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Experience Berlin’s past and present on this half-day guided walking tour through the city's Mitte district. Visit landmarks from the city’s Prussian, Imperial, Nazi, Cold War and modern eras, offering insight into the evolution of this fascinating German capital. Stroll along the iconic Berlin Wall and follow Unter den Linden to the Brandenburg Gate. Then check out the rebuilt Reichstag and the Holocaust Memorial and hear the amazing stories of Cold War Berlin at Checkpoint Charlie. Your walking tour of Berlin also includes a complimentary city map and guidebook.
Join our expert guide on this one of a kind Berlin in a Day Tour. This tour is designed for guests who want to visit many of Berlin’s most notable sights, landmarks, and historical areas. We packed this tour with history and local Berlin.
This one of a kind tour encompasses many of Berlin’s most historical landmarks. Delves into the vast history of the city from its beginnings to the modern day. This tour is the best way to see everything most people see on their whole Berlin trip in one tour.
This tour fits in as many Berlin sites and history as possible. We will have a break for lunch in the middle. Our local expert guides have put hundreds of hours of research into making this a one of a kind Berlin tour. They will point out the importance of monuments, the history of the city, modern-day Berlin, and tell stories and legends from throughout the ages.
We will stop for lunch in the middle of this tour at one of our great local partners where guests will learn a little bit about local Berlin cuisine. We will walk at a pace easy for the group and there will be plenty of chances to stop for snacks, bathrooms, and water.
• WWI & WWII HISTORICAL SIGHTS
• BRANDENBURG GATE
• REMINITCE FROM THE BATTLE OF BERLIN
• CHECKPOINT CHARLIE & BERLIN WALL MEMORIAL
• EAST SIDE GALLERY & MUSEUM ISLAND
• THE REICHSTAG & TOPOGRAPHY OF TERROR
• UNTER DEN LINDEN
• GUARD TOWERS, GHOST STATIONS, ESCAPE STORIES
• MEMORIAL TO THE MURDERED JEWS OF EUROPE
• HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY
• SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
• THE BERLIN WALL, GUARD TOWERS & COLD WAR BERLIN
• DIVIDED BERLIN EAST VS. WEST
• SO MUCH MORE
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Go beyond the typical tourist sites in Berlin as you explore the city’s unique ethnic enclaves and thriving countercultures on this guided walking tour. Take a deep dive into the Berlin neighborhoods of Friedrichshain, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg, and Mitte, stopping to learn about the various cultures and vibrant creativity that define these dynamic sectors. Explore Kreuzberg’s Turkish community before discovering Yaam Beach, which plays host to Berlin’s reggae and hip-hop scenes. Then pass into hidden courtyards and secret gardens as you admire some of Berlin’s legendary street art. This small-group excursion is limited to just 20 guests.
Ensuring you see the best of Berlin’s Museumsinsel’s (Museum Island’s) vast collection can be a daunting task. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Pergamon Museum’s and the Neues Museum's (New Museum's) highlights on a guided tour and enjoy skip-the-line entry to both museums on this cultural experience, which includes entry to all five of Museumsinsel’s museums. Travel back in time to the age of Enlightenment and admire classic artefacts including The Bust of Nefertiti, Market Gate of Miletus, and the Ishtar Gate. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
Pay tribute to victims including Pastor Martin Niemöller and deepen your understanding of World War II on this private tour to the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Your licensed guide will take you round key camp areas, from the execution facility where mass-murder techniques were perfected to the informative and heart-rending museum. Your tour includes 2-way transfers from select Berlin hotels.
Travel back to 1970s Berlin — a time when the city was split in two and West Berlin was “cut off from its world, art and culture, dying with no hope of retribution” — on this 3-hour tour. Together with a specialist guide, you’ll navigate the city on foot and by public transport, in search of the Berlin that inspired David Bowie’s seminal Berlin Trilogy. See Hansa Studios, where ‘Heroes’ and ‘Low’ were recorded, as well as 155 Hauptstrasse, once home to Bowie and Iggy Pop. You’ll also visit Potsdamer Platz, Zoo Station, Neues Ufer Café, and other culturally significant sites.
Explore the chilling legacy of Germany’s Third Reich during this 4-hour walking tour of Berlin. Follow your historian guide on a walk to the ruins of Anhalter Bahnhof, previously Europe’s largest train station, used to deport prisoners to concentrations camps. You'll also visit the former headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, concluding at the Reichstag, the German parliament building. Your guide will contextualize the rise of the Nazis as you go, offering insight into those who resisted as well as the horrific impact of the Holocaust.
Join Birchy or one of our expert guides on a private tour of the key-sites related to the Berlin Wall and Cold War Berlin. Learning the when, why, how of the Berlin Wall explore the incredible Berlin Wall Memorial, with the complete death-strip preserved and partially reconstructed. Unique even prior to the memorialization that occurred after the wall fell, it was the scene of incredible escapes and tragic loss of life.
From the Wall Memorial we will head to part of Mitte where the Berlin Wall bounded the American Sector to the South and as well as the British Sector to the west. There we will see the Check Point Charlie (the most famous of all the crossing points between West and East), the immense former House of Ministries buildings (and one of the very few surviving Nazi ministry buildings) and from there head to the last surviving of the BT - variant Watchtower (which we can actually ascend).
The tour finishes at Potsdamer Platz, once one of the busiest city intersections in Europe it was decimated by the end of the Second World War and what remained was further erased due to the construction of the Wall and the development of the death-strip. Now a bustling commercial and entertainment district it is a stark symbol of how a city can rebound from what was a social catastrophe if there ever was one.
This is a Walking Tour Pickups are on foot
Uncover Berlin’s Jewish history on a private walking tour. Concentrate on the streets, squares, and courtyards of the former Jewish quarter, and see highlights including the New Synagogue, Jewish cemetery, and Rosenstrasse sculpture that commemorates a women’s protest against the Nazis in 1943. Explore one-time Jewish enclaves such as the Heckmann Höffe courtyards, and visit artsy Dead Chicken Alley, hearing about its Jewish history and heroic inhabitant, Otto Weidt.
Discover Berlin past and present on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour. First, learn about the city’s dark past with a visit to the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, and Hitler’s Bunker. Then, explore the vibrant neighborhood of Mitte; admire architectural highlights such as Museum Island and the Gendarmenmarkt; and tuck into a delicious Currywurst.
Explore Potsdam’s elegant gardens and palaces on a 6-hour, private tour from Berlin with an experienced guide. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour, with time to visit the sites that interest you most. See the Glienicke ‘bridge of spies’ and a palace that housed WWI peace conferences, then stroll the manicured park that surrounds Sanssouci Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy tips on the best places to eat in Potsdam’s old city, with plenty of time to browse cafes, boutiques and a local market before returning to Berlin.
Experience Berlin’s ‘alternative’ scene during this edgy excursion exploring the city’s lesser-known neighborhoods and underground culture. Skip the guidebook highlights and the typical tourist stops as you experience Berlin’s legendary subcultural scene, checking out street art, ‘squat’ communities, and the history that led to the German capital’s unique non-conformist streak.
Discover the city of Potsdam, once home to Prussian kings and the German Kaiser, on a full-day walking tour from Berlin. See how royalty left its mark on the city's streets as you wander past Cecilienhof Palace, King Frederick William II’s Marble Palace, the Dutch quarter, and the UNESCO-listed Sanssouci Palace and Gardens. Stop for lunch (own expense) in the city center, learn the regal history behind each site that you pass, and return to your original departure point in Berlin when your tour concludes.
Visit the head of the former Prussian Empire on a half-day trip to Potsdam. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous Sanssouci Palace and walk through its gardens—during the summer months. Listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of the Prussian Empire as you stroll through this UNESCO-listed city and visit attractions such as the Dutch Quarter, the rebuilt City Palace, and the New Palace.
Visit world-renowned monuments, and brush up on your history, on this small-group walking tour of Berlin. Meet your guide in the city center; over the course of just a couple hours, you’ll discover many of the city’s top attractions. See the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Cathedral, spot the Reichstag and the Gendarmenmarkt, and even visit Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall Memorial. As you go, your guide will share stories, as well as insider city tips.
Explore Berlin by Segway and spin to top attractions in style on this 2-hour small-group tour. Hop onto your Segway and — following a little practise — head into bustling Berlin with a guide. Explore iconic squares such as Pariser Platz and Potsdamer Platz, and take in famous landmarks including Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, the Reichstag Building and the Victory Column. Along the way, gain insight into Berlin’s rich history and find out what makes the city tick.
If you’d like to cover a lot of ground in a short time while sightseeing in Berlin, this Segway tour is the ideal choice. Your local guide will take you to many unmissable sights and tell you all about their history. You’ll get an intimate and up-close view of Berlin just as you would on a walking tour, but in less time. This is a perfect tour for travelers who like to try quirky, fun activities.
See what’s ‘brewing’ in Berlin, a world capital of beer culture, during this beer-themed exploration of the German capital. Stop by three of the city’s bars and breweries for tastings, learning along the way about the long, multi-century history of the drink in Germany and about locals’ love for all things beer. A traditional German snack is also included.
Explore Berlin’s craft beer scene on this guided tour. Sample several craft beers throughout the tour at a local brewery and craft beer bars. Learn about the brewing process and the rise of craft beer in Germany. Learn about the rich history of beer within the country to prepare you for the rest of your trip.
Vibrant, progressive and multicultural, Berlin has been a pioneer in the gay rights movements since the late-19th century. Delve into the city’s LGBT history on this walking tour through the historical and culturally rich neighborhoods of Schöneberg and Kreuzberg. Visit one of the city’s oldest trans* bars; stroll through Tiergarten and learn about the LGBT figures who have shaped the city’s history; and visit the Gay Museum* (Schwules Museum*), the world’s first gay museum.
What does a certified Berlin tour guide offer?
First of all, urban knowledge of the area, indispensable for the speed of travel by public transport. There are around 24 Berlin lines.
We can get everywhere in less than 45 minutes!
A guide will tell you about the history of the city, the princes, the kings, the dictators, explaining how Berlin has evolved over the centuries allowing you to discover the hidden corners of the city!
Monumental or alternative and avant-garde neighborhoods.
It depends on your tastes ...
Share them with us, we will develop customized visits for adults and children!
Travel to Prague from Berlin on this one-way sightseeing bus. The itinerary includes stops along the way including Dresden Old Town, Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Moritzburg Palace, and Litomerice. This relaxed road trip allows you to explore two countries in one day as you make your way toward Prague. The tour is for a small group, with a maximum of eight people.
Go beyond the main attractions of Berlin to discover its underground scene on this private 3-hour tour. With a guide, you'll explore some of the hippest areas of the city and hear stories about urban artists and neighborhoods where the locals live. One Club-Mate, a caffeinated German-made beverage, is included.
Enjoy an individual tour of Potsdam with your own guide. You will see the unique park landscape with the castles Sanssouci and Cecilienhof, the Dutch quarter and the old town of Potsdam. Price plus entrance fees if inside inspection desired.
Individual city tour Potsdam from / to Berlin for small groups up to 8 persons with own driver-guide. You can combine this tour with a Berlin city tour. All our vehicles are Business Class and equipped with air conditioning and microphone.