Potsdam By Coach

The classic coach trip to the most famous sights in Potsdam: St. Nicholas’ Church, old city gates, the Dutch Quarter, the Russian Colony Alexandrovka; with short stops at the palaces: The “Neues Palais” (“New Palace”), the palaces of Sanssouci and Cecilienhof

Duration approx. 3 hours plus approx. 45 to 60 minutes for the transfer to Potsdam and 45 to 60 minutes for the return transfer


The Palace Gardens of Sanssouci – walking tour

The Palace Gardens of Sanssouci, covering almost 300 hectares, contain numerous interesting buildings, fountains and sculptures. The vineyard hill, with the Palace of Sanssouci on its highest terrace, was once created for Prussian King Frederick the Great. In the surrounding Palace Gardens, there are also the following other buildings: the New Chambers Palace, the Gallery of Paintings, the Church of Peace, the Orangery Palace, the Chinese Teahouse, the Roman Baths, the Charlottenhof Palace, the Dragon Pagoda, the Belvedere on Klausberg, the “Neues Palais” (New Palace). A selection will be made determined by the amount of time available and by your interest

Duration: between 2 and 3 hours


The Cecilienhof Palace and the Palace Gardens „Neuer Garten“ (New Garden)

Walking tour covering the last palace of the House of Hohenzollern, which also later hosted the Potsdam Conference in 1945. At that conference, the heads of state of the USA, Great Britain and the Soviet Union Truman, Churchill and Stalin discussed the division of Germany. The Palace Gardens of the „Neuer Garten“ (New Garden) was created for Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm II by Johann August Eyserbeck at the end of the 18th century, as the first major  park in the style of the English landscape garden in Potsdam

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours


Walking tour of the old town centre of Potsdam

On this tour, many details of the attractive buildings in Potsdam’s old centre of town will be discussed. It leads to baroque town houses, to the „Alter Markt“ (Old Market) with St.Nicholas’ Church and to the “Neuer Markt” (New Market) with Royal Stables, to the historic city canal and to the Dutch Quarter

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours


Potsdam, Babelsberg and Film Museum

Babelsberg is now a district of Potsdam, but up to the 30s it was a separate town. In the time of the Weimar republic, Babelsberg's film studios became world famous with films like Fritz Lang's “Metropolis” or “The Blue Angel”, which made Marlene Dietrich a film star. Film stars used to live in the fashionable residential area which later became known as UFA-Town Babelsberg. Experience movie magic past and present

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours


The Water Engineering of Sanssouci – walking tour

From the historic steam driven water pump works called the “Mosque”, to the Roman Baths at Charlottenhof Palace, to the Big Fountain at Sanssouci, and to the cistern and the artificial ruins on the “Ruinenberg” hill

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours  


  Science in Potsdam and Albert Einstein

A trip to the famous scientist's places of work and of inspiration in Potsdam. See the Max Planck Institute in Golm, the Einstein tower which is a Solar Observatory in the Albert Einstein Science Park and his private home at the lake near Caputh

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours


Potsdam By Boat - Palace tour, Seven Lakes-Tour, Twelve-Lakes-Tour

Potsdam is like an island, surrounded by the Havel river, connecting to various lakes and the Sacrow-Paretz Canal. There are a variety of different possible trips. The classic “Palace tour” on the Havel river, Glienicke lake and Jungfernsee lake leads past the Babelsberg and Cecilienhof Palaces. There are some extraordinary boats that can be hired, such as a rebuilt viking ship or the barque “Königin Louise”, a smaller version of a historic barque

Duration: approx. 2 to 3 hours



Please take into consideration when planning your trip that the city of Potsdam is located outside of Berlin. The transfer from Berlin to Potsdam takes approx. 45 to 60 minutes and the return trip takes another 45 to 60 minutes.