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Friends of Dave Tours

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Address: 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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+49 174 3021499
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Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting...

Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting day tours in Warnemünde to visiting cruise guests. We are very proud of our consistent high ratings and we consider our tour customers our friends. There is nothing better than sharing people's vacations and creating long lasting memories together.

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You can't improve on perfection!

Well I am astounded at the negative reviews of a couple of people. We were lucky enough to have Christian as our guide and he was so friendly, knowledgeable and sensitive in all... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Lorraine P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Well I am astounded at the negative reviews of a couple of people. We were lucky enough to have Christian as our guide and he was so friendly, knowledgeable and sensitive in all aspects of the history of his country we have nothing but respect and admiration for him. The Mega Mecklenburg tour was the highlight of our European holiday.... More 

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3 Thank Lorraine P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We did not want to spend hours on the train to and from Berlin, so I found Dave here on TripAdvisor. Our tour guide, Christian, greeted us right off the ship along with his assistant. It was a small group in a large bus, so you had plenty of room to stretch out. Christian was amazing. His knowledge of the... More 

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5 Thank Lloyd M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are cruise regulars and I did not want to pay in advance in case of any unforeseen circumstance. Two days or so before the tour, we got an email to be punctual and be at the dock at 9:15. We were there at 9:00. Tried to call the office and cell phones they gave but no answer so we... More 

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4 Thank sailaway121
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this review

You did not get stood up, you merely did not follow directions. You booked last minute to take a cancelled spot and received an automatic acknowledgement which had our normal departure time of 9:15 listed. However, in our personal email chain which came MINUTES after the automatic answer, they all state clearly 3 TIMES IN BOLD LETTERS: TODAY'S TOUR ADJUSTED... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our cruise ship docked in Rostock and 25 of us were met by Christian and the bus for a wonderful 9-hour tour of the three cities. Best tour we have ever taken. Great sights and scenes and Christian's perfect descriptions of the historical significance, facts, interesting points and lore. And the included lunch and dessert stops were fantastic as well.... More 

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2 Thank docnc
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A wonderful, relaxing, interesting day. Our guide Christian was terrific. First he took us through Warnemunde, a delightful, resort town. This is his home and his love of this area added to the depth of his knowledge. Through out the day, Christian was great at explaining the historical significance of each area. I really enjoyed hearing his personal stories about... More 

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Bonita
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Having just come from terrible tour due to the guide we had on a tour in Copenhagen,we were overwhelmed by Christian and this FoD tour. Visiting the area of Mecklenburg with a native, one born and brought up in Warnemunde (and who still lives there) was one of the highlights of our tour. Christian could not have been more informative... More 

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2 Thank classyBonita
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

6 Americans on a Baltic Cruise: 2 kids (9 & 12), 2 parents, 2 grandparents. The tour was overbooked accidentally, so they offered us an extra beer at the brewery, but even with the larger party, there was plenty of room on the bus, headsets worked great, but it still really felt like a personal tour! Chris led the tour,... More 

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2 Thank Brian S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I cannot say enough positive comments about our day with Christian and FoD. The schedule was clear in advance along with instructions. The day spent with Christian was fantastic - warm, funny, enthusiastic, caring and smart! A note of caution for those with mobility problems - there is a good deal of walking so think twice. I highly recommend this... More 

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3 Thank Morleydembo
Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a good tour most of the time but we felt just driving an hour or so to Schwerin Castle and not getting inside at all was a waste of 2-3 hours going/coming. Also, we did not apppreciate that our guide went off on a political lecture about his beliefs that we found offensive...others might not.

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Thank tastyeater
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wonder why you did not choose to go inside the castle if that was your wish? While at the Schwerin Palace, our tour allows guests to spontaneously decide whether they wish to go inside and view the 14 rooms which are open to the public or if they would prefer to sit at a cafe on the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We could not say enough about Gens and the tour we took during our Baltic Cruise which began on July 17, 2016. When we got off the ship he was right there and instantly gave us a very warm welcome. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the places that we were taken to and really made the tour most enjoyable and... More 

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