Day trips & excursions

Discover Potsdam day trip from Berlin

Availability: Spring/Summer: Everyday; Fall/Winter: Saturdays
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore the most important sights of Potsdam
  • Stroll through the park of Sanssouci Palace
  • See where the Potsdam Conference took place
  • Cross the Bridge of Spies
What to expect

Just outside of Berlin lays the scenic town of Potsdam with palaces, gardens and churches straight out of a picture book. For almost three centuries it was the residence of Prussian kings, princes and German emperors of the House of Hohenzollern. Discover an impressive landscape that ranks among the most beautiful in Europe and witnessed events which changed the world forever.

See the dreamlike Babelsberg Palace and the Marble Palace on the lakeshore. Stroll through the idyllic Russian village and explore the quaint 18th century Dutch quarter. In the park Neuer Garten lays the countryside Cecilienhof Palace. It became world-famous when Stalin, Churchill and Truman met here after the Second World War to decide upon the future of Germany and Europe. Cross the Bridge of Spies where the Americans and Soviets exchanged captured spies during the Cold War and see the former Stasi prison which was run by the secret police of East Germany.

At the end of the tour your guide will show you the enchanting Sanssouci Park surrounding the Sanssouci Palace of Frederick the Great. You can either visit the stunning palace by your own or return to Berlin with your guide.

Read more
What's included
  • Expert guide
What's not included
  • Ticket for public transport (ABC day pass)
  • Palace visits
Reduced price
  • Children (0-11) accompanied by an adult: free
  • Youth (12-25): reduced
  • Students (with vaild ID): reduced
  • Senior (65+): reduced
Where

Hackescher Markt, Neue Promenade 3, 10178 Berlin

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of Starbucks at the Hackescher Markt

What to remember
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please note that you will not visit the palaces with this tour
  • All palaces except Neues Palais are closed on Mondays during winter season
  • Please note: You will need a day pass ABC for public transport
Read more
When
  • From 1 October to 30 April Saturdays at 9.30am
  • From 1 May to 30 September daily at 9.30am
Read more
Provider
Original Berlin Walks
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to a day before the activity begins.

You might also like

Walking tours

Delve with a historian into Berlin’s history as the capital of Nazi Germany during the Third Reich. ...

Museums

The impressive neoclassical building that hosts the Altes Museum (Old Museum) was built between 1823...

Concerts & Operas

Enjoy moving classical music presented by the Berlin Residence Orchestra in the stylish and historic...

Museums

Captivating special effects bring 750 years of Berlin’s history to life! At Little BIG City, the uni...

City tours

Stranded behind the iron curtain for nearly 40 years, West Berlin developed its own unique identity ...

Walking tours

Discover Berlin’s ambivalent queer history, including both periods of celebration of sexual freedom ...