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  • Address: Sanssouci Park
  • Hours: Apr - Oct: Tues - Sun 10am - 6pm (until 5pm Nov - Mar). Closed Mondays
  • Admission: € 12. Other palace areas have separate entrance fees. € 3 photography permission

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Sanssouci Palace

Step back to the 17th century with a visit to the lavish rococo palace of Frederick the Great, Sanssouci.

A reminder of the days when Potsdam was the royal seat of the Brandenburg-Prussian rulers, this famous palace is known for its voluptuous interiors and manicured gardens.

Take a tour of the marble and statue-filled rooms, the colonnaded courtyard, the grand Dining Room, King’s bedroom and circular library.

Built as the summer residence – hence the name, ‘without care’ – Sanssouci is surrounded by the terraced vineyards, fountains, temples, follies and leafy walkways of Sanssouci Park, rivaling Versailles in opulence.

Practical Info

Potsdam is 24 km (15 mi) southwest of Berlin. Trains and organized tours run regularly to Potsdam from Berlin.

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8-Day Tour from Frankfurt to Weimar, Dresden, Berlin and Hamburg

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Discover more than 10 unique German cities – including Dresden, Hamburg and Berlin – on this 8-day coach tour from Frankfurt. Travel through the centuries as ...  Read more

Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

From USD $1,174.92

Discover Potsdam Walking Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 109 Reviews

Berlin without Potsdam is like Paris without Versailles - leave Berlin without a trip to its royal residence, and you can't say you've seen Berlin! Begin with ...  Read more

Location: Berlin, Germany
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $16.24

Private Tour: Potsdam Day Trip from Berlin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

Discover the former royal residence of Potsdam on this comprehensive private tour from Berlin. As you explore this city that has UNESCO World Heritage status, ...  Read more

Location: Berlin, Germany
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $130.84

Best Potsdam Day Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Reviews

Take a day-trip from Berlin and discover UNESCO World Heritage listed Potsdam, all by the seat of your bike! From park lands to alleyways, you're ...  Read more

Location: Berlin, Germany
Duration: 6.5 hours

From USD $49.81

Private Tour: Berlin Highlights and Potsdam Palaces

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Spend a full day sightseeing around Berlin and Potsdam with your own private guide. First, visit top Berlin attractions such as the Berlin Wall, ...  Read more

Location: Berlin, Germany
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $140.09

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