Itinerary (subject to change)
Departure from Böblingen, Panzerkaserne PX parking lot at 8:00 pm. Departure from Heidelberg PHV, P+R parking lot (outside base, near new commissary) at 9:30 pm. Departure from Wiesbaden Hainerberg, millitary bus stop (Washington street) at 10:45 pm. Departure from Kaiserslautern, Daennerplatz P+R parking lot at 9:30 pm.
After a nice breakfast (not included) in our booked hotel and chance to freshen up we discover Berlin on our sightseeing tour (included). We begin our tour near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the Spree River, where so many tried to swim to freedom. The Ku’damm, Berlin’s most popular street, gives us a taste of the excitement of this city of glamorous shops and pubs. We will see the Brandenburg gate, travel along Unter Den Linden, Berlin’s grand avenue. We will see the, Holocaust Memorial, the Reichstag - the German Parliament - and the „House of Checkpoint Charlie“ where you have the opportunity to visit the museum (entry fee not included). Afterwards we drive back to the Ku’damm where you get free time for shopping (perhaps in the famous department store KaDeWe). In the early evening we drive back to our 4-star Hotel. Enjoy the hotel amenities like swimming pool, gym and restaurant or contact our guide if you need assistance to enjoy a lovely evening in Berlin.
After breakfast (included) in the hotel and check out we will depart for Potsdam. Enjoy the capital of the state Brandenburg or visit (extra) the Palace Sanssouci of the Prussian Emporer Friedrich Wilhelm the Great and Cecilienhof, where the historical conference of Potsdam with Churchill, Stalin and President Truman took place. After free time for lunch we depart. Late evening arrival at points of origin.
|Federal Republic of Germany
(and largest city)
|Berlin / 52.517; 13.383|
|Government||Federal parliamentary republic|
|-||Holy Roman Empire||2 February 962|
|-||Unification||18 January 1871|
|-||Federal Republic||23 May 1949|
|-||Reunification||3 October 1990|
|-||Total||357,021 km2 (63rd)
137,847 sq mi
|-||2010 estimate||81,799,600 (15th)|
|Currency||Euro (€)(2002 – present) (
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|-||Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|