Private Half-Day Berlin Bike Tour: Berlin Wall and Cold War Sites

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: Germany, Germany, Berlin
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  • 4 hours
  • Berlin
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Follow the route of the Berlin Wall on this 4-hour bike tour. Explore the authentic sites, see the former "death strip" and learn about how it cut through the lives of the Berliners.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Learn why and how the Wall was built. Hear of how life was for the people in the divided city and how they tried to escape from the East. Ride through Brandenburg Gate, blocked for 28 years and site of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's famous speech "Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate!". Learn what events finally led to the fall of Wall.
Meet your guide at the TV Tower, where you also receive your bikes and a short introduction into safe riding in Berlin. The tower still marks the center of former communist East Berlin. After a few minutes on our bikes we will arrive at "Palace of Tears", a former checkpoint at the border. Ride along riverbanks of the Spree river close to today's Government district, were in the past, sites of dramatic escape attempts.
Visit the open-air Wall Documentation Center at Bernauer Strasse with a memorial for the victims of the Berline Wall. Experience sites where people escaped to the West by digging tunnels to gain freedom. We will also see remaining segments of the Wall, the last guard towers and Checkpoint Charlie. Conclude your tour back at the TV Tower.

Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Use of helmet

Exclusions
  • Rent of bicycles (EUR 7 per person) - payable in cash to the guide at day of tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Please forward the requested starting time during the booking process
  • Should weather be an issue, upon your request, a private walking tour using partly public transportation is an option.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Television Tower at Alexanderplatz, Berlin


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 hours

Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

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