Gardens & Palaces of Potsdam Bike Tour from Berlin

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Potsdam is Berlin’s most popular destination for day trips and a playground for a bicyclist, with many Prussian and Cold War sights tucked deep in verdant parks and along quiet alleyways.


  • Appreciate the power, lifestyle, and grandeur of the Hohenzollern legacy
  • Understand the impact the Potsdam Agreement had on Europe
  • Explore the vibrant university city of Potsdam


On this 6.5-hour tour from Berlin, explore Potsdam’s many sights. Start the tour at the main entrance of the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz. From there, take the train to Potsdam. Once there, you will leisurely explore the various palaces and gardens of Potsdam and Sanssouci, covering about 10.5 miles (17km) in roughly 4.5 hours. Explore the exterior of the famous Prussian palace complex of Sanssouci. Additionally, we will see the Chinese Tea House, the New Palace, and the Orangerie, as we cycle through the beautiful gardens within this massive city park. Then make your way through Potsdam’s historic center, including the Dutch Quarter and Potsdam’s own Brandenburg Gate. Next is a cycle through the beautiful New Gardens to the Cecilienhof Palace, where Truman, Stalin, and Churchill concluded the Potsdam Agreement, finalizing the plans for a post-WWII Europe. Finally, explore the area’s extensive Cold War history with a visit to the no-man’s land between West Berlin and East Germany and over the Glienicke Bridge where Cold War spy exchanges routinely took place.


Bikes Live tour guide Transportation to and from Potsdam by train Stop for lunch (cost not included)

Important Information

  • This tour runs rain or shine
  • On cold weather days, free gloves are provided
  • Rain ponchos are available for purchase in the local partner's shop should you desire one; if you don't use it, you can get a refund

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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