The flat topography of Berlin is well-suited to bicycling. The routes traveled by Fat Tire Bike Tours are almost exclusively on bike paths and roads with less traffic. Guides are native English speakers. Fat Tire offers a 4.5-hour City Tour that includes most of the major sights including the Reichstag, Soviet War Memorial, Potsdamer Platz, Unter den Linden, Hitler’s Bunker, Topography of Terror, Brandenburg Gate, parks, beer gardens, and more. The Wall Tour focuses on the city’s Cold War history, and enhances the visited locations with tales of escape and espionage. Cost including bike, insurance, and guide is €20 for adults and €17 for seniors and students. Reservations not necessary, just show up. Tours start under the giant TV tower at Alexanderplatz. If you want a bike but no tour, rentals are €7 for a half-day and €12 for a full day. Fat Tire Bike Tours, Panorama Strasse 1a, tel. +49/030/24 04 79 91

Original Berlin Walks offers theme-based tours, all in English, including its basic Discover Berlin which costs E12 with the Berlin WelcomeCard and takes four hours. Other tours are Jewish Life in Berlin, Infamous Third Reich Sites, Sachenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour, and “Discover Potsdam. Private tours can also be arranged. Some tours may require a pass for public transportation. Original Berlin Walks, tel. +49/030/301 9194, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., berlinwalks.de/public/

Insider Tours offers Famous Insider Tour, Wall Tour, Third Reich Tour, and a Pub Crawl. Prices from €9 to €12. Tours take from three to five hours.

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