Lightseeing Tours 2017

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Finally the time has come!

The LightSeeing tours 2017 are online!

Our LightSeeing partners are offering a variety of eventful ways to experience the unique light installations of the festival.

The most comfortable way to explore the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS.

Regardless of the weather conditions, you will be able to visit various festival stopps with different travelling options e.g. as group, as individual, with snacks or stops for picture shots.

Please take a look at the diverse possibilities, offered to discover FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2017!

We are looking forward to seeing you there!


 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are looking forward to your feedback and questions:

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

LightSeeing-Touren 2017 at a glance


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)

LightBikeTaxi (bicycle taxi)

LightBalloon (Ascension of the WELTballon)






LightLiner (bus)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightLiner

Enjoy Berlin in extraordinary light on a very special city tour. You can exprience the wonderful highlights of the 13th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2017 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: 06 – 15 October
Every Festival evening at 7 pm
Fridays and Saturdays additionally at 9 pm
Start and finish: Kurfürstendamm 216 | Corner Fasanenstr., 10719 Berlin
DomAquarée, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5 | Corner Spandauer Str., 10178 Berlin
Price: Per person 15,00 € | discount (kids up to 14 yrs.) 7,50 €
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: 06 – 15 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 pm and 8:30 pm
Moltkebrücke/Hauptbahnhof: Sundays until Thursdays at 7:30 pm
Price: Per person 24,00 € | Discount (children 6 – 14 years) 12,00 €
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:


LightSeeing XL (bus & ship)


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 photographically 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: 06 -15 October
Every festival evening at 7:30 pm
Start: Potsdamer Platz | at the corner Gabriele-Tergit-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:
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: 06 – 15 October
Every festival evening at 7 pm
Start: Hansabrücke (Altonaer Straße Corner Levetzowstraße)
Price: Per person 33,00 € | Discount (children 6 – 14 years) 16,50 €
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:


LightPhoto-Safari (bus tour with photo stops)


Experience the 13th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2017 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: 06 -15 October
Tue-Thu: 7 pm (3h) & Fri-Sat: 8 pm (4h)
Start: Potsdamer Platz | at the corner Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade, 10117 Berlin
Price: 3h: Per Person 20,00 € | discount (kids up to 12 years) 15,00 €
4h: Per Person 30,00 € | discount (kids up to 12 years) 20,00 €
Duration: approximately 3 or 4 hours
Language: German and English
Booking: online booking | +49 (0)30 85 77 70 65
(Mo.- Fr. 10am – 6pm)
More Information:
Reservations required!


LightSeeing Stretched Limousine Tour

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: 06 – 15 October
7 pm – 11 pm
Start: Alexanderplatz (Alexanderstraße 11, Congress Centrum opposite to Alexa) 10178 Berlin
Price: 1 hour per person from 20,-€ | 2 hours per person from 40,-€
Duration: 1 hour | 2 hours | 3 hours | 5 hours
Booking: online booking | +49 (0)  3379 / 44 59 79
More Information: Booking necessary!


LightCarriage (carriage)

LightSeeing Festival of Lights LightKutsche

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: 06 -15 October
Every festival evening 7 pm
Start: Brandenburger Gate or by individual appointment
Price: Per Carriage 95,00 € for 45 minutes or 150,00 € for 75 minutes
Booking: | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information:
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: 06 -15 October
Every festival evening between 7 pm and 11 pm
Start: Berlin Cathedral
Price: Per Kremser 265,00 € for 60 minutes or 365,00 € for 90 minutes
Booking: | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information:
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 tour during one of the public rides with our LightSeeing-Partner Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten.

Dates: 06 -15 October
Fr  06.10 – 8:30 p.m.
Sa 07.10 – 7:00 und 8:30 pm
So 08.10 – 7:00 und 8:30 pm
Fr  13.10 – 7:00 und 8:30 pm
Sa 14.10 – 7:00 und 8:30 and 10 pm
So 15.10 – 7:00 und 8:30 pm
Start: Meeting point inner city area
Price: Per person 20,00 € for 75 minutes
Booking: | +49 (0)30 36 44 01 64 | +49 (0)173 231 3429
More Information:
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: 06 – 15 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 | or online
More Information:
A booking until 5 pm on the same date is requested!


LightBikeTaxi (bicycle taxi)


Experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS as 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 06 – 15 October between
7 pm – 11 pm
Start: The standard tours shuttle between Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz 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):
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: | +49 (0)30 93 95 83 46
More Information:


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: 06 – 15 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 17,90 €
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:
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 conditions look here: weather conditions.




You do not know the wonderful specially illuminated Berlin so far? We show you all the attractions and highlights of the Festival of Lights in a vehicle, which already Werner von Siemens dreamed of in 1848. In an electronic carriage, in the style of Berlin’s period of promoterism, we drive you to the magical places. Our chauffeurs will show you the work of art and drive you safely through the city! Our private Lightseeing-Tours guide you to the most beautiful places. What is special about the electronic carriage? – In the dark it turns into a work of art itsself. Dashcams record your personal travel; in commemoration of it we provide the video for you.

Dates: 06. – 15. October
Daily from 7 o’clock pm
Start: Pariser Platz or
by appointment
Prices: 110,- €/hour
Booking: Onlinebuchung
Note: Our tours are private tours. The prices are for the carriages. Our carriages have space for 6 persons, have a top
if it rains and heated seats if it is cold, additional to warm blankets.


LightRun powered by DECATHLON

Experience the Festival of Lights in a pretty sportive way. Our passionate runners of DECATHLON “Alexanderplatz” will guide you very powerful through the beautiful illuminated Berlin. We also have some surprises coming up. Anyone who is joining the run will definitely have the possibility to win one of our favorite running shoes.

Dates: 09. & 11. & 13. October
at 8 pm – 9:30 pm
Start: in front of the Decathlon Store
Price: per person  1,- €
Duration: approximately 1,5 hours
Booking: 030/419589710 |


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