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City and Palaces Tour Potsdam - Stadt- und Schloesserrundfahrt Potsdam provided by Stadt-und Schloesserrundfahrten Alter Fritz

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City and Palaces Tour Potsdam - Stadt- und Schloesserrundfahrt Potsdam

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Overview
Potsdam is known for being a city of magnificent palaces, lakes, and parks, and this tour is the perfect way to explore it. Take the stress out of working out the local public transport system, and enjoy a stress-free way to discover Potsdam—a City and Palaces bus tour. See major palaces such as Sanssouci Palace, Cecilienhof Palace, and New Palace, and discover other Old Town sights too.
Highlights
  • Save time—tick off multiple Potsdam highlights, including Cecilienhof Palace
  • Combine a bus tour with a walking tour—enjoy short walks at top sights
  • Hear clearly—headsets are provided to enhance the tour
  • Learn about the history of Potsdam through guide commentary
Important Information
Departure Point
Bahnhofspassagen Potsdam, Babelsberger Str. 16, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Live commentary on board (german) / other via audio guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Live entertainment (engl/german during the guided walks)
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Matthew E wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
This was a wonderful trip for me and my partner. We are both historians and prolific travelers. This was a great experience.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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James wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions
While the sites are interesting, the tour was only okay. The audio guide in the bus was often out of sync with the sites. The guide was knowledgeable and tried hard but somehow it just fell flat.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Camerino01, Manager at City and Palaces Tour Potsdam - Stadt- und Schloesserrundfahrt Potsdam
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Dear customer, thank you for your honest feedback. Could you please tell us which bus you took ( on which day and if it was a double decker or a single-decker bus and by which company Kaiser Tour or Alter Fritz)? Our audio systems are run via GPS so the content is automatically paired with the route and stops the bus is heading to. We would like to check the audio system reflecting on you reference and apologize for any inconvenience that might have occured during your tour this day. Thank you and best wishes, Your City & Palace Tour Team Potsdam
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Timhodsman wrote a review Dec 2019
Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom26 contributions14 helpful votes
We were greeted at the station by reps from the tour company and although at first a little reluctant were persuaded by Manuel to book the tour and did not regret it. By coincidence Manuel was also our guide for the tour and his detailed knowledge made the tour interesting and
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PaulineE92 wrote a review Nov 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
Myself, my daughter, cousin and friend booked this for Nov 11. Guide spoke mainly German and was very rude to English speaking guests. I can speak German...rest of us can’t. He also said that GB has a rigid class system. At Sans Souci my friend and I went to the toilet...after
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Date of experience: November 2019
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CurlyGra wrote a review Sep 2019
63 contributions20 helpful votes
We were greeted by a man selling tickets for the "Alter Fritz" tour just inside the train station at Potsdam HBF. We were told it was hop on/hop off. We bought the ticket for 15 euro with the welcome card discount. When we got on the bus we we realised it was a guided tour with
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Inspire587709
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Guided Tour (Audio and Live Narration)
Upon exiting Potsdam Hbf, across the street you see tours for Potsdam palaces. Unless you stay overnight, taking a
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Monty S
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Good English-language tour
Although the English-language guide was not available for our tour, the audioguide was informative, and the German
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Graciela A
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Interesting place
Worth the effort to go to Postdam. However, the tour advertised as being in English but the only thing was a recidi
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HJPinBeds
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Round trip
This was a wet and dull day in Potsdam, so the 2.5 hour tour seemed of interest. The staff did their best to make u
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TCDHK
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POTSDAM IN A BREEZE
What a great trip to see all of Potsdam's famous areas. In addition you can take the hop on hop off buses to get ar
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Anna S
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Good overview of Potsdam
Took us around all interesting areas, including three walks with live commentary. The guide was engaged and told ma
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John S
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Great way to see a lot
Like most hop on and offs, this is a really good way to get around to the Potsdam highlights. And there are enough
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Newling
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Mrs Lesley Newling
Went on this 3 hour tour. Bus very small so uncomfortable to sit for extended period. Seats equipped with earphone
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Normand G
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Only for germans
Guide does tour in german while you try to listen to a english tape on the 2 h 30 tour. Should have been stated fr
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Marc S
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AVOID - Poor experience for English speakers!
Avoid if possible! The tour involved listening to a recorded commentary of the sights in English as we drove around
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Key Details
  • Schloss Cecilienhof, Neues Palais, and 2 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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