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Berlin: Potsdam radial tour

Castles, gardens and lakes

Bike tour
6 Days / 5 Nights
individual tour
Velociped-Original-Tour
easy
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549.00 €
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Welcome to Potsdam - experience Potsdam and its many lakes on this cycling tour through the Brandenburg countryside. You will discover the magnificent castles with their magnificent gardens and pass through small villages and sparkling lakes. Omnipresent is always the German history, which tells of the division of Germany and the reunification in 1989. Enjoy the bike tours from your hotel in Potsdam.

Highlights

City Center of Potsdam
A stroll through downtown Potsdam feels like a walk through time. 

City Center of Potsdam

The Glienicke Bridge in Potsdam
The Glienicke Bridge connects Berlin and Potsdam across the Havel River.

Glienicke Bridge

Cecilienhof Palace
Cecilienhof is the castle, in which from 17 July to 2 August 1945 the Potsdam Conference of the Victory Powers of the Second World War took place. It is the last palace building of the Hohenzollern dynasty.

Cecilienhof Palace

Wall Park (Mauerpark)
The Wall Park includes a section of the wall between the former districts of Prenzlauer Berg and Wedding. Today, the border between the districts of Prenzlauer Berg and Gesundbrunnen runs here.

Wall Park

Potsdam Sanssouci Palace
No other palace is as associated with the personality of Frederick the Great as Sanssouci Palace.

Sanssouci Palace

Berlin: Potsdam radial tour

easy
Bike tour
6 Days / 5 Nights
individual tour
from
549.00 €
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Your hotel:
Seminaris SeeHotel Potsdam

During your trip you will stay at the Seminaris SeeHotel Potsdam, located directly on Lake Templin. The 225 comfortable, modern rooms are equipped with comfortable beds, shower or bathtub and WC, hairdryer, TV, safe and free WLAN. In the morning you strengthen yourself for the day at the rich breakfast buffet.

After the bike tour you can first have a drink in the bar or on the terrace with a wonderful lake view, before you enjoy the down-to-earth but creative cuisine in the restaurant. You may also want to relax and end the day in the hotel's swimming pool or sauna (not included).

Seminaris SeeHotel Potsdam

Tour

Travel early, because it's worth it. Potsdam, the former Prussian royal seat, awaits you with unique castles and gardens. Use the first day for a first exploration tour or relax on the terrace of your hotel directly at Lake Templin.

Today you will experience Potsdam with its different faces. Over the centuries, architects from all over Europe have left their mark on parts of the city. You cycle through the Russian colony Alexandrowka and the Dutch Quarter. In Babelsberg you will be amazed by the magnificent villas and in the castles Cecilienhof and Sanssouci you can still feel the glamorous history. In the "Forbidden City" , which was once the European headquarters of the KGB, you will learn all about modern history.

In the morning, you first cross the Glienicke Bridge, which used to be used for the exchange of agents between East and West, and thus reach the area between Berlin and Potsdam, which Fontane also traveled. You follow the path along the Havel River to Wannsee Lake. You continue through the Grunewald and on the Havelradweg to Gatow. In Gatow you visit the famous village church from the 13th century. After visiting the castle in Sacrow you cycle back to your hotel.

The first destination today is the village of Caputh. Theodor Fontane was a guest here and Albert Einstein used the place as a summer idyll before emigrating to the USA in 1932. After a stroll through this pretty village on the shores of Lake Schwielow, continue cycling along the lake via Ferch to Petzow. Marvel at the castle, which is characterized by Moorish architecture and the English Tudor style. Afterwards you cycle to the old town of Werder, which is situated on an island. Visit the fruit museum, which tells the story of fruit growing in Havelland. Afterwards, you will return to your hotel in Potsdam on the Havel cycle path.

Take plenty of time today to visit the federal capital Berlin. Discover the Brandenburg Gate, the boulevard "Unter den Linden" and the parliament and government quarter. Walk in the footsteps of recent German history and visit one of the many museums about the fall of the Berlin Wall. The return journey is by bike or comfortably by train (on your own).

Today your star bike tour from Potsdam ends after breakfast at the hotel.

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Prices / Dates

Prices per person in EUR

Services / Info

  • 5 nights with breakfast at the Seminaris SeeHotel Potsdam
  • 1 dinner on the day of arrival
  • 1 boat trip with the White Fleet
  • Map of bike trails with marked route
  • Digital route guidance via smartphone app
  • Tips for tour preparation
  • Touristic information
  • 7 days hotline service
Woth knowing about the tour: Berlin: Potsdam radial tour

Below you will find spezific information about the tour "Berlin: Potsdam radial tour". If you have any further questions about this trip, just give us a call: Tel.: 06421 - 886890.

Arrival by train
Potsdam can be easily reached by train from all major cities in Germany. The best way to reach the Seminaris SeeHotel Potsdam is by a short cab ride. For current timetable information and prices have a look here:

www.bahn.de

Parking facilities at the place of arrival
The SeeHotel Potsdam has an underground parking garage. The parking fee is approx. 14,00 € per day and car, payable on site. An advance reservation is not possible. You will receive detailed information about the parking facilities at the hotel booked for you with the detailed travel documents two weeks before the start of your trip. 

Condition of the cycle paths
You will be cycling mainly on flat cycle paths or lakeside paths. Rarely will the route take you over cobblestones or roads with little traffic.

Available rental bikes
If you choose to rent a Velociped-rental bike for the tour, we take it to your first hotel and pick it up at your destination. You can choose between woman’s and men's bicycles either with 7-speed gear shift and coaster brake or 27-speed gear shift and freewheel or electric bikes. All ladies' bikes have a low opening that makes mounting and dismounting much easier. The bikes are suitable for all ladies from 150 cm in height and for all gentlemen from 165 cm in height. You simply specify your wishes at time of booking.

Velociped rental bikes

Extra costs that are not included in the travel price
A possible tourism tax is not part of the tour price and therefore payable at the hotel on site. The possible train ride on the 5th day from Berlin to Potsdam is payable on site.

7 days hotline service
In case of chain breakdown, flooding or other bad surprises that makes a continuation of your tour impossible: no problem, we also work during weekends and you can reach us 7 days a week in case of emergency.

Passport and visa requirements
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.

Travel insurance
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.

Your travel expert for this tour

I provide you with advice and assistance

Steffi Groß

Travel Expert

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