City Sightseeing Potsdam. If you want to see it all, consider a hop-on, hop-off bus tour. This double-decker bus has an open-deck second floor, giving great views of the city, with seven convenient stops throughout Potsdam. Potsdam. 0331/974–376. www.city-sightseeing.com/tours/germany/potsdam.htm. €14.
Sandeman’s New Europe: Berlin. This company offers a five-hour walking tour of Potsdam, including the Dutch Quarter, Potsdam’s Brandenburg Gate, and Park Sanssouci. The day ends at Schloss Sanssouci—if you want to tour the palace as well, the guides will give you tips on how to avoid the lines and get deals on tickets. The tour's meeting point is at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, and you’ll need to have an ABC train ticket purchased ahead of time. Milastr. 2, Berlin, 10437. 030/5105–0030 or. newberlintours.com. €14.
Potsdam Tourist Office. Two-hour walking tours (9€) are led around Potsdam's historical center from this tourist information center. Touristenzentrum Potsdam, Brandenburgerstr. 3, at Brandenburger Tor Potsdam, Potsdam, 14467. 0331/275–580. www.potsdamtourismus.de.