Lightseeing Tours 2016

Every year, our LightSeeing partners offer various LightSeeing tours to the visitors and guests of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS so that they can explore and enjoy the beautifully radiating capital in many different ways.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to your feedback and questions: info@festival-of-lights.de.

Remark: We would like to point out that our LightSeeing partners independently organize and conduct the tours. Please book your LightSeeing tour directly through our partners using their indicated telephone numbers or their online contact details. Thank you.

LightSeeing-Touren 2016 at a glance

 

Guide of Light (guided walking tour)

LightLiner (bus)

LightShip (ship)

LightSeeing XL (Bus & Ship)

LightSeeing Combi-Tour (bus & ship)

LightPhoto-Safari (bus tour with photo stops)

LightSeeing Stretched Limousine Tour

LightCarriage (carriage)

LightKremser (charabanc)

LightWalking (guided walking tour)

LightSightRunning (guided tour – easy running)

LightBikeTaxi (bicycle taxi)

LightBalloon (Ascension of the WELTballon)

 

Guide of Light (guided walking tour)

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Come and join the LightGuide Performance Tours, a unique guided tour taking you to the highlights of The Berlin FESTIVAL OF LIGHT. Our professional performer is dressed in an award winning high-tech suit made of hundreds of LED lights. You’ll be delighted with the story of Berlin, its buildings and its light art. You can join this story with your own radio programmed LED light wristband provided by your Guide of Light. Experience the Berlin FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS like never before.

Dates: 07 – 16 October
starting from 7:00 pm
Start: starts and ends at the Bebelplatz
Price: Per person 15,00 €
Duration: approximately 90 minutes
Language: bilingual tours German / English
Booking: online Booking | +316 21576268
More Information: http://stilt.life/
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appropriate for wheelchairs

 

LightLiner (bus)

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Enjoy Berlin in extraordinary light on a very special city tour. You can exprience the wonderful highlights of the 12th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2016 during an impressive one hour and 45 minutes bus tour with the LightLiner from our LightSeeing partner BEX Sightseeing. Including a guide and – depending on the possibilities – one or two photo stops!

Dates: 07 – 16 October
Every Festival evening at 7:00 pm
Fridays and Saturdays additionally at 9:00 pm
Start and finish: Kurfürstendamm 216 | Corner Fasanenstr., 10719 Berlin
DomAquarée, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5 | Corner Spandauer Str., 10178 Berlin
Price: Per person 14,00 € | discount (kids up to 14 yrs.) 7,00 €
Duration: approximately 1 hour 45 minutes
Booking: online Booking | +49 (0)30 88 041 90
More Information: BEX Sightseeing | +49 (0)30 880 41 90
Wheelchairs can be transported on the coach. However, the buses are not accessible in wheelchairs because they are not equipped with lifters for entry.

 

LightShip (ship)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightartShip

During this time, you’ll be carried past the beautiful, illuminated buildings, right along the shore. The ship itself is illuminated imaginatively and its very own spotlights illuminate the banks and bridges in a magical lights during the journey.

Dates: 07 – 16 October
Start: Märkisches Ufer: Fridays and Saturdays at 6 pm and 8:30 pm
Märkisches Ufer: Sundays until Thursdays at 7:00 pm
Moltkebrücke/Hauptbahnhof: Fridays and Saturdays at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm
Moltkebrücke/Hauptbahnhof: Sundays until Thursdays at 7:30 pm
Price: Per person 22,00 € | Discount (children 6 – 14 years) 11,00 €
Duration: approximately 2 hours
Language: German with moderation in 10 foreign languages (headphones à 3 € p.P.)
Booking: online Booking | +49 (0)30 67 96 14 70
More Information: www.reederei-riedel.de/en

 

LightSeeing XL (bus & ship)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightSeeing XL

If you like to enjoy the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS from the water as well as from the bus, the combination tour with TOP Tour Bus and a ship should be your choice. During the bus ride, a light guide explains the illuminations. There are several stops to photograpically capture the impressions and to see the sights up close. Afterwards, the ship of the Reederei Riedel offers a very different perspective on the illuminated Berlin. The price includes a snack and a drink.

Dates: 07 -16 October
Every festival evening at 7:30 pm
Start: Potsdamer Platz | at the corner Gabriele-Target-Promenade, 10117 Berlin
Price: Per person 40,00 € | discount (kids up to 12 years) 25,00 €
Duration: approximately 4 hours (Sunday – Thursday)
approximately 4,5 hours (Friday + Saturday)
Language: German and English
Booking: online booking | +49 (0)30 85 77 70 65 (Mo.- Fr. 10am – 6pm)
More Information: www.top-tour-sightseeing.de/en
Minimum participants per tour is 30 person.
Reservations required!

 

LightSeeing Combi-Tour (bus & ship)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightartShip

Once again, you can enjoy the radiating city during a combi-tour with the LightShip and a bus from our LightSeeing Partner Reederei Riedel. The boats and busses depart daily from the station “Hansabrücke” (Altonaer Straße Corner Levetzowstraße). The switch is at the station “Mercedes-Benz Arena”: the guests from the bus get on the ship and the guests from the ship get on the bus. Both ride along the other one’s route as well (including photo stop).

Dates: 07 – 16 October
Every festival evening at 7 pm
Start: Hansabrücke (Altonaer Straße Corner Levetzowstraße)
Price: Per person 32,00 € | Discount (children 6 – 14 years) 15,00 €
Duration: approximately 3,5 hours
Language: German with moderation in 10 foreign languages (headphones à 3 € p.P.)
Booking: online Booking | +49 (0)30 67 96 14 70
More Information: www.reederei-riedel.de/en

 

LightPhoto-Safari (bus tour with photo stops)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightFoto-Safari

Experience the 12th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2016 in a very special way: Aboard the Top Tour Sightseeing Lightbus the sights do not only present themselves to tourists in an entire new light, but also to the Berliners. During the 4-hour journey, the LightGuide explains facts worth knowing about the famous places and buildings. At several points photo stops will be taken – including at the world famous monument Brandenburg Gate. An original Berlin Currywurst and a drink are included.

Dates: 07 -16 October
Every Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm
Start: Potsdamer Platz | at the corner Gabriele-Target-Promenade, 10117 Berlin
Price: Per Person 30,00 € | discount (kids up to 12 years) 20,00 €
Duration: approximately 4 hours
Language: German
Booking: online booking | +49 (0)30 85 77 70 65
(Mo.- Fr. 10am – 6pm)
More Information: www.top-tour-sightseeing.de/en
Minimum participants per tour is 20 persons.
Reservations required!

 

LightSeeing Stretched Limousine Tour

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One cannot enjoy the biggest light spectacle of Berlin more conveniently. On the leather couch in the Light-Stretched Limousine, you will be chauffeured from one highlight to the other while drinking chilled sparkling wine. Be driven through the colouful illuminated center of Berlin in one of our elegant stretched limousines or the stretched Hummer and see the prettiest light production of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. During the one-hour tour, we will take one photo stop. The two-hour long tour gives you the possibility to stop anytime and take pictures.

Dates: 07 – 16 October
7 pm – 11 pm
Start: Alexanderplatz (Alexanderstraße 11, Congress Centrum opposite to Alexa) 10178 Berlin
Price: 1 hour per person from 15,-€ | 2 hours per person from 30,-€
Duration: 1 hour | 2 hours | 3 hours | 5 hours
Booking: online booking | +49 (0)30 63 31 37 77
More Information: www.beverlycars.de/en. Booking necessary!

 

LightCarriage (carriage)

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Experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS on a romantic carriage ride with the LightCarriage from Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten. You can expect an unforgettable route along the most beautiful illuminations and highlights including one or two short photo stops and listen to the anecdotes and explanations by the coachman. Something very special: only with Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten one of the LightCarriages will be completely enveloped in light! The carriages do not dependent on the weather: if it rains, the roof will be closed! So you are protected and can still see and experience everything. A coach accommodates six people.

Dates: 07 -16 October
Every festival evening 7:00 pm
Start: Brandenburg Gate, 10117 Berlin or by individual appointment
Price: Per Carriage 95,00 € for 45 minutes or 150,00 € for 75 minutes
Booking: info@berlin-kutschfahrt.de | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information: www.berlin-kutschfahrt.de
Early reservations are required

 

LightKremser (charabanc)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightKremser

Option 1: Private LightSeeing Tour with the LightKremser:

Secure today one of the few free dates and enjoy a simply unforgettable light tour through the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS with the LightKremser provided by our LightSeeing partner Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten. The Kremser accommodates up to 22 people. Comfortable seating and a table round up the cozy atmosphere. The tour operator gladly serves sparkling wine or the “Kremserschnapps”. Ideal for corporate and family events – a very special light cruise along the illuminated sights. The Kremser is reserved exclusively for your group!

Dates: 07 -16 October
Every festival evening between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm
Start: Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin
Price: Per Kremser 265,00 € for 60 minutes or 365,00 € for 90 minutes
Booking: info@berlin-kremserfahrt.de | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information: www.berlin-kremserfahrt.de
Early reservations are required. The LightKremser is barrier free – up to 4 wheelchairs and 10 people can share a ride. Normally, 24 people can comfortably find a seat. This offer is for groups that would like to book their own LightKremser

 

Option 2: Public LightSeeing Tour with the LightKremser:

Take off to an unforgettable and social tour during one of the public rides with our LightSeeing-Partner Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten and up to 20 more people.

Dates: 07 -16 October
Start: Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin
Price: Per person 20,00 € for 75 minutes
Booking: info@berlin-kremserfahrt.de | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information: www.berlin-kremserfahrt.de
Early reservations are required. Not barrier free

 

LightWalking (guided walking tour)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightWalking

Enjoy the historical Berlin Mitte with our real Berliner Katrin Pollok (Stadtführungen Berlinsehenswert). You can expect a unique LightSeeing tour through the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS and look at the sights, streets and places with their special illumination and atmosphere. It is also an exceptional opportunity for groups or incentive activity. Other times and meeting places can be arranged in advance. Use this good opportunity to discover Berlin.

Dates: 07 – 16 October
Every festival evening at 7 pm and 9 pm and on request
Start: Tour 1: At 7 pm from Hotel Adlon to Gendarmenmarkt to Lustgarten
Tour 2: At 9 pm from Lustgarten to Gendarmenmarkt to Pariser Platz
Price: Per person 10,00 €
Duration: approximately 90 minutes
Booking: +49 (0)151 52 44 38 58 | info@berlinsehenswert.de or online www.berlinsehenswert.de
More Information: www.berlinsehenswert.de
A booking until 5 pm on the same date is requested!

 

LightSightRunning (guided tour – easy running)

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Experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2016 in a sporting atmosphere with our LightSeeing partner Mike’s SightRunning Berlin. The tour in conversational pace leads to illuminated buildings and sights including the Reichstag building, River Spree, Museum Island, Berlin Cathedral, Unter den Linden, Potsdamer Platz and more highlights. Pulse watches and competition spirits are left at home. Bring a camera for photo stops instead. LightSightRunning is solely seen as an event for fun combined with a sportive note.

Dates: October (Fri – Sun) 07 – 09 and 14 – 16 October, start time 7:15 pm
Start: Brandenburg Gate, 10117 Berlin, meeting point in front of „Starbucks Coffee“
Price: 10€ per person (cash only)
Distance/Duration: approximately 1,5 hours for about 10 km (incl. LightSeeing stops)
Language: English and German
Booking: online booking |
+49 (0)30 53 06 68 66
office hours daily (8 am – 8 pm)
custom tours daily (6 am – midnight)
More Information: www.mikes-sightrunning.com

 

LightBikeTaxi (bicycle taxi)

LightBikeTaxi

Experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS as a special guest in the bright LightBikeTaxis from our LightSeeing partner BikeTaxi. The LightBikeTaxis are shining from the inside and are a highlight by itselves. Our partner Biketaxi offers various beautiful standard vehicles for trips along the illuminated squares and streets. The ride is comfortable and individually. Cosy blankets ensure that you enjoy the ride even at low temperatures.

Dates: All trips can be booked daily from 07 – 16 October between
7 pm – 11 pm
Start: The standard tours shuttle between Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz and include the most beautiful areas around the Museum Island, Bebelplatz, Gendarmenmarkt, Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz.
Individual tours or group booking on request.
We can start and end at a place of your choice (extra charge).
Price: Prices per BikeTaxi (2 adults and 1 child aged up to 6):
75 Minutes
Standard-BikeTaxi, without light: 75 EUR
LightBikeTaxi, illuminated: 95 EUR
1,5 hours
Standard-BixeTaxi, without light: 90 EUR
LightBikeTaxi, illuminated: 120 EUR
2 hours
Standard-BixeTaxi, without light: 120 EUR
LightBikeTaxi, illuminated: 160 EUR
Group booking
Prices on request. Route by individual appointment.
Maximum 100 persons (50 BikeTaxis)
Language: English and German. More languages on request.
Booking: info@biketaxi.de | +49 (0)30 93 95 83 46
More Information: www.biketaxi.de

 

LightBalloon (Ascension of the WELTballon)

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As unique as Berlin itself is the new illuminated Weltballon from our licensee Air Service Berlin. In the heart of Berlin the “WELTballon” is one of the biggest helium balloons in the world. It has become a trademark of the capital a long time ago – Berliners as well as tourists have grown very fond of it. Enjoy the breath-taking view from 150 meters above the Metropolis of Berlin. An unforgettable experience! During the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS the Balloon is shining bright in the sky over Berlin!

Dates: 07 – 16 October
Every festival evening between 6:30 pm and 10 pm
Start: Ballon-Garten at Checkpoint Charlie | Corner Wilhelmstr., 10117 Berlin
Price: Per person 19,00 € | discount 16,90 €
Duration: 15 minutes ascent
Booking: Due to the fact that every ascent with the balloon depends on current weather conditions, it is unfortunately not possible to book in advance. Tickets can be bought on location at the box office.
More Information: www.air-service-berlin.de
Please keep informed about the weather conditions by calling the wind hotline: +49 (0)30 22 66 788 11 before your visit because especially during the evening hours wind conditions can change abruptly. For further information on the weather condotions look here: weather conditions.

 

                       

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