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Private Tour: Berlin Highlights and Potsdam Palaces
"After a pickup from your hotel start your full-day tour with a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Berlin. Enjoy commentary from your guide about Berlin’s diverse architecture vibrant art and cultural scene and turbulent World War II and Cold War history as you ride around in a comfortable private vehicle.Customize the exact itinerary to cover the attractions of your choice such as Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) Checkpoint Charlie Potsdamer Platz Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom)
From EUR193.00
 
Private Day Tour to Potsdam from Berlin by Minivan
"Explore the beautiful city Potsdam and visit the famous attraction Sanssouci Palace as listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the relaxing gardens and palaces on a private day tour in a minivan. Potsdam is famous for its picturesque gardens where the tour will begin. After 20 minutes of your journey you will be able take a stop at Glienicke Bridge. It is known as the ""Bridge of Spies"" used by the CIA and KGB for spy swaps during the Cold War and location of many famous movies. During the tour we will see the palace of Cecilienhof. It was the last palace built by the German Emperor's family in English Tudor Style. After the Second it was chosen by the ""Big Three"" Stalin Truman and Churchill to become the setting for their famous peace conference. A highlight of the tour is a visit of the Sanssouci Palace inside (using audio-guides) and a walk through the beautiful park area with its fountains Chinese tea and dragon houses
From EUR670.00
 
City Sightseeing Berlin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Berlin is home to renowned universities museums and entertainment venues and steeped in some of the most groundbreaking moments of world history. With one-third of its area composed of forests parks rivers and lakes this city is a gem to visit any time of the year. One of the best ways to explore the city’s offerings at your own pace is on a City Sightseeing open-top hop-on hop-off bus. Three routes with 2-hour
From EUR19.00

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Bus from Potsdam Train Station to Sanssouci

The biggest draw for visitors to Potsdam has to be Sanssouci Park, but it covers a wide area and you really need to know what you want to see most of all before you set out because there’s more than a...
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Berlin to Potsdam by Train

Travelling to Potsdam from central Berlin by train is easy, quick, and cheap. Depending on what type of train you use depends on how quick. It’s basically a toss up between the RE1 or the S7, but...
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Tram / Strassenbahn / Streetcar

Public transit in Potsdam includes the local tram (Straßenbahn in German or Streetcar in the USA) lines. Most tram lines (91, 92, 93, 96, 98, 99) serve the main regional and intercity train station...
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To/from Potsdam

I took S-Bahn S7 from Hauptahnhof (Central Train Station) of Berlin. Actually these S-Bahns go quite frequently and you don't need separate ticket to Potsdam. That town belongs to Berlin public...
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Raimix
Jan 11, 2013

Getting to Potsdam by Train

Perhaps the easiest way to get to Potsdam (from Berlin) is with the train. -S-Bahn S7-terminus at Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (main train station)-RE1 (Brandenburg) this train will drop you at Charlottenhof...
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GentleSpirit
Dec 22, 2012

S-bahn

There are direct S-bahn trains every 10 mins between Berlin and Potsdam. S 7 travels from Ahrensfelde in direction Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. The ticket is included in Berlin ABC zone ( 3 euro for a single...
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Jul 20, 2012
 
 
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Train

Potsdam is the end of the line for the S-7 suburban train from Berlin. It's also a busy regional and occasional intercity destination. Trains leave here for all over the state of Brandenburg, and a...
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antistar
Jan 19, 2012

Public system to Potsdam

From Berlin town: Regional Train "R1" direction Magdeburg or Brandenburg, 20 min from Zoo-Station. Inner-city train "S7"/"S1" direction Potsdam, about 45 min from Zoo-Station. You must have a ticket...
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Maria250
Aug 21, 2011

Potsdam Hauptbahnhof

The Railway Station at Potsdam is a modern light airy building, none of the grime that pervades some stations. Besides a good selection of fast food outlets and cafes there is a nice eis café that I...
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alancollins
Apr 04, 2011

Buy an AB day ticket for trains, trams and buses

As Potsdam is situated close to Berlin, an AB day ticket is sufficient to travel around Berlin and Potsdam. You can take the S-bahn, U-bahn, the bus and the tram. For a maximum of 5 persons in a...
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mitchimitch
Apr 04, 2011

Ferry

We approached Potsdam by ferryUnder constructionotsdam’s harbour is located in the centre of town, right by the shore of the river Havel. Modern passenger ships of the Weiße Flotte Potsdam (white...
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grandmaR
Apr 30, 2010

Water taxi

A nice alternative to overland transport in Potsdam, especially on a hot summer day, is a water taxi. The service is provided daily at the intervals of about two hours (the exact timetable is...
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magor65
Jul 23, 2009

Public Transport - Potsdam

As most visitors using public transport arrive in Potsdam via the main railway station, the main hub of Potsdam’s Public Transport centres on this location. If you already know the number of the bus...
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alancollins
Apr 13, 2008

Getting there

In my opinion the best way to get there is by train. Traffic might be hell during rush hour and parking facilities are quite rare. From Berlin you can take S-Bahn or bus service. Be sure to purchase...
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Leipzig
Jul 28, 2007

Top Hotels in Potsdam

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Lange Brucke, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14467, Germany
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Forststrasse 80, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14471, Germany
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Stahnsdorfer Strasse 68, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14482, Germany
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Grossbeerenstrasse75, Babelsberg, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14482, Germany
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Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 26, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14482, Germany
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Zeppelinstrasse 136, Potsdam, Brandenburg, 14471, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Potsdam

Things to Do

Sanssouci Park

It is easy to spend an entire day in this park (and in fact I suggest at least two days if you plan to explore the interiors of any of the buildings), which is the old grounds of the emperor's family....
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Sanssouci Palace

Sanssouci Palace (Schloss Sanssouci on German language maps and guides) is one of the primary tourist attractions in the city, and is where many of the tours bring their people. It has a gift...
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Glienicker Bruecke - Bridge of Spies

For reasons known only to themselves, road truss bridges in many parts of the world have been painted green for many decades. This bridge is no exception. However, you will notice that the east end...
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Neues Palace - New Palace

As seen in photo 2, there is an ongoing restoration effort at this palace, and therefore some parts of it may not be available for viewing at a given day. In April of 2016, the Marble Hall opened...
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Dutch Quarter - Hollandisches Viertel

One of the unexpected delights of Potsdam has to be the Dutch Quarter. The number of red brick buildings here varies depending on which source the information comes from, but it’s around one hundred...
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Chinese Teahouse - Sanssouci Park

While this ornate structure has some Oriental inspirations, it is primarily a rococo structure decorated with Chinese figures. It was completed in 1764, during an era in which idealized Oriental...
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alancollins

"Sanssouci Royal Park"
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Mariajoy

"Potsdam, More than Princes, Parks and Palaces"
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Raimix

"Potsdam - town of palaces, parks and water"
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magor65

"Potsdam for a dessert after Berlin"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Potsdam and Cecilienhof"
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