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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
This is a Walking Tour Pickups are on foot
Get an insider’s look at Berlin, the capital and cultural centerpiece of Germany, on this guided walking tour. Visit some of Berlin’s most popular attractions — like the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Checkpoint Charlie — as well as a few lesser-known locations that many group sightseeing tours miss. Learn about the history of Berlin, from the time of the Teutonic Knights to its role as capital of the Nazi Third Reich, to the divided city of the Cold War, to the modern-day capital of a unified Germany.
Experience the dramatic final days of the World War II in Berlin during this half-day walking excursion. Visit some of the most important historical sites in Berlin with your guide, discovering the series of events that culminated in the final German surrender. Trace the Soviet attack as it drove ever-deeper into the German capital, ending with the final battle at the Reichstag. View the site of Hitler's former bunker and learn about daily life for residents during the war, particularly those who opposed the Third Reich.
Discover Sachsenhausen, one of the first concentration camps established by Nazi Germany’s Third Reich, on this guided trip from Berlin. Listen as an expert historian details the facts surrounding the camp’s creation, as well as a timeline of the atrocities that took place there. Today, the site serves as a national memorial to the prisoners who lived and died here, and on your visit you'll explore the various locations inside the camp, like the command headquarters and execution trench, and learn about Germany during the rule of the Third Reich.
History enthusiasts will love this tour of Berlin that focuses on the Third Reich, World War 2, and Adolf Hitler. You will visit churches, government buildings, and other places associated with this period, and learn many fascinating stories from your guide. As this is a private tour you can customize it to suit your needs and interests. Both first-time and repeat visitors to Berlin will learn something new.
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.
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.
Absorb the wealth of culture and elegant architecture found in Dresden, longstanding hub of German arts, during this full-day from Berlin. Begin with a guided tour of the city center on foot, learning about its history as you explore the Zwinger palace, Semperoper (Semper Opera) and Frauenkirche (Church of our Lady). Spend the afternoon independently, wandering through the city’s lush parks, baroque architecture or lovely riverbanks along the Elbe, offering skyline views. This Berlin to Dresden visit also includes transport by air-conditioned coach.
Get a sobering look at the Sachsenhausen-Oranienburg Nazi concentration camp during this guided excursion from Berlin. Learn about the more than 200,000 prisoners that passed through the camp’s gates as you tour its barracks, pathology department, ‘appellplatz’ (roll call square), ‘Zellenbau’ (Gestapo prison), and more.
Discover Berlin as the frontier of the Cold War on this guided historical walking tour. After World War II, Berlin changed from the capital city of Nazi Germany into the pivotal city in a struggle to control war-torn Europe. Retrace the trail of the “death strip” and the Berlin Wall. Visit some of Berlin’s most popular Cold War attractions, like the Berlin Wall Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, underground "ghost stations," and more. Learn about the history of Berlin, from its founding to this divided city of the Cold War.
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.
Discover the regal heritage of Potsdam, Berlin’s posh royal suburb. See the Dutch Quarter and well-preserved palaces of Frederick the Great and other Prussian kings, including Cecilienhof and splendid Sanssouci, with a driver and guide. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes this an easy way to escape the urban grind of Berlin for a day among Potsdam’s lush gardens, plentiful fountains, and fascinating history.
Learn about WWII and the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial during this tour from Berlin. Travel by train and take a tour of the site, once one of the most pivotal concentration camps in Nazi Germany. Discover the camp’s history, see the barracks, infirmary, laboratory and cells, and listen to tales of courage and suffering sensitively told by your guide. Learn about the daily routines and fates of the 200,000 people imprisoned here between 1936 and 1945, and visit the intensely poignant site memorials.
Take advantage of your guide’s insight to learn about the former capital of the Third Reich during this half-day walking tour of Berlin. Visit several historically significant sites—including Hitler’s Bunker, the holocaust memorial, and more—without the stress of planning your own route. Then, after gaining a different perspective on the now-popular city, end your tour in the Jewish district.
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.
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
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.
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.
Look behind the Berlin wall and its complex, tragic history on an in-depth walking tour focused on the city's most infamous architecture. See the longest section of the wall that remains, plus other Cold War landmarks like Checkpoint Charlie and a former DDR watchtower. A guide’s commentary goes beyond Communist kitsch and well-known headlines for an insightful look at life in Berlin before and after the wall.
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.
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.
Gain a better understanding of WWII’s impact on Berlin during this Third Reich walking tour. Follow your guide through Germany’s capital and learn about its dark WWII history. Stop by the Memorial to Homosexuals, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Holocaust Memorial), and Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism. See the New Synagogue and Hitler’s bunker in Führerbunker. Plus on your stroll, catch sight of the Reichstag building, the Soviet War Memorial, and Berlin’s Jewish neighborhood.