Berlin Post-Cruise Extension Day 3 We invite you to spend today at your leisure. Take advantage of your time in this metropolitan Berlin city to check out the thriving arts and culture scene; art lovers have been known to flock to the Museuminsel (Museum Island). For history buffs, you will not want to miss the Berlin Wall or the Holocaust Memorial. Or maybe relax at a quaint café, taking in the city scene as a local. We encourage you to use your last full day in Germany’s capital city as you wish! Day 4 Your tour comes to an end in Berlin with a motorcoach transfer to the airport. Berlin Daily buffet breakfast is included with hotel stay. Note: Order of sightseeing and itinerary are subject to change. Note: Optional excursions will be available for purchase on site through your local host. A minimum number of participants is required to operate optional excursions. Cover Photo: Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany For more information, please contact your preferred Travel Professional. Call Uniworld at 1-800-733-7820 or visit www.uniworld.com. 2011 Post-Cruise Extension Berlin CST #2075415-20 Berlin Post-Cruise Extension Old meets new in Germany’s capital city, the inspiring Berlin Day 2 Next, you’re off to the Checkpoint Charlie border- crossing point, one of Berlin’s most infamous Welcome to the continuation of your Uniworld adventure! Berlin landmarks. This is where the Berlin Wall formed (continued) Following your magnificent cruise down the Rhine and/or the border of East and West Berlin in 1961. Danube, you now have the chance to explore a cornerstone Today, the old border is marked throughout the of Germany’s history, culture, and people in depth with city with a double line of cobblestones. After the our extension program to Berlin. fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, the next stop on the itinerary became the biggest building site in Home to an expansive array of museums—about 175 total Europe: Potsdamer Platz. This site rose up in the —Berlin is one of Europe’s epicenters for art, history, and mid- 1990s, showing that Berlin was turning over culture. For wine and food enthusiasts, the city boasts over a new leaf with the construction of a new quarter 4,000 restaurants. For those looking for a tranquil respite filled with shops, hotels, apartments, restaurants, before beginning your river cruise adventure, meander and a casino. through the tree-lined avenues of Berlin—around one third For a panoramic view of Berlin, ride the fastest of the city is composed of forests, parks, and gardens. elevator in Europe up the Kohlhoff Tower. The Berlin will allure and enchant you with its historical tower rises up where the Berlin Wall once stood. and timeless sites, exciting local culture, and bustling Next, passing by the National Gallery, the tour atmosphere. Enjoy your extension tour of Berlin as you will head to the former Western part of the city, encounter living history at every turn on your journey. home to Gedächtniskirche (Memorial Church), which was destroyed during WWII and has since only been partly reconstructed. Berlin Post-Cruise Extension Your tour will take you by the glass-domed Reichstag, the seat of the German Parliament and the city’s top tourist destination, and onto Day 1 Following a train ride from Nuremberg, you will arrive in the capital of Germany: Berlin. the UNESCO World Heritage Museuminsel (Museum Island). Be sure not to miss one of the Nuremberg, You will be transferred to your hotel to begin world’s great opera houses—and an impressive Berlin your adventure in Germany’s largest city. building in its own right, the National Opera House. Next, the tour will continue on to both Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz. This gate is the only remaining gate in the city and has Day 2 A motorcoach will pick you up from the hotel to begin your discovery of the highlights of Berlin. become symbolic of the former division of Berlin. Berlin’s most famous square, Alexanderplatz, was Berlin Your tour will commence at Gendarmenmarkt, named for Czar Alexander and was completely one of the most picturesque locations in the city, destroyed during WWII. framed by French and German cathedrals. On the way back to the hotel, take in the Berlin Old meets new at the second stop, Friedrich- Red City Hall and the Medieval Nicolai Quarter. straßethe, the most legendary street in the whole The afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure. city. Here, the tradition of the “Golden Twenties” Note: The order of sightseeing and the number of stops may (as it was once the location for cafés and theaters be altered due to traffic or road construction, as well as during the 1920s) is combined with the arch- weather conditions. itecture of the New Berlin with its elegant stores and shopping malls now lining this famous street.