Optional Tours

In addition to the field trips, five interesting optional tours and events are being offered at the ICA 2018. The optional tours include, a tour to Potsdam with its marvelous parks and castles, a tour to relive the prussian times at the Schönhausen palace as well as a guided tour through the ESTREL. A Graffiti workshop will enable you to paint on a wall piece, whilst being inspired by original pieces of the Berlin wall.

POTSDAM AND ITS MARVELOUS PARKS AND CASTLES

4 June 2018 | Full Day Tour | Language: English | Cost: EUR 99 + additional VAT
If you wish to take a day off from bustling city life in Berlin, this tour will make you feel like a king or queen! Spend the whole day in Potsdam with its palaces, gardens and lakes and enjoy the charming old town. Experience an inside tour of New Palace, see the Cecilienhof and Babelsberg castles and enjoy this day full of exciting discoveries and dazzling beauty.

FROM PRUSSIA TO THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC – SCHÖNHAUSEN PALACE

6 June 2018 | Full Day Tour | Language: English | Cost: EUR 89 + additional VAT
Berlin’s rich history has many facets. This bus tour will lead us to the beautiful Schönhausen Palace, its Prussian roots and later its use in former East Germany. Join us for a tour of Schönhausen Palace, a baroque jewel which has been reopened to the public after extensive restoration work in 2009.

LET’S GO SHOPPING IN BERLIN

8 June 2018 | Half Day Tour | Language: English | Cost: EUR 49 + additional VAT

Discover Europe’s shopping paradise! The fi rst stop on this bus tour will be the KaDeWe, the biggest department store on the European continent. Next we will head to the gorgeous Friedrichstadtpassagen near to the boulevard “Unter den Linden”. The trip will be rounded off with a walk in the trendy district around Hackesche Höfe.

GUIDED TOUR OF GERMANY‘S LARGEST HOTEL – THE ESTREL

7 June 2018 | 9.30 – 11.30 | Language: English | 2 groups with 15 participants| Cost: EUR 10 + additional VAT

This tour will give you interesting insights into the daily logistical masterpiece delivered at the Estrel. Visit the kitchen, learn about the technical facilities and the engineering and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of Germany’s largest hotel.

GRAFFITI WORKSHOP

5 June 2018 | 9:00 am – midday | Language: English | 15-20 participants |Cost: EUR 10 + additional VAT
This workshop looks in particular at artists and those who would like to become one. After a short introduction to the specific techniques used in graffiti art, the participants can jointly spray their graffiti with the help and instructions of a professional tagger.