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Festival of Lights: Lightseeing XL: Bus & Ship Tour

1. Festival of Lights: Lightseeing XL: Bus & Ship Tour

Board the bus tour in Berlin during the most wonderful time of the year. Enjoy the city's colorful spectacle, both on the bus and from the boat, and be enchanted by the most important attractions in Berlin illuminated by spectacular lights. During the bus ride, learn about the illuminations with your English and German-speaking guide. Make several stops to admire the lights at your own pace and to take some lovely photos. After the bus ride, get a different perspective of the same city from the River Spree. Relax on the boat with an included original Berlin Currywurst and a soft drink.

Festival of Lights: Lightphoto-Safari (Bus Tour with Stops)

2. Festival of Lights: Lightphoto-Safari (Bus Tour with Stops)

Experience the city of Berlin and the Festival of Lights in a very special way. Board the Light Bus and let yourself be enchanted by Berlin's attractions illuminated by the most beautiful lights. During this tour, enjoy not only the creative illuminations throughout the city, but also see the most important tourist landmarks in Berlin. Learn about the most well-known places with your guide, and make several stops for photo opportunities, including at the world-famous Brandenburg Gate. The tour includes an original Berlin Currywurst and a soft drink. The tour ends at Potsdamer Platz, the same place where it starts.

Berlin: Festival of Lights LightSeeing Bike Taxi Tour

3. Berlin: Festival of Lights LightSeeing Bike Taxi Tour

Start your tour either in Alexanderplatz or Potsdamer Platz. Meet your driver at an easy-to-find location within these bustling squares. During the tour, check out illuminations and video mappings on Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate, Gendarmenmarkt, Bebelplatz, Schlossplatz, Berliner Dom, and the TV Tower.  Tours beginning in Alexanderplatz will end at Potsdamer Platz, and tours beginning in Potsdamer Platz will end in Alexanderplatz, ensuring you’ll never cross the same path twice. Let your driver know whenever you want to step out of the bike and snap some photos, or stop at other locations.  Please dress warmly, as October nights in Berlin are sometimes chilly. For extra comfort, there are blankets you can use onboard. Each bike taxi has space for 2 adults and a day pack. The tour can be booked in German, English, or Spanish.

Berlin: Festival of Lights Lit-Up Bike-Taxi LightSeeing Tour

4. Berlin: Festival of Lights Lit-Up Bike-Taxi LightSeeing Tour

The tour begins at either Alexanderplatz or Potsdamer Platz where you’ll meet your driver and hop on board your very own bike-taxi. Then it’s time to set out across the city to marvel at some of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks lit up in the night sky. Ride around Berlin with your guide, listening to fascinating stories about the city as you marvel at the Festival of Lights. Along the way, visit Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate, Gendarmenmarkt, Bebelplatz, Schlossplatz, Berliner Dom, and the TV tower to admire the illuminations. There’s plenty of time to stop for photographs and get a closer look at the action, just let your driver know. Don’t forget to wear some warmer clothes, as the weather in October can get quite chilly, but your bike-taxi comes with complimentary blankets to keep you warm just in case.

Berlin: Light Installations Walking Tour

5. Berlin: Light Installations Walking Tour

Join a tour of Berlin's illuminations during the Festival of Lights. Follow your guide around some of Berlin's most important sights such, as the Berlin Cathedral, Gendarmenmarkt and Brandenburg Gate. Listen as they tell you the history of these landmarks. See how certain buildings are illuminated with LED installations or laser lights from German and international artists. Countless objects and landmarks of Berlin will be illuminated in spectacular colors. Join the crowds and gaze in awe at the kaleidoscope of colors covering Berlin!

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Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 84 reviews

The driver was on time at the meeting point and super friendly. The tour was great and we took a break at each sight to see everything in peace. Always happy

Very nice and relaxed tour, we were driven very close to the attractions everywhere and could then get off and take pictures

It was really nice to get away from it all. Berlin in the shine of lights.

It was a nice ride. We were shown many places and we often had the opportunity to get out and take photos.

Very nice and knowledgeable driver. Perfect tour to see many highlights of the festival.