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Essence of Berlin offers cruise ship excursions from the port of Warnemunde as well as private tours of the capital in all languages. It is the brain child of a Berlin tourism expert and one of the most sought-after tour guides in the German...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very long day however very worth the travelling. I wish i had brushed up on my history a little more before going. The tour company was right outside of the port when we disembarked, very comfortable tour bus with wifi and then...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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samessenceofberlin, Content manager at Essence of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to share your experience on the Berlin/Sachsenhausen Shore Excursion. We're glad you had a great, if long, day! We'd love to see you back in the city and hope you had a great onward journey.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was offered by MSC for when its ship 'Poesia' was berthed in Warnemunde, and we booked it through MSC - a good choice as it turned out. Our guide - born and bred in Warnemunden - spoke German and English fluently, even English...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Essence of Berlin tour through Cruise Connections as we were on a Baltic Cruise. It is a 3 plus hour bus ride from the ships port in Warnemude and you spend approximately 5 hrs touring then the 3 hr ride back. That...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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samessenceofberlin, Content manager at Essence of Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks for sharing your experience. We know it's a long day with some time spent on the bus, and appreciate your patience and positive attitude! Many thanks also for your kinds words about Lynsey (she's great) and the tour in general. We hope...More

Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

So we booked with TJ travel and got Essence. The signs outside the ship said TJ. It was an easy smooth boarding the bus process. They were conveniently located right outside the cruise terminal. So A+ for TJ travel. Found out later on that the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 1, 2019

I did not give this a 5 star rating because we had to wait at the dock for 30 minutes for a group of 10 that were late. It is a long drive into Berlin, so those 30 minutes were quite annoying since that was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019

Our guide Matt is a history major. His in depth knowledge of the events of WW2 and the cold war period enriched our tour. We thoroughly enjoyed our day in Berlin and look forward to returning to discover more about this wonderful city.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

A very good tour of Rostock and Warnemunde. Learned a lot about the cities and their history from our guide, Ringo. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

Pleasant AIR CONDITIONED ride to Berlin where we met up with our guide Taylor who was very informative and took us to so many interesting sites with in-depth information at each. I highly recommend!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

On the day of this tour, I was a little confused as I had booked this tour through the same tour guide that I was using for our St. Petersburg tour. After getting off the ship I was directed to a bus where several other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

We have not been in our bus an hour yet and I wanted to write this review. We booked the same trip through Viator and left Rostock this morning around 6:45 am from our cruise ship. The drive is very pleasant and it was a...More

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