Day Trips and Tours in Berlin

Make your visit to Berlin more memorable with a fantastic day trip. Have a look through the selection of tours below. There's something for everyone.

Do it Yourself Day Trips from Berlin using Public Transportation

Sanssouci PalaceDay Trip from Berlin to Potsdam

Nearest Public Transport Station: Potsdam

Potsdam is an ideal town to explore on a day trip from Berlin. It is not too far - around 40 minutes from central Berlin by S-Bahn or even faster on a Regional Train. There's a lot to see in this charming, slower paced town straddling the Havel River southwest of Berlin just beyond the city limit. .... read more

A view of Wannsee from Liebermann VillaDay Trip from Berlin to Wannsee

Nearest Public Transport Stations: Wannsee

A day trip to Wansee can include a visit to two historical mansions on the lake with walks through the forest and the opportunity to explore a facinating island paradise that is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. .... read more

Sunbathers enjoying a sunny day on the beach at MuggelseeDay Trip from Berlin to Müggelsee

Nearest Public Transport Stations: S Friedrichshagen

Müggelsee Lake is the largest lake in Berlin and a favoured escape for residents, especially during the summer. Located about one hour east of the city centre (by public transport), Müggelsee and the surrounding area make an ideal day trip. .... read more

Aerial View of Leipzig GermanyDay Trip from Berlin to Leipzig

Nearest Public Transport Stations: Berlin Central to Leipzig Main Station

About an hour and a half southwest by combination high-speed ICE (InterCity Express) Train Leipzig is an ideal destination for a day trip. It steeped in culture, was a major trading hub during the Roman Empire and home to famous music composers Johan Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn. .... read more

Fully Guided Berlin Day Trips and Tours

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WWII Battlefield Tour - Seelow Heights

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $129.26 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The largest battle on German soil very few have heard of and every history enthusiast should visit. The scale of this fierce battle beside which the invasion of Normandy tends to pale cannot be underestimated. This little-known town located a short distance from Berlin saw 768,000 Soviet troops and over 22,000 tanks, artillery and aircraft descend on some 200,000 German defenders in the Soviet push toward Berlin to end the Second World War.• Full day tour of the Seelow Heights battle fields. Tour includes hotel pick up and drop off. • Visit to the Seelow Heights War museum, Soviet commander Marshal Zhukov’s command bunker, Soviet and German war cemeteries, decisive battle sites and much more • Uncover the stories of this brutal battle from both Russian and German soldiers as your guide takes you on journey in the footsteps of those who fought.• Gain expert knowledge into the infamous fighting on the Eastern Front• Tour Groups are limited to 9 guests

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Private Walking Tour: The Royal City of Potsdam

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $392.67 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Are you visiting Berlin and want to have a one day trip to the pastoral and scenic views of Potsdam, where the Prussian royal dynasty has set its summer retreat? Curious as to how the area looked like before the massive distruction of World War II? Potsdam is the capital of the federal state of Brandenburg and it is just 30 kilimeters from the heart of Berlin, which makes it ideal for a day trip. During this tour we will see the main palces built by the Hohenzollerns along 300 years, will hear the stories anout the rise of Prussia and the reign of three 18th century kings, and how their style of politics reflects in their style of construction.  After the end on Monarchy in 1918, Potsdam kept of being a hotspot for local and international politics, especially through the cold war. We will see the location of the 1945 Potsdam Conference where the division of Germany was set, as well as the former border between Potsdam and West Berlin, also known as the Bridge of Spies.

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Private Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $302.99 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

On this tour you travel to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp from Berlin with your licensed-guide. Once there there you spend around around 3 hours at the camp itself.Once there we will discuss how and when Sachsenhausen, and the concentration camp system itself came into being, how it developed, who was imprisoned there and for what and attempt to really contextualize what occurred at the site, with regard to the Nazi Dictatorship and the Second World War. Sites within the camp itself that we will visit/enter inc. Tower A, the infirmary building, Pathology building, Station Z (the execution facility), former camp kitchen and barrack blocks.After 3 hours or so your guide will accompany you back to Berlin.

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Private Day Tour of Wannsee and Potsdam from Berlin

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $986.50 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

On your way to Potsdam you will see the Olympic Stadium, Wannsee, and the Bridge of Spies. In Potsdam stroll through the beautiful gardens, see Cecilienhof and Sanssouci, and also stop at the Baroque Old City, as well as the Dutch Quarter. This is a private, 5-hour tour led by a driver/guide providing live commentary on board an air-conditioned minivan. Group size is limited to 6 people.

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Berlin to Prague Including 2-Hour Dresden Sightseeing Tour - private transfer

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $822.09 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a private 10-hours transfer from Berlin to Prague via Dresden. The package includes 2 hours tour in Dresden, you can leave the baggage in the vehicle during sightseeing. The touring of Dresden is done by car and on foot. Private English speaking guide will accompany you for 2 hours and will show you the "must see" attractions of the city.

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Private Berlin Complete History All Day Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $156.94 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Join our expert guide on this one of a kind Berlin in a Day Tour. This tour is designed for guests who want to visit many of Berlin’s most notable sights, landmarks, and historical areas. We packed this tour with history and local Berlin.This one of a kind tour encompasses many of Berlin’s most historical landmarks. Delves into the vast history of the city from its beginnings to the modern day. This tour is the best way to see everything most people see on their whole Berlin trip in one tour.This tour fits in as many Berlin sites and history as possible. We will have a break for lunch in the middle. Our local expert guides have put hundreds of hours of research into making this a one of a kind Berlin tour. They will point out the importance of monuments, the history of the city, modern-day Berlin, and tell stories and legends from throughout the ages.We will stop for lunch in the middle of this tour at one of our great local partners where guests will learn a little bit about local Berlin cuisine. We will walk at a pace easy for the group and there will be plenty of chances to stop for snacks, bathrooms, and water.  • WWI & WWII HISTORICAL SIGHTS • BRANDENBURG GATE • REMINITCE FROM THE BATTLE OF BERLIN • CHECKPOINT CHARLIE & BERLIN WALL MEMORIAL • EAST SIDE GALLERY & MUSEUM ISLAND • THE REICHSTAG & TOPOGRAPHY OF TERROR • UNTER DEN LINDEN • GUARD TOWERS, GHOST STATIONS, ESCAPE STORIES • MEMORIAL TO THE MURDERED JEWS OF EUROPE • HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY • SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL • THE BERLIN WALL, GUARD TOWERS & COLD WAR BERLIN • DIVIDED BERLIN EAST VS. WEST • SO MUCH MORE This is a Walking Tour Pickups are on foot

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Private Potsdam Tour: The Prussian Palace Playground

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $156.94 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This Potsdam tour is a day excursion from Berlin and we will see the unmissable highlights. We will cover everything from Frederick The Great’s flute to the exchange of Francis Gary Powers the American Spy pilot at the “Bridge of Spies”.Birchy’s Berlin Royal Potsdam TourStarting at the Old Market the next stop is the Glienecke Brucke, more commonly known as the ‘Bridge of Spies’. From there to the first of the Royal Parks, Frederick Wilhelm II’s New Garden. This is home to not just the Marble Palace but also and the Schloss Cecilianhoff, the site of the Potsdam Conference.After a stroll through the Old Town, and literally through the other Brandenburg Gate it is onto the jewel in Potsdam’s crown, Frederick the Great’s Park San Soucci. Once there we will pick out the highlights from the many palaces, residences and buildings present there. Our Birchy’s Berlin Potsdam Tour will visit:potsdam tour from birchys berlinThe Old MarketGleinecke Brücke (Bridge of Spies)New Garden, Marmorpalais and Scloss Ceceilenhof (site of the Potsdam Conference)The Dutch Quarter (Holländisches Viertel)Park San SoucciThis is a Walking Tour Pickups are on foot 

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Private Tour to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial (With Licensed Guide)

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $156.94 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Berlin Sachsenhausen Tour: Join us for an in-depth one of a kind visit to Sachsenhausen! This is the Birchy’s Berlin’s Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour. Concentration camps were a key instrument in the Nazis regime of terror, and the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was unique. The camp was the first purpose-built concentration camp within the Third Reich and the closest one to Berlin. It is also one of the most visited World War Two concentration camps in the world.This tour is a complete visit to the memorial camp. The tour starts in Berlin City Center, where you will meet your guide, Aaron. After that we take a short train ride out to the Sachsenhausen Camp Memorial.Aaron has held an Official Certified Sachsenhausen Tour Guide License for many years and has partaken in numerous courses as well as trained other Berlin Guides. His experience and one of a kind historical knowledge of Sachsenhausen makes this tour like no other! 

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The Memorial Tour: Visit to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp (licensed guide)

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $34.38 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour visits a site of massive historical importance with an qualified and experienced guide. As with all of our tours we attempt to illuminate the whys, hows, whens and put what you see at the site in its proper contex

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Private Day Tour to Potsdam from Berlin by Minivan

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $1031.34 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visit beautiful Potsdam, a city nearly completely listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the relaxing gardens and palaces on a private day tour in a minivan.Potsdam city is known for its famous picturesque gardens and palaces. The city is close to Berlin, where the tour will start. Part of the tour is a visit of Glienicke bridge, the "Bridge of Spies", and of Cecilienhof Castle, where the famous peace conference after WWII took place. Another highlight of the tour is a visit of Sanssouci Palace inside and a walk through the beautiful park area. For our lunch break we will head to the romantic baroque city center of Potsdam with its Dutch Quarter or you may want to visit a historic restaurant closeby.

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From Berlin: Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen Guided Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $26.90 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Leave Berlin for a half-day tour to the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen with a professional guide. This tour is a stern reminder of one of history's most brutal periods. Walkthrough the former camp as your guide points out places of significance and discusses the camp's role in the Nazi concentration camp system. Hear stories about survivors and the living conditions of the camp. This tour stops at the former punishment cells, gas chambers, Guard Tower A, and the 'Pit.'

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Private Tour: East and West Berlin Cold War Tour with a Local Host

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

On this private tour, we will discover the city during the Cold War years. Get up close and personal with the Berlin Wall, visit the Palace of Tears and check out the Bernauer Strasse Museum. Plus I’ll share all my stories of life during these difficult years with you.We will start our private tour at the Bernauer Strasse, an open-air museum and former border strip. Get an amazing insight into the past events, discover remains from the wall and objects used by residents to escape.Stroll over to Nordbahnhof, which was once a ghost station. From here we can take the U-Bahn to the Palace of Tears. Named by Berliners because it was the scene of so many painful goodbyes.Hop back on the U-Bahn and head to Checkpoint Charlie. You may recognize this spot from the James Bond movie Octopussy. This is the most well-known border crossing from the Cold War and was the place American and Soviet tanks faced each other at the height of the crisis.Looking forward to meet you!

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