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Exploring Berlin and Potsdam in a most comfortable way

For alone travelling persons and small groups who prefer to discover Berlins highlights in a private and exclusive way  we offer panoramic sightseeing tours with sedan (1-2 pers.) or minivan (up to 7 pers.)

Visit with your private guide and car all highlights and also interestings sites off the beaten track – according to your requests and time schedule.

We pick you up at your hotel or any other place you specify.
Our excellent, knowledgeable private guide and our professional, relaxed driver will make your Berlin stay to an unforgettable event.
You decide where to stop for a foto or a little walk inbetween. And probably you want to try the favorite Berlin snack: the currywurst …

And for sure our guides will tell you about secrets and the hidden places of Berlin. They know the best shopping places, restaurants and bars around 😉

Advantages of our Berlin private tour  by car:

  • Your personal guide can answer your questions anytime.
  • You can have a break, a fotostop or a short walk in between whereever you like.
  • Exploring Berlin in a private, relaxing atmosphere.
  • We drive you with high standard, modern and well equipped cars – aircon is mandatory.

Basics:

  • Tour parameters: private, exclusive tours just for you (and your group)
  • Date and time: according to your requests
  • Starting location: e.g. your hotel – also possible: airport or central station
  • Length:  min. 3 hrs
  • tour characteristics: route, stops, main focus according to your ideas.
  • Transportation: according to group size: 1-2 Pers. sedan, 3-7 Pers. minivan,
    also: 8 – 78 pers. coaches in different sizes
  • Languages: dt., engl., russ., ital., span., french and more

Click here for informations about our panoramic sightseeing tours.

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Private tours by car with Berlin Tour and Guide: a unique experience!

Limousine and minivan tours are very popular,
so please book early!

 

30 years fall of the Berlin Wall 1961 – 1989

Learn more about the history of the Berlin and the situation in Berlin during the Cold War.

  • Why did the GDR build the Wall?
  • How was life in West-Berlin during Cold War?
  • Why did the wall fell in 1989?
  • What happened then?

Let`s start with former transit-point Checkpoint Charlie, the symbol of Cold War in Berlin. Then drive with us through Kreuzberg, the well known neighbourhood which was surrounded by the Wall from three sides.
Along the former “no men`s land” from Kreuzberg to Treptow (East-Berlin). See one of the last surviving guard-towers.
Walk along the Eastside Gallery – the longest, still existing part of the Berlin Wall. Then drive by Alexanderplatz, former official centre of Berlin, capital of the GDR (East-Berlin) and have a stop at the Wall Memorial, Bernauer Str., the only place with an original part of the deathstrip – including the two walls and an original guard-tower.
The Brandenburg Gate is included as well – once it was the symbol of Germanys devision.

Highlights:

Checkpoint Charlie, Eastside Gallery, Wall Memorial Bernauer Str., Karl-Marx-Alley, Alexander Square, Brandenburg Gate, longest still existing part of the Wall in Berlins city centre, guard towers and more …

Basics:

  • Tour parameters:  personal tour just for you (and your group)
  • Date and time: according to your requests
  • Starting location: any location you specify, e.g. your hotel
  • Length:  min. 2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: besides Berlin Wall/Cold War more topics can be integrated
  • Transportation: depending to group size: 1-2 Pers. limousine, 3-7 Pers. minivan, 8 – 78 pers. coaches in different sizes
  • Languages: dt., engl., span., ital., french, russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Exciting, popular tour with knowledgable Cold War guide

30 years anniversary – the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Walk with us along the former deathstrip from Checkpoint Charlie, symbol of Cold War, via Potsdamer Platz to the new Government Quarter.
During this tour you will see the longest still existing part of the Berlin wall, close to Topography of Terror, a documentation centre about Nazi terror.
See one of the last existing guard towers close to Potsdamer Square and learn more about the Berlin Wall and Cold War. Why did the GDR build up a wall around West-Berlin and why did it fell almost by accident in 1989?
We will answer all your questions during our exciting Walking Tour Berlin Wall …

Main highlights:

Checkpoint Charlie, longest still excisting part of the Wall in the centre, Topography of Terror, Berlin Parliament, Martin-Gropius-Building, original GDR guard-tower, Leipziger Square, Potsdamer Square, Sony Center, Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburger Tor, Reichstag, Government Quarter …

Basics:

  • Tour parameters: private walking tour just for you
  • Date and time: according to your plans
  • Starting location: Checkpoint Charlie or Brandenburg Gate
  • Length:  2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: Berlin Wall walking tour,
    can be combined e.g. with Berlin Mitte walking tour
  • Languages: engl., ital., french, span., russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Learn more about the Berlin Wall and Cold War in Berlin

Minivan/Limousine Service Berlin – Exploring the city in a comfortable way

Berlin Tour and Guide Limousine exklusiv Stadtrundfahrt luxus

We offer exclusive, private tours for individuals and small groups
with limousines (up to 3 persons) and minivans (up to 6 persons).

Berlin City Tours
• Our guide will provide a tour specifically for you.
• You can take photo stops or breaks where ever you want.
• Your guide is able to answer any questions you may have.

Shopping tours in Berlin
• Ours guides show you the best shopping sites of Berlin.
• In between, our guides can tell you a lot about the city.
• Driver or driver+guide

Berlin Night Guide/Bar-Hopping
• We show you the best party locations in town.
• No more waiting for taxis or subways
Sightseeing BerlinFurther advantages
• Personal and individual care.
• Luxury, comfortable and fully equipped vehicles.

Treat yourself to a very special experience!

Limousine and minivan tours are very popular,
so please book early!

 

Minivan/Sedan Service Berlin – Exploring the city in a comfortable way

Berlin Tour and Guide Limousine exklusiv Stadtrundfahrt luxus

We offer exclusive, private tours for individuals and small groups
with limousines (up to 3 persons) and minivans (up to 6 persons).

Berlin City Tours
• Our guide will provide a tour specifically for you.
• You can take photo stops or breaks where ever you want.
• Your guide is able to answer any questions you may have.

Shopping tours in Berlin
• Ours guides show you the best shopping sites of Berlin.
• In between, our guides can tell you a lot about the city.
• Driver or driver+guide

Berlin Night Guide/Bar-Hopping
• We show you the best party locations in town.
• No more waiting for taxis or subways
Sightseeing BerlinFurther advantages
• Personal and individual care.
• Luxury, comfortable and fully equipped vehicles.

Treat yourself to a very special experience!

Limousine and minivan tours are very popular,
so please book early!

 

Everybody loves Berlin. Last year there were more than 12 million tourists spending over 30 million nights here. Every day we have 500.000 guests here, enjoying this exciting city.

Here you have a few surprising Berlin facts and superlatives:

  • In 2015 the Berlin Public Transport Company (BVG) transported more than 1 billion passengers, the trolley cars (/tram) 187 million and busses 418 mill. passengers.
    Length of the Berlin road system: 5.452 km
  • The first traffic light in Europe was erected 1924 right in the middle of Potsdamer Platz – by that time the busiest square in Europe.
    After the reunification they placed a replica right where the original was. Today it is the meeting point at Potsdamer Square in front of Daimler Center.
  • Berlin is a multicultural metropolis. 621.000 of the 3,5 million inhabitants have a foreign passport. People of 190 nations have their home here, from these 55.000 are polish and 98.000 turks. They are the biggest migrant group.
  • Berlin is a green city. 30% of Berlin are parks, forests or agricultural areas.
    440.000 trees shade the streets in the heat of midsummer. 2500 parks invite you to calm down and relax. Real quality of life.
  • Berlin and its surroundings are rich of water. Inside Berlin city limits you will find 180 km of canals. The Spree River runs through the Berlin on a length of 45 km – also through the historical city-centre. The Spree flows into Havel River close to the old city centre of Spandau – today a Berlin district.
    The Havel flows via Potsdam into the Elbe river. It is very easy to reach from here e.g. Hamburg with a boat.
    The biggest lakes here are famous Wannsee in West-Berlin and the Müggelsee (7,4 square km), located south-east of the centre.
  • Berlin has many fascinating graveyards. The Jewish cemetery in Weissensee is with 115.000 gravesites the biggest one in Europe. This one and the many christian and jewish cemetaries in and around the city-centre are definitively worth a visit. Here you will find well known names written on the tombstones like Karl-Friedrich Schinkel, Johann Jacob Fichte, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel or Berthold Brecht – and many more famous characters of the last centuries.
  • The KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens, Departement Store of the West) is the biggest departement store in continental Europe. Just one is bigger in Europe: Harrods in London.
    KaDeWe has 8 floors and a sales area of 60.000 sqm.
    The biggest attraction is the 6th floor – the legendary Gourmet-Departement. Here you can buy almost everything what`s eatable on this planet.
  • The city boundary of Germany`s capital has a length of about 240 km. Crossing Berlin from west to east: max 45 km, from north to south: 38 km
    Berlin has the geographic latitude of London and the longitude of Naples, Italy.

…to be continued

Alternative Berlin City Tours /
Berlin Sightseeing with limousine and minivan

Exclusive city-service – Berlin at its best
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Our individual limousine- and minivan-service is very popular and especially meets the needs of companies.
For individuals and small groups tours with sedan or minivan are a comfortable way to see Berlin in a private and relaxing atmosphere.
Besides the well known highlights our guide will show you and your guests also interesting places off the beaten track.
During our exclusive limousine-/minivan-excursions you will see typical Berlin neighbourhoods with their bustling life, hidden highlights, the most beautiful weekend markets, important in-locations and more …
We plan route and main focuses according to your requests.
Besides Berlin service we organize also daytrips to Potsdam, Dresden or Wittenberg.

Our private tours are an excellent alternative to impersonal public tours with big coaches.

Berlin Tour and Guide – private and individual service includes:

  • individual, professional support service with personal guide
  • tour-service according to your requests – foto-stopps, and smalls walks included
  • personal guides, who will be happy to answer all your questions and give you interesting background informations.
  • modern and best equipped vehicles

We offer a high range of tours and transport services:

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Sightseeing Tours
We have a large variety of tour suggestions for Berlin and Potsdam or – as daytrips – for Dresden, Wittenberg, Spreewald. they all can be modified according to your needs. more…

Special tours
As the city is growing, more and more companies settle down in Berlin. This is why today Relocation-Assistance is from utmost importance.
You or your personel are about to move to Berlin. We help you to have closer look upon certain aspects such as the real estate market, administration, orientation, “places to be” and many more …

Further services

  • city-transfers with or without host-service
  • limousine- and minivan charter with chauffeur (with or without guide)

LimousineOur vehicles:

2 pers.: Mercedes E-Class, S-Class
– 6 pers.: VW Multivan, Mercedes Sprinter
– 7 Pers.: Mercedes Sprinter
Of course we are able to handle also bigger groups with modern and well equipped travel coaches (e.g. Mercedes).
On request we organize also tours with stretch-sedan.

Equipment:
Our cars are new and best equipped – according to the needs of our business clients.
Naturally they have airconditioning. The minivans have an loudspeakersystem with microphone.

Our Guides:

Our guides are members of the Association of Berlin Guides. Experts on culture, history and life of Berlin and Potsdam, they love their job and are highly motivated, entertaining and experienced in dealing with international clients. We set a high value on their cultivated manners and appearance.

Languages: We offer tours in all current languages, but please book as early as possible.

You have your own ideas – we realize them

For personal contact please give us a call under +49(0)30 61 30 58 61
or write us an email:
info@berlin-tour-and-guide.de

Berlin by Night – big city magic, from 2 hrs.

Berlin Night Guide Nachttour Stadtrundfahrt StadtrundgangBerlin is attractive for tourists also in autumn and wintertime.
Visit one of numorous events, the marvellous Friedrichstadt-Palace or the Concerthouse at Gendarmenmarkt or end up the day in one of the cosy Berlin pubs.
But before that you should enjoy big city lights on a private “Berlin by Night” tour though City-East and City-West.
Nighttime Berlin welcomes you with an exciting atmosphere.
Visit with us Kurfürstendamm, the grand boulevard of West-Berlin, or enjoy illuminated Gendarmenmarkt – Berlins most beautiful square. Also the modern architecture of new Central Station and spectacular Sony Center at Potsdamer Square look just magic in nighttime.
During this unique sightseeing tour our humorous guide will entertain you with interesting facts and stories about the city.

On our individual “Berlin by Night” tour we will show you e.g.:
City West with Bellevue Palace, Vicory Column, Kurfürstendamm, Kaiser-Wilhelm–Memorial-Church, Cultural Forum, Diplomatic Quarter – City-East with Government Quarter, Reichstag, Central Station, Brandenburg Gate,  Unter den Linden, Museums Island, Berlin Cathedral, Gendarmenmarkt, Spandauer Vorstadt, Alexander Square …

Stops according to you requests …

Basics:

  • Tour parameters: private sightseeing tour, exclusively for you (and your group)
  • Date and time: according to your ideas
  • Starting location: your hotel or any other location you choose.
  • Length:  min. 2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: see the most important places of the illuminated capital.
  • Transportation: for 1-2 Pers. limousine, 3-7 Pers. minivan, 8 – 78 pers. coaches in different sizes
  • Languages: engl., span., ital., french, russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Enjoy this scenic evening tour!

Die erstaunlichsten Kriminalfälle Berlins.
Vergnüglich-schaurige Fahrt durch die Abgründe der Metropole

Lernen Sie Orte der Berliner Kriminalgeschichte kennen, wie das Kriminalgericht Moabit, den “Ochsenkopf” oder den Krögel.

Erfahren Sie mehr über die spektakulärsten Berlin-Kriminalfälle der letzten
Jahrhunderte.
Hören Sie von den “Falschen Fünfzigern”, der Berlin Geldfälscherbande des 19. Jahrhunderts, von Karl Großmann, der “Bestie vom Schlesischen Bahnhof”, den Gebrüdern Sass oder dem Kaufhauserpresser Dagobert. Besuchen Sie mit uns das Scheunenviertel, in dem Ringvereine mit so schönen Namen wie “Immertreu” oder “Glaube, Liebe, Hoffnung” Ihre Vereinslokale hatten.

Sie alle tauchen während dieser Tour auf – die berühmtesten Betrüger, Einbrecher, Hoteldiebe, Bankräuber, Mörder, Attentäter der letzten Jahrhunderte.
Lassen Sie sich überraschen!

Eckdaten:

  • Art der Tour: auch diese Tour organisieren wir ausschließlich für Sie
  • Termin: nach Wunsch
  • Dauer: 2-3 Std.
  • Startort: z.B. Hbf oder Airport, Ihr Hotel – wie es für Sie am Besten passt.
  • Stopps:  in Absprache mit dem Guide
  • Personenzahl: 1-2 Pers. Limousine, 3-7 Pers. Minivan, ab 8 Pers. Bus (versch. Größen)
  • Option: kombinierbar mit Überblickstour, bzw. anderen Themen
  • Sprachen: dt., engl., alle gängigen Sprachen auf Anfrage

Kontakt für unverbindliche Beratung und Buchung:

Berlins düstere Seiten – spannend erzählt

Berlin Highlights for beginners

This tour is meant for your first visit to Berlin or to update your knowledge about the city.
Our professional guide will give you an overview of Berlins rich history  from the very beginning to prussian times, from WW II to Cold War up to Berlin today with its bustling atmosphere.

Hear why the Old Fritz made the “Tiergarten” to a public parc, why  destroyed Charlottenburg Palace was rebuilt after the war or why there is a Sowjet War Memorial in the former British sector – close to Brandenburg Gate.
Learn also more about culture and life in Berlin in history and today. After this tour you will be certainly prepared to discover Berlin on your own.

Highlights of this tour:

Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, location of the former “Führer-Bunker”, Unter den Linden, Museums Island, Berlin Cathedral, Alexanderplatz, Karl-Marx-Allee, Eastside-Gallery, Bellevue Palace, Victory Column, Charlottenburg Palace. City-West, Kurfürstendamm, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial-Church, Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), Diplomatic Quarter, Cultural Forum.
Optional: Olympic-Stadion, Messe, ICC and more (depending on the duration of the tour)

Basics:

  • Tour parameters: private, individual tour just for you (and your group)
  • Date and time: according to your requests
  • Starting location: e.g. your hotel – also possible: airport or central station
  • Length:  min. 2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: stops, route, focus according to your requests
  • Transportation: according to group size: 1-2 Pers. limousine, 3-7 Pers. minivan, 8 – 78 pers. coaches in different sizes
  • Languages: dt., engl., span., ital., french, russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Enjoy this Classic Berlin overview tour!

30 years fall of the Berlin Wall – 1961 – 1989

Learn more about the history of the Berlin and the situation in Berlin during the Cold War.

  • Why did the GDR build the Wall?
  • How was life in West-Berlin during Cold War?
  • Why did the wall fell in 1989?
  • What happened then?

Let`s start with former transit-point Checkpoint Charlie, the symbol of Cold War in Berlin. Then drive with us through Kreuzberg, the well known neighbourhood which was surrounded by the Wall from three sides.
Along the former “no men`s land” from Kreuzberg to Treptow (East-Berlin). See one of the last surviving guard-towers.
Walk along the Eastside Gallery – the longest, still existing part of the Berlin Wall. Then drive by Alexanderplatz, former official centre of Berlin, capital of the GDR (East-Berlin) and have a stop at the Wall Memorial, Bernauer Str., the only place with an original part of the deathstrip – including the two walls and an original guard-tower.
The Brandenburg Gate is included as well – once it was the symbol of Germanys devision.

Highlights:

Checkpoint Charlie, Eastside Gallery, Wall Memorial Bernauer Str., Karl-Marx-Alley, Alexander Square, Brandenburg Gate, longest still existing part of the Wall in Berlins city centre, guard towers and more …

Basics:

  • Tour parameters:  personal tour just for you (and your group)
  • Date and time: according to your requests
  • Starting location: any location you specify, e.g. your hotel
  • Length:  min. 2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: besides Berlin Wall/Cold War more topics can be integrated
  • Transportation: depending to group size: 1-2 Pers. limousine, 3-7 Pers. minivan, 8 – 78 pers. coaches in different sizes
  • Languages: dt., engl., span., ital., french, russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Exciting, popular tour with knowledgable Cold War guide

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30 years fall of the Berlin Wall – along the former deathstrip

Walk with us along the former deathstrip from Checkpoint Charlie, symbol of Cold War, via Potsdamer Platz to the new Government Quarter.
During this tour you will see the longest still existing part of the Berlin wall, close to Topography of Terror, a documentation centre about Nazi terror.
See one of the last existing guard towers close to Potsdamer Square and learn more about the Berlin Wall and Cold War. Why did the GDR build up a wall around West-Berlin and why did it fell almost by accident in 1989?

Main highlights:

Checkpoint Charlie, longest still excisting part of the Wall in the centre, Topography of Terror, Berlin Parliament, Martin-Gropius-Building, original GDR guard-tower, Leipziger Square, Potsdamer Square, Sony Center, Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburger Tor, Reichstag, Government Quarter …

Basics:

  • Tour parameters: private walking tour just for you
  • Date and time: according to your plans
  • Starting location: Checkpoint Charlie or Brandenburg Gate
  • Length:  2 hrs
  • tour characteristics: Berlin Wall walking tour,
    can be combined e.g. with Berlin Mitte walking tour
  • Languages: engl., ital., french, span., russ. and more

Contact for guidance and booking

Learn more about the Berlin Wall and Cold War in Berlin

Der elegante Westen der Zwanziger Jahre

Ein faszinierender Stadtrundgang durch Charlottenburg, einst die reichste Stadt Deutschlands – unabhängig bis sie 1920 ein Groß-Berlins wurde.
Erfahren Sie mehr über Geschichte, Bedeutung, Bewohner und Verehrer des berühmten Boulevards des “reichen Berliner Westens”. Erleben Sie den einzigartigen Charme der Seitenstraßen, der bis heute zu erfahren ist.

Begleiten Sie unseren Stadtführer auf einer illustre Zeitreise und lernen Sie Persönlichkeiten kennen, die das kulturelle Leben der 20er Jahre geprägt haben – Bildhauer, Literaten, Schauspieler …
Auf diesem spannenden Rundgang kommen Sie auch in den Genuß einiger literarischen Kostproben – lassen Sie sich überraschen …

Bewohner des Kurfürstendamms:

August Gaul (Bildhauer), Adele Sandrock (Schauspielerin), Heinz Berggruen (Kunstsammler), Tilla Durieux ( Schauspielerin), Mascha Kaleko (Dichterin), Rene Sintenis (Bildhauerin), Jeanne Mammen (Malerin) uvm.

Eckdaten:

  • Art der Tour: Individueller Rundgang nur für Sie und Ihre Gruppe
  • Termin: nach Ihren Wünschen
  • Dauer: 2 Std.
  • Startort: Nähe Gedächtniskirche oder oder an Ihrem Hotel in der City -West
  • Personenzahl: 1-25 Pers., darüber hinaus benötigen Sie weitere Guides
  • Sprachen: dt., engl., alle gängigen Sprachen auf Anfrage.

Kontakt für unverbindliche Beratung und Buchung:

Die Goldenen Zwanziger in Berlin – Tanz auf dem Vulkan

Führungen in Berlin und Potsdam

Friedrich der Große – aufgeklärter Monarch, rücksichtsloser Feldherr, Musiker und Schöngeist, volksnaher Herrscher zum Anfassen, der rücksichtslose Machtpolitiker, Architektur-Liebhaber und Bauherr – viel ist über ihn erzählt und geschrieben worden.

Noch über 300 Jahre nach seiner Geburt gilt er als einflussreichster und berühmtester preußischer König – eine Persönlichkeit, die bis heute noch Strahlkraft besitzt

Wir möchten Ihnen den berühmten Preußenkönig mit dem Stadtrundgang Friedrich der Große und weiteren Führungen näher bringen – wie immer privat, individuell, informativ und spannend.

Stadtrundgang Mitte – auf Friedrichs Spuren, 2-4 Std.

mit Gendarmenmarkt, Forum Fridericianum, Staatsoper, Kronprinzenpalais …

Stadtrundgang Potsdam – das Erbe des “Alten Fritz”, 3 Std.

mit Altem und Neuem Markt, Brandenburger Tor, Schloss Sanssouci …

Eckdaten:

  • Art der Tour: nur für Sie (und Ihre Gruppe), privat und individuell
  • Termin: nach Ihren Wünschen
  • Dauer: ab 2 Std. ind Berlin, ab 3 Std in Potsdam
  • Startort: Berlin: Brandenburger Tor, Potsdam: z.B. Hbf.
  • Personenzahl: 1-25 Pers., bei mehr Pers. benötigen Sie weitere Guides
  • Sprachen: dt., engl., alle gängigen Sprachen auf Anfrage

Kontakt für unverbindliche Beratung und Buchung:

Friderizianisches Berlin und Potsdam – für historisch Begeisterte