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Cheap Day Tours From Berlin

Berlin, the capital and largest city in Germany sits at the bank of River Spree. It is known for its dense human population and is now referred to as the second most populous city in European Union after London. Berlin with its many tourist attractions is the best location to consider for your next vacation. Berlin is renowned for its Cultural institutions of international recognition just like the museum Island that attract millions of visitors annually, its glamourous night vibes, the annual international film festival and carnival of cultures Berlin has a load of unforgettable experiences that will make tourists want to visit this great cultural city again.

On your next visit to Berlin, this article will offer you the adequate information you need to make the most of your Berlin day trips, giving you full details on the best attractions sites around the country. If you are considering having the best of times on your Berlin tour, then outlined below are some must visit locations for you.

1. Sanchsenhausen Concentration Camp Day Trip

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Overview

Consider taking a trip by train to Oranienburg on a tour to explore the Sachsenhausen concentration camp closest to Berlin. The camp was used to detain political prisoners from Nazi era in 1936 till 1945 after the Second World War when Oranieburg became Soviet occupation zone. Your day trip will explore the various compartments of this memorial site and get you acquainted with the horrible experiences the inmates had before liberation.

Your day trip from berlin gives you a chance to visit the many museums at the concentration ground, you should be ready for a long walk and lots of reading because most of the information you seek are documented in different languages at the information centre. The exhibition and information panels are there to explain in details the atrocities, crime and brutality that was carried out in this concentration camp, also do well to get a map to guide you to where the most interesting exhibitions are.

There are different museums to explore at Sachsenhausen but the exhibitions such as the former prisoners’ kitchen has the most interesting displays –it gives a good overview of life in the camp. Your day trip from Berlin should explore one of the camp’s most dreadful area called the “Station Z” where the life of an unfortunate inmate is put to an end – the pathology building, mortuary cellars and infirmary barrack at the left side of the main entrance exhibits the medical care and many medical crime committed at the camp.

Berlin: Half-Day Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour

Reviews: 4.8 (684 reviews

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • See the "Kapo's" residence
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Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Day Tour

Reviews: 4.8 (106 reviews)

Duration: 5 hours

Highlights

  • Explore the memorial site of Sachsenhausen
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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour from Berlin

Reviews: 5.0 (409 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp from Berlin
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6-Hour Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour from Berlin

Reviews: 4.2 (10 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Discover the brutal history of the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
  • Learn about the 50,000 people murdered by Nazis at the facility
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Sachsenhausen Memorial: 6-Hour Tour

Reviews: 5.0 (6 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • See the notorious Station Z
  • Learn about the haunting events of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia

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2. Cecilienhof Potsdam Day Trip

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Overview

Potsdam, the capital of Brandenburg is another must-visit location on your Berlin tour. It is a UNESCO world Heritage city where the Palace and Royal Parks of the King of Prussia is sited. The balance of massive architectural designs and beautiful landscapes that expresses its relationship with nature gives visitors a reason to visit again.

The Sanssouci Palace of Frederick the Great stands as the major attraction of the city of Potsdam. The Sanssouci Park sits on a 300 hectares of land lined by well-trimmed hedges, small building that some exciting features you can explore on your Berlin day trip, including the Chinese house and the Bildergalerie that holds the king’s art collections. Take time out to visit the Dutch Quarter and explore the galleries and antiques shops located there, there café you can stop for a drink also.

Hohenzollern’s final Palace referred to as Cecilienhof is worth exploring on your day trip from Berlin, the attractive half-timbered design reveals its fame and glamour. Neues Palace built by Frederick the Great is another place to visit, the 200 room with four galleries most peculiar design is the Grottensaal where the walls were customized with see seashell, gemstones, fossils and minerals. The Museum of Barberini is one of the places to explore for the history of this world heritage site. Other places to visit on your day trip are;Alexandrowka, Neuer Markt, Orangery Palace, Fimmuseum and Neuer Garten.

6-Hour Tour of Potsdam from Berlin

Reviews: 4.3 (3 reviews)

Duration: 4 hours

Highlights

  • Admire the former residence of the Prussian kings and learn more about the historical development of the city
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Babelsberg Film Studio 6-Hour Bus Tour from Berlin

Reviews: 5.0 (1 review)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Travel aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned VW bus through berlin to the film studio in Potsdam-Babelsburg
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From Berlin: Guided Tour of Potsdam in Spanish

Reviews: 4.7 (23 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Feel like a king as you stroll through the gardens and palaces of Potsdam
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Berlin: Potsdam - Kings, Gardens & Palaces 6-Hour Tour

Reviews: 4.8 (21 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Tour the picturesque city of Potsdam just outside Berlin
  • Explore the Dutch Quarter, Neuer Garten, Cecilienhof Palace and Garrison Town
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3. Dresden Carthedral Day Trip

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Overview

Dresden is the capital of Saxony –it sits on the bank of Elbe River in Western Germany and is one location you will not regret to visit in your Berlin tour. It is one of the striking cities in the country with many art collections many of which were restored after the Second World War. This city has many stunning designs that serve as it major tourist attractions.

Visit to Dresden hold lots of attractions for you on your Berlin day trip. Grosser Garten is a home to Dresden Zoo and the amazing Botanical Garden that provides that suitable and relaxing atmosphere on your day trip from Berlin especially in the summer months. The Kunsthof passage has colorful and imaginative neighborhood with beautifully painted buildings that stand a chance for an amazing view, you should also explore the courtyard of the artsy boutique shop.

Take time out to visit the Zwinger Palace and Pillnitz Castle to explore the best of architectural designs and its museum, and also explore the treasures of Green Vault. You should also visit the Semper Opera House for the best of Orchestra performance at Saxony and also visit city’s main attraction called “The Church of Our Lady”.

Day Tour to Dresden from Berlin

Reviews: 4.6 (113 reviews)

Duration: 10 hours

Highlights

  • Get a full commentary of Dresden's origins and life in the post-communist era
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Dresden: Segway Mini-Tour

Reviews: 4.5 (2 reviews)

Duration: 3 hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy the picturesque baroque silhouette of the old town of Dresden and discover the old town with a professional guide
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Florence on the Elbe: Tour of Dresden from Berlin

Reviews: 5.0 (2 reviews)

Duration: 8 hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy a private tour away from the mass of tourists
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Dresden: Individual round trip for small groups from Berlin

Duration: 8 hours

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful baroque city of Dresden
  • Visit the famous Frauenkirche
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4. Devil's Bridge Day Trip

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Overview

A visit to the world famous Devil’s Bridge is an experience you cannot miss in your Berlin Tour. This unique waterfall is a major site of attraction that commands substantial amount of visitors yearly. You can be assured of mind-blowing experiences as you tour the many lakes and amazing waterfalls that made up this area of the country.

Your day trip from Berlin also gives you the chance to hike along the many narrow natural trails in this location for the best view of the landscape. Explore the Punchbowls and the three bridges down to the waterfall and discover some of the hidden caves with amazing features – the silver mountain gives you a chance to discover its mining history and bwylch Nant-yr- Arian forest.

There are gift shops around that you might want to dash into to make some purchases. Seize the opportunity to savor the best of continental and local dishes at café located around the waterfall and enjoy luxurious accommodation that the nearby Hafod hotels gives. You cannot leave this place without having an exciting time.

The Excellence Power Catamarán

Duration: 7 hours

Highlights

  • Take a full-day catamaran cruise around the island of Antigua and Barbuda
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Island Safari 4x4 Discovery Tour from St John's

Reviews: 4.8 (2 reviews)

Duration: 4 hours

Highlights

  • Island Safari 4x4 Discovery Tour from St John's
  • Ride through the rugged back roads of Antigua
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Power 360 Catamaran Cruise

Duration: 6 hours

Highlights

  • Glide along the stunning coastline of Antigua on a catamaran.
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Island Safari Discovery

Duration: 7 hours

Highlights

  • Go with a guide: Visit locations often missed by visitors
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5. Hamburg Day Trip

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Overview

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and one location you must visit if you expect the best of experiences in your Berlin day trips. The city ranked as 18th most lovable city in the world is a major international and domestic tourist attraction. The city with its many streams, rivers and canals are lined with over 2,500 bridges more than you can find in any country – it has over 40 theatres, 60 museums and 100 music venues and clubs, so you can hope for the best of experiences in your Berlin day trip to Hamburg.

One of the best ways you can tour the city is taking a boat trip along the many rivers to view the city from an amazing stand point – the church of St Michaelis is one of the many attractions of the city that offer Panoramic views when you climb to the top of the building. Relax in one of the bars at the port and watch different sizes of ships pass by while you sip an iced cold drink.

The botanical garden called Planten un Blomen is worth visiting, the luxurious garden gives you the chance to wonder around, relax and attend the annual water-light concert – visit to the DOM allows you the chance to attend Germany’s largest funfair that opens three time a year. Amazing nightlife and vibes awaits you at the Reeperbahn and Schanzenviertel and other night club around the city, there are also quite number of restaurants and bars you can go to enjoy the amazing nightlife that Hamburg provides on your Berlin day trip.

Hamburg: Evening Illumination Cruise through Harbor

Reviews: 4.4 (1274 reviews)

Duration: 1 hour

Highlights

  • Enjoy a romantic boat trip through the illuminated Speicherstadt and the Hamburg port sea of light
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Hamburg: Guided Tour Elbphilharmonie excluding Concert Halls

Reviews: 4.7 (1018 reviews)

Duration: 1 hour

Highlights

  • Visit the new Hamburg Elbphilharmonie on a guided tour
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Priority Entrance: Miniatur Wunderland inc. Booking Fee

Reviews: 4.8 (2438 reviews)

Duration: 2 hour

Highlights

  • Explore the minature landscapes of the world's largest model railway
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Traditional Harbor Tour in Hamburg

Reviews: 4.5 (167 reviews)

Duration: 2 hours

Highlights

  • Take a classic harbor tour through Hamburg and its bustling port
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6. Leipzig Day Trip

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Overview

Leipzig, just 100 miles away from Berlin is another location you can visit for your Berlin day trip experience. This historic city was an important trade city during the days of the Roman Empire. Leipzig stands strongly for peace today and played a major role in the Peaceful demonstration that united Germany despite being a war zone where Napoleon was defeated prior to that period.

There are lots of attraction you should explore on your day trip from Berlin, some of which are Bach museum that reveals the life of the famous musician; Johann Sebastian Bach who lived about 300 years ago. Visit to the tallest skyscraper “City-Hochhaus” just like its nickname “panoramic tower” will give you a panoramic view of the beautiful city.

The Market Square which has now been converted to a history museum will give you all the information you need regarding the history of Leipzig – there are restaurants at the square where you can get the best dishes, festivals also holds in this square every year especially Easter and Christmas period. Other places to visit on your day trip from are; St. Nicholas Church, St. Thomas Church, the Panometer, The New Town Hall the Zeitgeschichitliches forum and the Leipzig Zoo.

Leipzig: 1.5-Hour Tour with Night Watchman Bremme

Reviews: 4.8 (465 reviews)

Duration: 90 minutes

Highlights

  • Enjoy an evening tour with a night watchman in historical costume as your guide
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Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour through Leipzig with Walking Tour

Reviews: 4.6 (372 reviews)

Duration: 1 day

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  • Take a commented, 2 hour city tour through Leipzig which brings you to all important sites.
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Leipzig: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour in German

Reviews: 4.8 (158 reviews)

Duration: 2 hours

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  • Discover Leipzig's highlights on this walking tour
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Tour in Leipzig: Guided City Tour & City Sightseeing

Reviews: 4.6 (745 reviews)

Duration: 2 hours

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  • Experience an extensive guided tour and see the Old Rathaus, the Nikolai Church, the Mädler Passage and the Thomas Church
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7. Saxon Switzerland National Park Day Trip

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Overview

First hearing the name “Saxon Switzerland” sounded like the park was located in Swiss-German border at Bavaria. The Name got stuck to people’s mouths in 18th century when Swiss artist who visited the area said the area reminded them so much about their home country. Saxon Switzerland is located 30km southeast of Dresden close to Czech Republic border, it is the best location for your day trip from Berlin.

Mountains like Sandstone Mountain with scalable peaks provides hiking trails to view the beautiful landscape, on top of the renowned table shaped mountain sits the Konigstein fortress that stands as Europe’s largest hilltop fortification. You can climb to the top of the fortress using lift to have panoramic view of the Saxon Switzerland – the Bastei Bridge that connects the standing huge rocks of about 200m high which provides some amazing views points that best captures the Neurathen Castle.

Kuhstall and Lichtenchainer waterfall provides great hiking trails that best explore the Saxon area, there are more challenging route you can hike for better view points – the restaurant at the foot of the waterfall is always open, so you can dash in for some food or drinks. Rathen Village with lots of hotels is a real spot for tourist to lodge – Rathen Open Air Stage that host plays, operas and concert in summer months.

Saxon Switzerland: Hike from Kirnitzschtal

Duration: 5 hours

Highlights

  • Experience the Saxon Switzerland in a guided hike
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Full-Day Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland Tour from Prague

Reviews: 4.9 (29 reviews)

Duration: 12 hours

Highlights

  • Take in spectacular views of Elbe Canyon from Bastei Bridge
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Bohemia & Saxon Switzerland Winter Day Tour from Prague

Duration: 10 hours

Highlights

  • See the natural wonders of 2 countries in 1 day
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Saxon Switzerland & Pillnitz Castle

Duration: 8 hours

Highlights

  • Choose between scaling the world-famous Bastei on foot or riding to the top in a bus
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8. Wannsee Day Trip

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Overview

Waansee is a locality in the Southwestern Berlin. This area is referred to as ritzy district because of its fine old villas and lake Grosser and Kleiner that draws root from River Havel. The beaches around provides surfing and sailing environment which makes it one of the top recreation area in Berlin, there are many bars, café and restaurants that you can patronize while taking a stunning view of the sea.

The Museum of the Village of Duppel is worth exploring on your Berlin Day trip, this medieval settlement consist of many old houses, barns and workshops like blacksmith and pottery shops built using methods and materials that was available in that era. The Military history museum of Gatow village is another location you should take time out to explore, it lays hold to more than 200,000 artifacts and over 150 original replica aircraft, including WWII prop-and fighter jets.

Many tourist around the world have come to appreciate Wannsee as the fun and excitement in this place is definitely one to associate with. You can’t go bad on your Berlin day trip with a visit to Wannsee.

Berlin-Wannsee to Potsdam 3-Hour World Heritage Cruise

Reviews: 4.4 (177 reviews)

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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  • Experience a fantastic cruise on the Havel River towards Potsdam
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Berlin: 6-Hour Tour on the History of the Third Reich

Reviews: 4.9 (14 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

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  • Follow the traces of the Nazi regime in Berlin and the path of Adolf Hitler's entry into the Reich Chancellery
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Potsdam from Berlin: Hohenzollern Palaces 6-Hour Tour

Duration: 6 hours

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Private Day Tour of Wannsee and Potsdam from Berlin

Reviews: 5.0 (1 review)

Duration: 5 hours

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  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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9. Sanccouci Park Day Trip

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Overview

The Sanssouci Park is a major attraction in Potsdam, a perfect location you can explore on your day trip from Berlin. The Park was influenced by Frederick the Great, it stands as one of the oldest Park in the world that dates back to 1744.

The Park sits on a 300 hectares of land lined by well-trimmed hedges, small building that some exciting features you can explore on your Berlin day trip. There are beautiful gardens, art work and buildings of great architectural designs that lined the Park, including the Chinese house and the Bildergalerie that holds the king’s art collections that exhibits the work of Van Dyck, Rubens and Caravaggio; that represents the four element and the mythological figures.

Another beauty of the Sanssouci Park is the very beautiful garden it possesses –in case you are low on cash, you need not worry as the palace grounds and gardens are free to visit and is considered by many to be one of the best parts of the palace. No matter the season of the year you visit this admirable park, you are sure to have a spoil time –every season comes with its own beauty. The park is best for tourists between May and September but that shouldn’t be a limitation for you. Do have the best of time in your Sanssouci park trip from Berlin.

Potsdam: Sanssouci Palace Guided Tour from Berlin

Reviews: 4.3 (420 reviews)

Duration: 4 hours

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  • Enjoy a beautiful tour of Sanssouci's garden and stately buildings
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City Of Emperors 6-Hour Guided Walking Tour in Potsdam

Reviews: 4.5 (6 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

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  • Explore Potsdam during a guided walking tour with a small group
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From Berlin: Potsdam 6-Hour Tour by VW Bus

Reviews: 5.0 (7 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

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  • Experience a tour of Potsdam away from the mass of tourists
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Forbidden City: 6-Hour Tour of Potsdam from Berlin

Reviews: 5.0 (5 reviews)

Duration: 6 hours

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10. Spreewald Day Trip

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Overview

The Picturesque biosphere of the Spreewald is a must visit location on your Berlin day trip especially for nature lovers. It is just about 100km away from Berlin so you can travel on a rented car or find your way to one of the guided tour buses with a coach from Berlin. This picturesque natural environment is often referred to as “green Venice” and stands as UNESCO world heritage since 1991 that attracts many visitors annually.

Your Berlin day trip holds lots of topnotch experiences for you exclusive to Spreewald; paddle the waterways yourself when you hire canoe or kayak or you can travel the river on boat, you can hike along the natural trails to further explore the beautiful landscape or hire a bicycle and explore some of the hidden tracks of the area.

Among the numerous things to do in Spreewald is the beautiful galleries and museum in this region –they are rich in cultural and historical facts. The Spreewald museum gives you a tour into times back and how Spreewald was over a 100 years ago with the shops and trains. After feeding your eyes with a rich view of the museums and galleries, the local delicacies will help you sum up the fun and excitement. You definitely should try their pickled cucumbers, horseradish and many others. Your trip to Spreewald promises to be a mind-blowing and exciting one.

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FAQs about Berlin Day trips

What is the best way to tour outside the Berlin?

Berlin day trips are special, professionally-guided tours which are designed to take you on long hour trips outside Berlin city or sometimes combine various Berlin main attractions together at a low cost just to occupy your day with fun-filled moments and interesting activities.

Tripindicator did a thorough research to provide the best Berlin day trips by comparing features like easy booking, price – friendliness and also carefully reading all travellers reviews and feedback - subsequently following FAQs about Berlin Day trips.

How much is a Day tour from Berlin?

Berlin day trips are trips that take you on a day exploration inside or outside a city. They vary in days (including: Berlin multiple day tour, day trips outside Berlin city, day trips in Berlin city), and varies also in prices based on type of Berlin day trips starting from €16.00 to €3700.00.