Rostock

Warnemuende Shore Excursion: Private Sachsenhausen Memorial and Berlin Tour

Rostock, Germany
Warnemuende Shore Excursion Sachsenhausen Memorial Site and Berlins Main Sites from Rostock
  • 12 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Steep yourself in the history of World War II Germany during this full-day private and customizable shore excursion. Visit Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Site and learn about its role in the Holocaust and the rise of the Nazis. Then, continue to Berlin in the afternoon for a historical sightseeing tour. With the aide of a private driver, you discover iconic landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and sites associated with the Third Reich. A private guide and round-trip port transport are included.
  • Full-day Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and Berlin shore excursion
  • Take a sobering look at the Holocaust at Sachsenhausen, one of the Nazis' first concentration camps
  • Learn about life in Berlin during the Third Reich on a guided tour
  • See Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and the former site of Hitler's bunker
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What's Included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup point

  • Hafenrundfahrt Warnemünde - Stadthafen
    Am Passagierkai, 18119 Rostock, Germany

Pickup details

You will be met on disembarkment. Our driver will be waiting with a sign with your name on it at the dockside.

What To Expect

Gain insight into the rise and fall of the Nazi Party during this private shore excursion including a Berlin sightseeing trip and visit to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.

Depart in the morning from Warnemünde port via a private, air-conditioned minibus, traveling south for approximately two hours to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Site, where you’ll meet your guide. As one of the first concentration camps opened by the Nazis, the center played an important role in the design and execution of the Hitler’s gruesome plans. Learn about the facility’s design, construction and opening in 1936, along with its evolving role as a hosting ground for “antisocial” prisoners and later as Special Camp No. 1/7 during the era of Soviet occupation up until 1950.

Continue by minibus towards Berlin, conversing with your guide during the drive about World War II history and what sights you’d like to visit during your stop in the German capital. On arrival, you’ll get an overview of the Third Reich and an introduction to the history behind the rise of Hitler and the Nazis.

Stop by Berlin attractions like the one-time site of Hitler’s bunker and pay your respects at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Proceed next to Checkpoint Charlie, once a crucial nexus of transit between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. Continue your day by visiting one of the last remaining sections of the famous Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery and admire the Reichstag, the modern home of the German parliament that sits inside the shell of its 19th-century predecessor.

During your exploration you’ll also have included time to stop for a lunch break (own expense), with suggestions like an authentic German beer hall provided by your guide. Your tour concludes back at Warnemünde port, roughly 2.5 hours fro Berlin, where you’ll reconnect with your ship in the evening.

Please note: this private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to include any specific requests at the time of booking

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Great tour of Berlin
barbara_h, Oct 2019
This tour provided us with a great tour of Berlin and Sachsenhausen memorial. Your Guide Arial was great and saw to your every need. My husband uses a wheelchair and this tour was the best way for us to see all the important sites. I would highly recommend this tour and your guide.
Ariel is awesome!
Guia_C, Aug 2019
Ariel, our tour guide was excellent. We loved all the places and the history we visited. Ariel is so knowledgeable of the history of Germany. We had an awesome time with him. Thank you!!
Amazing Tour of Berlin
Aaron_S, Jul 2019
We were on a cruise and wanted to see Berlin. This tour looked great, but we were weary of the 3 hour drive each way. The van was so nice that we actually enjoyed the drive as a comfortable rest before the packed tour. Our guide was excellent, and we loved every minute of this tour. We highly recommend this tour on its own or as a cruise excursion.
John (JJ) was so knowledgeable and...
Karen E N, Jun 2017
John (JJ) was so knowledgeable and accommodating he gave us one of the best private tours we've ever had! We were picked up right on time in a comfortable Mercedes-Benz passenger van for our two-and-a half hour ride to Berlin. We were two couples traveling on the Crystal Symphony who wanted to see the highlights of Berlin as well as the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. John literally made the Concentration Camp come alive with his knowledge of the history and details of the camp. From our tour of the camp in the morning we went into Berlin and had lunch at a great restaurant with him. Then on to the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Brandenburg Gate, and other historic sites. John's passion of history and the many human aspects that are often overlooked or forgotten made this tour one of the best we've ever had.

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