• Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Get to know the best of Potsdam on a guided, 4.5-hour bike tour around this scenic university town. Discover its beautiful palaces, parks and gardens. See the historical city center and Dutch Quarter. Pedal past the royal residences of Sansoucci Palace, one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage sites in Germany. Visit Cecilenhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin wrote world history, then stop at a beer garden for lunch (own expense). A train ticket plus the use of a bike and helmet is included.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Berlin to Potsdam
  • Bike tour around Potsdam
  • See Sanssouci Palace and other Potsdam attractions
  • Have lunch at a beer garden
  • Bike rental and train transportation included

What You Can Expect

Potsdam Day Bike Tour

Potsdam Day Bike Tour

Meet and greet the tour guide and group near the entrance of the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz, a large public square and transport hub in the center of Berlin. After getting fitted for a Beach Cruiser bike and helmet, hop on a train for the brief trip to Potsdam. 
There will be a brief introduction to Potsdam before beginning the approximately 4.5-hour ride around and through this capital city of the German federal state of Brandenburg. 
Pedal through the historical city center, the Russian colony Alexandrowka and the Dutch Quarter. Admire the majestic royal residences that were built during the reign of Frederick the Great. There’s Sansoucci Palace, one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage sites in Germany; New Palace, the largest and most impressive palace ensemble in Sanssouci; the small, neo-classical Charlottenhof Palace, also in Sanssouci Park; and Orangery Palace, built in the style of the High Renaissance and commissioned by King Frederick William IV.
Explore a variety of historical sites and learn the deeper meaning behind each.
See, in part, the fabulous Marble Palace and visit the Cecilienhof Palace (entry and audio guide included), where Churchill, Truman and Stalin wrote world history when discussing how to partition Germany. Coast along between the former East and West Berlin, over the Glienicke Bridge connecting Potsdam to Berlin — where Cold War spy exchanges routinely took place — and much more.
There will be time for lunch at a beer garden (own expense) that used to be the old royal dairy. 
The tour concludes with a return trip to Berlin.

Customer Reviews

Michael S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

A worthwhile half-day tour from Berlin. The tour guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and ensured that the group stayed together throughout the bike ride. We stopped at various spots where the guide provided terrific insights into the history of the city as well as behind the scenes stories at the main attractions. Highly recommended, especially if you're interested in anything related to WWII.

Souad K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing!

Teresa H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Absolutely loved it....even with a morning drizzle. Our guide, Alicia, was excellent. She had so much history to share...we all learned a lot. I would recommend this tour to anyone who can ride a bike. It really was a wonderful way to take a tour and spend the day.

Paul T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was fantastic! Highy recommended with tour guide Brett who was very knowledgeable. Amazing castles and parklands. Put it on the must do list!
Paul
Toured 27/09/2017

Kathleen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This was fun and a wonderful way to see Potsdam. Our guide was great and we had a tasty lunch at a local German restaurant. The palaces were grand and the grounds were spectacular. The historical significance of Potsdam was also interesting to learn.

Radhika M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This tour was amazing!

Ralphwh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Tour was simply amazing, it lets you connect and appreciate nature.

HowellL

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

This was an amazing ride. It was very relaxing riding through the parks of Potsdam and visiting one museum. Great guide. WE LOVED THIS!

Merima R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Loved this bike tour. I am not a great biker, but this was a casual ride and amazing sight seeing. Met a great friend too. Highly recommended.

Steve E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Our tour guide was Alex. This was by far our best time in Germany, Potsdam was a great town. Alex was informative, easy to talk to helpful and kind!! I would recommend this tour and recommend Alex!!

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