Duration: 4 hours (without entrance to the palaces and lunch break)
If you hate traffic jams and like cycling, this is the best way to discover Potsdam in a reasonable time! Join the locals and rent a bike for example at the main railway station. Follow our guide to optimize your route through the city and stop at key points: the “Old Market” and “New Market” squares, the Dutch quarter and the Russian village, the “Spy Bridge” Glinicker Brücke and the New Palace. Terminate to have a walk through two main parks: the renown Sanssouci with the Residence of the Frederik the Great and the New Garden with the Cecilienhof Palace, where the Potsdam Conference of 1945 took place.
We may break for lunch for half an hour or an hour at the brewery at the Havel bank or any other place you prefer. If you like to have lunch after the tour we shall finish nearby. We are not planning to entry any of the palaces at Sanssouci park or New Garden. If you like to visit them please inform us ahead to optimize your trip.
We can assist you to rent the bikes at the main railway station, please let us now you need our help. The rate is 12,- € a day (not included). You may also rent a bicycle helmet. After the tour you will have the opportunity to visit other parks or places of interest, or to just have a ride along the banks of the river Havel and the lakes and relax.
Main Railway Station building, near “Information” stand. You can easily get here using S Bahn (S7, End Station) or “Regio” trains.