About Berlin City Segway Tour
Our All-In-One Berlin City Segway tour is the perfect tour for both those new to the city and Berlin veterans. For the beginners this tour will offer you a fantastic orientation and give you an opportunity to see virtually all of the sites youve read about as well as hidden ones off the beaten path. Well tie Berlins intricate 20th Century history together and have it all make sense so it comes alive for you. For the veterans were positive youll learn new facts and stories about Berlin that youve never heard. And were sure youll both agree that riding a Segway - and being part of an intimate tour - is the best way to see the city. Come join us for an unforgettable time! In about 4 hours on our All-In-One City Segway Tour well show you all the main sights of Berlin stopping every few hundred meters to soak them in hear fascinating anecdotes take pictures and discuss Berlins history. Your knowledgeable native English-speaking guide will also explain present-day facts and lifestyle facets about Berlin while being available to answer your questions. Youll have a great time as you glide by the sights and everyone - and we mean everyone - stops to take a look at us! Itinerary - Activity Schedule Checkpoint Charlie The famous border crossing between East Berlin and West Berlin for Allied forces and foreigners is now an outdoor exhibit detailing the Cold War. Luftwaffe Ministry The massive former headquarters building of the Nazi Luftwaffe Ministry still stands and is now the main building of Germanys Finance Ministry. Brandenburg Gate Arguably Germanys most famous monument the Brandenburg Gate served as a backdrop for many of Berlins most important events Napoleons march into Berlin the division of Berlin during the Cold War famous speeches Reagan and concerts Hasselhof! and much more. Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe This recently-finished memorial is powerful to all who visit. Its 2711 blocks of various heights sit on undulating ground to give those walking through it a sense of solace and solitude. Bebelplatz Directly in front of the main building and library of Germanys most prestigious university this was the site of the Nazis infamous book-burning on May 10 1933. Museum Island This is home to five of Berlins most famous museums notably the Pergamon Museum and the Egyptian Museum now housed in the Altes Museum. Berlin Wall See one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall now under historical protection as we discussed why it was built and how it fell. Potsdamer Platz The new "downtown" of Berlin with unparalleled modern architecture. Hitlers Bunker Stand above Hitlers bunker as we recount the final days of the Third Reich and Hitlers bizarre demise. Reichstag Germanys famous parliament building stood just in front of the Wall in West Berlin a testament that the final chapters of Berlins 20th Century had yet to be written. Germany moved its federal government back to Berlin in 1999. Watchtower See one of the last remaining watchtowers in the Berlin Wall no-mans-land isolating West Berlin within East Germany. Topography of Terror This former headquarters of the infamous Nazi Gestapo and SS is now a free museum detailing interrogations by the Nazis that took place here. Includes - Segway ride Excludes - Meals and drinks unless specified - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Each of our tours begins with a 30-minute orientation session in the plaza and park next to our office. We will practice on the Segways so that everyone feels comfortable and ready to go out and conquer Berlin. - The Segway is appropriate for virtually anyone 16 and older. Minors under the age of 18 must either be accompanied by an adult or have an adult complete our insurance paperwork in advance of the tour. Unfortunately anyone under the age of 16 and pregnant women will not be permitted to participate. - Participants are required to bring and present a valid moped or car license. German law requires you to have this license on your person while operating a Segway. - There will be a 400 EUR deposit per party payable by credit card Visa MC or Amex or cash at the time of the tour and refunded afterward provided no damage to the Segway has been sustained. - Additionally a strict policy is in place against alcohol consumption and Segway operation. Alcohol is forbidden on all Segway tours and any client suspected of drinking before or during a Segway tour will immediately forfeit their tour and no refund will be given.