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• Half day
- Bike rental
- Please bring your printed voucher
- Duration: 6,5 hours
- Distance: approx. 10 miles (16km)
- Departure times: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 9:45 am from April 1st till October 31st.
- Departure point: outside the entrance of the TV Tower at Alexanderplatz.
- Please present yourself at the location 15 minutes prior to the departure.
Palaces and Gardens of Potsdam Bike Tour
Take a trip from Berlin on the Potsdam Bike Tour
Potsdam is the top-rated destination for travelers touring Berlin. Located on the border of the capital city, this German town was the site of the infamous Potsdam Conference between Churchill, Truman, and Stalin dissolving Nazi Germany following World War II. During the Potsdam Bike Tour, you will find the Sanssouci Palace, which was once the summer home of Frederick the Great, former King of Prussia. On the grounds of the complex, you’ll see the gorgeous Renaissance Orangery Palace overlooking Italian-style gardens and classical fountains. Ride through spectacular English gardens surrounding the neoclassical Charlottenhof Palace. Cherish the 19th-century Roman baths, built in several architectural styles. And what’s the best way to explore these incredible sights? Speeding along on your bike with a charismatic tour guide on the Potsdam Bike Tour. The Potsdam Tour departs from outside of the TV Tower at Alexanderplatz and lasts for half a day with stops at several popular attractions. At 16 kilometers, the Potsdam Bike Tour is a bit longer than some of our other Berlin tours. However, Potsdam is exceptionally flat, and there will be many breaks for pictures and sightseeing. Energetic guides will lead dynamic conversations and provide fascinating trivia while you ride, such as an analysis of the modern Potsdam, a vibrant college town full of creativity and enthusiasm, and the effects of its past Iron Curtain influences.
Use a modern city tour bike to discover the best of Potsdam
A city tour bike will be provided to each visitor while on the Potsdam Bike Tour. Your city tour bike is essential for exploring the many Prussian and Cold War sights hidden beside the mighty palaces and within the core of the parks. You’ll love our Gardens & Palaces of Potsdam Bike Tour as it provides unique insight into the real lifestyle and cultural changes during Germany’s turbulent 20th century. With more than twenty unique palaces, hundreds of parks and gardens, a pivotal place in world history, and an innate style of grandeur, Potsdam lives up to its UNESCO World Heritage status
Your Potsdam Bike Tour begins now
Whether you want to see the Sanssouci Palace, beautiful windmills that will have you feeling like you’re in Holland, or receive entry and an audio guide through the Cecilienhof Palace, the Potsdam Bike Tour is the best Berlin adventure. Begin your German experience today!
This largest of palaces was built by Friedrick the Great to house guests. It's a magnificent way to kick off the tour before riding along the magnificent Sans Succi park.
The most famous and photographed of Potsdam's palaces is undoubtedly Sanssouci Palace. With its unique yellow color, baroque flair, and location atop Sanssouci Park it's a highlight of the tour. We give you time to walk around the former residence of Friedrick the Great.
Windmill? Indeed. There were once numerous windmills to grind grains in Potsdam. We'll see one beautifully restored and you may think you're in Holland.
There are so many palaces and monuments in Potsdam it's hard not to take them for granted. The beautiful Orangerie was built in typical Italian Renaissance style, adding unique diversity to the architecture surrounding Sanssouci Park.
We give you time to get off the bike and explore Sanssouci Park on your own. Grab numerous pictures and soak in the beauty and tranquility where once Friedrick the Great and Voltaire walked.
Potsdam lies in former East Germany. However, when we cross over the Glienicke Bridge - famous for the spy exchanges that took place here during the Cold War - we'll briefly be in West Berlin.
This was the last of the palaces built by the Hohenzollern royal family in Potsdam. You will find out many more details about it though during the tour: admission and audio guide are included with the tour!
We chose Cecilienhof as the palace to go into not just because of its beauty, but because the famous Potsdam Agreement following WWII was signed here. Truman, Stalin, and Churchill arguably started the Cold War with this conference and document.
- Cancellation more then a week in advance: administration costs of 15% must be paid
- Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount must be paid
- Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount must be paid
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