5 days in Berlin & Potsdam

Visit the german capital, Berlin at your own pace, with its rich history, but also the nearby city of Potsdam, famous for its palaces.

Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and its history dates back to the 13th century. The turbulent history of the 20th century can be seen in the Holocaust Memorial and the site of the Berlin Wall, which is decorated with wall art. Berlin was divided east and west during the Cold War, and the Brandenburg Gate built in the 18th century has become a symbol of reunification. Berlin is also famous for its art scene and modern buildings, including the Berlin Philharmonic, which is known for its characteristic golden roofs built in 1963.

Potsdam

Potsdam, on the Havel River just 25km southwest of central Berlin, is the capital and crown jewel of the federal state of Brandenburg. Easily reached by S-Bahn, the former Prussian royal seat is the most popular day trip from Berlin, luring visitors with its splendid gardens and palaces, which garnered Unesco World Heritage status in 1990.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Berlin


Arrival at the Berlin airport and transfer to the hotel by private car. After arrival at the hotel is free.
Stay at 4 star hotel in Berlin city centre.



Day 2

Berlin


Breakfast at hotel
Full day hop on hop bus tour in Berlin city.
# This schedule includes HOP ON OFF BUS for 48 hours A/B course.
   Please use these to enjoy sightseeing in Berlin.


Berlin Hop On - Hop Off Bus Tour A (Highlight)

● Checkpoint Charlie /
Checkpoint Charlie was the principal gateway for foreigners and diplomats between the two Berlins from 1961 to 1990. Unfortunately, this potent symbol of the Cold War has degenerated into a tacky tourist trap, though a free open-air exhibit that illustrates milestones in Cold War history is one redeeming aspect.


● Lustgarten / Museums Island /
Walk through ancient Babylon, meet an Egyptian queen, clamber up a Greek altar or be mesmerised by Monet's ethereal landscapes. Berlin's most important treasure trove, spanning 6000 years' worth of art, artefacts, sculpture and architecture from Europe and beyond. Spread across five grand museums built between 1830 and 1930, the complex takes up the entire northern half of the little Spree Island where Berlin's settlement began in the 13th century.


● Brandenburg Gate /
A symbol of division during the Cold War, the landmark Brandenburg Gate now epitomises German reunification.


● Reichstag /
It’s been burned, bombed, rebuilt, buttressed by the Wall, wrapped in fabric and finally turned into the modern home of the German parliament by Norman Foster: the 1894 Reichstag is indeed one of Berlin’s most iconic buildings.


● Schloss Bellevue

● Siegessäule / Tiergarten

● Potsdamer Platz



Berlin Highlight Tour B (Highlight)

● Monument of Berlin walls


● Alexanderplatz with TV Tower /
Alexanderplatz is a large public square and transport hub in the central Mitte district of Berlin. It is a popular starting point for tourists, with many attractions including the Fernsehturm (TV tower), the Nikolai Quarter and the Rotes Rathaus (Red city hall) situated nearby. Alexanderplatz is still one of Berlin's major commercial areas, housing various shopping malls, department stores and other large retail locations.


● Wall museum /
This tourist-geared private museum on the 3rd floor of a former warehouse offers an easily digestible multimedia chronicle of Germany's post-WWII history, with a focus on the construction and demise of the Berlin Wall. You can watch interviews with border guards, historic news reels and learn about the milestones that led to the wall's collapse in 1989.


● Hauptbahnhof (Washingtonplatz)

● Mauergedenkstätte

● Mauerpark

● East Side Gallery



Stay at 4 star hotel in Berlin city centre.



Day 3

Berlin


Breakfast at hotel
Full day hop on hop bus tour in Berlin city.
Enjoy the international city that combines the modern and the history.


Berlin Cathedral /


Unter Den Linden street /
Unter den Linden is a boulevard in the central Mitte district of Berlin, the capital of Germany. Running from the City Palace to Brandenburg Gate, it is named after the linden (lime) trees that line the grassed pedestrian mall on the median and the two broad carriageways. The avenue links numerous Berlin sights, landmarks and rivers for sightseeing.


Kulturforum with Philharmonie /



Stay at 4 star hotel in Berlin city centre.



Day 4

Berlin, Potsdam


Breakfast at hotel
Full day Excursion to Potsdam.
Transfer to Potsdam by train
After arrive at Postadam station, sightseeing by local bus


Old Dutch Quarter /

Filmmuseum /


Sanssouci Palace /

Frederick the Great's famous summer palace, this rococo gem was designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff in 1747 and sits daintily above vine-draped terraces with the king's grave nearby. (Admission is limited and by timed ticket only; book online to avoid wait times and/or disappointment.)


Neues Palais /

The final palace commissioned by Frederick the Great, the Neues Palais has made-to-impress dimensions, a central dome and a lavish exterior capped with a parade of sandstone figures.


Orangery /



Transfer back to Berlin by train
Stay at 4 star hotel in Berlin city centre.



Day 5

Berlin


Breakfast at hotel. Keep your luggage at the hotel storage.
Free time until departure.
Pick up at the hotel by the driver and transfer to the Berlin airport by Private car.

Included

● Accommodation for 4 nights with breakfast
● Airport transfer (Day 1 + 5) by Private car
● 1 day hop on hop off bus ticket (Berlin / Day 2 + 3)

Not Included

● Cost of the public transport(Train fare / Berlin - Potsdam & v.v., Local bus fare in Potsdam )
● Entrance fee for Monument & museum in Berlin/Potsdam
● Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry and Tips
● City tax to be paid to the hotel
● Travel insurance
● Anything not specifically mentioned in “Service includes”

Please note that this tour will be subject to any social distancing measure taking place in this country and some modifications may apply to any activity per the requested period of travel. Please consult us for more information.

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