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Semi-private Best of Berlin Shore Excursion

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Great option for travellers - enjoy the pleasure of the private Berlin tour and save on the transfer between the port and the city. The tour includes the photo stops at Berlin's most exciting sites, like the Museum island, Potsdamer Platz, Reichstag and many other
12 hrs
Activity Level
Tour category
Private Tours
Per group
15 min
Reichstag building is the meeting center of the Bundestag, the German parliament. It was the arena for the culmination of the Battle of Berlin of WW2, when Soviet army put the red flag above the damaged building. Shortly after the demolition of the Berlin wall, in 1995 reconstruction, the huge glass dome appeared on the top of the building, as the observation spot for tourists with the brilliant views of Tiergarten, Spree and the center of Berlin.
Museum Island
15 min
Museum Island is the name of the northern half of an island in the Spree river. It is called so for the complex of five internationally significant museums located there: Altes Museum ( Old Museum ), Neues Museum ( New Museum ), Alte Nationalgalerie ( Old National Gallery ), Pergamon Museum, the Middle East museum.
Holocaust Memorial
30 min
Holocaust Memorial or the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is located near the Tiergarten, 150 yards south from the Brandenburg gate. The site is covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or "stelae", arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. The memorial was designed by Peter Eisenman - a prominent American architect.
Chekpoint Charlie
15 min
Checkpoint Charlie is one of 3 checkpoints on the border of Soviet and American sectors of Berlin during the cold war. The checkpoints were indicated by letters - Alfa, Bravo, Charlie. With the Berlin wall demolition, the checkpoints were removed as well. Checkpoint Charlie stayed as a memory. The Berlin wall museum, also called Museum Haus at Checkpoint Charlie tells the history of the escape attempts during the Berlin wall times.
Charlottenburg Castle
45 min
Charlottenburg is the most beautiful baroque palace of Berlin dating 1699. Named after Charlotte, the wife of Friedrich I, this palace and the palace park on the Shpree river coast are one of three Prussian royal residences, located in Berlin itself and the earliest of those.
Brandenburg Gate
15 min
Brandenburg gate is the main symbol of Berlin and Germany itself. Located at the beginning of Unter den Linden street, and the boarder of the Tiergarten, it's the only remaining 18th century city gate of Berlin. Brandenburg gate was the important landmark of the cold war time as the most significant border of the Soviet and British sections of the divided city.
Berlin Wall
15 min
Berlin wall was a 155km structure that separated the West Berlin from the surrounding pro-Soviet GDR and East Berlin in 1961-1989. It is one of the major cold war symbols. After the demolition of the wall, sections of it were left around the city as the memorials. The largest Berlin wall section can be seen on the coast of the Spree, not far from Ostbahnhoff. The wall is covered with graffiti, including the famous "Kiss of Brezhnev and Honecker ".
Berlin Cathedral
15 min
Berlin Cathedral is an impressive baroque structure, dating to 1905. The park in front of the palace is a quite area, just 10 footsteps away from the busy street. The cathedral operates as the museum with the guided tours and the admission charge through most of the day, but it's free of charge during the worship time at noon and 6 pm. Dome walkway 270 steps above the ground if worth a visit with the magnificent panorama of the city from the top.
20 min
Alexanderplatz looks very contemporary, so it's hard to believe that this square witnessed all Berlin's history. The World Time clock, showing the current time in 144 destinations is a must see. The Berlin TV tower is located at the south-west extension of the square. The old Town hall and the Church of St. Mary are located on the elegant square behind the tower with Berlin's oldest Neptune fountain in the middle.
Day plan
06:15 - 06:30
Meet your driver by the Cruise Ship Pier.
06:30 - 09:30
Drive to Berlin by comfortable bus and spectacular panoramas of Northern Germany from your window. Meet your private tour guide and driver upon arrival.
09:30 - 15:15
Enjoy your day in Berlin, including the panoramic drive around the city, photo stops at Charlottenburg Castle, Reichstag, the German Parliament, Brandenburg Gate, 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. Take a unique picture of one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall. Take a break for lunch during the day (meal is not included).
15:15 - 15:30
Return to the meeting point to catch your transfer back to Rostock.
15:30 - 18:30
A 2.5-3h bus transfer back, return to the ship 12 hrs after the start of the tour.
Attention! The specified tour start time is the earliest available or an example! Usually, all tours start 30 minutes after your ship docks. Your tour start time will be adjusted accordingly after you book. If you have questions, please talk to our Shore Excursion Specialist to find out the exact tour start time for your ship.
Included in tour

Shared roundtrip transfer Rostock port - Berlin in a comfortable a/c bus 

6h private guide services in Berlin

6h private vehicle in Berlin

Free time (1 hr) for lunch at a local restaurant or shopping. Note: The meal is not included

not Included in tour


Any other admissions / donations

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Important info

IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Berlin tour Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.

If the client fails to inform us and shows up with any special equipment, the client is solely responsible for loading and unloading that equipment. No assistance is provided by driver/guide because of the German Law. No refunds will be provided.

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