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Berlin and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Adults/Children Price

120/108 USD pp

Maximum Group Size

up to 30 pax

Activity Level

Moderate

Duration

12 hours

08:00 am Meeting by the ship (outside the port area).
Please note: the start time of the tour is given approximately and will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time
08:00 – 11:00 am Driving time from the port to the Concentration Camp Memorial
You will be met in the port by one of our assistants and board our modern air-conditioned bus for a 2.5-h drive through the German countryside.
11:00 am – 12.30 pm A short guided visit to the Memorial
Once you are at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp you will be met by your tour guide who will give you a quick overview of the history and share some dramatic events which happened here.
12:30am – 1.30 pm Drive to Berlin
After spending about 45 minutes at the Memorial, you will be back on the bus to continue your trip to the city center of Berlin.
1:30 – 2:00 pm Arrival in Berlin, free time for a quick lunch
2.00-3.00 pm Government quarter including the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the German parliament, the Tiergarten, Parisier Platz, Hitler's bunker and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews.
3:00 - 4:00 pm Drive to Potsdamer Platz to observe the remains of the Berlin Wall as well as Checkpoint Charlie, the former Headquarters of the SS and Gestapo.
4:00-5:00 pm Drive up Friedrichstrasse to see the heart of the city, including..
Babel Platz, Humboldt University, Gendarmenmarkt, The book burning square, Unter den Linden, the Neue Wache, former Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Museum Island and the former Royal Palace of Berlin which is currently under reconstruction. 
5:00 - 8:00 pm Drive back to the ship with a restroom stop on the way

Please, note that the tour order and the time spent at each venue may vary

*The regular price for the group tour is $140 per person.

IMPORTANT: This tour is only available as a group/public tour from selected cruise ships. Please, contact us for more details

During this one day program...

This tour combines the Best of Berlin trip with a short visit to one of Germany's concentration camps - Sachsenhausen, built on the northern periphery of Berlin.

You will be met in the port by one of our assistants and board our modern air-conditioned bus for a 2.5-h drive through the German countryside. Once you are at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp you will be met by your tour guide who will give you a quick overview of the history and share some dramatic events which happened here. After spending about 45 minutes at the Memorial, you will be back on the bus to continue your trip to the city center of Berlin.

Once you reach Berlin you will have a 30 minute break and be able to purchase a quick lunch. After finishing your lunch you will explore the government quarter including the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the German parliament, the Tiergarten, Parisier Platz, Hitler's bunker and the Memorial to the Murdered Jews. From there you will drive south through Potsdamer Platz to observe the remains of the Berlin Wall as well as Checkpoint Charlie, the former Headquarters of the SS and Gestapo. Afterwards you will head up Friedrichstrasse to the very heart of the German capital which includes Babel Platz, Humboldt University, Gendarmenmarkt, the book burning square, Unter den Linden, the Neue Wache, former Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Museum Island and the former Royal Palace of Berlin which is currently under reconstruction.

If time allows the guide may show you a few sites in the former West Berlin, including Kurfürstendamm, the KaDeWe shopping center, as well as the Charlottenburg Palaces and the Bellevue.

The price is $120 per person if you book a St Petersburg tour with us!*

Timeline:

  • Departure from the port, 2.5 hr drive (without toilet stops) to the Concentration Camp Memorial
  • Short visit to the Memorial (approx. 45 minutes)
  • 1 h drive to Berlin
  • 4.5 h in Berlin
  • 3 h trip back to the port

Price includes:

  • Modern, air-conditioned bus for 12 hours
  • English speaking driver-guide for 6 hours in Berlin & Sachsenhausen
  • Donation entrance fee to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial

Price doesn’t include:

  • Lunch
  • Guide assistance on the way to and from Berlin (the guide joins in Sachsenhausen)
  • Gratuities are welcomed if you enjoyed the tour. Recommended: 10EUR per person for the guide, 5EUR per person for the driver
 

*The regular price for the group tour is $140 per person.

Please, note:

  • This tour gives you a general idea about the Concentration Camp Memorial and Berlin city, for a more in depth tour please inquire about our private tour options
  • Our first stop with a possibility to buy food will be in Berlin. Due to limited time there will be just a short stop to buy a snack or a sandwich
  • Please bring some change in EUR for toilet stops, beverages and for lunch. If you do not have EUR with you please ask our tour guide in Berlin to arrange for a stop at an ATM. US dollars are not accepted in Germany.
  • Your bus driver may not speak English, in case of any questions please call our emergency number +49 176 322 67 204
  • The route of the tour and time spent in Berlin is subject to ship’s docking times, traffic, special events and any other circumstances out of our control. Please note that we will not be able to provide a refund if the touring time has to be shortened because of any of the above.
  • According to the German legislation children up to 3 y.o. are obligated to have a child seat. The extra charge for the seat is 60EUR.

 

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