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Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin

Highlights
  • 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
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Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin
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Potsdam Walking Tour from Berlin
USD 19.79
Overview
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.
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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Glorious Tour with Maria

The weather was superb as we got the train to Potsdam. Maria was excellent - informative and enthusiastic - and even made a change so we saw an The New Palace. There was so much to see from a Viking house to palaces to the...More

2  Thank Graeme U
Reviewed 2 July 2018
Great guide, small group, very enlightening.

This 6 hour tour started at the Zoo Gardens station where we met our host Josh. The small group began on the train with some history about the royal families and of Prussia’s place in Germany’s history. The tour covered a couple of the key...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 29 June 2018
Plenty in Potsdam

Our superb guide, Jamie, introduced us to the wonders of Potsdam and made us all wish we'd met Frederick the Great. He was funny and informative (Jamie that is; not Fred). History truly came alive for me that day. Would thoroughly recommend these tours as...More

1  Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
Potsdam walking tour

Going back in time to learn about Germany was truly amazing in Potsdam. The walking tour was perfect. Julian did a great job. Highly recommend.

Thank michie8912
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing Walking Tour of Potsdam with Julian

We were a decently sized diverse group of people that undertook an Insider walking day tour of Potsdam with our guide, Julian. Super informative, interactive, friendly and peaceful tour. Potsdam is definitely a must do to get a perspective of Prussia and the formation of...More

Thank HappyAppy007
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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.
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