Top 2 Tours of Berlin in 2018
The German capital of Berlin is amazing, it’s got everything you could wish for in a city break. With so much history and famous landmarks, tours of Berlin are a great way to get around the city. You will find plenty to see and do during the day. In the evening the city comes alive, with fantastic restaurants and plenty of clubs and bars to choose from.
If you’re going out in the West then you can find everything you would expect from a major city. East Berlin however is the place to go if you want to mix with the locals and get a feel for the more alternative side to the capital.
Once a country divided, the Berlin wall came down in 1989 and has since gone on to become a popular European tourist destination. The city is filled with a rich and chequered history, so what better way to find out more than joining one of these top 2 tours of Berlin in 2018.
Tours of Berlin
During this tour in Germany, you will learn how Berlin has developed since the rise and fall of the wall. The Berlin walking tour is in English and will take you through famous landmarks as well as slightly off the beaten track. With your local guide you will visit “the Palace of Tears”, the Jewish Quarter and Museum Island (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
This unique experience combines the emotional side of Germany in a historical tour of Berlin, while giving you an insight into the wonderful capital. Please note this one is only available Monday, Thursday and Sunday, giving you time to go sightseeing at your own leisure the rest of the week.
While our first suggestion is able to look around some of the lesser known places, the Storyline of Berlin focusses the impact of years of conflict. This historical walk covers World War II, the holocaust, Cold War and much more.
During the 5 hours, your English speaking guide will show you around the iconic Brandenburg Gate, the poignant crossing of Checkpoint Charlie and Berlin’s Humboldt University. The route includes a number of museums, churches and the oldest chocolate factory in Berlin.
Starting at 10am the Storyline of Berlin ends at Lustgarten on Museum Island, so purchase museum tickets in advance and avoid the queues. That way, you should still have time to continue on an educational self-guided tour of Berlin for the rest of the afternoon.
Whichever you decide leave time during your holiday for something more light-hearted, you can take part in a cooking workshop, visit the shops or go on a bike ride.
Book your tour of Berlin today and experience the real Germany.