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Berlin is a big city — a really big city — and you can easily waste hours of time simply walking from A to B. On this private, 4-hour Segway tour of Berlin, travel quickly and easily between the city’s top sights, from Brandenburg Gate to the Berlin Wall. Make use, too, of included skip-the-line entry to the iconic Berlin TV Tower for bird’s-eye views over the city. Simply let your private guide know in advance which attractions interest you the most, and they’ll customize the itinerary to suit.

Highlights

  • 4-hour private Segway tour of Berlin, including skip-the-line access to TV Tower
  • See Berlin’s top attractions, such as Checkpoint Charlie and Berlin Cathedral, from a height of 666 feet (203 meters)
  • Venture off the beaten path and cover more ground than you would on a walking tour
  • Coast by significant historical sites like the Berlin Wall and Brandenburg Gate
  • Private tour allows for a more attentive, individualized experience
  • Perfect for first-timers to Berlin or those wanting more in-depth knowledge!

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Berlin Segway Tour Including TV Tower

Berlin Segway Tour

Start your private Berlin tour by meeting your guide near the main entrance to the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz and skip the long line to the 360-degree viewing platform. Your guide will accompany you to the top and point out Berlin’s most important monuments from a height of 666 feet (203 meters). See landmarks such as Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom), Checkpoint Charlie, the Charlottenburg Palace and Brandenburg Gate from this amazing bird’s-eye view.

When you’re back on the ground, you’ll receive a 30-minute orientation session on your Segway, a self-balancing motorized device that’s designed to operate in any pedestrian environment. Then, head off to see some of the most fascinating sights of the city with your guide, stopping often to take photos, hear anecdotes and discuss Berlin’s unique history as well as present-day culture.

Whether you’re new to the city or a repeat visitor, you’ll see Berlin in a new way and learn fascinating facts as you listen to your guide’s stories on this intimate tour!

Sights you'll see include:

  • Berlin Wall: One of the last remaining sections is now under historical protection.
  • Checkpoint Charlie: The famous border crossing between East and West Berlin is currently an outdoor exhibit of the Cold War.
  • Brandenburg Gate: Germany's most famous monument served as a backdrop for many of Berlin's most important events, from Napoleon's march into Berlin to President Reagan’s famous speech.
  • Bebelplatz: The site of the Nazi's infamous 1933 book burning, directly in front of Germany's most prestigious university library.
  • Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe: This powerful memorial includes 2,711 blocks of various heights upon undulating ground.
  • Hitler's bunker: Recount the final days of the Third Reich and Hitler's bizarre demise.
  • Luftwaffe Ministry: The former Nazi headquarters now houses Germany's Finance Ministry.
  • Reichstag: Germany's famous parliament building stood just in front of the Wall in West Berlin.

Please note: List any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

Customer Reviews

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was a definite highlight of our entire 16 day trip. I would recommend this as a way to start a city tour in any city in the world that offers it because it is an easy way to get a comprehensive feel of a city and the attractions that it offers. I highly recommend it for those that are concerned with the amount of walking necessary to see a new city as well. You do not need any particular athletic ability or sense of balance either. Segways would be the first thing I would do in each city so that you know what places you want to go back to visit at your own leisure.
Wally-E is the perfect tour guide. We had 5 people in our group, ages ranged from 52 to 16. We started off with individual instructions and practice. Really you only wobble when you first get on and within a few minutes, you feel confident and ready to go. Trust me - we were apprehensive at first - even the two very athletic members of our group.
Wally-E is patient, kind and funny. He is extremely knowledgeable about the City of Berlin as well as the history. I told him that if he was a history teacher, all children would love history. There is a LOT of ground you can cover in 4 hours on a Segway without feeling rushed. We stopped a lot for pictures including pictures that Wally-E took for us. My 16 year old is a history buff, but Wally-E's extensive knowledge and his delivery were so good, that he was engaged fully the entire trip!
Some of the sites we visited were the Brandenburg Gate, Palace of the Republic, Hitler's bunker, Checkpoint Charlie, and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. There was plenty of time to walk through the Memorial, to get pictures at the checkpoint and our passports stamped, and to learn the history of the Bunker. The tour gave us a feel for the layout of the city and spared our legs and feet in a huge way. We were also able to decide we definitely wanted to make a trip to Nazi Topography of Terror museum.
DEFINITELY DO THIS!

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