Free Tours by Foot is pleased to offer name-your-own-price guided as well as free self-guided Berlin walking tours. Visit the Reichstag Building, the modern-day meeting place of the German Parliament; Bebelplatz, the site of the infamous Nazi book-burning; Fahrradtouren in Berlin and stand over the area of Hitler's bunker, recounting his last days and the end of World War II. Also, see the remains of Berlin Anhalter Bahnhof, the city's former railway station that was also used as a deportation station for Holocaust victims.
With 3 October marking the 25th anniversary of German reunification, I'd arranged to meet Sascha Möllering who offers cycling tours of the wall through Berlin On Bikes Although his regular 15km tours take in the main central Berlin sights over 3.5 hours, I'd organised a private 56km tour, which allowed us to go further along the trail and see some of the rural portions of the route.
The first thing you notice about cycling in Münster compared with Berlin is how wide the bike lanes are: 1.5 meters is considered the minimum width for a cycle path, and while in Berlin city planners seem to be 'creative,' in Münster they stick to the guidelines.
The circular route, completed in 2006, traces the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) border fortifications that surrounded West Berlin, travelling through the heart of the capital to its suburbs and countryside, packing in nearly half a century of history over a single day.
Then a bike ride in the direction of Niederfinow (boat lift - a tour is always an option) through the splendid landscape, passing by small hills, glades and forests - the last section will be on the Treidel bike route along the Finow Canal - to Eberswalde.
Visit Poland for a day and night as you explore the sunny island of Usedom, swim in the Baltic Sea, and cruise along the stunning Peene River - often referred to as the Amazon of the North.” Prepare to be awed and inspired by the history and culture of this European gem in ways you've never seen before.
And even if you run out of juice, you simply keep on cycling like you would on a regular bicycle. Cycle Green Tours Bornholmer Str. Insider Tours has an impressive 5 out of 5 stars rating on TripAdvisor and Get Your Guide ( read some of the reviews ). Today known for its famous patios, the Jewish Quarter, presents the history of this people in Berlin during National Socialism, we will see some of the memorial to the Jewish monuments, and admire the New Synagogue in Berlin.
Start the tour where Berlin's history began, then ride far from the center to experience the city life in Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Neukölln, and Treptow. You then transfer by local train to the starting point of your cycle tour in Germany. Our daily bike tours starts at the marked location on the map between Berlin-Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg at the indicated times.