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Historic Berlin
from $565 pp

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Countries: Europe, Germany
Historic Berlin For more than a century, Berlin has been at the crossroads of European history. Almost totally destroyed during World War II, then divided by a wall, the city has re-emerged as a vibrant center of art, culture and commerce. Includes:
  • Private Arrival Transfer
  • 3 Nights Accommodations
  • Berlin Walking Tour
  • The Wall Ride by Trabi Self-Drive Tour
  • 48-Hour Berlin Card
  • Daily Breakfast
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Avanti Destinations: Historic BerlinDay 1 BerlinArrive in Germany's capital city, Berlin. You'll have a private transfer from Tegel Airport to your hotel. Relish the mystique of a city steeped in tradition and history, and start your adventure in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe.Centrally Located Hotel In Berlin, Day 2 BerlinWith the Berlin Welcome Card ticket for Berlin Zones AB, you can travel with all public transport services within the travel zone Berlin-Brandenburg, fare zone Berlin AB for 48 hours. The card also provides discounted entrance to a select number of museums and discount offers at many other city attractions. Use your Welcome Card to take the S-Bahn (street railway) to the Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station in the former East Berlin. Opposite the station is Weihenstephaner restaurant, in front of which you'll meet your walking tour guide at 10:30 a.m. This 3.5 hour tour is a perfect introduction to Berlin, as it covers all the main sights in the city center, like for example: Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Holocaust Memorial), Reichstag Dome (new home of the Bundestag), Pariser Platz (and site of new American Embassy), Museum Island and Pleasure Garden (Lustgarten), Pergamon Museum, Unter den Linden, TV Tower, Berlin Cathedral, Gendarmenmarkt and much more. Our guides' superb story-telling skills weave the themes of Prussian, Imperial, Nazi, Cold War, and 21st century Berlin into a detailed narrative, using the latest historical research. On the way, meet characters who have left their imprint on the city: Albert Einstein, Marlene Dietrich, and JFK, and stand above where Hitler took his life in April 1945. Learn how and why the Berlin Wall was constructed in 1961 and see where daring escapes across it took place before its fall as a result of the peaceful revolution of 1989.Centrally Located Hotel In Berlin, (b)Day 3 BerlinSpend this morning strolling along Kufürstendamm, the main shopping street of West Berlin. Grab a coffee at one of the many cafés on this thoroughfare. Then stroll through the Tiergarten, the large park that leads to the Brandenburg Gate—Berlin's iconic site. This afternoon beginning at 1 p.m., you'll have a unique experience: The Berlin Wall Self-Drive Trabi Tour. Head for the “Trabi World” starting point, near historic Checkoint Charlie on Zimmerstrasse. You'll select which version of the infamous “Trabi”—East Germany's two-cylinder low-powered auto—you'd like to drive! You and three other Trabis will follow your guide through some of the locations that divided East and West Berlin prior to 1989. You'll visit the “Wall Park” and see the last remnants of the infamous Death Strip. Then head for Café Moscow on Stalin Allee, to have a typical Russian snack of tea and bread with salt, before proceeding to the East Side Gallery—the largest and best-known remaining section of The Wall, with artwork from over 100 artists. Finally, you'll pass through a rigorous document inspection at Checkpoint Charlie, just as it has happened as a part of everyday life in the divided city. A unique and truly historic tour!Centrally Located Hotel In Berlin, (b)Day 4 BerlinAfter breakfast, you'll have a private transfer to the train station or airport to begin your next Avanti adventure!Centrally Located Hotel In Berlin, (b)

Departure Dates
Start: August 1, 2015
End: October 31, 2018
Price: $565 pp
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