Alternative Berlin

A guided tour through street art, graffiti, and hidden gems that define the city's unique character. Explore the dynamic sides of Berlin away from the standard highlights.

hour tour

Have you ever wondered how Berlin transformed from a war-torn city into a global hub of underground culture? Our Alternative Berlin Tour unveils the secrets, where history intertwines with art and subcultures to narrate the city's ever-evolving story.

Historical Backdrop: Berlin's Dual Existence

Post-war Berlin was a melting pot of artistic experimentations, from avant-garde music to pathbreaking visual arts. During the Cold War, West Berlin became a magnet for the unconventional: punks, hippies, and iconic artists like David Bowie and Iggy Pop. During this era, techno music echoed through secret clubs, giving voice to a generation.

Conversely, East Berlin blossomed into a creative sanctuary after the Berlin Wall fell. But how did this division shape the city's artistic evolution? Our Alternative Berlin Walking Tour provides answers, painting a vivid picture of a city that refused to be defined by its divisions.

The Heartbeat of Berlin's Alternative Culture

Walking Berlin's cobbled streets with our Private Berlin Guide, we don't just visit locations; we relive moments. Murals aren't just painted on walls; they're dialogues between Berlin's tumultuous past and its vibrant present. Berlin's alternative spirit isn't confined to murals or graffiti; it's an undercurrent, a rhythm that resonates through its streets, markets, and alleys.

Deep Dive into Berlin's Alternative Hotspots

Our journey takes us through the eclectic Friedrichshain neighbourhood, where the RAW Tempel is a testament to Berlin's ability to reimagine and repurpose. Once a railway maintenance facility, today, it's an inclusive cultural hotspot bursting with creativity.

The lanes of Haus Schwarzenberg aren't mere pathways; they are a canvas. Galleries, studios, and community spaces thrive here, encapsulating the city's alternative ethos.

And then there are the districts. Kreuzberg's multicultural heartbeats echo tales of artists, activists, and dreamers. Friedrichshain is not just a district; it's an open-air gallery where urban art tells stories of the city's edgy, creative soul. Mitte seamlessly blends history with modern alternative expressions, a testament to Berlin's resilience and adaptability.

Private Berlin Tour: Tailored Experiences

One size doesn't fit all. We understand that. Enjoy your tour in small, private groups, allowing for personalized interactions, deeper dives, and a pace that suits you. Our Private Berlin Tour ensures a curated experience, making your journey through Berlin's alternative scenes unforgettable.

Unearth Berlin's Street Art Legacy

As part of our Alternative Berlin Street Art Tour, we introduce you to renowned works by artists like Blu and Victor Ash. These aren't just artworks; they're narratives, each brushstroke a word, each mural a chapter in Berlin's alternative history.

We'll meet you at your accommodation or your chosen meeting point before...

  • Connecting the dots between Berlin's past and present - appreciate the city's evolving cultural narrative
  • Discover subcultures that shape Berlin's modern identity
  • Enjoy your tour in a private group
  • Explore diverse, exciting neighbourhoods like Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain
  • Experiencing renowned graffiti art and murals from artists like Blu and Victor Ash on the city's walls
  • Gain firsthand exposure to Berlin’s alternative ethos and unique markets
Alternative Berlin
Private Tour

..up to 15 guests


Our primary goal? Make your Berlin Alternative Walking Tour as comfortable and enlightening as possible.

As you traverse through Berlin with us, you're not just a tourist but a storyteller, historian, and artist. We aim to connect the dots, ensuring that by the end of our Alternative Berlin Tour, you don't just know Berlin; you feel it.

Why book with us?

I had a truly interesting 4-hour stroll through the streets of Berlin with Walid, only stopping for a break at key historical locations for a chat. It's only after the walk that you realise you've visited every important historical location in Berlin. I'm only allowed to give 5 stars but in reality, it should be 10. Well done sir.

Pip was early to pick us up and was friendly and attentive to each of our family members' needs. She was knowledgeable of Berlin's history, answered all our questions and willingly shared. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend the tour to anybody in the area!

Highly recommended. Berlin was an amazing place to discover. Our very attentive guide,
Marcos showed us very interesting historical. Berlin is a must! Thank you!

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Private Tours Berlin have provided exceptional private Berlin guided city tours to anyone travelling to Berlin, Germany since 2007.

Our speciality is delivering relaxed, attentive and fully private Berlin city tours that go beyond the typical crowded tourist traps to reveal the real Berlin that us locals know and love. We do this with a flexible approach that gives our guests the best service and experience.

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Only €245 for 4 hours (up to 15 Guests)

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