Excursions (October 9, 2022)
This tour lets you visit the wonderful Prussian palaces "Sancoussi", which was constructed in 1745 –1747 as the summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. Today, Sanssouci has lost none of its special charm, as the rooms still have their original furnishings and design. Castle and garden are UNCESCO cultural heritage since 1990, selected for the extraordinary synthesis of 18th century art styles from all over European cities and courts. After a guided tour in small groups through the palace, you will have time to linger at the beautiful park and grounds, which are more impressive than ever.
Picture: © Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg
Einstein Tower + Sanssouci Palace
The Einstein Tower is an architectural marvel, built between 1919 and 1922 by Erich Mendelsohn as a solar observatory. Nowadays, the tower is used by Potsdam astronomers to measure the magnetic fields on the sun and to understand the activities of the sun. Per guide, up to 15 people can visit the Einstein Tower from the inside. The tour lasts 60-90 minutes and is conducted by scientists of the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam. Afterwards there will be a tour through Sanssouci palace in smaller groups.
Excursions (October 13, 2022)
Spree River Cruise
Would you like to explore Berlin by boat?Just enjoy the metropolis in a relaxed way from the water. Our boat tours will take you along most of the city's most beautiful sights and famous places. Berlin is a city of rivers and canals. On our journey, we will pass by historical and new buildings. You will see the Museum Island, the Berlin Cathedral, Alexanderplatz, the Nikolai Quarter, the government quarter with the Reichstag, German Chancellery, Bellevue Palace, the House of World Cultures and many other highlights.
Picture: © Reederei Riedel
Memorials & Monuments tour
Berlin's memorials and monuments remind us of the past, of the times under National Socialism and of the division of the city before the Berlin wall came down in 1989. Enjoy our Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing tour and visit some of the most famous monuments of Berlin. The new guardhouse on the boulevard „Unter den Linden“ is the official memorial for the victims of war and tyranny. Next to the Brandenburg Gate is the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe with its 2711 concrete stelae. The Bernauer Strasse Memorial gives a lasting impression of the Berlin Wall as well as the Check-Point Charly, where we remember the division of the city.
We will shuttle you to the Museum Island, which is a century of cultural politics. Consisting of five different museums (Bode-Museum, Pergamonmuseum, Altes Museum, Neues Museum and Alte Nationalgalerie) a huge art collection awaits you. As a highlight, you will join a guided tour through the New Museum, where you can see Nefertiti. After our tour is ended, you will have one hour of free time to explore all the interesting sights of the Museums Island.
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