Private Walking Tour: The Royal City of Potsdam
Are you visiting Berlin and want to have a one day trip to the pastoral and scenic views of Potsdam, where the Prussian royal dynasty has set its summer retreat? Curious as to how the area looked like before the massive distruction of World War II? Potsdam is the capital of the federal state of Brandenburg and it is just 30 kilimeters from the heart of Berlin, which makes it ideal for a day trip. During this tour we will see the main palces built by the Hohenzollerns along 300 years, will hear the stories anout the rise of Prussia and the reign of three 18th century kings, and how their style of politics reflects in their style of construction. After the end on Monarchy in 1918, Potsdam kept of being a hotspot for local and international politics, especially through the cold war. We will see the location of the 1945 Potsdam Conference where the division of Germany was set, as well as the former border between Potsdam and West Berlin, also known as the Bridge of Spies.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Nikolaikirche, Am Alten Markt, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The old market square with the St. Nicholas Church, 17th century palace and the city hall
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Glienicke Bridge, Konigstrasse, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The monumental "bridge of spies" overlooking the Spree, the Havel, the Babelsberg Castle and the Peacock Island
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Potsdam's Gardens, Schopenhauerstrasse, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The new gardens of Friedrich Wilhelm II with the pyramyds, marble palace and Cecilienhof palace
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Schloss Cecilienhof, Im Neuen Garten 11, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The last palace built by the Hohenzollerns and the place where the Potsdam Conference took place
Duration: 15 minutesPass By:
Marmorpalais, Im Neuen Garten 10, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The sommer residence of Friedrich Wilhelm IIStop At:
Hollandisches Viertel, Hollaendisches Viertel 1, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
A lunch break between early 18th century red vrick buildings in the picturesque old town of Potsdam
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Sanssouci Park, Zur Historischen Muhle, 14469 Potsdam, Brandenburg Germany
The marvelous gardens of Friedrich II, his summer residence and buria site
Duration: 45 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Variations to the route can be discussed"
"Independent entrance to the palace can be arranged (guiding inside the palace is not allowed)"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duração: 6 Hours
Ponto de partida:
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancelamentos e reembolsos:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.