Germany’s metropolises have much to offer. Discover the most popular German cities - enjoy their diversity and have a great time. Acanthus Tours offers many interesting city breaks, on request we will be glad to send you an individual proposal. Here enclosed you will find a few examples.
Weekend in Berlin!
Don't miss the chance to discover the highlights of the German capital
Day 1: The arrival has to be managed individually (e.g. by plane or train). You will be picked up directly at the airport/train Station and trnasfered to your hotel for check in. During a 3 hours city tour you will discover the highlights of Berlin from the famous Ku'Damm, Potsdamer Platz, Gendarmenmarkt, Brandenburg Gate and the boulevard Untern den Linden to Alexanderplatz. The tour ends at your hotel.
Day 2: After an ample breakfast your city guide will pick you up for a 4-hour city tour by bus. You stop at Museum Island where you will have a privately guided visit of one of the famous museums for example the Pergamon Museum (or alternatively Alte Nationalgalerie, Bodemuseum or Altes Museum). Enjoy a relaxed boat trip on river "Spree" along the government quarter of Berlin which is included in the tour. After that our bus brings you back to your hotel. The afternoon is free - you could use the time for an extended shopping tour, for example in the KaDeWe which is the biggest department store in Europe. In the evening we recommend the visit of a musical, theatre or maybe a revue in the famous "Friedrichstadtpalast". Berlin has very much to offer !
Day 3: After breakfast you will meet our guide to go on a bus trip to Potsdam. The old garrison and residence town of Potsdam, situated just a stone’s throw away from Berlin, has become famous for it’s splendid palaces and gardens. During the 5-hour trip a professional guide will be with you. Once you have discovered the city with all its interesting places you will visit Potsdam's most popular sight - Sanssouci Palace and it's beautiful parc. The tour ends at your hotel in Berlin.
- 2 nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel including buffet breakfast
- Transfer airport/train station - hotel
- 3 h city tour by bus with a professional guide
- 4 h city tour with bus and guide including museum visit (1 hour) and a boat trip on river Spree (1 hour)
- Guided bus excursion of 5 h to Potsdam, sightseeing tour and visit of Sanssouci Palace and parc
- Transfer hotel - airport/train station
Price incl. German VAT: from 249 EUR per person (min. 20 persons, depends on the saison)
Weekend in DRESDEN!
Visit this fascinating city - culture & history on the river Elbe
Day 1: The arrival has to be managed individually. You will be picked up at the airport/ train station and you will start your stay directly with a city tour by bus and walking through the historic city centre. During the 3 hours city tour you will be introduced to the new and the old part of Dresden and you will discover some magnificent palatial buildings such as the Zwinger Palace, the Semper Opera, the Residential Palace and the recently restored Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche). At the end of the tour the bus takes you to your hotel for check in. If you like we organize a dinner in a typical restaurant.
Day 2: After breakfast our bus and guide will pick you up at the hotel for a full day excursion to Meissen. After a short drive you will discover the wonderful medieval town of Meissen on the river Elbe during a walking tour of 1,5 h. A visit to the famous Porcelain Manufactory is included in the program. You can have your lunch in Meissen individually. Afterwards the bus takes you back to your hotel in Dresden. The afternoon is at your disposal. Why not taking a walk through the beautiful Old Town of Dresden or what about the visit of the world famous New Green Vault, Europe's greatest jewellery treasure-house?
Day 3: After breakfast the bus picks you up from the hotel and brings you to the famous Zwinger, where you will meet your guide for a privately guided tour at the historic building. You will visit the porcelain collection and the picture gallery "Alte Meister". If there is time left, we would recommend to go for a steamboat tour (1 ½ hours) to enjoy the city of Dresden from the water side. In the afternoon you will be transferred from the hotel to the airport/ main station.
- 2 nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel including buffet breakfast- Transfer airport/train station - hotel- 3 h city tour with private bus and a professional guide
- 7 h Excursion to Meissen with a guide and the private bus incl. visit of the Porcelain Manufactory
- 3 h museum visit with guide incl bus transfers
- Tickets for the Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen and the picture gallery “Alte Meister” in Dresden
- Transfer hotel - airport/train station
Services at extra charge:
- Lunch in Meissen
- Steamboat trip