Berlin Wall and Cold War Private Bike Tour
During this fascinating private bike tour, you will explore cold war Berlin along the footsteps of the Berlin wall. You will discover or remember why the city of Berlin had been divided. You will remember the events related to the construction of the Berlin wall and figure out if you are in East Berlin or West Berlin. The tour will allow you to immerse yourself in Berlin life during the cold war and examine the reasons for the fall of the Berlin wall. You will get a better understanding of socialist architecture. The idea is to introduce you to the unmissable events in the city that marked the cold war era, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Enjoy a 3-hour Berlin cold war private bike tour. The Berlin wall separated the city between East and West for 28 years. You will cycle from East to West, cross the Berlin Wall, which was impossible back then. En-route, you will stop several times to illustrate the cold war era, the highlights of the Berlin wall and cold war tour are, the Alexanderplatz, the Karl-Marx-Allee, the Oberbaum Bridge and of course the Berlin wall. Our Berlin cold war tour starts at Alexanderplatz, in the center of East Berlin. There, you will appreciate the size of the square and its buildings, most of them constructed after the wall. This will allow us to look at one of the most remarkable monuments of the city, the highest in Germany, the famous television tower, now a true symbol of Berlin. You will then bike along the Karl-Marx-Allee, which has changed names several times over the course of history. It is the site of the biggest reconstruction project in Berlin after World War II. The ambitions of the socialist system through the Soviet architecture that some call Stalinist will no longer be secret to you. You will continue cycling along the longest still standing part of the Berlin wall, which is located on the banks of the River Spree. You will be able to realize the magnitude of the system set up by the East German regime to prevent its citizens from fleeing to the West. Today this part of the wall has become an open-air street art gallery: the East Side Gallery. One of the highlights of your Berlin cold war tour, is to cross the Oberbaum Bridge, which is certainly the most significant Berlin monuments after the Brandenburg Gate and the TV-Tower. You will discover its unusual history from the middle-ages to the present day. During the wall, it served as a check-point for the West Berlin inhabitants visiting their families and relatives in the East. Discover during your Berlin cold war tour, the history of the German capital, marked forever by the construction and then by the One of the highlights of our Berlin cold war tour, is to cross the Oberbaum Bridge, which is certainly the most significant Berlin monuments after the Brandenburg Gate and the TV-Tower. You will discover its unusual history from the middle-ages to the present day. During the wall, it served as a check-point for the West Berlin inhabitants visiting their families and relatives in the East. Discover during this Berlin cold war bike tour, the history of the German capital, marked forever by the construction and then by the fall of the Berlin wall.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Face masks required in public transports and indoor public areas like bars and restaurants"
Duration: 3 Hours
World Time Clock, Alexanderpl. 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.