See the highlights of Berlin on an 11-hour shore excursion from Warnemünde Port. Visit historic sites, such as the Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz, and Checkpoint Charlie. Discover a piece of the Berlin Wall, pass through Tiergarten Park, and more.
What to Expect
Explore the capital of Germany on a full-day shore excursion of Berlin from Warnemünde Port. Following a pick-up from the cruise terminal at Warnemünde Port, transfer by private air-conditioned transport to Berlin’s Brandenburg Hotel (Adlon Hotel).
Then, continue with a local guide on a tour around the western side of the city. Drive down the elegant Kurfürstendamm boulevard, and stop at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Continue through Tiergarten Park and alongside the towering Victory Column. Then, stretch your legs on a stroll around the parliament buildings of the Reichstag. Walk through the Brandenburg Gate to Pariser Platz, site of the Holocaust Memorial and Führerbunker, two of Berlin’s most poignant Third Reich sights.
Re-board the coach and drive to Potsdamer Platz, Berlin’s large square famous for its attention-grabbing architecture and grand hotels. See the former headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, now known as the Topography of Terror Museum. Discover a stretch of the Berlin Wall. Go to the historic crossover point between East and West Germany at Checkpoint Charlie, and hear about life in the city during and after the war.
Break for a lunch at the Hofbräuhaus Berlin beer hall-style restaurant that serves hearty German fare. Then, spend the rest of the afternoon exploring Berlin’s historic heart. Go to the Gendarmenmarkt to see monuments such as the Konzerthaus, French and German Churches, and statue of the poet Friedrich Schiller.
Learn about the historic book burning on Bebelplatz. Then, continue to Museum Island, home to Berlin’s 5 best-known cultural venues: the Pergamon Museum (site of the Pergamon Altar and the Ishtar Gate of Babylon), Bode Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, and Altes Museum.
- Private transportation
- Driver and guide
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Entrance to museums
Know Before You Go
• The local supplier will ensure your timely return to Warnemünde Port, but in the unlikely event that your ship has already departed, transportation to the next port of call will be arranged. If your cruise ship is delayed and you are unable to take the tour, you will get a full refund