A non-strenuous way to see more of the former East, more of the Wall, and more of what makes Berlin the unique city it is today, this Berlin bike tour delves deeper into the darkest time in Berlin's history - The Cold War. Regardless if this is your first trip to Berlin of if you already feel like 'ein Berliner', this is a great way to see the city.
An extremely insightful four-hour tour, leisurely covering about 6 miles (10 kilometers) by bike. This pervasive tour covers why Berlin was divided and how, the Berlin Airlift, tales of espionage by both the Allies and feared East German secret police (Stasi), the downfall of communism, how Berlin is dealing with its past and much, much more.Your tour begins with an orientation to the Berlin Wall and the route you will follow, before hopping on your comfortable bikes. You will bike along several noteworthy boulevards of former East Berlin while the tour makes it's way to the Bernauer Strasse Memorial, a former crossing point between East and West.You will also hear about escape attempts, ghost train stations, and espionage. During the tour you will gain insight into what life was like in the shadow of the Wall and how the city still copes with it's divided past today.