All-in-One Berlin Shore Excursion from Warnemunde or Rostock Port

All-in-One Berlin Shore Excursion from Warnemunde or Rostock Port

This shore excursion is our flagship experience, and is designed to show you the very best of Berlin in the time that you have ashore! The German capital has become the third most visited destination in Europe and we will take you to all its main sights to show you exactly why.

This shore excursion 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!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Warnemunde Cruise Port, Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Germany

You will be greeted in front of your cruise ship as soon as it docks and shown to a modern, comfortable, and air-conditioned bus. Your professional driver will then transfer you through the picturesque flatlands of former East Germany to Berlin. The journey takes roughly three hours.

Stop At: Charlottenburg Palace, Spandauer Damm 20-24 Luisenplatz, 14059 Berlin Germany

You will arrive in Berlin and meet your professional English-speaking tour guide. You will first have a chance to stretch your legs as your knowledgeable local guide gives you an introduction to the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kurfurstendamm, 10707 Berlin Germany

Driving through the former British Sector, you will then cruise down the Kurfürstendamm – Berlin’s Champs-Élysées.

Pass By: Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Breitscheidplatz, 10789 Berlin Germany

Next we witness the devastation caused by US and British bombing raids during WWII as you drive past the preserved ruins of this late 19th-century church.

Pass By: Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), Tauentzienstrasse 21-24, 10789 Berlin Germany

Next we pass the largest department store in continental Europe, now well over 100 years old.

Pass By: Tiergarten, Strasse des 17. Juni 100, 10557 Berlin Germany

You will then be drive through the lush greenery of Berlin's vast central park and see various embassies on the Tiergartenstraße, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Memorial for Victims of the National Socialist Euthanasia Program.

Pass By: Victory Column (Siegessaule), Grosser Stern 1, 10557 Berlin Germany

Make sure to have your camera ready to catch the sun glinting on the golden angel Victoria, goddess of victory, as you circle around Prussia's emphatic monument to its triumphs in the Wars of Unification.


Stop At: Reichstag Building, Platz der Republik 1, 10557 Berlin Germany

When we reach the German parliament building – burned down after Hitler’s rise to power, now a bold symbol of modern German democracy – we will exit the bus and spend the next portion of the tour on foot.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism, Simsonweg/Scheidemannstrasse Between Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building, 10117 Berlin Germany

As we walk from the Reichstag to the Brandenburg Gate via the Tiergarten, we will take a moment to pay tribute to those persecuted as Gypsies under Nazism.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin Germany

Next we walk through the gateways of Berlin's most iconic monument and find out what makes the Gate the most important cultural monument in Germany.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Cora-Berliner-Strasse 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

After we leave Pariser Platz plenty of time will be taken to journey through the iconic field of concrete blocks, and bear witness the atrocities of National Socialism.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fuhrerbunker, Gertrud-Kolmar-Str. 14, 10117 Berlin Germany

A short walk takes us to the site of the bunker where history's most notorious criminal committed suicide at the end of WWII. Upon leaving the bunker site we will take a short lunch break of roughly 45 minutes. Your guide will accompany you somewhere with plenty of quick food options and easy access to bathrooms.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Nicholas Quarter, Rathausstrasse 21, 10178 Berlin Germany

Back on the bus we’ll drive past the oldest district in Berlin.

Pass By: Berliner Fernsehturm, Panoramastr. 1A, 10178 Berlin Germany

Next we pass the second tallest building in Europe, built as a symbol of the East German state’s power and modernity in 1969.

Pass By: Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin Germany

We will then head on past the heart of pre-WWII Berlin and see the Old and New Town Halls and the Church of St. Mary.

Stop At: Museum Island, Breite Street, 13089 Berlin Germany

Next we stop to marvel at the stunning structures and imperial splendor of this UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. See the Old Museum, the Berlin City Palace, the Berlin Cathedral and more.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bebelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin Germany

We will then head, time-permitting, into the heart of one Berlin’s stunning squares to visit the site of the Nazi Book Burning that took place on the 10th May 1933.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Unter den Linden, Berlin Germany

Back on the bus you will cruise down Berlin's most important historical boulevard – the city’s royal mile.

Stop At: Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin Germany

Next we bathe in the architectural splendor of Berlin's most beautiful square. See the French and German Domes and the Concert House, and take some memorable photos.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin Germany

Next you will have the chance to cross between East and West at the most famous border crossing point over the Berlin Wall, frontline of the Cold War, where spies roamed and US and Soviet tanks faced off in 1961. Time permitting, we will take a short break here so you have plenty of time to take some photos and buy souvenirs.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Topography of Terror, Niederkirchnerstrasse 8, 10963 Berlin Germany

At our last stop you will see the dark heart of Nazi Germany at the former headquarters of the SS and Gestapo and come face-to-face with the Cold War's most brutal symbol: The Berlin Wall. Time will be taken here to use the bathrooms before you board the bus for the last time.
Your guide will then accompany you back to the Schloss Charlottenburg at the end of the Berlin portion of the tour. You will then be driven back to port.
All of our shore excursions are adjusted to each ship’s docking times and each starts promptly after your vessel’s arrival, returning with plenty of time to spare before its departure. We have been organizing shore excursions for nearly a decade and have never missed a cruise ship’s departure.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"



Duration: 12 Hours
Start location: 1: Warnemünde Cruise Center, 18119 Rostock, Germany
2: Uberseehafen, 18147 Rostock, Germany

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional local tour guide (please note the tour guide only joins in Berlin and is not present during the journey from the port and during the journey back)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (none will be required during your tour)

Facilities


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