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From Berlin: Small-Group Sachsenhausen Memorial Walking Tour

1. From Berlin: Small-Group Sachsenhausen Memorial Walking Tour

Take a trip to the Sachsenhausen Memorial and learn about a somber but important chapter in Germany's history. Constructed in 1936 by the SS, it was built to detain all opposition to the Nazi regime. After meeting your guide in Berlin, hop on a train to Oranienburg, approximately 25 minutes outside of Berlin. Arrive at Sachsenhausen Memorial Site after a 30-minute stroll from the train station.  Start your guided experience at the Camp Administration Center, now an on-site museum, but formerly the base for overseeing the Third Reich’s 32 main camps and 1000+ satellite camps.  As you tour the site, find out from your guide about what conditions were like inside the camp, the infamous ‘Death March’ ahead of the camp’s liberation in 1945, and how the camp was used by the Soviets afterward.  Listen to stories of revolt by Jewish prisoners in 1942, defiance by British prisoners of war, and sabotage by Soviet and Polish prisoners.  Hear first-hand about the people there: different prisoner groups, their fates, and familiar names imprisoned in the camp, including Stalin’s son.  After the tour, be accompanied by your guide back to the center of Berlin.  Sites that might be visited on the tour include the following:  • Camp Administration Center (formerly the Concentration Camps Inspectorate) • Station Z • Watchtower • Commandant's House • Jewish Barracks • Punishment Cells • Pathology Laboratory • Infirmary • Special Camp 1/7 • SS Training Camp • Gallows

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From Berlin: Private Sachsenhausen Memorial Half-Day Tour

2. From Berlin: Private Sachsenhausen Memorial Half-Day Tour

Travel north of Berlin by train and take a poignant guided tour of Sachsenhausen Memorial. See the remaining structures, learn of the site’s dark history, and take in emotive memorials dedicated to the camp’s victims. Witness what remains of the facilities that housed the guards, staff, and the prisoners. Enter at guard tower “A” and stand on the registration compound, before seeing the Jewish barracks, boot testing track, and gallows. Continue to the camp’s hospital and pathology laboratory before arriving at the grizzly Station Z building, which contained a crematorium and killing facilities Learn how the camp came to be during Nazi Germany, what conditions were like inside the camp during World War II, and how at last prisoners were liberated at the end of the war. While many of the camp’s stories are grim and heartbreaking, you will also hear inspiring tales of resistance and survival as you walk past commemorative monuments and plaques paying tribute to the camp’s victims and survivors.

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From Berlin: Half-Day Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour

3. From Berlin: Half-Day Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour

Take a tour of the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp on this half-day tour from Berlin. Learn about the history of the facility that was once used for political prisoners but also served as the administrative center of the Nazi concentration camp system. You’ll take a short train ride to the outskirts of Berlin to this desolate reminder of one of the worst eras in human history. Walk through the camp as your guide describes the daily life of prisoners and explains the tactics of control used by the Nazis. Hear stories of tragedy and triumph, and learn about everyday life in the camp and some of the tactics used by the Nazis. Although this is a very sobering and somber tour you will also have a chance to remember the strong personalities of victims and survivors, whose actions still provide inspiration today.

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Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Day Tour

4. Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Day Tour

Experience a tour of the memorial site at Sachsenhausen, one of the main concentration camps of Nazi Germany. Built in 1936 by the SS - the second major camp to be constructed after Dachau - it was set up to detain all opposition to the Nazi regime. Traveling from Berlin, transfer to Sachsenhausen by public transport, approximately 20 miles north of the city center. Upon arrival, you will learn why Sachsenhausen was created and why the Nazis developed the concentration camp system. Learn what conditions were like inside the camp, and how they worsened after the outbreak of World War II. Your guide will describe who was present in the camp, some acts of defiance by British Prisoners or War, as well acts of sabotage by Soviet and Polish prisoners.  Inside the grounds you will see memorial statues and plaques, as well as the remains of the watchtowers, barrack blocks, and execution areas. The tour also includes inspiring stories of resistance. Learn about the revolt of Jewish prisoners in 1942, and how some Jewish prisoners survived by counterfeiting millions of pounds sterling in the forgery workshop.  Hear about different prisoner groups and notable escapes, including the tunnel dug by “Jimmy” James, and the history of the ‘death march’ ahead of the camp’s liberation in 1945. At the end of the tour your guide will take you back to Berlin via train, arriving in a centrally located station such as Hauptbahnhof, Friedrichstraße, or Gesundbrunnen.

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From Berlin: Discover Potsdam Day Tour

5. From Berlin: Discover Potsdam Day Tour

Berlin without Potsdam is like Paris without Versailles - leave Berlin without a trip to its royal residence, and you can't say that you've seen it all. Potsdam's fairy-tale landscapes are inviting and playful, and make any walk a delightful experience. The palace of Cecilienhof, built in a country house style from 1914 to 1917, is not only memorable for the Potsdam Conference of 1945, where an American president, a Soviet dictator and a British prime minister sealed the fate of Germany and Europe. It is also the last palace built by the Hohenzollern Dynasty. There you will also see the lakeside Marble Palace with its Greek temple ruins. Another dreamlike spot is Babelsberg castle with its surrounding park. What are an idyllic Russian village, beautiful towers and churches from the Italian Renaissance and an 18th century Dutch town doing here? We will give you historic information on how the old city palace was destroyed at the end of the war. You will cross the bridge where spy swaps took place during the Cold War and see where political opponents of the East German dictatorship were imprisoned. The tour ends in the beautiful park of Sanssouci, which means literally without worries.

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From Berlin: Potsdam Half-Day Tour in Spanish

6. From Berlin: Potsdam Half-Day Tour in Spanish

Visit the home of Frederick The Great in Potsdam. As a great lover of the arts and culture, Frederick II beautified the city with majestic palaces and gardens. Experience a trip back in time on this Spanish-language walking tour of the Imperial City. Perfect for those wishing to experience the culture and history of Germany, this tour then takes you to the home of the Hohenzollern dynasty. Also experience the historical Dutch Quarter as well as Sanssouci Palace to finish the tour.

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From Berlin: 6 Hour Tour to Potsdam

7. From Berlin: 6 Hour Tour to Potsdam

Among woods, parks and lakes, surrounded by legends and crowded with Royal Palaces, at the gates of Berlin, discover one of the most picturesque cities of Germany: Potsdam. See the ancient Prussian splendor and find clear signs left by the socialists of the GDR and the current search for a historical image. Also, get to know "Frederick the Great", the philosopher king who lived in the middle of the 1700s. Walk through Sanssouci Park, also known as "the German Versailles". Next, cross the lesser known but older Brandenburg Gate to get to the Dutch Quarter. Finally, see another beautiful park: the Neuer Garten of the Castle of Cecilienhof, where the famous Conference of the victors of the Second War was held in 1945. End your tour at the the Bridge of Spies, a place that served as an exchange point for secret agents during the cold war.

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Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Potsdam Private Transfer

8. Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Potsdam Private Transfer

Take the worry out of your transfer needs between Berlin Brandenburg Airport and Potsdam, and pre-book a guaranteed service in advance. Avoid unreliable taxis or the hassle of navigating the public transportation system, and opt for a convenient option that takes the hassle and guesswork out of renting a car. After landing at the airport, a professional driver will be waiting to meet and greet you. Look for a professional chauffeur holding a personalized sign after baggage claim. Then sit back and relax in a vehicle for up to 6 passengers, and enjoy the estimated 35 to 45-minute journey to Potsdam.

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Sachsenhausen Memorial: Walking Tour

9. Sachsenhausen Memorial: Walking Tour

In groups of up to 25 people, learn about this unsettling yet important part of history from professional, qualified guides. Take a tour through the memorial and museum of the former concentration camp of Sachsenhausen, located close to Berlin. During the visit, see the evolution, both conceptual and material, of the camp, the Nazi system of repression, and the reuse of the same Nazi structures by the Soviet occupiers. Visit the main sites of the Sachsenhausen Memorial and learn about this paradigmatic site of twentieth century political and racist terror in depth. 

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Potsdam: Berlin Brandenburg Airport Private Transfer

10. Potsdam: Berlin Brandenburg Airport Private Transfer

Getting from your hotel in Potsdam to Berlin Brandenburg Airport can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. There is a convenient option that takes all the hassle and guesswork out of public transport or arranging for a shared shuttle before a long flight. There’s no need to deal with the frustration that accompanies these options. Travel to the airport in style and comfort by arranging for a vehicle that can carry up to 12 people. Your driver will collect you at your hotel and take you directly to Berlin Brandenburg Airport. It’s as simple as that. Then sit back and relax. Getting to the airport has never been easier.

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What people are saying about Brandenburg

It turned out to be an accidental private tour as the other guests did not turn up. My guide Maria was knowledgable and interesting as she provides a lot of facts throughout the tour . I have drawn up a “movies to watch” list of those relates to sachsenhausen, thanks to Maria’s recommendation.

Xavier is really professional, he knows really well all about the history and not only what happened there, also what happened at the beginning of the creation of Germany. Thank you, I appreciate the importance that he gives to that place, I feel how passionate is it in the way that he speaks.

Steve was an amazing tour guide and we had so much fun. He was very informative and even found us food with most of the shops closed. Thank you Steve

Class act all the way Our guide took great care of all of us through the the day

Nickolai nos explicó todo muy bien y cumpliendo el horario previsto