Berlin City Bike Tour (11am)
Get a brief introduction to Berlin from your guide before hopping on your bike – a beach cruiser that offers the height in comfort with cushy seats, wide tires and easy-to-use handlebars and brakes, along with multiple gears for a relaxing ride. Whether it’s your first trip to Berlin or you feel like a local, riding along the city’s less-traveled roads offers a unique view of Berlin’s past and present.
As you pass the city’s most famous landmarks, learn about all facets of its history, from the Prussians, the Weimar Republic, Hitler and the Third Reich, to the Cold War and the Berlin of today. Stop every few hundred yards (meters) to discuss the sights with your guide and enjoy photo opportunities.
With so much to see in this flat, bike-friendly city, your tour takes advantage of multiple bike paths as well as routes through beautiful parks. Along the way, visit a beer garden to experience authentic Berlin and keep your 4.5-hour bike ride from feeling the least bit strenuous!
See a complete list of sights in the itinerary below.
Segway Mini-Tour (5pm)
Before embarking on your 1.5-hour Segway tour of Berlin, your guide will demonstrate how to balance and operate your personal transportation device. Once you’ve practiced and feel confident, take off on your motorized Segway and cruise effortlessly down Berlin’s main boulevard – Unter den Linden – to the famous Brandenburg Gate.
Along the way, admire the tree-lined avenue of expensive shops, as well as historical sights. Your guide will point out places like Babelplatz – the site of the Nazi’s infamous book burning in front of Germany’s most prestigious university – and Museum Island, home to Berlin’s most famous museums, including the Pergamon Museum and Neues Museum.
Head through Brandenburg Gate, arguably Germany’s most famous monument, before returning to the TV Tower. Your guide will be available to answer any questions along the way.
Berlin Bike Tour Main Sights:
• Marx/Engels Platz
• Palast der Republik (former DDR Parliament)
• Museum Island
• Checkpoint Charlie
• Berlin Wall
• Potsdamer Platz
• Site of Hitler's bunker
• Deathstrip watchtower
• Brandenburg Gate
• Spree River and Tiergarten Park
• Siegessaeule (Victory Column)
• Bebelplatz (site of Nazi book-burning)