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Hilke G.

Berlin, Germany

Working as a Berlin guide for more than 30 years now I'm very happy to share with you my experience as a contemporary witness of live in the divided city, the amazing fall of the wall and all the changes that took and take place here in Berlin, this fantastic city with a fabulous variety of sights, museums, art galleries, shops, clubs and pubs.

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

My wife and I did a one day guided tour of Berlin with Hilke and a driver in October. Hilke showed us the highlights of Berlin and adapted the tour to our interests. Her knowledge of the city and its history was exceptional. She is a lovely person and made us feel very welcome.
Richard Morgan

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Credentials

Graduated in art history, german history and literature
Official guide-license for
Old Palace Charlottenburg
New Wing Palace Charlottenburg
Park Palace Charlottenburg
Palace Cecilienhof
Park Sanssouci
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

Restrictions

I don't drive but I can hire a licensed driver for you.

Guide Requirements for Germany

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Tours by Hilke G.

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Private tour guide Hilke

Berlin with a contemporary witness and,...

A full day private tour of Berlin with a minivan or limousine

1151 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Hilke

Shore excursion Warnemünde-Berlin with,...

A private tour in compliance with your personal interests

1325 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

12 hours

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Private tour guide Hilke

Berlin-Culture with an art historian

Private Berlin Tour: World Cultural Heritage in Germany's capital

279 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Hilke

Potsdam private tour

Splendid royal residence with a private guide

651 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Hilke

Potsdam with a private guide and driver

Splendid royal residence private tour with a van or limousine

1151 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Hilke

Shore excursion Warnemünde-Berlin with,...

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A private tour in compliance with your personal interests, for reviews,...

1325 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

12 hours

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