Water activity

Potsdam: Palace Tour by Boat

Potsdam: Palace Tour by Boat

Activity provider: Weisse Flotte Potsdam GmbH

From US$ 20.88 per person

See the most beautiful sights of Potsdam and discover the hill landscape from the water in only 90 minutes. Admire the countless palaces and wonderful parks from the Hohenzollern Dynasty and see a true piece of history.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Audio guide included
English, German


  • Discover the picturesque landscape along the Havel and admire the many elegant palaces and parks around Potsdam
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage Sites by and beyond the Glienicke Bridge
  • Ride under the famous Glienicke Bridge and see the Flatow tower as well as the Hofdamenhaus
Full description
Discover Potsdam from the water and admire the wonderful parks and palaces of the Hohenzollern Dynasty. See the most beautiful sights from the water in just 90 minutes. Cruise by Babelsberg Park with its imposing palace, see the Flatow Tower and the Hofdamenhaus, then pass under the historically-significant Glienicke Bridge to Jungfernsee. Ride along the former border between east and west and get a glimpse of the impressive palaces and gardens. See the Church of the Redeemer, Sacrow and discover the fairytale castle on Pfaueninsel. Further high points of the tour include the New Garden with its marble palace and the Cecilienhof Palace, where history was made in 1945 with the signing of the Potsdam Agreement.              
  • The palace tour with a boat from the Weißen Flotte
  • Tour commentary over the loudspeaker in German and English
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

From Hafen Potsdam, Lange Brücke

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The MS Schwielowsee and the MS Sanssouci are suitable for persons in wheelchairs; please contact the tour operator for this
  • Culinary offerings are available on all ships
  • Dogs are allowed on the palace tour, but must be on a lead and wearing a muzzle if necessary
  • The tour must have a minimum of 20 participants in order to take place
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 538 reviews

Review summary

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We found the castle tour great. 1. We had great weather, which is why the outside areas on the ship were fully utilized. The interior was only of limited use due to the pandemic. 2. The service on board was excellent. 3. The hygiene regulations were implemented well and adhered to. 4. The explanations of the sights were good and comprehensive. 5. The dates mentioned were met 100%.

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July 13, 2020

Noisy, but Good

Good English audio reviews, but again, a group with a lot of noise spoiled it. Too hot for the outside deck which would have made the sound better. One poor soul passed out from beer and too much sun. Do it, but try to pick a cooler day than we did. Beautiful boat.

June 17, 2019

It was fun

Interesting route. The permanent explanations in German and English were - since almost without a break - a little too extensive and therefore annoying. I would have liked to have a little more peace and quiet in between. Two waiters on a large ship - we are not even fully booked - are not enough. First option to order drinks after 35 minutes. *** Recommended ****

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June 17, 2019

Product ID: 70255