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City Sightseeing Berlin: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Explore Berlin your way with this fun flexible tour
  • The perfect introduction to one of Europe′s most thrilling cities
  • See top attractions like Checkpoint Charlie, TV Tower and Brandenburg Gate
  • 3 routes and over 30 stops including all the city highlights
  • Multi-lingual pre-recorded commentary in 13 languages
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days.

    Start time

    Traditional Tour: Buses run between 9:00am-4:30pm, every 10-15 minutes, Full Loop: 2 hours
    Wall and Lifestyle Tour: Buses run between 10am-4pm, every 20 minutes, Full Loop: 2 hours
    The West-End Tour (Operates from 01 April - 31 Oct):Buses run between 10am-2pm, every 60 minutes, Full Loop: 2 hours
    Walking Tours: Walking tour "III. Reich": Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00am (English), 12:30pm (English), 2:00pm (German)
    Walking tour "The Wall": Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00am (English), 12:30pm (English), 2:00pm (German)

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts at:
    Traditional Tour: Tauentzienstrasse 16
    Wall and Lifestyle Tour: Rotes Rathaus / Neptunbrunnen
    The West-End Tour: Tauentzienstrasse 16
    Walking tour "III. Reich" (operates between April- October): Brandenburg Gate (bus stop)
    Walking tour "The Wall" (operates between April- October): Wall Memorial" / Ackerstr. (Wall & Lifestyle Tour)
    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Discover Berlin and its many attractions on this Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. The tour has 3 fantastic tour routes and you can buy a ticket for 1 route, 2 routes or all 3. The iconic red open-top double-decker buses run throughout the day and the stops are carefully chosen to be close to the main attractions.

    Jump on and off at any of the stops that interests you. You can also get a discount offer at over 15 top attractions by simply showing your ticket.

    On the "Traditional tour" you will see the iconic landmarks like the Brandenburger Tor, Checkpoint Charlie and more. Art lovers and museum buffs will be in seventh heaven among all treasures on Museum Island. Shopaholics will have the time of their lives at KaDeWe, Berlin’s enormous department store.

    The "Wall and Lifestyle Tour" will help you understand, the city life of Berlin. Be a part of the crowd as you visit Alexanderplatz, Karl-Marx-Allee, East Side Gallery and many more.

    Join "The West end tour" and explore the old west Berlin. You will not only drive through exclusive residential areas and down the famous Kurfurstendamm, the tour features a number of real Berlin highlights such as Schloss Charlottenburg and the Olympischer Platz. Don’t miss the chance to climb the Bell Tower in the Olympic Park and enjoy an astonishing view of Berlin.

    You can also stay on board for the entire 2-hour loop and listen to the narration from English or German-speaking guide, or enjoy a pre-recorded audio-commentary in the language of your choice. This is not all! You can discover the city on our weekend walking tours available in English and German.

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    Itinerary

    Your City Sightseeing Berlin: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour enables you to discover one of Europe’s most thrilling cities at your own pace in a comfortable open-top bus. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days on three routes many stops adjacent to the city’s main attractions. You can jump on and off at will or stay on board for an entire 2-hour loop, listening to a live commentary in English and German or an informative audio narration (in seven languages).

    This hop-on, hop-off tour combines three different routes which makes it easy to enjoy the best Berlin has to offer. You can buy a ticket for just one route or all 3 as per you convenience. The stops on the bus route and attractions close to them are detailed below.

    Traditional Tour:
    Stop 1 - Tauentzienstrasse 16
    Stop 2 - KaDeWe
    Stop 3 - Potsdamer Platz
    Stop 4 - Martin-Gropius-Bau (Mauerreste)
    Stop 5 - Checkpoint Charlie
    Stop 6 - Gendarmenmarkt
    Stop 7 - Alexanderplatz (Park Inn Hotel)
    Stop 8 - Alexanderplatz (Alexa)
    Stop 9 - Rotes Rathaus / Neptunbrunnen
    Stop 10 - Lustgarten/Musemsinsel/Altes Museum
    Stop 11 - Brandenburger Tor
    Stop 12 - Hauptbahnhof (Washingtonplatz)
    Stop 13 - Siegessäule (Großer Stern)

    Wall and Lifestyle Tour:
    Stop 1 - Rotes Rathaus / Neptunbrunnen
    Stop 2 - Oranienburger Straße / Krausnickstraße
    Stop 3 - Hbf (Washingtonplatz/Friedrich-List ufer)
    Stop 4 - Mauergedenkstätte (Gartenstaße)
    Stop 5 - Bunker (ggü./opp. Unterwelten)
    Stop 6 - Mauerpark (Hotel 4 Youth)
    Stop 7 - Schönhauser Allee/Schwedter Straße
    Stop 8 - Alexanderplatz (Park Inn Hotel)
    Stop 9 - Karl-Marx-Allee (Computerspielmusem)
    Stop 10 - East Side Gallery (Mercedes-Benz Arena - Stop 30 Min)
    Stop 11 - Ostbahnhof (vor dem Haupteingang)
    Stop 12 - Alexanderplatz (Alexa)

    West-End Tour:
    Stop 1 – Tauentzienstrasse 16
    Stop 2 – Schloss Charlottenburg
    Stop 3 – Olympischer Platz
    Stop 4 – Glockenturm (stop for 30min)
    Stop 5 – Masurenallee, BVG Haltestelle
    Stop 6 – Kurfurstendamm 195

    You can leave the tour at any of the stops.

    This is not all! City Sightseeing Berlin offer discounts at over 15 top attractions. You can benefit from these by simply showing your ticket. Plus, your ticket also includes below walking tours (operates between April- October) available in English & German:

    Walking tour "III. Reich": The tour starts and ends at Brandenburg Gate (bus stop). The tour leads through the Wilhelmstrasse to the "Führerbunker" and to the Holocaust Memorial.

    Walking tour "The Wall": The tour starts at the bus stop "Wall Memorial" / Ackerstr. (Wall & Lifestyle Tour) and follows the run of the wall. The walk ends at the Ruppiner Street.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus
    • Traditional Tour with pre-recorded audio commentary in 13 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Hebrew, Arabic, Turkish, Portuguese and Chinese)
    • Wall and Lifestyle Tour with pre-recorded commentary in 13 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, Hebrew and Turkish)
    • The West-End Tour with live commentary in English and German
    • Walking tour "III. Reich" (operates between April - October)
    • Walking tour "The Wall"(operates between April - October)

    Exclusions

    • Meals
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your confirmation voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    If you pick a single route ticket it will be valid for any of the routes and you can decide when you arrive in Berlin.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    The West End tour and the 2 Day ‘All Routes’ ticket only operates from 01 Apr - 31 Oct

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus, only one spot where unfolded wheelchair can be accommodated. Passengers have to walk 2 steps to board bus. Please note that Motor scooters cannot be accommodated.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Took all three routes and enjoyed each one. Was able to experience Berlin...

      Janice Cowell
    • We had a fantastic time! The tour guides went out of the way to help us. Very pleasant group....

      Jessy S Deshane
    • Great way to see the city.

      We had a great time in Berlin thanks a lot to the Hop On Hop Off city tour. It gave us a great overview of the city, but we wish it continued later into the day. You really...

      John Christensen
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