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“Fantastic Tours - A Must When In Berlin” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vive Berlin Tours

Vive Berlin Tours
Kothenerstr. 44 | Meeting Point: Potsdamer Platz 10, 12055 Berlin, Germany (Charlottenburg)
+49 1578 4546696
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Ranked #7 of 218 Tours & Activities in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Vive Berlin e.G. is a Berlin experts Cooperative. We offer walking tours.
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“Fantastic Tours - A Must When In Berlin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Fabulous tour company, the guides are extremely informative and keep you interested from start to finish. We went on the Sachsenhausen tour 1st with our tour guide Mariska, who was very well informed and gave us an absorbing day out. Then the next day we went on the Cold War and the day after the Third Reich with a superb tour guide Dennis. He is agreat guy, and a great ambassador for his great city. We all really enjoyed our time spent with Vive Tours, they made our holiday to Berlin. These guys deserve the 5 star reviews. We have recommended to all our family & friends and next time we return to Berlin, we will go on a Vive tour again.

Visited July 2012
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“Great tour guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We went on a Vive Berlin tour with Dennis, an English speaking guide from Berlin and we went to Sauchenhausen concentration camp.

Although the nature of this is horrific you really should make the effort to visit this camp.

This trip was worth it with Dennis as he made the tour more worthwhile. It takes about 1.5 hours to get there on train and you spend 3-4 hours at the camp. Dennis's tour was fantastic and really opened your eyes to the horros that happened there.

It was dry but cold and windy on the day and you can only imagine how horrific it must have been for the prisoners there.

Look for Dennis at Postdamer PLatz and go on this tour with him.

Worth it!

Visited May 2012
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Austin, Texas
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“An excellant private tour at a good price!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

We had limited time and wanted to cover a lot of Berlin. We had a great day and enjoyed every minute! We saw a lot and learned a lot that we would have missed otherwise.

We highly recommend VIVE BERLIN. Thanks to the great reviews on TA, we were directed to VIVE BERLIN.

We booked at the last minute. Our tour guide, Dennis was still able to get a great van and driver and also offer a competitive price for the tour. If you book a private tour, you will notice that it is expensive and some of the tour companies charged twice what Vive Berlin was charging...ridiculous! Put another way, some one day tours would have cost more than my round trip airfare to Berlin from the U.S.

If you want to get a great tour at a good price VIVE BERLIN will not disappoint.

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Cold War tour from a very knowledgable local guide!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

My boyfriend and I went on the Cold War tour with Dennis, which was fantastic. He told very interesting and personal stories and was very knowledgable about the area, the history and the sites we visited.

Not only was he able to take us to places we wouldn't normally have known about, but he was able to place them in a context and provide interesting stories which showed us a side of Berlin that only someone who had experienced the East/West divide first hand could understand.

We had a great four hours and learnt a lot - thanks to a great tour guide who definitely went above and beyond expectations. We have done similar walking tours with other companies before, but the extra effort in the details certainly showed in our experience with Vive Berlin.

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“Excellent one day trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We took a tour to Sachsenhausen concentration camp with Vive Berlin. It's raining outside, and there's just two of us. But, Dennis managed to made the tour very interesting. He kept me awake even though I reached Berlin few hours before the trip. With him relating characters that once stayed at the concentration, we can really felt the hardships that each of them went through. I highly recommend this tour to those who plan to visit Berlin and Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Visited January 2013
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