Early Bird: Book this trip by July 15 for only €89 and save €10!

Departure Graf: Berlin Festival of Lights

Join us as we visit Berlin – the main seat of power in Germany! You will have the unique chance to see the German capital in its rarest form, as the entire city becomes a canvas for incredible light and video projections! Discover the infamous capital of the Third Reich, to world leader in culture and personal freedom. You’ll visit East and West Berlin in the company of an expert local tour guide who’ll introduce you to a range of sights, from the Brandenburg Gate to Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Reichstag building and Checkpoint Charlie in the former American sector. And if you fancy shopping and entertainment there’s KaDeWe, a heaven for shopaholics! You will also have the chance to eat at one of Berlin’s most popular traditional eateries. And for 360° views of the city, we’ll arrange access to the Berlin River Cruise – so you can see everything from a different perspective!

Let us handle the details

  • Experienced Trip Leader
  • Private Transportation
  • Local Tour Guide

 

Your trip includes

• Round-trip direct bus transportation
• Own parking lot in Graf for your exclusive use
• Guided tour with local tour guide
• Explore Europe Trip Leader

Your trip highlights

• Exploring Germany’s gritty and glamorous capital
• See Berlin lit up as monuments in the city centre become the canvas for spectacular light and video projections
• The chance to see some of the world’s most significant historical sites with a local guide
• See Berlin and all its landmarks from the river Spree

 

Depart from Grafenwoehr at 5:00 am. On arrival, we’ll kick off the day with a included 3-hour tour around Berlin. You will get the chance to see some of Berlin’s most iconic sights up close, including the Brandenburg Gate (the symbol of a reunited Berlin) and parts of the original Berlin Wall, where you’ll learn about the role the city played during several of the most significant historical events of the 20th century. You will also stand side by side with Checkpoint Charlie, which marks the most famous crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. Following the tour, you’re free to explore Germany’s magnificent capital, before meeting up for our exciting optional activities:

Guided Optional Activity in the afternoon – Berlin River Cruise – €25 per adult, €15 per child 0-13 years old
Get an overview of Berlin as you relax and cruise through the city for an hour along the Spree river . This is a great way to see Berlin’s highlights: the Reichstag, Bellevue Palace, the Berliner Dom, Museum Island and more.  An audio guide will tell you all about the city’s history. Please note: minimum number of participants for this optional activity is 10.

Following the tour, you’re free to explore Germany’s magnificent capital, where you’ll also be able to soak up the atmosphere of Berlin’s annual Festival of Lights, when this otherwise dark city is illuminated by breathtaking light art!

Estimated time of return back in Grafenwoehr is 3:00 am.

BOOK IN ADVANCE AND SAVE
Early Bird: Book this trip by July 15 for only €89 and save €10!
Regular Price after July 15 is €99 per adult

Covid-19 On-Trip Requirements & Safety Measures: Explore Europe requires our guests to be fully vaccinated, recovered or receive a negative PCR or antigen test within 48 hours of trip start*. Your Trip Leaders will check for proof on the first day of your trip.

*We would keep you informed of any changes that would apply to your trip, as we follow the COVID-19 requirements from each country/region.

Meeting point for the start of the trip
Your trip starts and finishes in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Address: Dießfurter Str, 92655 Grafenwoehr (parking lot)
Instructions: if you are exiting McDonald’s parking lot in Grafenwoehr you will turn right on to B299 as if you are going towards Netzaberg. You will then take your very first right (as if you are going towards MegaPlay) and as soon as you cross the small bridge there is a driveway on the right side which you can enter into a parking lot. You should see several cars and the bus there. The parking lot is exclusively available for our passengers during the duration of the trip.

Graf Bus Departure Point

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Meeting point for the start of the trip
Your trip starts and finishes in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Address: Dießfurter Str, 92655 Grafenwoehr (parking lot)
Instructions: if you are exiting McDonald’s parking lot in Grafenwoehr you will turn right on to B299 as if you are going towards Netzaberg. You will then take your very first right (as if you are going towards MegaPlay) and as soon as you cross the small bridge there is a driveway on the right side which you can enter into a parking lot. You should see several cars and the bus there. The parking lot is exclusively available for our passengers during the duration of the trip.

Graf Bus Departure Point

 

Transportation
Included transportation on this tour is by bus. Berlin is best explored on foot and public transportation.

Baggage Allowance
Each adult is entitled to one luggage and one personal item. Luggage should be able to be stored below the bus and the personal item should contain whatever you might need on the bus. Pillows and blankets do not count for the personal item. If you have additional items such as strollers, carseats, etc. please send us a message to make those arrangements.

Currency
Euro is the currency you will be using on your tour. We strongly advise that you take debit/bank cards and credit cards, which can be used to withdraw cash at local banks, as needed. You can use most debit/credit cards at ATMs, but make sure to check with your home bank about withdrawal fees. We suggest that you inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans, so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.

Health
There are no major health risks when traveling to Berlin. It is always advisable to check with your doctor or health-care provider for the latest updates.

Travel Insurance
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