OUR PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS OF POTSDAM
Breathtakingly captivating, the city of Potsdam boasts over 20 palaces and villas, constructed in various architectural styles, that once served as the summer residences of the Prussian royal family.
To experience this 2,000 hectare UNESCO World Heritage-listed site now is to embark on a study in the awesome beauty of Italian Renaissance, French baroque, European-Chinoise and, most importantly – Frederician Rococo design.
From the opulent interiors of the Sansoucci Palace to the tranquil waters of the river Haveland the immaculately landscaped lawns of the royal gardens; exploring these beautiful parks and historic palaces is both calming and enlightening. A relaxing respite from the bustle of Berlin.
Guaranteed to rejuvenate your spirit and stimulate your mind.
A city of kings and emperors, Potsdam housed Prussia’s royal House of Hohenzollern (lit: ‘High-Taxer’) family on the edge of Berlin until the fall of imperialism in 1918.
Often referred to as Berlin’s equivalent of Versailles, Potsdam has a collection of impressive palaces and gardens – mostly originating in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Although Potsdam did not make it out of the Second World War unscathed, it retains much of its old-world splendour – visible in its luscious lakeside parks, castles, and its charming historical centre.
Come and join us for a day out in this beautiful city, boasting architectural wonders of Baroque, Rococo & Neo-Classical style. European in the truest sense of the word.
Best experienced during the warmer months – from May until November.
– the former Emperor’s Train Station
– the impressive New Palace on the west side of the Sanssouci park
– the Orangerie Palace
– the Chinese Tea House
– the Sansoucci Palace, the most renowned of Potsdam’s former royal residences, built by Frederick the Great
– the burial ground of Frederick the Great
– the panoramic vista of the terraced vineyard in front of Sanssouci
– The Bildergalerie, with its world-class collection of Flemish & Dutch Baroque art and Italian Renaissance masterpieces
– the Friedenskirche
– Potsdam Old Town
– Potsdam’s Brandenburg Gate
– the Dutch Quarter
– the Alexandrowka Russian Colony
– the New Gardens
– the Schloss Cecilienhof, the site of the 1945 Potsdam Conference– attended by Truman, Stalin and Churchill
Due to Potsdam’s to the south-west of Berlin, it is necessary to take public transport unless using private transportation. Potsdam is about 45 minutes from Berlin’s central station on the Regional train line.
All of our private tours are custom tailored to our clients needs and wishes and can include Berlin sights decided in advance or spontaneously organised on the day of the tour.
If you have any specific requests for your tour, regarding sights and content, do not hesitate to ask – you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to contact us via the contact box at the bottom of this page for a personalised offer.
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