Private Tour: Potsdam without a coach.Historic city center, New Garden with Palace Cecilienhof and Pfingstberg

Tour Number

Activity Level

170873


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. childrens age should be up from 14

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), German (fluent)

For the Berlin visitors who still want to find time for Potsdams "quieter" park side


For the journey to Potsdam offers the German Railways regional trains at 30 min. of tact which need only 30 min. to Potsdam. On the way to the " new garden " we cross the historical " Dutch quarter " (about 1725) and reach the garden entrance (I am an owner of a valid guiding license for the garden and castles Cecilienhof and Marble Palais). Lying on the „Heiligen See", the garden is a jewel with various buildings, first to mention the "Marble Palace" of 1787, the small Orangery lying besides, a "pyramid", actually, a cold room, as well as at the upper end by the Castle Cecilienhof, which become famous as the place of the"Potsdam Conference" in 1945. From here our walk leads us over on the restored area of the „Whitsun Mountain" (Pfingstberg). Along historical villas of famous majority industrialist families past, we reach on top the impressive "Belvedere" from 1850.
From the observation tower one can overlook the "Prussian Arkadien". Back we take the bus to the central station from Potsdam.

Itinerary

We start by train from Berlin and then we visit the inner historic city center of Potsdam. Afterwards we walk into the New Garden where we see a plenty of English Garden style and several buildings of the 18th towards late 19th cent.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Lets meet at your hotel lobby in Berlin.

End location: I bring you back to your hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Public transport incl. German railway

What’s Included

My qualified DIN-EN Tour Guiding as a member of several licenses of the Prussian Garden and Palaces Assoc.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 EUR - For something to eat and drink on the way. For a visitors ticket of a palace in the garden.

What’s Extra

Each person will need a BVG-ABC Day Ticket for the transport. It works for the Potsdam services as well. (7,60€ at the moment)

Restrictions

In Germany its not allowed to drive a car and give sightseeing-informations by the same person.This services must be done by two different personas.

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