TOURS & GUIDED WALKS
These luxury tour agents specialize in “urban lifestyle guidance,” introducing their clients to exclusive locations, people, shops, and clubs. Offerings include a “Pimp Me Up” spa and makeover tour, culinary experiences, private house visits, limo tours, and – for an authentic urban experience – a graffiti workshop. From €300. www.berlinagenten.com. Bornholmer Str. 4. T: 030.43720701.
Berliner Unterwelten (Underground Tours)
Since 1997, the Berlin Underworlds Association has been offering regular tours of underground structures and subterranean complexes that are otherwise inaccessible. Cold War nuclear shelters, Hitler's underground fortress, escape routes to the West, and WWII bunkers are just some of the adventures on offer. From €10. www.berliner- unterwelten. de. Brunnenstr. 105. T: 030.49910517. The city reached its highest population in 1942. At that time, 4,478,102 people lived in Berlin. Today, there are 3.5 million.
CooLTourings Segway Tours
Covering Berlin's top 20 sightseeing highlights, CooLTourings takes individual visitors or large groups on an exciting ride aboard a Segway human transporter, a fun and fast way to explore the city. www.seg- berlinways.de. T: 030.26321381.
For a quintessential Berlin tour experience, hop inside real Trabants, the iconic cars of the former GDR. Visitors drive their personal Trabis, while, via the car's radio, the group leader provides historical and quirky facts. Three different tours available, lasting one or two hours. € 30- 50. www. trabi-world.de. Zimmerstr. 97. T: 030.30201030.