Visit Potsdam in a day.

Come along with your private guide Berlin for a tour of the nearby town of Potsdam, former residence of major Prussian rulers. If you want to understand the history of Berlin, you need to venture into Potsdam too. We will explore monuments and churches, architecture and gardens, both old and new. Potsdam these days presents itself as a mixture of the past and the very contemporary, where reconstructions show the current state of discussions when it comes to disneylandification. We will certainly meet Frederick the Great and see his legacy at the adorable Sanssouci, which tells so much about this great man’s mindset and his relation to Berlin. A travel in time.

A view of parts of the Neues Palais in Potsdam
A view of parts of the Neues Palais in Potsdam

Visit the centre of the town of Potsdam and understand some of the extentions of the 16th and 17th century, such as the Dutch quarter. Understand the changes Potsdam witnessed along its history that are still palpable today. Stroll along the gardens of Sanssouci and see the various palaces and pavilions that different Prussian rulers of the Hohenzollern dynastie have left for the world to admire.

The Chinese Pavilion in the Gardens of Sanssouci in Potsdam
The Chinese Pavilion in the Gardens of Sanssouci in Potsdam

We will also touch on the topic of the Cold War and the relevant ramifications for Potsdam. Having said that, you will also see parts of Potsdam that some people consider as ugly – and some other people consider worthy of keeping. There are some controversial discussions that can be lead and I would love to introduce you to such contemporary aspects of today’s Potsdam.

On this tour, we will have the commodity of a private van and driver, starting at your hotel, enjoying a fun day with plenty of insights, foto-oportunities and hopefully nice sunshine. → Please contact me for a quote.