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Version 17 – August 21, 2020 10:17

Description
  • Take a day trip to Potsdam, and discover its rich culture and beautiful architecture
  •  - Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned Germany in 1945
  •  - Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighbourhoods
  •  - Walk where Frederick the Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace
  • Potsdam is a city from your dreams - its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the cold war, the capital of Brandenburg is as fascinating as it is beautiful.
  • The tour includes an exploration of the grounds of Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Wander the idyllic roads of the Dutch Quarter, explore the Church of Peace, and the grounds of the Marble Palace. The enlightened side of the Prussian state, where blood mattered less than duty, will again be on your mind as you appreciate the rococo architecture of Frederick the Great’s summer palace: the Sanssouci Palace .
  •  Note : Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit
  • Take a day trip to Potsdam, and discover its rich culture and beautiful architecture - Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned Germany in 1945 - Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighbourhoods - Walk where Frederick the Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace Potsdam is a city from your dreams - its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the cold war, the capital of Brandenburg is as fascinating as it is beautiful.The tour includes an exploration of the grounds of Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Wander the idyllic roads of the Dutch Quarter, explore the Church of Peace, and the grounds of the Marble Palace. The enlightened side of the Prussian state, where blood mattered less than duty, will again be on your mind as you appreciate the rococo architecture of Frederick the Great’s summer palace: the Sanssouci Palace . Note : Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day

Version 6 – July 19, 2020 19:36

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport

Version 6 – July 19, 2020 19:36

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • In summer, please remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and plenty of water
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport

Version 5 – July 19, 2020 19:35

Included
  • Travel to and from Potsdam from Zoologischer Garten station
  • Admission to Sanssouci Palace (with audioguide)
  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded
  • Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cost of hotel pick up/drop off. Your guide will accompany you in a taxi or by public transport,Food and drink
Additional Info
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day.

Version 4 – July 19, 2020 19:34

Highlights
  • Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace
  • Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighbourhoods
  • Walk where Frederick the Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace

Version 3 – July 19, 2020 19:33

Description Summary
  • Discover a place from fairytale on the doorstep of Berlin
  • Discover a place from fairytale on the doorstep of Berlin
Description
  • Take a day trip to Potsdam, and discover its rich culture and beautiful architecture - Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned Germany in 1945 - Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighbourhoods - Walk where Frederick the Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace Potsdam is a city from your dreams - its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the cold war, the capital of Brandenburg is as fascinating as it is beautiful.The tour includes an exploration of the grounds of Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Wander the idyllic roads of the Dutch Quarter, explore the Church of Peace, and the grounds of the Marble Palace. The enlightened side of the Prussian state, where blood mattered less than duty, will again be on your mind as you appreciate the rococo architecture of Frederick the Great’s summer palace: the Sanssouci Palace . Note : Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit
  • Take a day trip to Potsdam, and discover its rich culture and beautiful architecture.Visit the grounds of the Marble Palace and Schloss Cecilienhof Palace where Churchill, Truman and Stalin partitioned Germany in 1945.Explore the eighteenth century Dutch Quarter and its magnificent red brick neighborhoods.Walk where Frederick the Great stepped in the Sanssouci Palace . Potsdam is a city from your dreams - its endless castles, palaces, gardens and lakes served as the home of Kings and Emperors for three hundred years. It was finally given UNESCO status in 1990, after the fall of the Soviet Union. Full of incredible history, from Prussian royalty to the cold war, the capital of Brandenburg is as fascinating as it is beautiful.The tour includes an exploration of the grounds of Schloss Cecilienhof Palace, where Churchill, Truman and Stalin shaped and partitioned post-war Europe and Asia in 1945. Wander the idyllic roads of the Dutch Quarter, explore the Church of Peace, and the grounds of the Marble Palace. The enlightened side of the Prussian state, where blood mattered less than duty, will again be on your mind as you appreciate the rococo architecture of Frederick the Great’s summer palace: the Sanssouci Palace . Note : Due to strict policy at Sanssouci Palace, your guide will not be able to accompany you throughout your time here. They will rendezvous with you at the exit.
Additional Info
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day.
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes / Please bring plenty of water / Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund