Welcome to Potsdam, city of Sanssouci – one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany.
Discover the “forbidden city” in Potsdam and learn interesting facts about its history on this 6-hour tour from Berlin. See the Dutch Quarter, Sanssouci Palace, and the Bornstedt Cemetery, and admire the view from Belvedere on the Pfingstberg.
The three-hour guided bicycle tour leads to the palaces, gardens and the old town of Potsdam. Start and end point is Potsdam Central station.
In his last will, Frederick the Great, the King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, asked to be buried beside his beloved pet greyhounds in the terraced gardens of his favorite residence, Sanssouci Palace, in Potsdam near Berlin.
The palaces and parks of Potsdam have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990. They were commissioned by the Prussian kings in the 18th and 19th century and encompass an area over 500 hectares.