9. Berlin: City Tour and Potsdam by Bus with River Cruise
Welcome to the all-encompassing tour of Berlin and Potsdam with a River Cruise! If you have limited time in Berlin, our tour is the perfect choice for you. We offer a unique experience by combining the highlights of Berlin with a trip to Potsdam, and an optional cruise down River Spree. Our tour is designed to be flexible, so you can choose which components you would like to book, making it ideal for everyone.
This day trip begins with two convenient pick-up spots at the Zoo in West Berlin and Alexanderplatz in East Berlin. Our team can assist with taxi arrangements for your added comfort and ease. Once you meet your knowledgeable guide, you'll board our comfortable bus and embark on an extraordinary journey. Here, you'll witness some of the most iconic landmarks in the city, such as the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin Wall. You'll also visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Hitler's Bunker, and Museum Island, home to the Berliner Dom, St. Hedwig’s Cathedral, and the State Opera House.
After that, you have the option to take a river cruise along the Spree. The cruise will enable you to explore the German Government Quarter, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, and the Nikolaiviertel. Alternatively, you can choose to explore the area's shops and restaurants. There are some excellent restaurants along the banks of the River Spree, where you can enjoy a delightful lunch.
In the afternoon, we'll head to Potsdam, which is approximately 45-60 minutes' drive from Berlin. During the drive, you can relax in the comfort of our air-conditioned bus, which will be at your disposal throughout the day, providing you with a place to rest and store your belongings. Along the way, you'll pass West Berlin and see further sights, such as the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, KaDeWe, and Kurfürstendamm.
You'll cross the Glienicke Brücke, also known as the ‘Bridge of Spies,’ and visit the Cecilienhof Palace and the Marble Palace. Next, you'll visit the downtown area to see the Brandenburg Gate before entering the lavish UNESCO site of the Sanssouci Gardens. There, you'll see the Church of Peace and approach the iconic Sanssouci Palace.
The tour culminates with a complimentary beer at the Historische Mühle before returning to Berlin.
Please note that our tour is designed to be flexible: you can pick and choose which of the 3 components - Berlin, Potsdam, river cruise - you would like to book. Join us and explore the best of Berlin and Potsdam in just one day!