Potsdam Castle Tour (1,5 hours)
Enjoy a ride from Wannsee to Potsdam and enjoy the beautiful lakes and landscapes. The cruise begins at the Wannsee lake in Berlin, passes castle Cecilienhof, the Peacock Island and the Glienicker bridge where spies have been exchanged during the Cold War and allows you a view of Babelsberg Palace. The cruise ends in Potsdam, just a few minutes walk from the Dutch Quarter and the historic city center of Potsdam.
- Food and drinks available on board
- Reserved seats
- Explanations in English on Board
- 15% discount for travel groups
May to September
daily 11.15 am and 2.15 pm
about 1,5 hours
Point of departure:
City train station “Wannsee”
Point of departure and arrival:
Near train Potsdam main railway station
Prices (incl. all taxes):
€ 12,50 per person
– 15% for groups of 20 or more travelers
– 15% for students
– 50% for children under the age of 14
– Free tour for up to 3 children under the age of 6
Explanations on board:
Explanations in English and German.
Offer and booking:
To receive the ticket instantly book the tour online using the yellow „Book now“ button on this page – print out the ticket or show it on your smartphone when you enter the ship. For questions or to receive an individual offer with price and tour suggestion use the contact form on this page or simply call us at +49-30-220 11 88 89 (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time).
With your booking the seats on the ship will be reserved for you (free choice of seating, guaranteed seating indoor in case of bad weather). Cancellations and changes – including a change of the number of participants – are free of charge up to 48 hours before the start of the tour, except when booked online. Information on this website subject to changes of the timetable.
There is probably no better and romantic way to get from Berlin to Potsdam! The journey begins at the legendary Wannsee lake in Berlin. Passing by the Peacock Island, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cecilienhof Palace, Babelsberg Palace and the Glienicke Bridge you will finally see the silhouette of Potsdam’s city center. The landing stage in Potsdam is close to the impressive Nicolai Church and the rebuilt city palace. From there it is only a few steps to the heart of the old town and the Dutch Quarter.
Highlights of the boat trip from Wannsee to Potsdam:
- Wannsee – beautiful lake and recreation area”
- Cecilienhof Castle – last castle of the Prussian Emperors
- Peacock Island – romantic island built by Prussian Kings
- Glienicke Bridge – place where spies have been exchanged during the Cold War
- Babelsberg Palace – summer residence of Kaiser Wilhelm I
- Potsdam City Palace – rebuilt and now the seat of the parliament of the state of Brandenburg
Gastronomy on Board
Menü 1 – 19,90 €
Medallions of pork in creamy mushroom sauce and tagliatelle • Raspberry tart with chocolate sauce and mint
Menü 2 – 19,90 €
Salmon fillet in lemon butter, spinach leaves and tagliatelle • Raspberry tart with chocolate sauce and mint
Menü 3 – 19,90 €
Tofu vegetable pan, beluga lentils and rice • Raspberry tart with chocolate sauce and mint
Coffee and cake – 6,90 €
1 pot of coffee or tea • 1 piece of cake from the tray with cream
Gastronomy has to be ordered minimum 3 days in advance.