Potsdam trip planner

Create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free
Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +
Trip PlannerEurope  /  Germany  /  Brandenburg  /  Potsdam


Gardens · Castles · Historic Sites
Versailles of Germany
Formerly an official residence of the Prussian kings, Potsdam is surrounded by a series of interconnected lakes, parks, and palaces. It ranks as Germany's largest World Heritage Site and is a major stop on many Berlin itineraries. More than a thousand years old, the city is part of Berlin's metropolitan area. It's served by both inner and outer suburban trains and highways. This center of European immigration is known for its openness and diversity. Potsdam has always attracted people from the Netherlands, France, and Russia. All of these immigrants have left an indelible mark on the city's culture and architecture. Be sure to set aside plenty of time for a leisurely exploration of the 18th-century Sanssouci Park, Potsdam's most notable attraction. King Frederick the Great considered this lavish residence and its elaborate gardens a refuge where he could live "sans souci" (without worries), away from the bustling Berlin. When using our Germany tour website, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Potsdam

  • Get a personalized trip
    A full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.

Top Potsdam tours

Places to visit with Potsdam

OranienburgTrip planner Best for: History Museum, Zoo, Water Park Frankfurt (Oder)Trip planner Best for: Landmark, Beach, Fountain CottbusTrip planner Best for: Garden, Landmark, History Museum Brandenburg CityTrip planner Best for: Church, Children’s Museum, Nightlife LuebbenauTrip planner Best for: Spa, History Museum, Specialty Museum