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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/01/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Swap the hustle and bustle of Berlin for a visit to picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site of Potsdam. Save hours of research time, and benefit from a guide’s insider knowledge on the city’s best sights. Pass by historic palaces such as Schloss Cecilienhof, visit the Church of Peace (Potsdam Friedenskirche), go to the “Bridge of Spies” (Glienicke Bridge), and see beautiful nature spots, such as Neuen Garten.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Reichstagufer 17
    Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Meet outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears)
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  • 1
    Altes Rathaus
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Glienicke Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Babelsberg Castle
    Potsdam's Gardens
  • 3
    Schloss Cecilienhof
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor)
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Potsdam Friedenskirche
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Sanssouci Palace
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Reichstagufer 17
    Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Meet outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears)
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Visit a place that’s known for its incredible palaces and castles—Potsdam
  • Don’t worry about long distance journeys—Potsdam is just outside of Berlin
  • No need to study a map—a guide leads the way and takes care of navigating
  • Lots of great photo opportunities, including Babelsberg Castle
Important Information
Departure Point
Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local Expert Guide
Exclusions
  • Tour does not include entrance to the palaces, this is a 'street level' tour.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions, approx. 7€ per person for an ABC day pass
  • Entry/Admission - Altes Rathaus
  • Entry/Admission - Schloss Cecilienhof
  • Entry/Admission - Sanssouci Palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour requires an ABC Zone train ticket
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gus G wrote a review Oct 2019
Miami, Florida208 contributions84 helpful votes
Our group of 4 recently had the absolute pleasure of taking the Potsdam day tour with Nikolai as our tour guide. He was patient, unbelievably knowledgeable and fun. His explanations and stories were both entertaining and informative. The tour itself was one of the highlights
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Date of experience: October 2019
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217in_sp wrote a review Oct 2019
Berlin, Germany1 contribution
This 6 hour tour led by Josh (from Ohio!) is probably the best introduction to the Prussian city that a person can have. He introduces you to the past, the present and the funny stories that Potsdam has to share. All the while making sure you get to enjoy an idyllic walk and get
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jeffrey B wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Nikolai was a great guide - provided excellent historical information ranging from the reign of Frederick the Great to the Potsdam Conference following WW2. I did not know a great deal about Prussian history before taking this tour - it was fascinating. We saw many beautiful
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Adriana S wrote a review Sep 2019
Boca Raton, Florida2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Maria, took us on a train trip to this large city and park . She showed is the places of interest and saved us time and money because she knows when to catch the buses and trains, where to eat without wasting time. I like her personality she is kind and funny
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Robin wrote a review Sep 2019
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Fantastic tour with Julian! He really explained the significance of everything well and connected well with the group. Wouldn’t hesitate to tell someone to book this tour.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Radaroloon
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Fantastic Tour Guide!
Our Guide Nikolai was absolutely awesome! His historical knowledge of the Third Reich Berlin was extremely thorough
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Aleksandar_Vucin
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Great tour & great guide
I’ve visited Berlin in January 2020 and I totally forgot to write a review. Tour is excellent and it’s covering man
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826arianay
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Highly recommend a tour in English with Maria - insightful and moving!
We took a tour of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp with Maria (in English) through Insider Tour, and really appreci
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I1288AKjoshuac
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Outstanding
Nikolai was an amazing tour guide, he was so knowledgeable and really brought a sense of personalisation into the t
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petvet69
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Must-do tour!
Jamie provided a great tour of Berlin and did a great job discussing Berlin during WWII. Because of COVID-19, our
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annaaI4230KT
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Best walking tour
We booked "The Famous Walk" tour in December 2019 and really enjoyed this tour. Our tour guide Phil was extremely k
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Edmond v
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Great WWII experience
Great tour by foot in the center of Berlin, Maria the Guide was excellent and provided us with lots of information
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Cheesecake1312
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Felt like time travel
Due to Corona we were a very small group. Maria, our guide, was very well informed and could answer even tricky que
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Travelling_Dane_11
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Excellent also second time around
What an excellent way to get a lot of information about WW2 and Berlin. Can absolutely recommend it to everyone. We
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Y2483TAkaterinak
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4 hours will fly
Jamie was really great. Kept us captivated in the history of the city. Me and my 14 years old son loved it. Very kn
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Hqgoh
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Informative tour with great guide
The tour was really very informative, explaining how Hitler and Nazi came into power and maintained absolute power
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tasos k
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For history lovers
It was a really educative tour. We visited many city spots of historic significance. Our tour guide Nikolai was exc
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JeffB32
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Great Tour - Barnaby was the Best
Barnaby, our tour guide, really made the excursion what it was. He was knowledgeable and super friendly and was no
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LJF321
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Incredibly detailed and insightful
My husband and I have been to Berlin before but somehow missed all the big sights. We thought it best to visit them
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maywahsiew
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The Famous Insider Walk
Completely recommended. Our tour guide, Brian, was funny and engaging. It's 4 hours long, covering all the major si
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