The city of Berlin has been in the midst of rapid regeneration in the last few years and in the west, super-modern buildings provide a backdrop for a dynamic and cosmopolitan city that it has a distinctly new millennial outlook. The east, meanwhile, is a model of twenty-first century urban development - the grey communist concrete has been replaced with gleaming new structures that look to the city's future rather than dwelling on the past. Enjoy a half day walking tour of Berlin with private English speaking guide. Discover Potsdam and Sansucci Palace with a shared tour, and visit magnificent Dresden.
Enjoy an airport transfer with private vehicle and driver.
For your added comfort, we will have an English speaking assistant waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.
A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Stretch your legs today on an inside walking tour of Berlin which includes an English-speaking guide. Dig deep into Berlin's turbulent history. From the Prussian kings to the center of Hitlers 3rd Reich and its Cold War aftermath. You will see the Berlin Wall and the former Death Strip, the site of Hitler's Bunker and the new bunker Excavations, Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag with its glass dome, Victory Column, Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz with Sony Centre, the twin cathedrals on Gendarmenplatz, Museum Island, Palast der Republik, TV-Tower, Berliner Dom, Unter den Linden, Jewish Synagogue and many more. Entrance fees are not included and need to be paid on the spot.
The German Bundestag is the only parliament building in the world to house a public restaurant. The roof garden restaurant is situated directly adjacent to the famous glass dome and offers breathtaking panoramic views over the city. Serving modern German cuisine prepared exclusively with the freshest regional produce, and accompanied by German wines, it offers a unique Berlin experience not to be missed. If you would like us to make a lunch or dinner reservation for you, please consult your Sales Consultant (cost not included). Full name and date of birth are required for security reasons. A valid identity card (such as passport) is necessary for admittance on the day of your visit.
On this beautiful tour of Sanssouci, you will take a stroll past the grand buildings that were once the center point of Prussia's imperial grandeur. Take in the stunning gardens of Friedrich II's legendary Sanssouci Palace, and experience a true piece of history. After meeting at Kurfürstendamm, take a short bus ride and arrive in Potsdam for a guided tour of the city. Your guide will show you all of the city's best sights, and they're sure to tell you a fascinating story or two. Stroll through the Dutch Quarter to admire its magnificent buildings and admire the Russian colony of Alexandrovka along the way. The highlight of this tour is, of course, the visit to Sanssouci Palace. A walk through its beautiful park grounds, passing by a magnificent Chinese teahouse or the New Palace, are sure to inspire. Transportation and German and English-speaking tour guide are included.
Enjoy a fascinating day trip to Dresden - the royal residence of the Kings of Saxony, who established a city of such cultural and artistic splendour that it was named 'The Pearl of the Baroque' and is still today considered one of Germany's most beautiful cities. Explore the Old Town, including the famous Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche), the Semper Opera House, the 'Balcony of Europe' - once Dresden's defensive rampart on the River Elbe, and the Zwinger Palace, a medieval fortress that houses the Old Masters Gallery, featuring works by Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens and others. Find out about Dresden through the ages: from the time of Augustus the Strong (who allegedly sired 300 children), on to the horrors of wartime, the Communist era and of course the vibrant city of today. Take advantage of your free time to visit the world-class museums, relax on the waterfront, or stroll through the flea market.
The brand new Abba Berlin Hotel (4*) is a contemporary designed hotel, combining elegance and sophistication with modern facilities, located in the centre of Berlin, just a stroll away from the exclusive boutiques of Kurfürstendamm and well connected with airports Tegel and Schönefeld. The hotel has 214 rooms with high standards of comfort, with all the services and facilities for a pleasant stay. All rooms have air conditioner and are fitted with the latest conveniences, safety box, Satellite TV, minibar, powerful dryer or cosmetic mirror and are designed in a modern way. The facilities of the hotel include a restaurant that specialises on local cuisine, lounge-bar, meeting rooms as well as parking, fitness room, gym and sauna.
Vanessa Oquendo ,
April 21, 2014
"Melissa Field was extremely helpful! She was courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and friendly! She kept me updated on the status of everything and provided timely correspondence. She took ownership for any problems I had and remedied them. I had the most amazing time of my life in Iceland and Paris! I would not have experienced everything without the help of Kensington Tours."
Marilynn Weaver ,
April 21, 2014
"All of our guides were beyond fabulous! Our time in Dublin was much too short, would have loved to stay there at least one more full day. Would recommend extending this package to 15 days for any future visits. The train to Edinburgh was super! Beautiful scenery and great steak pies!"
Ann Saxon ,
November 06, 2013
"Our trip was fantastic!!! I cannot say enough good things. Lianne worked with our exact dates and time frame beautifully.Our drivers were prompt and friendly. The private guides were so knowledgeable. We left with an appreciation of the history, the culture, and the beauty of Andulasia. We were very pleased and will certainly recommend your company to friends and family."
Coby Scherr ,
November 05, 2013
"Everyone involved in our Portugal trip made it terrific. Exactly as advertised. Every event on time and most pleasant. Guides were well-informed, courteous and friendly. Really made for a great journey every time. Each hotel was clean, upgraded and staffed with knowledgeable and friendly folks. Breakfasts were complete -- almost too much to eat. It will always be a wonderful memory thanks to Kensington Tours."
Couples Dellinger & Hubbell ,
November 06, 2013
"We've been raving to everyone about the food, the friendliness of the people and the amazing history and sites in Turkey. Yes, we want to go back."
John Edstrom ,
October 22, 2013
"Overall, our tour in Spain was very enjoyable, and well planned and executed. Our private tour of the Alhambra was excellent. Virginia, tour guide for royal palace ruins outside of Cordoba, was also excellent. In Seville, we went to the Flamenco Show/dinner, and the Flamenco was outstanding!"
Kevin Wilshere ,
October 19, 2013
"Great trip to Spain! Thanks again for all your help, Lianne. The destinations, hotels, guides and everything were all top notch."
Chery Westlund ,
November 07, 2013
"My husband and I took a 3 week vacation to southern Europe and North Africa and had a great time. All the guides were very knowledgeable and bent over backwards to accommodate us. The arrangements made by Kensington went off without a hitch. This is our second trip with Kensington (we went to Peru in 2009) and we will certainly book with them again."
Randy Gramlich ,
October 07, 2013
"Thank you for your follow up, we both loved our time in Croatia. It’s really a beautiful place, especially the coast. Your choice of hotels was great. It was an incredible view from the Bellevue hotel in Dubrovnik and the Vestibule in Split was in the best possible location. We were able to relax in our room listening to the wonderful singers in the courtyard and its central location made it so easy to walk anywhere we wanted to see with ease. "
Jay Steffan ,
September 24, 2013
"We just returned from a 10 day trip to Paris and Normandy. We spent three nights in Paris and then enjoyed a seven night cruise on the Seine to Normandy with AMA Waterways. The time in Paris was well spent and has piqued our interest to return for a more thorough visit. Guide Wafaa Lankey was superb in our visit to Versailles. The Seine cruise was relaxing and beautiful. So many wonderful little towns and we wished we had more time in each one to explore and enjoy.
We traveled to Croatia and Slovenia using Kensington earlier this year which was a fantastic trip."
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