- Insider Tour Berlin
- Mosaic Tours to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
- backstage Kayak Tours
- go2know - Abandoned places photography tours
- Fat Tire Bike Tours
- Isherwood's Neighbourhood
- Tempelhof Airport Tours
- City Segway Tours
- Reederei Riedel
- Alternative Berlin Tours
Best Tours in BerlinBerlin · 10 Items · Charlie Kedmenec
Handpicked by a Berlin Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Tours in Berlin'.
Berlin has an amazing selection of tours available with everything from the standard Bus Tour, Boat Tour or Walking Tour, to more exotic tours such as Photography Tours of abandoned sites, to kayak tours down Berlin's River Spree.
We have handpicked our favourite 10 tours here, with the best tour in each category plus a few gems that will take you a little further afield than the standard tour.
Known for their high quality tours, the Original Insider Tour Berlin are one of the oldest touring companies in the city and have been guiding visitors through the streets of Berlin since 1996. Their Famous Insider Walk, which runs daily, provides you with fascinating overview of the city beginning with its origins as a humble riverside village. In addition to seeing pretty much all of... More info
Just 35km outside of Berlin in the neighbouring town of Oranienburg lies Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. Mainly used by the Nazis to inter political prisoners, Sachsenhausen was one of the first concentration camps and was also the site of the headquarters of the Nazi's extensive concentration camp network. At the conclusion of the war the the camp was used by the Soviets to inter Na... More info
With the River Spree and numerous canals throughout Berlin, there is no better way to see the city than by paddling yourself around the famous landmarks by canoe. The organisation offers 4 main tours, including the 'Walking on Water' tour, which encompasses the main sights from the comfort of 3-seater Canadian canoes, and the 'Köpenicktour', which passes through Berlin's south-east districts, ... More info
For both amateur and professional photographers alike, abandoned buildings offer a fantastic opportunity to capture fascinating and unique images. In and around Berlin are various historical buildings, long since abandoned which are begging to be explored. Some urban explorers get a kick out of sneaking into these places and risking guards and the police as well as serious injury due t... More info
Fat Tire Bike Tours are one of the most popular bike tour operators in Berlin, and for good reason too. Their guides are top notch, and those fat tire bikes are oh so comfy. On a Fat Tire Bike Tour you will cover around 10km (6.5miles) in around four and a half hours. They travel at a pretty chilled out pace so you don't need to be a tour de France winner to give it a go. T... More info
A circular walk through the Schöneberg of the late 1920s as seen by Christopher Isherwood. Visit the places he lived, socialised and documented in his Berlin Diaries of 1929 to 1933, the vibrancy and edge of the Weimar Era. Accompanied by short readings from his works, see where Cabaret was born, genders were blurred and films caused riots. The tour starts and finishes at Nollendorfp... More info
Tempelhof Airport has a rich and fascinating history and is well worth a visit if you are in Berlin. The site has been part of aviation history since the end of the 19th Century. The current airport terminal is one of the Nazi's largest buildings in Berlin and is an important example of Nazi architecture. During the Blockaid of Berlin and the Berlin Airlift, Tempelhof became a sy... More info
City Segway Tours offer a few different tour options depending on your interest. Looking to check out Berlin's main sights and attractions? Join the Berlin Classic Tour. Already seen them all and want to get to know the less touristy areas of Berlin? Then the Hidden Neighbourhoods is the tour for you. Before the start of each tour there is a 30 minute orientation where y... More info
With 14 ships operating, Reederei Riedel are one of the largest shipping companies operating in Berlin and offer two tours. There is a commentary in German but they also offer a recorded commentary in English as well as a number of other languages. On the either the 1hr or 1.5hr Inner City Tour you will travel through the historical centre of Berlin past such sights as the Reichstag... More info
Alternative Berlin Tours ofter a number of different tours around Berlin. On these tours you won't see sites like the Brandenburger Tor, Museum Island or Hitler's bunker......for that you will need to join one of the more conventional (read: Boring) tour companies. If want to check out Berlin's underground subcultures, alternative lifestyles, and of course Berlin's world famous street ... More info