From Berlin: Kings, Crimes, & Spies Potsdam Day Trip by Van

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Explore Potsdam's rich history on this guided day trip from Berlin. Travel by van and step back in time at sights like the Sanssouci Palace, the Bridge of Spies, and Checkpoint Bravo.


  • Marvel at the grandeur of the Sanssouci Palace of Frederick the Great
  • See the Bridge of Spies with was made famous by a popular Tom Hanks film
  • Step into Cold War history at the Checkpoint Bravo boarder crossing
  • Grasp the gravity of the violent regimes with a stop at a Nazi and Stasi Prison
  • View the place where post-WWII Europe was reshaped at the Potsdam Conference


Dive deep into the heart of Potsdam's military and political past on this guided day trip from Berlin. Uncover grandeur of Prussian kings and hear about the tensions of the Cold War era. Meet your guide at a hotel in Alexanderplatz and begin your adventure with a comfortable transfer to the stunning Sanssouci Palace of Frederick the Great. Learn about Prussian kings and power struggles as you admire the outside of the palace. Find out how espionage of pivotal moments shaped Europe at the Glienicke Bridge (Bridge of Spies). See where the Autobahn crossing between East and West Berlin took place at Checkpoint Bravo. Grasp the intense period of the Cold War. Remember and reflect with a stop at a Nazi and Stasi prison, as well as a secret KGB prison. See where the historic Potsdam Conference took place. Return to your meeting point with a deeper understanding of Potsdam's facinating history.


Guide Van transportation with wi-fi on board A bottle of water Then and now' photographs and maps

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  • This activity takes place rain or shine.

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