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Explore Potsdam on this morning tour and discover the Brandenburg town of gardens and royalty with a local guide. Taking in sights of major palaces such as Sanssouci, New Palace, and Schloss Cecilienhof as well as the baroque old town, the tour showcases the most interesting corners of the city as tales of Potsdam’s bygone kings ring in your ears. If you travel in the summer months, the tour also includes a ticket for a Potsdam hop-on hop-off bus tour.
Take a journey back in time with the Ultimate Potsdam Tour! Learn about the colourful history of the city from the times of great Prussian kings to the political persecution in the 20th century and ending with the peaceful revolution in 1989/90.
For several centuries Potsdam has attracted immigrants from all over Europe: French Huguenots, Dutch architects, Czech weevers, Russian singers and many others left their mark in the history and architecture of the city. During the tour we will see the Dutch quarter, a Roman piazza and the unique Frederician rococo style. Along the way, I will tell you stories of kings and spies, film stars and the miracle of the house of Brandenburg.
Explore the one-time seat of the Prussian kings on this private half-day walking tour of Potsdam, including the magnificent Sanssouci Palace. Follow your guide around the historic center of Potsdam, stopping to snap photos of the Brandenburg Gate; stroll around the opulent City Palace and admire the red-brick buildings of the Dutch quarter. Then, marvel over the UNESCO-listed wonder of Sanssouci Palace, and explore the palace gardens, the Chinese Tea House and the tomb of Prussian King Frederic the Great.
If you want to learn about Prussian history, hear some entertaining stories of kings and spies, appreciate the contrast of the Frederician rococo architecture next to prefabricated concrete buildings and walk under the original Brandenburg Gate, then this tour is for you!
I can tailor this tour to your individual wishes and needs, please ask me!
Once capital of the kingdom of Prussia, Potsdam’s baroque parks and palaces have earned UNESCO World Heritage status. Explore the city with a guide on this small-group walking tour by train from Berlin. Hear about Kaisers, kings, and World War II; stroll ornate streets and Sanssouci Park; and opt to skip the long lines for Sanssouci Palace itself. Please note: entrance fees and train tickets are at your own expense.
Explore Potsdam’s Soviet history on this guided walking tour. See the city’s historic center, learn about Potsdam’s role as one of the largest Soviet bases in East Germany, and visit landmarks like the legendary Bridge of Spies, the once restricted area that housed the KGB’s headquarters, and the castle where Stalin, Churchill, and Truman negotiated the end of World War II.
The Potsdam Conference of the Big 3 in summer 1945 had a huge impact on the post-war world. This private tour in an original Russian minibus heads for all the relavant sites of the Potsdam Conference, including the conference venue and the residences of the 3 heads of state. Your private guide and driver is Holger, Potsdam-born tourism manager and licensed tour guide.
Your guide and driver Holger was born in Potsdam. He offers an authentic insight in the history of Potsdam. The former Prussian residential town became one of the focal points in the Cold War. The Potsdam Conference from 1945 paved the way for the Cold War. Potsdam was one of the most important Soviet bases in the GDR. The bridge of spies connecting Potsdam with West Berlin was a symbol for the seperation of Germany.
Large parts of the city of Potsdam were once a restricted area - no Potsdamers or visitors had access. Enjoy a private walking tour with a real "Potsdamer". Learn more about the fascinating Soviet secrets of Potsdam. Hear about the Allies’ Potsdam Conference in the summer of 1945, the KGB activities in Soviet Potsdam, the life in the Forbidden City and the world-famous Bridge of Spies.
The beautiful city of Potsdam is listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO because of its harmonious landscape with parks and palaces.
This tour takes you back in time and to all the highlights of the old city center of Potsdam including the park of Sanssouci Palace. You will see the old market with the restored City Palace, the picturesque Dutch quarter and the Brandenburg Gate, the older sister of the famous gate in Berlin.
After a relaxing stroll through the city, we will reach the park of Sanssouci Palace with its water fountains, the golden Chinese Tea House and the tomb of Prussia's legendary king, Frederic the Great.
The tour may either end at the palace where our guide will be helpful to obtain tickets for an inside visit (Mondays closed) or you head back to the railway station together with your guide.
Have a smooth and stress-free sightseeing by pre-booking your private round-trip transfers to and from the one of the most horrifying places of World War II - Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Museum. Your driver will greet you in the hotel located in Berlin city center and drive you directly to the entrance of the Museum, where you will have time to contemplate the tragic events on your own.
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When it’s time to leave, your private vehicle will be waiting to whisk you back to your hotel. There’s no need to worry about inconvenient public transportation as your private driver will be waiting for you at the agreed time.