We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Potsdam City Tour

Luisenplatz 2, 14471 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Share
Save
Review Highlights
very informative although commentaries are a bit delayed sometimes

I joined the last trip of the day, therefore there was really no opportunity to get off and have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judith A
,
London, United Kingdom
Great Overview of potsdam

The tour starts outside the main train station in Potsdam. Unfortunately, some of their "sales... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WorldTravelLover99
,
Jacksonville, Florida
Read all 234 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Potsdam tours with doubledecker buses (fine weather: open top) take place daily from 09.55 am every 30 minutes till afternoon. The duration is 100 min. Hop on - hop off for visits is possible at 15 stops. The live commentary is in English on request and German. Departure points are among others Luisenplatz, port, main train station, Dutch Quarter, Glienicker Brücke, KGB area, Cecilienhof, Alexandrowka, Neues Palais, Orangerie/ Sanssouci. It´s not operated after the 2nd weekend in november and before the 3rd weekend in march.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“train station” (17 reviews)
“main sites” (4 reviews)
“key places” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Luisenplatz 2, 14471 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (234)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"train station"
in 17 reviews
"main sites"
in 4 reviews
"key places"
in 2 reviews
"original berlin walks"
in 2 reviews
"quaint city"
in 2 reviews
"minute break"
in 2 reviews
"royal palaces"
in 3 reviews
"dutch quarter"
in 5 reviews
"visiting berlin"
in 4 reviews
"german history"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 6 reviews
"berlin welcome card"
in 2 reviews
"brandenburg gate"
in 3 reviews
"sans souci"
in 4 reviews
"summer palace"
in 2 reviews
"stops"
in 15 reviews
"bridge"
in 14 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I joined the last trip of the day, therefore there was really no opportunity to get off and have stroll around a little bit but It is definitely a good way of seeing the whole of Potsdam in one go and in the comforts of...More

Thank Judith A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour starts outside the main train station in Potsdam. Unfortunately, some of their "sales people" are not able to give directions to the bus. You need to leave the train station on the North side. I was attracted to this tour as it is...More

Thank WorldTravelLover99
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Josh from inside tours conducted the group to Potsdam. What a nice place to visit. The tour was informative and very well presented. Josh as a tour guide is excellent. Thanks for a good day.

Thank Shane T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

A great tour. Very comprehensive tour of all key Potsdam sites. Lasts about 3 hours which is ideal for a day tour from Berlin. Guide was very knowledgable and helpful. Starts at station and can end there or in the town which is about a...More

Thank CaptainBarnes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 February 2018

During our stay in Berlin we took a day trip to Potsdam by train. The starting point for the Potsdam City Tour was just across the road from the train station and, as we saw the bus sitting there, we decided to book a tour....More

Thank Adrian D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The bus is outside the train station as you arrive and you are taken all round the town, palaces and gardens with a guide with time at each place to look around. At the end of the tour you can get off to further explore...More

1  Thank rogerbids
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 January 2018

For 15 euro each (and our Berlin card) we expected better than this. The guide spoke only in German, and with the volume of his microphone turned up so loud, it was impossible to hear the English tape through our head phones. Not just us...More

Thank bitey27
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
A TripAdvisor Member
181
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This bus tour was informative and interesting. Our guide spoke English and enhanced the tour with engaging commentary. The sites visited were significant and provided us with a good background understanding of their relevance - both historical and contemporary. One of the best bus tours...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour, the audio guide was very detailed about history and curious facts. We had little time to be in Postdam but where able to see most of its highlight spots.

1  Thank IsolinaPV
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 November 2017

While Potsdam is worth every penny in itself, I would have probably remembered it as a pretty town for the rest of my life. Thanks to the wonderful tour guide, Susan, I'm now in love with Potsdam and will remember it as an important place,...More

Thank Pavan K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 hotels in Potsdam
Hotel Am Luisenplatz
114 reviews
.07 km away
Steigenberger Hotel Sanssouci
1,700 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Brandenburger Tor Potsdam
176 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Am Grossen Waisenhaus
129 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Assaggi
252 reviews
.03 km away
Chi Keng
304 reviews
.02 km away
Dreimaderlhaus
92 reviews
.19 km away
Restaurant and Cafe Matador
172 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sanssouci Park
2,210 reviews
.62 km away
Potsdam's Gardens
2,665 reviews
.10 km away
Sanssouci Palace
1,869 reviews
.76 km away
Potsdam Friedenskirche
111 reviews
.25 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
susan4mat1946
24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from travelisfun2011 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not strenuous at all. It’s fast paced in that you see it and then move on quickly It was a good way to see a lot in a little time not good if you want to in-depth. I would also look for an all English tour if that is... More
1
Vote
Dippy5ster
12 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Robert H | Property representative |
Guten Tag; first bus starts at 09.55 at Luisenplatz (city center), this bus then operates all the next stops, e.g. main train station an 10.10 and so on. 2nd bus starts at 10.25 at Luisenplatz and operates train station an... More
0
Votes
Google Translation
deetcal
5 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from joemooney802 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't see this question until now☹️️ I think in the review I stated that I used 'Insider Tours'...but that is the company I used and have used them for several other tours around Berlin, all have ben excellent!
0
Votes
;