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Warnemünde Shore Excursion: Private Sachsenhausen and Berlin Tour

Warnemünde Shore Excursion: Private Sachsenhausen and Berlin Tour

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Gain new insight into the harrowing story of Germany, World War II and the Holocaust during this full-day private shore excursion to Berlin and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. Discover stories of life, death and survival at the solemn memorial site of Sachsenhausen, learning about this Third Reich prison camp and its role in Nazi-era Germany. After lunch, explore Berlin landmarks including the Holocaust Memorial, the former site of Hitler’s bunker and the one-time headquarters of the SS and Gestapo. A private guide and vehicle, plus round-trip port transport, are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$907.10
Price varies by group size
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$907.10
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Potsdam City Tour in a Russian vintage minibus

Private Potsdam City Tour in a Russian vintage minibus

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Your guide and driver Holger was born in Potsdam. He offers an authentic insight in the history of Potsdam. The former Prussian residential town became one of the focal points in the Cold War. The Potsdam Conference from 1945 paved the way for the Cold War. Potsdam was one of the most important Soviet bases in the GDR. The bridge of spies connecting Potsdam with West Berlin was a symbol for the seperation of Germany.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$434.06
per group
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$434.06
per group

Private Potsdam Tour - In the Forbidden City

Private Potsdam Tour - In the Forbidden City

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Large parts of the city of Potsdam were once a restricted area - no Potsdamers or visitors had access. Enjoy a private walking tour with a real "Potsdamer". Learn more about the fascinating Soviet secrets of Potsdam. Hear about the Allies’ Potsdam Conference in the summer of 1945, the KGB activities in Soviet Potsdam, the life in the Forbidden City and the world-famous Bridge of Spies.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.34
per group
From
$168.34
per group

Potsdam Private Walking Tour

Potsdam Private Walking Tour

Welcome to Potsdam, known as a garden wonderland within Germany. Its stunning palaces and parks are the reason why it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Besides being an incredibly charming city, it is brimming with an equally interesting history. Prussian kings and the German Kaiser utilized the city as their main residence. Most of its architecture was built during this time, giving the city its historic charm. Explore the Sanssouci Palace, the summer palace of Frederick the Great, the king of Prussia. Join us for a walk to discover more about the history of the city and leave with a sense of wonder. You will learn about: Since the Bronze Age Magna Germania The great migrations of the Germanic peoples Hevelli tribe Thirty Years' War Kingdom of Prussia Frederick the Great Province of Brandenburg German Empire German reunification
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.45
per group
From
$190.45
per group
Taking safety measures

The Best of Potsdam Walking Tour

The Best of Potsdam Walking Tour

If you love palaces you will be spoilt for choice! How many palaces Potsdam has per inhabitant in Germany? You will be pleasantly surprised! Together with your professional local guide, you will discover the historic inner city. You will visit impressive Old Town on the way to the garden Sanssouci. What the Sanssouci Palace is famous for? You will experience the huge expansion of the garden with numerous historical buildings and a relaxed walk between them. Discover the best of Potsdam with the local guide!
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  • 3 hours
From
$373.00
per group
From
$373.00
per group

German Resistance Private Tour at the Sachsenhausen Memorial Berlin

German Resistance Private Tour at the Sachsenhausen Memorial Berlin

Meet the Germans who stood up to the Nazi regime, during this unique historical tour, available for the first time at Sachsenhausen. Many resistance fighters and political prisoners were imprisoned at the camp; based on their stories you will gain insight into: • the early political opposition and the Nazi's crack-down on democracy • how the SS terror expanded, targeting an ever growing groups of people • you will see the resistance in a bigger context of the KZ system and understand the mortal danger anyone had to face who opposed the Nazi regime. You will be standing in the buildings and cells where famous resistance fighters, such as • Pastor Martin Niemöller, founding father of the Confessing Church • Georg Elser, the man who almost killed Hitler in 1939 • Hans von Donhanyi, the spiritual leader of the resistance, were imprisoned. During the tour you will hear about unknown assassination attempts and coup d'états, secret messages, bravery and self-sacrifice.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$381.49
per group
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$381.49
per group

Potsdam’s Past and Present with a Local

Potsdam’s Past and Present with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the historical side of Potsdam with a passionate local who wants to share all the historical and fun facts about Potsdam Our excursion starts at the New Palance, situated on the western side of the Sanssouci Park, you will get the first impression of this quaint and picturesque city. Learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and learn everything about how the city has changed over time. From visiting the churches to discovering the history behind the "Ruinenberg" or even Sanssouci Palace, discover unique sites that your ordinary tourist tour won’t show you. We always knew traveling was the best way of learning, but having a knowledgeable Local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you want to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.60
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$79.60
Taking safety measures

Discover Potsdam's Art and Culture with a Local

Discover Potsdam's Art and Culture with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that makes this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Potsdam as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better, or if this is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Potsdam and looking at the amazing, unique street art, or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about street-art artists as well as contemporary artists and their close connection to Potsdam. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colorful and multifaceted Potsdam is!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.04
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$41.04
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 Guided tour “Love stories of Potsdam”

Guided tour “Love stories of Potsdam”

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. Did you know that Sansusi palace is the biggest heritage object in the world? What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What is the most famous historical couple of the Germany country? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$496.25
per group
From
$496.25
per group
Taking safety measures

Architectural Walk of Potsdam with a Local

Architectural Walk of Potsdam with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the most impressive buildings in Potsdam and learn about each one and its characteristics in this invigorating architectural walk. Join me on this adventure to discover the beauty and unique characteristics of the city’s most significant buildings and get to know a bit more about the local culture in Germany from my own perspective. During this walk, you will become better acquainted with the local architecture, while also learning about the way in which this has changed over the years, with the city becoming more modern while still keeping its unique character. You will have the opportunity to recognize among different architectural styles: Rococo, English Gothic and Roman.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.17
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$67.17
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Potsdam Highlights - Private sightseeing tour by minibus

Potsdam Highlights - Private sightseeing tour by minibus

Your guide and driver will make you as a native of Potsdam for an authentic experience. The extraordinary sightseeing tour to the highlights of Potsdam takes place with the Russian mini-bus "Buchanka". Ideal for those who want to get to know Potsdam in a compact, intensive and comfortable way.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$496.25
per group
From
$496.25
per group

Potsdam, City of Kings: Private Walking Tour

Potsdam, City of Kings: Private Walking Tour

Potsdam was a city of kings – a German Versaille where the Hohenzollern monarchy of Prussia constructed lavish palaces in which they could spend their summers. It was also the setting for the Potsdam Conference, where geopolitical giants Josef Stalin, Harry Truman and Winston Churchill met in the summer of 1945 to seal the post-war fate of Germany and Europe. This 6-hour walking tour takes you to the heart of Potsdam's UNESCO-listed palace gardens to experience the pomp and grandeur of Prussia and explore the origins of the Cold War. You professional, local guide will provide an in-depth commentary throughout and lead you through lavish gardens, past myriad architectural gems, over the 'Bridge of Spies', and much more.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$257.46
Price varies by group size
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$257.46
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Berlin & Sachsenhausen Shore Excursion from Warnemünde and Rostock Port

Private Berlin & Sachsenhausen Shore Excursion from Warnemünde and Rostock Port

This shore excursion combines our classic All-in-One Best of Berlin trip with a brief visit to the largest concentration camp near Berlin: Sachsenhausen.  We will pick you up directly at your cruise ship docking in Warnemünde or Rostock, and bring you to Berlin in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle. In Berlin you will meet your professional tour guide who will show you the highlights of the city and then take you to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial for a brief visit. Please be aware, the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial is roughly a one hour drive from Berlin, so there is more time spent on the bus on this tour than our regular Berlin shore excursion. All of our experiences are adjusted to each ship’s docking times and start promptly after your vessel’s arrival, returning with plenty of time to spare before departure. We have been organizing shore excursions for nearly a decade and have never missed a ship’s departure.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$603.12
Price varies by group size
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$603.12
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private City Tour Potsdam Conference 1945

Private City Tour Potsdam Conference 1945

The Potsdam Conference of the Big 3 in summer 1945 had a huge impact on the post-war world. This private tour in an original Russian minibus heads for all the relavant sites of the Potsdam Conference, including the conference venue and the residences of the 3 heads of state. Your private guide and driver is Holger, Potsdam-born tourism manager and licensed tour guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$421.62
per group
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$421.62
per group

Potsdam and Palace Cecilienhof Walking Tour

Potsdam and Palace Cecilienhof Walking Tour

Start the tour at the New Garden where you can enjoy plenty of English Garden style and several buildings of the 18th century towards late 19th century. Cross the historical Dutch quarter in the heart of Potsdam and reach the garden entrance. Experience the jewel of architecture with various buildings and the Castle Cecilienhof. Do you know what was held there in the middle of the last century? Choose from the vast selection of buildings to visit. Stroll through the restored area of the „Whitsun Mountain" (Pfingstberg) along historical villas of famous majority industrialist families. Be inspired by the views from observation tower overlooking the Prussian Arkadien.
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  • 3 hours
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$373.00
per group
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$373.00
per group

Discover Potsdam in 60 minutes with a Local

Discover Potsdam in 60 minutes with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Potsdam? Challenge accepted! Discover Potsdam during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle, and the modern transformation of the city. We will start at the Luisenplatz and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambiance from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Potsdam special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$33.58
From
$33.58
Taking safety measures

The Best of Potsdam Walking Tour

The Best of Potsdam Walking Tour

If you love palaces you will be spoilt for choice! How many palaces Potsdam has per inhabitant in Germany? You will be pleasantly surprised! Together with your professional local guide, you will discover the historic inner city. You will visit impressive Old Town on the way to the garden Sanssouci. What the Sanssouci Palace is famous for? You will experience the huge expansion of the garden with numerous historical buildings and a relaxed walk between them. Discover the best of Potsdam with the local guide!
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  • 3 hours
From
$373.00
per group
From
$373.00
per group

Potsdam and Palace Cecilienhof Walking Tour

Potsdam and Palace Cecilienhof Walking Tour

Edit Start the tour at the New Garden where you can enjoy plenty of English Garden style and several buildings of the 18th century towards late 19th century. Cross the historical Dutch quarter in the heart of Potsdam and reach the garden entrance. Experience the jewel of architecture with various buildings and the Castle Cecilienhof. Do you know what was held there in the middle of the last century? Choose from the vast selection of buildings to visit. Stroll through the restored area of the „Whitsun Mountain" (Pfingstberg) along historical villas of famous majority industrialist families. Be inspired by the views from observation tower overlooking the Prussian Arkadien.
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  • 3 hours
From
$373.00
per group
From
$373.00
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