beach, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Really enjoyed our day with Christian. He was friendly, fun and knows lots of interesting history about the region. Loved the Beer Garden we had lunch in! I would highly recommend taking a Friends of Dave tour.

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3 Thank Islapacifica
Massachusetts
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Christian made us see Germany through new eyes and we can't wait to return. Our day with him was one of the best times we had and we look forward to visiting Germany with Dave's tours in the future. The itinerary was fantastic giving us plenty of time in very interesting and diverse places. We are so pleased to have... More 

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3 Thank tripmoments
Surrey, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I have been itching to add a rave to Dave's and Christian's reviews of this wonderful tour, but since we were on the ship for the long haul - and given computer issues aboard ship - I have had to wait until we were home to do so. Christian is as wonderful a guide as those who have preceded me... More 

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7 Thank Joan D
Utica, New York
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We decided to take this tour because we realized that the seven hours to get to and from Berlin would just lead to a frustrating visit. This tour is reasonable, well organized, educational and fun. Our guide was Christian who is personable, well informed, and passionate about his home. We started with a walking tour of Warnemunde, followed by a... More 

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6 Thank Julia G
Silver Lake, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Christian and Hans did a great job leading our tour. Christian's insight and personal stories about life in East Germany made the tour!

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2 Thank 85Samantha2014
Nashua, NH
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I will begin with one word...FANTASTIC! I knew immediately from TripAdvisor reviews that this was the way to go when not planning to take the arduous journey to Berlin from the cruise ship at Warnemunde. Dave had emailed ahead of time to let us know we would be meeting his associate Christian for our one-day tour and we were treated... More 

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5 Thank slatepencil
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Our party did a tour with Christian as guide during our cruiseship visit to Warnemunde in August 2015. The tour was part walking part coach with lunch at a local brewery included. Christian was an excellent guide - he comes from Warnemunde & his command of English is exceptional & his sense of humour & fun approach was very much... More 

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2 Thank Peter S
Huntington, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Our cruise ship docked in Wärnemunde, Germany, as a gateway city to Berlin, but Berlin is about 3-4 hours driving south of Wärnemunde. We decided to tour locally, which we did, with the tour company Friends of Dave (FoD) and it was a wonderful tour and day trip. The FoD tour includes a walk through Wärnemunde, a drive to Wismar... More 

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Benicia, California
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I found Friends of Dave Tours through TA and I was very pleased and happy with the service. Christian our guide was engaging and very professional> He was a very good tour guide and very helpful. The lunch we had at the brewery was very good. We also had ice-cream at the castle in in Mecklenburg and it was wonderful.... More 

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FoDTours, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. I would like to answer your question about payment. From 2009 until 2014 I was fortunate to work on the honour system and seldom be disappointed. However, earlier this year we had some experiences that forced us to switch to an up front payment policy. The folks you saw paying on the... More 

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