The All-In-One Highlights Tour
This tour is the perfect introduction to Berlin for first time visitors or anyone looking to find their feet in the city, offering a nuanced overview of the milestone events of Berlin’s complex history and providing an intimate orientation of the important locations across the city.
If you’re fresh in Berlin and eager to get to grips with the city and its unique history – this all-encompassing six-hour private guided tour is exactly what you’re looking for – combining elements of our collection of historical experiences into one unforgettable day.
Price // From 125€/$150/£105 per person – includes 19% VAT, guide fee, booking fee, admin fee, private transportation and driver fee, and the mandatory German tourism insurances.
Tour Highlights // …the iconic Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, the former Prussia Royal quarter, the remains of the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the site of Hitler’s Führerbunker and much more…
Tour Highlights // …the former Nazi government quarter, the site of Hitler’s Führerbunker, the German Resistance Museum, the Olympic Stadium, the Haus der Wannsee Konferenz and much more…
Discover the history of the Third Reich beyond the pulp mythology – follow the path of Hitler’s Machtergriefung (rise to power); learn about the catastrophic events; the dominant personalities of the Nazi party; and the courageous individuals who stood up against totalitarian rule.
Delve into Berlin’s darkest chapter and explore what remains of Hitler’s grand project, Welthauptstadt Germania, and the ‘Thousand Year Reich’ – a private guided tour through the heart of the capital of tyranny.
Price // From 110€/$130/£95 per person – includes 19% VAT, guide fee, booking fee, admin fee, private transportation and driver fee, and the mandatory German tourism insurances.
Explore what life behind the Iron Curtain in the Workers’ and Peasants’ paradise of East Germany was like; examine the reality of Utopian socialism up to the ‘Fall of the Wall’ – the phenomenon of Marxism-Leninism in practice – and the events that brought about the collapse of this single-party Soviet satellite state.
Consider not only the normalcy that grew in the shadow of the Wall and under the watchful eye of the infamous East German state police – the STASI – but the many tragedies of those who in their rejection of this system sought to escape and met their deaths.
Tour Highlights // …the former East German secret police headquarters, the remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, Karl Marx Allee, Alexanderplatz, the former East German government quarter, and much more…
Tour Highlights // …the main sites of Defence Sector Z, the Humboldthain Flak Tower, the site of the German surrender in Karlshorst, Tempelhof Airport, the ‘first liberated house’, the Soviet War Memorials, and much more…
The Final Days Of Hitler’s City
6 hour tour | includes private transportation & driver
Retrace the route of the Red Army advance into Berlin’s historic central district – from the arrival of the first Soviet troops on the city’s outskirts to the surrender of Berlin and final Nazi capitulation on May 8th 1945 in the suburb of Karlshorst.
Explore what remains of this urban battlefield & the bloody ‘Race to the Reichstag’ – the largest confrontation between Allied and Axis forces to take place on German soil – that ensured the defeat of National Socialism and end of WWII in Europe.
The Iron Kingdom & The Golden Cage
Explore the story of a mighty European state that no longer exists – the Kingdom of Prussia. Learn how this defunct power redrew the map of the European continent under the reign of Frederick the Great; became the driving force behind German unification and the leading state in the German Empire from unification in 1871.
Examine the jewel in the Prussia crown – the breathtakingly captivating ensemble of UNESCO World Heritage listed parks and palaces in Potsdam – the former summer residences of the Prussian Kings & German Emperors – the Golden Cage of the Iron Kingdom.
Price //From 125€/$150/£105 per person – includes 19% VAT, guide fee, booking fee, admin fee, private transportation and driver fee, and the mandatory German tourism insurances.
Tour Highlights // …Schloss Charlottenburg, Schloss Sanssouci, the grave of Frederick the Great, the Schloss Cecilienhof site of the Potsdam Conference, the Neues Palais, the ‘Bridge of Spies’, and much more…
Tour Highlights // …the Tower A entrance & ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ lettering, the Appelplatz roll call area, the Jewish barracks, the special SS/Gestapo prison, the KGB/NKVD camp, and much more…
The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
5 hour tour | includes private transportation & driver
Visit the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial & Museum and learn about life and death in a Nazi ‘Protective Custody Camp’; the architecture of total control and what inhumanity, humanity is capable of in its darkest moments.
An opportunity to assess Sachsenhausen’s role as the nucleus of the entire Nazi concentration camp industry; a prison to many notable figures; and the site of numerous bizarre developments in Nazi research and military strategy – but also a proving ground for the methods and practices that would lead to the ultimate horror of industrial mass murder and genocide.
“Matt is British and loquacious, and a rich repository of German history… more than anything, he is a born storyteller.“
“Matt’s tours are more like an Anthony Bourdain conversation. Think of him as your concierge in Berlin, with a PhD.”
“Matt never disappoints with his ability to clearly, professionally, and passionately tackle subjects of great historical importance.”
“Matt creates a compelling window into the past that is as vibrant and as real as if it were happening right in front of you.“
Our private guided tours can all be tailored to your group size and requirements – whether you are travelling alone, as a group or family, or school or company. If you are looking to arrange a multi-day itinerary or a team building tour between conference meetings.
If you prefer to walk or require larger transportation; we can arrange coach tours for groups of up to 60 people per guide – and multi-guide tours with the best professional experts in the city.
We also offer free virtual consultation over video conferencing software (Zoom/Whatsapp/Facetime/Skype) to iron out any details for your trip.
Get in touch now for a personalised quote and start planning.
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