Best of Berlin Shore Excursion
145/131 USD pp
|09:00 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
|09:00 am – 12:00 pm||Driving time Warnemünde / Berlin with a restroom stop on the way
We recommend you bring some drinks and snacks with you onto the bus
|12:00 pm – 12:30 pm||Meeting the local Berlin guide at the Charlottenburg Palace. Introduction tour
After a scenic ride through North Germany with hundreds of lakes and beautiful nature, you will be met by your guide next to the Charlottenburg Palace, who will give you an introduction to the city
|12:30 pm - 2:00 pm||Drive through the British and American sectors of West Berlin.
Pass through Kurfürstendamm, by the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and KaDeWe. Arrive at Potsdamer Platz.
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Walk from Potsdamer Platz to the Reichstag.
On the way you will pass through the Tiergarten, Hitler’s Bunker, the Holocaust Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Brandenburg Gate and Paris Square.
|3:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Free time for lunch
You will have time for a typical hearty Berlin lunch (not included in the tour price)
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Drive to Museum Island and explore the historic heart of the city
You will see the newly rebuilt Palace, the Old Museum, New Museum, Pergamon Museum, Old National Gallery and Bode Museum. Visit to the former Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Unter den Linden, Humboldt University, Book Burning Square and Gendarmenmarkt.
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm||Drive to Checkpoint Charlie and finish up at the former SS and Gestapo HQ.
After having a stop at the Checkpoint Charlie you can pay a short visit to the Topography of Terror or take a unique picture of one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall.
|6:00 – 9:00 pm||Driving 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
- Professional guide for 5-6 hours (English, Spanish, Portuguese, German), other languages are available at an additional flat fee of 125 USD upon request
- Transportation in an A/C vehicle for 12 hours
- Pick up and drop off in Rostock/Warnemünde
Price doesn’t include:
- Guide assistance on the way to and from Berlin
- Tips (recommended tips for guide: 10% of the tour cost, for driver: 5% of the tour cost)
During this one day program...
You will be picked-up by your driver (your meeting time and time of the whole tour is always adjusted due to the ship arrival schedule). After a scenic ride of about 3 hours through the idyllic flatlands of North Germany with its hundreds of lakes, you will be met in former West Berlin by your guide, who will lead you to highlights of the German capital.
You'll start with Charlottenburg Castle (Photo Stop) a splendid baroque palace, dating from 1695. You will then continue to the Reichstag, the German Parliament (Photo Stop) and the Brandenburg Gate (Photo Stop).
Along the way you'll see, among other sites the Berlin Cathedral, the tree-lined "Unter den Linden" boulevard, Museum Island, Bellevue Palace, Victory Column, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and of course some notorious sights of the Third Reich and Cold War, such as Hermann Göring’s Aviation Ministry and the former site of Hitler's Bunker. Marvel at Potsdamer Platz, the place where modern architecture and lively metropolitan ambiance meet Berlin history. Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Holocaust Memorial).
Also, you will have time for a typical hearty Berlin lunch (not included in the tour price)
Take a unique picture of one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall (Photo Stop) and walk through former Checkpoint Charlie (Photo Stop and time for souvenir shopping).
Other highlights of former East Berlin will include the Alexanderplatz Square, Red City Hall, and the Humboldt University. Before heading back to Warnemunde you will drive along popular Kurfurstendamm Avenue, Berlins Champs Elysees, West Berlin’s former Showcase of the West.
Arrival in Warnemunde or Rostock, return to the ship.
*Please, note that tour schedule will be adjusted based on the arrival time of your ship.
** 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 60 EUR.
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- Transfer Warnemunde(Rostock)-Berlin-Warnemunde(Rostock) in an A/C vehicle
- Private A/C vehicle in Berlin for 6 hours
- English-speaking guide in Berlin for 6 hours
- Headsets for the groups of 16 and up
Price doesn't include: