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Enjoy discounts and free travel on your visit to beautiful Potsdam
Located in Berlin's suburbs – 24 kilometres from the centre of the German capital – Potsdam is a popular visitor destination in its own right. The capital of the German state of Brandenburg, Postdam is home to historic buildings and palaces, beautiful gardens and fascinating museums – and with a Berlin WelcomeCard, you can enjoy discounts on many of the city's most popular attractions.
Potsdam makes an ideal day trip from Berlin, especially for visitors who want to explore the city's vast parks and gardens, or to stroll along the banks of the River Havel.
Take the train to Potsdam with the Berlin WelcomeCard ABC
Excursion tips for Potsdam with the Berlin WelcomeCard
Whether you are taking a day trip from Berlin, or spending a few days exploring Potsdam, the best way to experience this historic city is with a Berlin WelcomeCard in your pocket. Not only does this give you free travel on all public transport, including tram, bus and S-Bahn – even as far out as Potsdam itself – but it also secures discounts on many of the top attractions in Potsdam, as well as across Berlin.
Start with a relaxing boat trip on the River Havel, taking a discounted river cruise with White Fleet, or a hop-on hop-off bus tour with City Sightseeing Potsdam, before heading to the highlight of any visit to Potsdam; Sanssouci Palace. Built in 1747 for Frederick the Great, this opulent palace stands in acres of beautiful gardens, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990.
Art lovers should use their Berlin WelcomeCard to get discounted entry to the Barberini Museum, which features works from Old Masters and Impressionists collected by philanthropist Hasso Plattner. Get a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the movies at the Filmpark Babelsberg, Germany's biggest film production centre during the 1930s, while the Biosphäre Potsdam allows visitors of all ages to come face-to-face with exotic species of plants, animals and birds all under the roof of a tropical botanical garden in the Volkspark Potsdam.
Information about using the Berlin WelcomeCard
More than 12 million visitors to the Berlin area buy the Berlin WelcomeCard every year, making it by far the most popular tourist ticket in the city – and with good reason! The official tourist ticket of Berlin gives you free travel on trams, buses and trains across Berlin, with two versions depending on how far you want to travel – the AB card covers Berlin city centre, while the ABC card allows you travel as far as Potsdam.
You can also enjoy discounts of up to 50% on 200 visitor attractions in the city, or opt for the Berlin WelcomeCard all inclusive which allows free entry to the top 30 attractions in Berlin, including the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz and Madame Tussauds. The Berlin WelcomeCard is the ultimate travel companion for visitors to Berlin. Buy your Berlin WelcomeCard before you travel, and start making savings as soon as you arrive.