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If you are traveling on a cruise ship to the port of Rostock/Warnemünde and have only one day on shore, let us take you on a fascinating journey to Berlin! ThiThis semi-private shore excursion includes shared (bus) transportation from the cruise ship to Berlin and a private walking tour in Berlin with a personal tour guide.The tour is adjusted to each ship’s docking times and starts promptly after your vessel’s arrival, returning with plenty of time to spare before its departure. Our expert team has been organizing these tours for nearly a decade. We have never missed a cruise ship’s departure and imparted our knowledge and enthusiasm for our unique and beautiful city to thousands of satisfied passengers!
Your hosts will greet you in front of your cruise ship as soon as it docks and show you to a comfortable, air-conditioned bus. After a relaxing, comfortable journey through the picturesque flatlands of East Germany, you will arrive in Berlin and meet your professional English-speaking tour guide.Here your private Berlin walking tour begins in West Berlin at the Charlottenburg Palace. Your knowledgeable local guide will give you an introduction to the city and walk with you to the closest subway station from which you will take a train to the city center.Here you will start the tour at Berlin’s main train station – Hauptbahnhof. You will head on foot to the impressive parliament building, the Reichstag. Stroll through the famous Brandenburg Gate and nearby Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Admire the Tiergarten central park, the Victory Column, a Soviet memorial as well as the Paris Square. Continue on to the site of Hitler’s bunker, through Potsdamer Platz to one of the few remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall before reaching the former site of the Headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, today known as the Topography of Terror. Next is your chance to pass through Checkpoint Charlie – the most famous crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War - and visit the former US sector.After some free time for lunch (not included in the tour price), your tour will continue through the former Soviet sector of East Berlin to visit the spectacular Gendarmenmarkt and Bebelplatz – famous as the ‘Nazi Book Burning Square’. You will also have a chance to visit Berlin’s historic former Royal Quarter – the beautiful boulevard of Unter den Linden, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Museum Island and the Berlin Cathedral.We will then take you on a train back to the Charlottenburg Palace where you will say goodbye to your tour guide, and be whisked off in comfort back to your cruise ship.
- 3-hour shared transportation from the port to Berlin
- 5- to 5.5-hour private walking tour of Berlin
- 3-hour shared transportation from Berlin back to the port
- The transportation to Berlin and back is shared with other passengers from your cruise ship. Please note there is no tour guide present in the bus during the journey from the port and during the journey back.
- Upon arrival in Berlin, the tour includes a professional tour guide for a total duration of approximately 5 to 5.5 hours
What's not included
- Public transportation tickets - approximately 7EUR per person
- Food and drinks
- Entrance fees (none will be required during your tour)