Potsdam Walking Tour
Take a ride on the S-Bahn to visit Potsdam, Berlin´s younger sister and home to Prussian kings for many centuries – have our tour guide show you around! Whether it´s the old town in the Baroque Style with its Dutch Quarter, picturesque houses and a host of tempting shop windows and restaurants, or Sanssouci Gardens with its palaces (listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage), fountains, the golden Chinese Tea House and the tomb of Prussia´s most famous king – the enchanting atmosphere of Potsdam will capture your imagination.
- Private tour
- Local tour guide
- Walk of gardens of Sanssouci Palace
- Visit of the historic Dutch Quarter
Date and time:
At Potsdam Central Station
(take the city train from Berlin to Potsdam, we will advise)
English, German, other languages upon request
Prices (incl. all taxes):
Small groups of up to 9 travelers € 119 per group
Groups of 10 or more travelers € 12 per person
Groups of 20 or more travelers € 9 per person
Alternativ ending point:
If you wish to end in the Dutch Quarter or back at the Central Railway station the tour lasts 30 minutes longer, the surcharge is € 3 per person and tickets for public transportation may be are required.
Offer and Booking:
Book the tour online using the yellow „Book now“ button on this page. 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).
The tour can be customized according to your individual needs. If there are more than 30 people, the group will be split and a second guide will be used at no extra charge.
Our guide will meet you at Potsdam Central Station, and you will get a first impression of the city as you cross the river Havel and enter the old town. See the reconstructed City Palace and the beautiful dome of St. Nicholas Church and stroll the streets of the Dutch Quarter with their typical brick houses. Take your time to have a small break in one of the atmospheric cafes and chat with your guide about the royal family of Prussia or the challenges of transforming the city after the downfall of the Communist regime. Passing through Brandenburg Gate (yes, Potsdam has got one as well!), the gardens of Sanssouci await you. You will see why they are listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and learn about the wits and philosophy of Frederick the Great who designed Sanssouci to be a “Prussian Versailles” and who insisted on being buried nearby his palace. The tour ends at the terraced vineyards of Sanssouci Palace where you will have the chance to follow up with an interior tour of the palace (not included).
During this tour you will see:
- Alter Markt with the reconstructed City Palace, the magnificent church of St. Nicholas and the Old Town Hall
- Neuer Markt with noble town houses
- the Dutch Quarter, truely a gem with its shops and cafes
- the historical city center with its houses in the Baroque style and an appealing pedestrian zone
- Brandenburg Gate with a golden crown
- Sanssouci Gardens with their beautiful walkways, decorative figures, rotundas and fountains
- Postcard view of Sanssouci Palace on top of the terraced vineyards
- Church of Peace in the Italian Style amidst the palace gardens
- Tomb of Frederick the Great
After the tour you might want to have a rest in the restaurant of Gutshof Bornstedt, see Sanssouci Palace from the inside, continue walking Sanssouci Gardens or return to the old town with its interesting restaurants and cafes.
The tour usually ends at Sanssouci Palace. Nevertheless, other destinations can be spontaneously agreed on with the guide, if preferred.
Interior Tour of Sanssouci Palace
If you wish to visit Sanssouci Palace after the tour, you can purchase tickets on spot for the next available time slot and wait for your turn during a lunch break at nearby Mövenpick Cafe or Gutshof Bornstedt. Please note that tickets might not be available if the number of visitors is too high. Alternatively we can buy tickets for you in advance.