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Friends of Dave Tours

Friedrich-Franz-Str. 52, 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Another five-star review

Just did the Friends of Dave tour in Mecklenberg. It was a terrific day and so much better than a... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
mitchmg
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Frederick, Maryland
Beautiful Mecklenburg - Revealed

I signed up for this tour to fill our one day cruise-stop in Warnemunde, Germany. I confesss that... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Gregory R
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  • Excellent93%
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Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting day tours in Warnemünde to visiting cruise guests. We are very proud of our consistent high ratings and we consider our tour customers our friends. There is nothing better...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Friedrich-Franz-Str. 52, 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Just did the Friends of Dave tour in Mecklenberg. It was a terrific day and so much better than a long train ride back and forth to Berlin, with little time to really see the city. The best part of the trip was the tour...More

2  Thank mitchmg
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Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words.. please know that these reviews mean a lot to both Christian and I. It's so important to us that you enjoy your day as a vacation adventure but also that you leave "feeling like you know this...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I signed up for this tour to fill our one day cruise-stop in Warnemunde, Germany. I confesss that I was motivated mostly by the wonderful reviews on Trip Advisor and also some negative reviews, from a friend, of other options offered by the cruiseline. From...More

3  Thank Gregory R
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was a great option to do while our ship was docked in Warnemunde. Christian was very informative and had lots of local insight. There was a lot of walking so I would not recommend this tour for those with any walking or stamina issues....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had a great day with Christian in late July on our tour. Found his information interesting and educational. Lunch was excellent including the beer and afternoon was topped off with delicious cake.the personal touch was appreciated, well done.

1  Thank Jocelyn N
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Christian is a "local" from Warnemunde, so the tour provides not only the history of the area but also an inside look at the culture and experiences of its people. The tour groups are smaller and the amenities on the bus are very nice. Beautiful...More

2  Thank 3521Knight
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a wonderful full day trip with Christian touring thru Warnemunde, Rostock, and the surrounding areas. The bus was neat and clean and the headsets were very helpful. Christian was very well informed and we had a wonderful day walking, seeing, learning, and touring...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We loved this tour from Warnemunde to the Unesco Heritage Site on the train! We did this tour when we were in Warnemunde for the day on a Princess cruise in 2013 and had one of our favorite days. We love Dave! He is so...More

1  Thank CaymanDeb
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Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Oh wow! Now I really have to tease Christian! A 5 star review 5 Summers after the tour! I am completely flattered and have to thank you for your kind words. This is exactly what we strive for and why I am so proud that...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a fantastic day with Christian on this tour. He was extremely personable and genuinely enthusiastic in sharing his knowledge and experiences with us. Lunch was fantastic. My son loved the Mum beer. The gardens at Schwerin Castle were lovely and a memorable highlight...More

1  Thank TorontoPaul2014
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Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Haha.. the Mum beer strikes again! As we like to say, the second part of the tour is vastly more fun after a visit to the Brauhaus! Thanks for your comment about Berlin, too. We love that city, but it is just too far to...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Christian, with the assistance of Jula, gave us a very informative and wonderful tour. They were very knowledgeable and passionate. We covered a lot of territory in one day. We would strongly recommend this tour!Bring comfortable walking shoes and gear to cover all four seasons...More

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Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Aren't they a great team!?! We are so proud of them! Not only are they excellent tour leaders, but they contribute to our community, too! Jule is a student at the university and Christian works helping young refugees adjust to life in Germany. We are...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This tour lives up to and exceeds all the fabulous things that have been written about it. Christian was our guide. He was so fun, informative and passionate about his town, Warnemunde, and the other areas we visited. We had just the best day, it...More

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Jennifer M
19 May 2018|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
Looks like Rostock and Warnemünde are very close. I would send a n email to FoD and let them know where your ship is docking and the name of the ship. They can then respond with information to help. I found them very... More
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1guynoire
14 May 2018|
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Response from DaveNatale | Property representative |
HI there, sorry that I did not see this question before. Our tour is indeed a walking tour in three different towns so there is resting time between, however, guests should be able to walk for stretches of time and keep the... More
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egs498
10 May 2018|
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Response from DaveNatale | Property representative |
Hi Evan, our website is listed with our TripAdvisor info (it is not allowed to post the info you asked for in this box) . The 2018 version of our full day tour, which visits three towns with our top rated guides, personal... More
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