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Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin

  • 6-hour guided day trip to enchanting Potsdam just outside of Berlin
  • Learn about the history of Potsdam from your local guide
  • Visit the plus-sized palace, the verdant gardens and the peaceful lakes that are in the town
Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin
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Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin
From USD 19.66
Get out of Berlin for the day by taking this 6-hour day trip from Berlin to picturesque Potsdam. Drink in the sights of the baroque palaces, placid lakes, manicured gardens and spouting water fountains of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed spot. Let your guide steep you in the history of the place regaling you with tales from centuries ago all the way up the Cold War.
What to Expect
Stroll around the Dutch Quarter, an ensemble of red-brick buildings that is unique in Europe. The infamous 'Soldier King', Frederick William I, (renowned for the giant men he collected for his showcase military regiments), had the houses built in the middle of the 18th century to accommodate Potsdam's new community of Dutch artisans.

See the stunning Sanssouci Palace, favorite residence of Frederick the Great, which is set in beautiful parkland scattered with temples, churches and follies.

After crossing the Glienicke 'spy swapping' Bridge, we visit Cecilienhof, the manorial residence of Germany's last Crown Prince, which was used to host the Potsdam Conference in 1945. We describe the discussions that took place between Churchill, Truman and Stalin, which were to seal the fate of Cold War Europe for the next half century.
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2018
Put on Your Best Walking Shoes for a Most Educational Walking Tour

Insider Tour Company is by far the best tour company we could have selected for our brief visit to Berlin. Our guide Josh, was knowledeable, entertaining and professional in guiding our group of 16 through a picturesque city, with palaces, lakes, manicured gardens, statues and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tobiaswqueens
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile
No complaints whatsoever. Unmissable ...

We were very lucky on two counts; a small group of 5 and a well-informed guide named Josh. The transport was easy, the timing and walking distances manageable and the information provided was second-to-none. How Josh managed to ensure that we never waited more than...More

Thank FrancisN626
Reviewed 7 October 2018
11/10 for guide Maria on the Potsdam Walking Tour

What a fantastic 6 hours, full of information and humour. Maria's storytelling of important and trivial facts was told in a wondrously quirky way that kept us interested and amused. No dull history walk this one. Maria did it very cleverly, combining tram, bus and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Traveller6631
InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for choosing Insider Tour! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour to Potsdam with Maria, I love your description "wondrously quirky"! We're so proud to have Maria on the team! Thanks for taking the time to recommend us, we really...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Tour guides tend to vary both in terms of enthusiasm and knowledge, We were extremely impressed with Maria of Insidertour.com Berlin, who not only ticked all our boxes, but went the extra distance to make sure everyone was well looked after, spanning the gap between...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John M
InsiderTourBerlin, Manager at Insider Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

HI John, What a review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are so proud to have Maria on the team! Delighted to hear you got on so well and found navigating Potsdam easy with her! We...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Potsdam Wallking Tour of Berlin

Josh, our guide was very well versed about the complete tour, really enjoyed the tour with him, he had a lot of information and history to pass on. All in all it was a pleasant and very informative tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna L
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15 June 2018|
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Response from Satish P | Reviewed this property |
Positive, as the reviewers above have said. You can choose to let the touring party go back to Berlin at the end of the tour and hang back to explore Potsdam.