Guided tour

Potsdam: City and Castles Tour

Potsdam: City and Castles Tour

From US$ 21.98 per person

Enjoy a fun city tour of the highlights of Potsdam and visit the fascinating castles of Sanssouci, Cecilienhof and the New Palace. Stroll through the Baroque old town and walk in the footsteps of "Old Fritz".

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Duration 3 hours
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English, German
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English, Italian, Russian, Spanish, French


  • Explore the beautiful Baroque old town of Potsdam and admire the imposing castles with their lovingly landscaped gardens
  • Visit the famous terraces of Sanssouci, discover the Dutch Quarter and explore the Russian settlement of Alexandrowka
  • See the grave of Frederick II, learn everything about the "Forbidden City" and hear entertaining anecdotes
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Experience the beautiful sights and impressive castles of Potsdam on this interesting and entertaining city tour on the trail of "Old Fritz" (Frederick II). Drive through Potsdam's inner city and through the Dutch Quarter to the Glienicker Bridge. Learn more about the "Forbidden City" and walk around the Cecilienhof Castle. Visit Alexandrowka, the colony of traditional Russian wooden houses known as "Little Siberia." Finally, discover the famous terraces of Sanssouci as well as the grave of Frederick II. Walk past beautiful gardens and admire the biggest palace in Potsdam before spending the afternoon as you wish.
  • Bus and walking tour
  • Audio guide and booklets
  • Entry fees
  • San Sanci access can only be purchased on the tour day

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The meeting point is at Potsdam central station.

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  • This is activity involves both a bus and walking tour
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4.7 /5

based on 1722 reviews

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On October 25th, 2022 we (my husband and I) took part in a 3-hour city tour through Potsdam. The travel guide was called THORSTEN! He made the trip an extraordinarily beautiful experience. With his extremely good knowledge of Potsdam and his little anecdotes, he let all fellow travelers experience a few very entertaining hours. The 3 stops made the trip entertaining. Thank you Thorsten! Dagmar and Jurgen

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October 26, 2022

The tour was a very nice experience. Although I'm not unfamiliar with Potsdam, I learned a lot that was previously unknown. My friends also really enjoyed the tour. I was impressed by the skills of the driver, who drove even further when I thought that nothing was possible because of the narrow streets full of parked cars. The information given by the companion Winfried was very interesting and also amusing. He was a pleasure to listen to and, despite the amount of information, not tiresome.

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October 6, 2022

This tour was a great introduction to historical sites of Potsdam. You can explore them on your own later as it includes a hop on hop off option after the tour. Victoria was a great guide and had a lot of information to help us understand the history. Unfortunately the weather didn't help much on my tour, so dress accordingly so you have no problems with that. I definitely recommend this tour.

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September 27, 2022

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