LightSeeing Tours

Every year, our licencees offer various LightSeeing tours to visitors for exploring the shining capital in different ways.

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 the indicated telephone numbers or you can do it online.


LightLiner (bus)

Join the 105 minutes bus tour – including one or two photo stops if possible – by BEX Sightseeing and enjoy the highlights of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS.

Departure 1: Kurfürstendamm 216 / on the corner of Fasanenstraße, 10719 Berlin
Departure 2: DomAquarée, Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 5 / on the corner of Spandauer Straße, 10178 Berlin


Opening day, 9 October 2013, at 8:00 pm
On all other festival days, 10 – 20 October 2013, daily at 7:00 pm
On Fridays and Saturdays additionally at 9:00 pm


Per person: 14,00 €
Reduced (children up to 14 years): 7,00 €

Further information: or phone +49 (0)30 / 880 41 90
Online booking:


Wheelchair accessible LightCabrioRolli-Bus and LightVIP-Bus with plenty of legroom

The travel agency Inclusio-Reisen offers people with and without handicap the opportunity to experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS closely in the “Year of Inclusion 2013″. Individual bookings for single persons or groups are possible via Free Call: +49 (0)800 40 40 820 or from now on.


On request, tours are available throughout the period of the festival.


Per person: from 19,90 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)800 40 40 820, or here.


LightartShip (boat)


Come and experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS from a water perspective. The exclusive LightartShip of the Stern und Kreisschiffahrt will take you on a two hour trip through the nocturnal city of Berlin. Departing at Jannowitzbrücke the tour will lead you past the Oberbaumbridge, O2 World, the government district, Berlin Cathedral, Friedrichstraße as well as Mühlendammschleuse and many other stunning and historical relevant places.

The highlight of this exceptional tour will be an artist projecting light art onto the various buildings, bank walls and bridges which is accompanied by background music.

The tour is live moderated by our competent guide in German and English and will provide you with interesting insights into the city’s history and sightseeing spots.

Come on board and enjoy this unique combination of music, light art and live guided tour on the water ways of Berlin at night.

Duration: approximately 2 hours

Departure and Arrival:
Stern und Kreisschiffahrt Jannowitzbrücke, 10179 Berlin


9 October – 20 October 2013

Sunday – Thursday: 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 6:00 pm


Per person: 22,00 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 53 63 60 13, here.


LightSeeing XL (long tour bus & boat)

LightSeeing XL

Experience the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS with a combined bus and boat tour with TOP Tour bus and a ship (guide only German speaking). After a short ride through the city – passing many illuminated works of art – the route leads directly to the river Spree. On the ship you will enjoy the illuminated sights from the water.

Price includes a little snack: The organizers serve a soft drink and in cooperation with Beach Berlin a snack on location.

Duration: 4 hours.

Departure and Arrival: Potsdamer Platz / on the corner of Stresemannstraße, 10117 Berlin


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013) daily at 7:30 pm.


Per person: 40,00 €
Reduced (up to 14 years): 25,00 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 85 77 70 65 and here.

Minimum number of participants: 20 persons
Registrations are required!


LightPhoto-Safari (bus tour with photo stops)


Discover the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS in a special way: On the ride with Top-Tour Sightseeing Lightbus, the sights of Berlin are not only presented to the tourists but also to the people from Berlin in a different light. During your tour the LightGuide (guide only German speaking) will explain you everything you should know about the famous places and historical buildings that you are visiting together. There are many photo stops at several points – including the Brandenburg Gate.

The price includes a little snack: The organizers serve a soft drink and in cooperation with Beach Berlin a snack on location.

Duration: 4 hours

Departure and Arrival: Potsdamer Platz on the corner of Stresemannstraße, 10117 Berlin


Friday and Saturday, 11 & 12 October 2013 and 18 & 19 October 2013, 8:00 pm


Per person: 30,00 €
Reduced: (up to 14 years): 20,00 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 85 77 70 65 and here.

Minimum number of participants: 20 persons
Registrations are required!



Enjoy the glamour of light in a unique carriage. In a truly original American School bus, incl. a live-guide and a free drink at the board bar, you can enjoy a four-hour tour.The bar, which has been built in the rear part of the bus, makes sure that you have a perfect event-feeling during the tour.
Duration: 4 hours

Start: Alexanderstr. 3, Mitte (you can reach it by S-Bahn, underground and Tram – Alexanderplatz) Other sites can be arranged.


On request on any day of the festival (09 to 20 October 2013) ar 6:00 pm and by agreement.


44,90 € / per person and bus ride a minimum of 10-15 participants are requested. Advanced booking is necessary.

Bookings can be done under: or via telephone: 030 / 911 462 911

Reservation is required!

Service at the bar and toilets on board is available.


LightSightRunning (on a run)

All sport-enthusiastic Berliner and Berlin visitors are welcomed to explore the shining capital in a running pace. Mikes’s SightRunning leads you through the spectacularly illuminated cultural scene of Berlin’s historic centre. Pulse watches and competition spirits are left at home. LightSightRunning is solely seen as an event for fun combined with a sportive note.

Departure: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin (at the”Starbucks Coffee”).


Friday – Sunday, 11 – 13 October 2013
Thursday – Saturday, 17 – 19 October 2013

The tour starts at 7:15 pm each day.


With registration until 30 September per person: 8,00 €
From 1 October per Person: 10,00 €

Booking and further information: here.



As unique as Berlin itself is the Berlin Hi-Flyer from our licensee Air Service Berlin. In the heart of Berlin the ”WELT-Balloon” 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 2013 the Balloon is shining bright in the sky over Berlin!

Departure: Ballon-Garten at Checkpoint Charlie / Zimmerstraße (on the corner of Wilhelmstraße), 10117 Berlin


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013) daily from 6:30 am to 10:00 pm – duration of the ascent: 15 minutes.


Per person: 19,00 €
Reduced: 13,00 €

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.

Please keep informed about the weather conditions by calling the wind hotline: 030 / 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 click here.

For further information click here.



Enjoy the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS on a romantic journey of 45 minutes (or 75 minutes) with the LightCarriage of Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten. You can expect a beautiful tour along the illuminated buildings with one brief photo stop (or with two photo stops during the 75 minutes trip). The carriage is reserved exclusively for you and can accommodate up to 6 people of your choice. And something special – one of the LightCarriages will be fully illuminated!

Departure and arrival: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013) from 7:00 pm.
Early reservations are required in order to secure one of the popular rides.

For each booked trip, guests get a small sparkling wine for free on the following days:

Wednesday, 9 Oct. & Thursday, 10. Oct. 2013
Monday, 14. Oct., Tuesday, 15. Oct., Wednesday, 16 Oct. & Thursday, 17 Oct. 2013


Per carriage: 95,00 € for 45 minutes or 150,00 € for 75 minutes

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 36 44 01 64, or here.



Get one of the few LightSeeing rides with the LightKremser from our partner Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten and enjoy an unforgettable journey through the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. The Kremser – a special horse carriage – comfortably offers room for up to 22 people. Cozy seating and a table inside round off the pleasant feeling. On request, the organiser gladly serves you sparkling wine or “Kremser Schnapps” (liquor). Ideal for corporate and family events – a very special cruise along the illuminated sights. The Kremser is reserved exclusively for your group and Berlin Vermittlung und Kutschfahrten is looking forward to your reservation.

Departure: Hauptbahnhof, 10557 Berlin


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013) between 7:00 and 11:00 pm after booking.


60 minutes: 280,00 €
90 minutes: 380,00 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 36 44 01 64, +49 (0)173 231 34 29, or here.

Up to 4 wheelchairs and about 8-10 other people can ride at the same time.



The LightLimo from our licensee Limo4Stars takes you for a wonderful ride into the magical world of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. Experience Berlin at night with a drive past most of the beautiful sights of Berlin transformed into exquisite light artworks and enjoy the fascinating and vivified night scenery of the city lights at that. Limo4Stars promise you a 60 minute drive in style and class and a bottle of champagne at their cost with the most luxurious stretch limousines in Berlin! The breathless moments are guaranteed!


You can book the date, the point and the time of departure just as you wish!


189,00 € / 60 minutes

Booking and further information: Use the contact form, call +49 (0)163 353 58 07, write an email to or look here.


LightBikeTaxi (bicycle taxi)

Be a star yourself – have a drive in the self-illuminated “LightBikeTaxis“ from our licensee BikeTaxi. They are a highlight themselves. Or use one of the nice looking standard BikeTaxis for tours along the best illuminated places in town. Drives are convenient and individually. Cozy blankets make sure you can handle also cold nights. And bring your camera – there are plenty of possible photo stops along the way.


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013), all tours can be designed according to your wishes.
Standard tours shuttle between Alexanderplatz and Potsdamer Platz. They include the best places at Museum Island, Bebelplatz, Gendarmenmarkt, Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz.

Tours can be arranged for a duration between 1 and 2 hours.


1 hour in the illuminated LightBikeTaxi: 60,00 €
1 hour in the standard BikeTaxi: 45,00 €

Price is for 2 adults and 1 child up to the age of 7 years.

Booking and further information: +49 (0)30 / 93 95 83 46 or



This will be the most exciting tour through Berlin you can imagine. Our partner the Segway Citytour Berlin shows you all major sights in about 2,5 hours: Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Holocaust Memorial, Gendarmenmarkt, Bookburning Place, Museum Island and much more.

Riding a Segway is easily learned. All participants receive an extensive training. This will probably be the most amazing experience in your life!

Besides the standard tour during daytime our partner is offering a special FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS tour at night. A personal guide will show you the most spectacular illuminated buildings of the city. You may book this special tour for one or two guests for 1, 2 or 3 hours tour length.

Departure and Arrival: Spreeterrassen on the Museum Island, Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 2, 10178 Berlin


On each day of the festival (9 to 20 October 2013)

Standard tour (daytime only):
For further information click here.

Individual tours with Personal Guide (in the evening):
6:30 pm and 08:00 pm
For further information click here.


2,5 hours standard tour (daytime only): 59,80 €

Individual tours with Personal Guide (in the evening):
1 hour for one guest: 139,00 €
1 hour for two guests: 169,00 €
(Booking up to 3 hours is possible)
The comprehensive cover is included for free in the fare.

Booking and further information:, or
+49 (0)30 / 49 20 59 80.



BerlinMitHund walks right through the 9th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. On a stroll through the Tiergarten, the dogs are entertained and the people enjoy the view of some selected highlights of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: Hauptbahnhof (Main Station), Victory Column, Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate.
Duration: 2 hours

Important to know that the dogs are kept on a leash. Light collars are an advantage. Attendance is suitable for socially compatible and joyful running dogs. Female dogs in season may not participate. Please keep dirt bags ready.

Departure and Arrival: Haus der Bundespressekonferenz, Schiffbauerdamm 40, 10117 Berlin


Sunday, 13 October 2013, 7:00 pm
Find personalized tours on request for groups with a minimum of four participants.


Per person: 20,00 €, dogs are free

Booking and further information: +49 (0)177 798 60 90,, using the registration form or look here.


LightWalking (guided walking tours)

Enjoy the historical Berlin Mitte with our licensee Katrin Pollok (Stadtführungen Berlinsehenswert) during the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS with a unique LightSeeing tour 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.


Tour 1: From Hotel Adlon to Lustgarten via Gendarmenmarkt


Daily from Thursday, 10 October 2013 to Sunday, 20 October 2013, 7:00 pm (Other times can be arranged.) Friday fully booked.

Meeting Place:

Entrance to the S-Bahn station Brandenburg Gate, at the Hotel Adlon, Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin

Duration: 1,5 hours

Tour 2: From Lustgarten to Pariser Platz via Gendarmenmarkt


Daily from Wednesday, 09 October to Saturday, 19 October 2013, 8:30 pm (Other times can be arranged.)
Friday fully booked.

Meeting Place:

At Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, at the bus station: bus 100/200

Duration: 1,5 hours


Per person: 8,00 €

Booking and further information: +49 (0)151 52 44 38 58,, or here.

Please sign up by email two hours before starting the event.


Light-eTuk Tour

Discover the shining Berlin on a tour with the world’s first 100% electric Tuk Tuk! After a short briefing you drive yourself in brightly colored eTuk convoy through the glittering capital! Quiet and environmentally friendly, it goes to the bright buildings of Berlin. Follow the tour guide in the Light-eTuk and the city tour guide is transmitted by radio to the other vehicles. Brief stops can be done at any time. (Class B driver’s license required)


On each day of the festival (09 – 20.10.2013) 6:00 pm until 12:00 am, start of the tour by appointment


Zimmerstr. 97, 10117 Berlin / corner of Wilhelmstr.(near Checkpoint Charlie)


eTukTour special during the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS:

1 hr Light eTukTour: from 29 € per person
2 hrs Light eTukTour: from 45 € per person

Call or write the eTukTeam to arrange individual tour dates. They gladly design the tour according to your wishes.
030/6891 0266,

Booking and further information:030 / 6891 0266,, oder hier.

Light Valet Drive

Experience the fascination of the “Festival of Lights” and enjoy the look at a bright capital from the luxury back seat of a limousine or a value-packed Business Van / Minibus in a whole new light.
90 minutes sightseeing with a chauffeur guide, including back transfer:

Collection in Berlin, depending on the number of persons with a sedan ( 1-4 people), a minivan (1-8 persons) or a Business Minibus ( 1-16 people) .

Dates & Times

Start & End

Individual booking
Pick up from home and back transfer


90 minutes sightseeing with a chauffeur guide, including back transfer
Just any Car (1-3 passengers): 119,- €* (141,61 €)
Business Limousine (1-3 passengers): 140,- €* (166,60 €)
Premium Limousine (1-3 passengers): 160,- €* (190,40 €)
Business Van (1-8 passengers): 160,- €* (190,40 €)
Business Minibus (1-16 passengers): 240,- €* (285,60 €)

Cancellation is free of charge up to 3 days in advance, 50% up to 24 hrs in advance and for less than 24 hrs 100% we charge of the total amount. No-Show will be charged at 100 %.

Book easily, conveniently and free of charge at the following hotline: 0800/ 88 55 600
or by email at:


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