On Marlene's Footsteps
In 2001 Berlin celebrated Marlene Dietrich‘s 100th anniversary with a special exhibition in the new Filmmuseum showing personal items and pictures of the „diva“ who was a symbol of the swinging Berlin during the „mad 30s“. We suggest a journey through the recent history of this fascinating metropolis: Art Déco, the sites of the nazism, cinema, Olympic Games and a lot more.
Day 1
Arrive to Berlin. Afternoon „Marlene“ tour, on the footsteps of the „movie star“ from her childhood to the cemetery where she was buried. Tour including admission to the exhibition at the Filmmuseum in the Sony building. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2
After breakfast sightseeing tour of the city centre including the exhibition on nazism era „Topography of Terror“. See some symbols of the „cold war“ like Checkpoint Charlie and the Wall (East Side Gallery). Afternoon tour through the Western districts including the Olympic Stadium of 1936 (inside visit on rq.) and the Bröhan Museum (furniture, glasses, chinaware, handware and design in Liberty and Art Déco styles). Dinner at popular beer hall or traditional cabaret. Overnight.
Day 3
Morning drive to Glienicke to see the „Spies Bridge“ then proceed to Potsdam for an orientation tour and visit of Cecilienhof Castle: in this mansion Churchill, Stalin and Truman signed the Potsdam Agreement on the partition of Germany. Proceed to Babelsberg for a guided tour of the Film Studios, former stage of the film „The Blue Angel“. Drive back to Berlin. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4
Individual visits to museums. The Museum Pass gives you free admission to over 50 Museums, except for temporary exhibitions. On request opera or concert tickets. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5
Before leaving Berlin board the boat for a ride on the Spree river along the city centre.