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.
Enjoy an airport transfer with private vehicle and driver.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Ivbergs Premium (4*) located at the hub of Berlin’s exclusive centre. The luxury of the Kurfürstendamm and the world-famous KaDeWe store are just a five-minute walk away. Also within walking distance, the flamboyant Nollendorfplatz that is a frequent setting for film and TV productions. The West Berlin city, with its Convention and Trade Fair Center and numerous cultural institutions, is just as accessible as is the East Berlin city center with the seat of the German Government and the Potsdamer Platz, the glittering symbol of new Berlin. Begin the evening in one of the countless bars and restaurants in the Nollendorfplatz district, before plunging into Berlin’s illustrious nightlife. Hotel has 150 modern and stylishly appointed comfort rooms and provides the perfect setting for business travel, a city break, weekend trip or family holiday. All rooms are equipped with all the conveniences of a modern city hotel: high quality fitted carpets, separate shower and WC with a small anteroom, natural stone-tiled walls and floors.
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.
Enjoy a relaxing and harmonious journey through cultural, art- and architectural time during your sightseeing tour through Potsdam and see among other sights the historic sections of the city, the Russian Colony “Alexandrowka” and the Dutch Quarter (Holländisches Viertel). Enjoy a walk through marvellous gardens of Sanssouci and see the famous sights like Sanssouci Palace, New Palace, Palace New Chambers, Historic Windmill, Charlottenhof Palace, the Roman Baths, the Orangery Palace and more from the outside. (Inside visit into the palaces is not included, and cannot be pre-booked for the shared tour; availability will be advised by the guides during the drive to the palaces). Take the opportunity to visit one of the Palaces in Sanssouci gardens or relax in one of the local restaurants. (Their service personnel will be at your disposal for advice and support.) After the break of approx. 2 hours enjoy the return drive to Berlin in their comfortable coach. The tour is guided via ear-phones. Choose your language at every seat. Entrance, lunch not included. Visits possible during the break of 2 hours.
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."
Edwards Family ,
November 28, 2013
"People do not know what they are missing by not going to Romania. The landscape: beautiful, clean, untouched. The people: People exceeded friendly! Super safe. Wherever we went, we received the reception of "Welcome, welcome! You are our guest", by everyone. Food & Drink: Everything had such incredible flavor! They use only the freshest ingredients and everything is organic. Every meal was a new, exciting experience to our palettes. Architecture: The beauty, intricacy, history. One cannot help but appreciate the abundance of castles, churches and buildings boasting such incredible architecture. Experience Romania sooner than later! You’ll be so glad you did! Once again, Kensington Tours, and special thank you to Claudia.
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."
Mike Mikkelsen ,
November 15, 2013
"Lianne Kim did a great job for us (on our tour of Spain). Most enjoyable - thanks for all you did."
November 09, 2013
"My trip to Holland and Belgium was a lifelong dream and Kensington Tours made it greater than my dream. I was treated like royalty, even when I missed some of my connections. They quickly solved any problems that U had. All the drivers were courteous and helpful. My accommodations were top notch. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a better tour experience. Thanks to Richard Racicot for booking the best fo me."
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 lWestlund ,
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 bend over backwards to accommodate us. The arrangement 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. Our time in Dubrovnik and Split were awesome, in hind sight we both wished we would have went back to Split from Plitvice Lakes rather than carry on to Zagreb. We both found Split much more appealing and would have definitely preferred to spend another night there rather than Zagreb. We’ll know for next time! 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. "
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