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The irrepressible city of Berlin has withstood more than most. See the impacts that World War Two, the Holocaust and the Cold War had on this city, then see how it's reinvented itself to emerge as one of the hottest spots for travellers to visit.

Bask in the vibrant, modern Berlin way of life.

Visit original sites of WWII and holocaust.

Hear all the legends twining around iconic Brandenburg Gate.

Take a time leap back to Cold War Berlin at Checkpoint Charlie.

Enjoy delicious samples from the oldest chocolate factory in Berlin.

Inclusion

English speaking local tour guide; A sample of typical self-made chocolate of Berlin.

Exclusion

Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Items of a personal nature; Additional food or drink; Tips or gratuities for the guide.

Hours of operation

Available daily at 10:00am.

Duration

Approximately 4-5 hours.

Location

Meeting point: Reichstag Building at Giant German flag on the west-side of the Reichstag.

Finish point: Lustgarten, next to Berlin Cathedral, on weekends close to a flea market and s-bahn-station “Hackescher Market”.

Itinerary

Get set to be taken on stroll through the city’s colorful history and unique modern culture. We start our vibrant Berlin tour in the very heart of Berlin's new government quarter. Meet your local guide in front of the Reichstag at the Big German Flag in front of the main entrance and hear the amazing story of this world-renowned building. You will get up close and personal to some of the original sites of the apocalyptic Battle of Berlin in 1945, which put an end to the horrors of Nazi Germany.

Of course times have changed greatly in Germany, and Berlin is no exception. While strolling the streets of this city, we take you on a journey as we explore the political changes that have occurred over the decades, and gain some further insight into modern Berlin culture. Our guides have their own pictures, original documents, as well as old and new maps, which make this Berlin walking tour experience all the more memorable, and makes our stunning city’s past come alive!

On our ultimate Berlin travel experience, you learn more about the countless historical events, modern places and landmarks that have made Berlin what it is today. Brandenburg Gate and the beautiful Pariser Platz are a couple of the famous places we take in on our adventure. We walk through the Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe, a strong emotional expression of Germany dealing with the holocaust and the troubled aspects of its past. Learn more about one of history’s most notorious tyrants, Adolf Hitler, when we localize the almost forgotten site of his bunker, where he hid out during the final battle of World War II. Step back in time as we pass by former Nazi Ministries, the „Topography of Terror“, and Checkpoint Charlie. Hear stories of Cold War, GDR fugitives and day-to-day life in divided Germany, including a stop at „The Wall“. We visit the site, where young Peter Fechter was murdered by border guards in 1962, continuing to what is widely regarded as the most beautiful place of Berlin: Gendarmenmarkt.

Next we take in some of Berlin’s Grand Boulevards, including Friedrichstraße and Unter den Linden, the historic location where the infamous book burning of 1933 took place. It is then off to Berlin's Humboldt University, the most famous in our city. Our Berlin sightseeing tour finishes up in a part of the city that is a fantastic historical and cultural melting pot. With world famous museums, beautiful old churches, and hidden gems to uncover. On Saturdays there is even a quirky flea market – good fun and typical for Berlin!

On our walk we pass one of Berlin’s oldest chocolate makers, where Berlin's most iconic buildings are rebuild in chocolate. It's a sight to behold - and of course to savor a delicious treat! Be sure to discover, enjoy and discuss Berlin with us on this unique Berlin tour adventure!

Additional Information

A good pair of comfortable walking shoes is advisable. Dependent on weather, wet weather gear is useful.

Participant restrictions

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Policies

For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.


**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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2. Discuss

Our destination specialists are here to help. They will have firsthand knowledge of the destinations that mean they can answer your questions, make suggestions and give relevant advice to put together your dream holiday.

3. Refine

Your own dedicated specialist travel advisor will help to carefully create your tailor made holiday and send you a detailed itinerary via email for you to look through and refine until you are 100% satisfied.

4. Confirming your holiday

Once your holiday itinerary has been agreed we will ask you to pay the relevant deposit, if applicable, or full payment if your holiday is departing within 14 weeks of booking. You will then receive your full confirmation, payment receipt and ATOL certificate via email within 24 hours of booking.

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