I studied in Berlin, Rome, Paris and Washington, graduated in art history, german history and literature, and published two books, one of them about the turkish immigrants in Berlin. It's a big pleasure to meet people from all over the world here in Berlin.
I can offer you a program aimed at your individual interests and needs and accompany you to unusual places for an unusually normal price. You have the choice between a general overview or a theme orientated exploration of the city.
Either by bus, limousine, public transport, taxi, by bicycle or to foot: You determine the form of transport. Wether for two hours or more, a day or a week, there are plenty of things to discover.
A visit to Potsdam is also worthwhile. This small city with its quaint historical city center also offers an array of beautiful parks and royal palaces that belong to the UNESCO world cultural heritage.
Excursions outside of Berlin are also on the agenda, for example a visit to the huge lift lock in Niederfinow, or to the royal palace in Rheinsberg or to the Spreeforest, a biosphere reserve by UNESCO.
An insight into the extraordinary steer you towards the ideas behind the obvious.
Always competent and always witty.
A Recent Review of this guide
Wonderful day, Hilke was like touring with a very well informed friend. We felt we experienced a lot of Berlin and she even introduced us to curry wurst. Our driver, Peter, was fantastic. Once again Tours by Locals does a great job.
Graduated in art history, german history and literature
Official guide-license for
Old Palace Charlottenburg
New Wing Palace Charlottenburg
Park Palace Charlottenburg
Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen
Member of the Bundesverband der Gästeführer Deutschlands (BVGD, Federal Association of Guides in Germany)
Owner of the EU-standardized BVGD-Certificate DIN EN
Member of the Association of Berlin Guides, Verband der Berliner Stadtführer, Berlin Guide e.V.
Official Guide of the Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH visitBerlin
I don't drive but I can hire a licensed driver for you.