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From Warnemünde Port: Berlin Shore Excursion

1. From Warnemünde Port: Berlin Shore Excursion

This shore excursion is adjusted to each ship’s docking times and starts promptly after your vessel’s arrival, returning with plenty of time to spare - ensuring that you will not miss your cruise ship’s departure.  Meet your host in front of your cruise ship as soon as it docks. Board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus and take a relaxing journey through the picturesque flatlands of East Germany. Arrive in Berlin and meet your professional English-speaking tour guide. Begin the tour in West Berlin at the Charlottenburg Palace. Stretch your legs as your knowledgeable local guide gives you an introduction to the city. Then, drive through the former British sector along Berlin’s Champs-Élysées - the Kurfürstendamm, past the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the KaDeWe, the largest department store in continental Europe. Next, head to East Berlin - visiting the impressive parliament building, the Reichstag - on the way. Stroll through the famous Brandenburg Gate and nearby Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. Admire the Tiergarten central park, the Victory Column, a Soviet memorial, the Memorial to the Murdered Sinti and Roma as well as the Paris Square. Continue on to the site of Hitler’s bunker, through Potsdamer Platz to one of the few remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall before reaching the former site of the Headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, today known as the Topography of Terror. Next is your chance to pass through Checkpoint Charlie – the most famous crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War - and visit the former US sector. After some free time for lunch (not included in the tour price), continue the tour through the former Soviet sector of East Berlin to visit the spectacular Gendarmenmarkt and Bebelplatz – famous for being the ‘Nazi Book Burning Square’. Visit Berlin’s historic former Royal Quarter – the beautiful boulevard of Unter den Linden, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Museum Island, the Berlin Cathedral, and Alexanderplatz with its iconic TV Tower. Time permitting, your tour guide might drive past the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall with its world-famous graffiti – the East Side Gallery or stop in the former Jewish Quarter, which has recently become the fashion and art center of the German capital. At the end of your Berlin tour, say goodbye to your tour guide, and be whisked off in comfort back to your cruise ship.

Rostock: Full-Day, Half-Day, or Sunset Sailing Experience

2. Rostock: Full-Day, Half-Day, or Sunset Sailing Experience

Come aboard a beautiful yacht and enjoy a half-day, full-day, or sunset excursion on the Baltic Sea. To begin, you will arrive at the modern "Yachthafen Hohe Dune" marina, where the skipper will welcome you on board and give you a quick introduction to the boat. If you'd like, you're invited to assist the skipper in setting sail and steering the boat. Otherwise, just relax and enjoy the wind, water, and waves while out on the high seas. Travel in the direction of Kühlungsborn and Darß, or down the Warnow to the center of Rostock, where you will pass Warnemunde, the cruise liners, and more. After several hours at sea, the yacht will return to the harbor, where you will find several restaurants, bathroom facilities, and a beautiful beach right in the marina.

Rostock: Half-Day, Full-Day or Sunset Catamaran Cruise

3. Rostock: Half-Day, Full-Day or Sunset Catamaran Cruise

Embark on a relaxing cruise on the Baltic Sea aboard a modern catamaran with your own skipper. Take in stunning views of the seascape and picturesque towns along coastline as you spend your day at sea, or choose to cruise at sundown for an unforgettable sunset experience. The catamaran is waiting for you in the modern marina "Yachthafen Hohe Düne". Onboard, the skipper welcomes you and gives you a quick introduction to the boat as well as a safety briefing. Then, head out to sea and if you are interested, you can help the skipper to manoeuvre the catamaran. Or you lean back, relax and enjoy the wind, the water and the fantastic atmosphere on the sea. Depending on the sea and wind conditions the catamaran travels in the direction of Kühlungsborn, Darß or down the Warnow to the city centre of Rostock, passing Warnemünde, the cruise liners and more. With good weather conditions there are also possibilities to drop the anchor for you to jump in for a quick swim. The marina has a lot of parking possibilities and good connection to public transport. Furthermore you will find nice restaurants, very good sanitary facilities and a beautiful beach right by the marina.

Warnemünde & Rostock: Half-Day Shore Excursion

4. Warnemünde & Rostock: Half-Day Shore Excursion

Benefit from pick-up at the cruise ship terminal in Warnemuende, and then embark on a guided walking tour of the former fishing village. See the typical gabled houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, complete with half-timbered façades and ornamental doors. Admire the Old Stream canal lined with brightly-painted boats and quaint cafés. After this brief introduction to the seaside resort you may consider to return here after the end of the tour to browse the boutiques or try a piece of cake or a typical fish sandwich. Ride the commuter train and tram to Rostock to explore the largest city of Mecklenburg. Stroll the streets of the Hanseatic university town and visit the lively market squares. Admire buildings such as the medieval monastery of the Monastery of the Holy Cross and the church of St. Marien. Benefit from some leisure in the central square to browse the shops or enjoy a tasty snack. Learn more about the Rostocks past and present at the town hall or the university and the medieval town wall. Return to the port by public transportation. 

Warnemünde: Guided Walking Tour

5. Warnemünde: Guided Walking Tour

Explore Warnemünde on a walking tour with a local guide. Get to know the culture and traditions of the seaside resort, and pass all of its important sights as you stroll along charming alleys lined with old fishermen's houses. After meeting your guide, set off on your walking tour. Learn about the history of the small fishing village of Warnemünde, and find out how the local fishermen used to lure their beloved catch. During the tour, admire the local bridge, Bannhofsbrücke, and the old river. Pass by the Edvard Munch House, and see Warnemünde Lighthouse and the Teepott along the promenade. Learn about the geology of Warnemünde beach and listen to your guide's anecdotes as you walk. If you wish, discover the Warnemünde Train Station and the Neuer Strom, too.

Berlin and Sachsenhausen: Shore Trip from Warnemünde Port

6. Berlin and Sachsenhausen: Shore Trip from Warnemünde Port

Timed to your arrival in the port of Rostock, your day trip to Berlin begins shortly after your arrival with pickup in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus. Head straight to Berlin to see the vivacious city’s most stunning sights. Tour the government quarter, replete with stately buildings and monuments, like the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, the Tiergarten, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews, and Hitler's bunker.  From there, head south through Potsdamer Platz to see the remains of the Berlin Wall, the former Headquarters of the SS and Gestapo, and Checkpoint Charlie. Time permitting, you’ll head up Friedrichstrasse to the classic heart of the German capital, which includes Gendarmenmarkt, one of the city’s most ornate squares, Unter den Linden, downtown Berlin’s central arterial, Museum Island, and the former Royal Palace of Berlin, which is currently being rebuilt.  After lunch, bus to the northern outskirts of Berlin to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial for a 60 to 75-minute visit, led by an expert guide. Learn firsthand of the atrocities carried out under Nazi rule as you tour the well-preserved concentration camp. Afterwards, you’ll be whisked back to your cruise ship, in perfect time for your departure.

Rostock: Hot Rod Country Tour

7. Rostock: Hot Rod Country Tour

Enjoy an exciting tour in the beautiful city of Rostock as you drive in one of the coolest hot rod around the city. Meet your guide and get kitted out with a helmet and safety vest. After instruction and guidance, climb into your vehicle and set off on your sightseeing tour. Follow your experienced guide through the historic old town of Rostock, and along the beautiful Warnow river. Pass by all the current hot spots in Rostock and Warnemünde. If you love the seaside, this tour has you covered. End the tour by driving past the city harbor and taking a cool ride along the Warnemünder boulevard.

Berlin and Hamburg: Shore Excursion Tour Package

8. Berlin and Hamburg: Shore Excursion Tour Package

This package is designed specifically for cruise ship passengers docking in both the Warnemünde and Kiel ports. The package includes a 10% discount on the total price and encompasses: - a 12-hour tour to Berlin from the port of Warnemüde - a 7-8 hour tour to Hamburg from the port of Kiel Each of the tours is conducted with a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking tour guide. The details for each of these tours can be found under our Get Your Guide profile:

Wonderful Warnemünde: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

9. Wonderful Warnemünde: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Despite being one of Germany’s busiest cruise ship ports, Warnemünde has retained its character and charm as an old fishing village with over 800 years of history. On this walking tour, you’ll discover traces of the medieval village which once consisted of just two rows of houses. I’ll point out the oldest house, Warnemünder Vogtei, which dates from 1605 but has foundations as old as 1300. I’ll show you some very pretty corners that most visitors miss, as well as quiet spots away from the tourist masses. Yet, if you enjoy shopping, there will be plenty of opportunities for that too. After a stroll through the village park, Kurpark, you’ll arrive at Seepromenade (the seaside promenade) where you can marvel at the widest beach in Germany. You may want to climb Warnemünde Lighthouse for a great view, or take a detour to the green and red lighthouses, where the Alter Strom canal meets the ocean.

From Warnemünde Port: Private Berlin History Shore Excursion

10. From Warnemünde Port: Private Berlin History Shore Excursion

Embark on a private shore excursion from Warnemünde for an overview of Berlin’s history and monuments, and spend some time shopping in the famous KaDeWe. Enjoy pickup and drop-off directly from your ship for a stress-free visit to the German capital. Be greeted in front of your cruise ship as soon as it docks and shown to a private modern, comfortable, and air-conditioned vehicle. Sit back and relax as your driver takes you through the picturesque flatlands of former East Germany and into Berlin. Meet your private local guide and be driven into the city's historical center for a tour of its most important sites. Marvel at the Reichstag, the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the site of Hitler’s Bunker, and more. After your sightseeing, take the opportunity to shop at KaDeWe, Berlin's most famous department store. Alternatively, choose to spend some time at Galleries Lafayette, one of the many small boutiques of the Mitte district, or any other location of your choice. Customize your experience to see the sights and visit the shops of your choice. Have peace of mind knowing you will be dropped back at the port in good time for your ship's departure.

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(391 reviews)

The best tour. Guide very personable. Fun. Walking tour bus train. Excellent information both Warnemunde and Rostock. Highly recommend this your. Easy pace and walking. Fun train bus/tram ride.

The guide was super funny and very pleasant. He also answered every question calmly and with a lot of knowledge.

Excellent trip. Right there to pick us up. Guide was great. Very informative Matt was the guide.

Despite little wind, a unique experience. We were able to experience a beautiful sunset

The trip was a gift to our sons. They were thrilled.