Meet your local English-speaking guides assistant by your ship at Warnemunde and board your bus for your full-day group tour of Berlin. After a scenic 3-hour ride through the idyllic flatlands of northern Germany and past hundreds of lakes, discover the highlights of the German capital. There will be many opportunities to stop for photographs along the way.
Upon arrival, connect with your local English-speaking guide and start at Charlottenburg Castle, a splendid 17th-century baroque palace. Continue to the Reichstag, the German Parliament building with its distinctive dome. Along the way, see the Berlin cathedral, the tree-lined Unter den linden Boulevard, Museum island, Bellevue Palace, Victory column, and the Kaiser wilhelm memorial church. Spot notorious sites from the Third Reich and Cold War, including Hermann Grings Aviation Ministry and the former site of Hitler's Bunker. Marvel at Potsdamer platz, where modern architecture and a lively metropolitan ambiance layer with Berlin history.
Pause for a hearty traditional Berlin lunch at your own expense. Take a unique picture at one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall and walk through the former Checkpoint charlie, where you can purchase Berlin souvenirs. Explore the sites of former East Berlin, including Alexanderplatz Square, Red City Hall, and Humbold University. Drive along the popular Kurfurstendamm Avenue, Berlins equivalent of the Champs Elysees.
Return to your ship 12 hours after the start of the tour.