1. Berlin: LGBTIQ History & Culture Private Walking or Car Tour
Explore the vibrant history and current dynamics of Berlin’s LGBTIQ community on a condensed, 1.5-hour private tour. Led by a local guide, this tour takes you through key districts of Kreuzberg and Schöneberg, shedding light on the roots of the alternative LGBT movement and the transformative years of the early 20th century. Begin your journey at Görlitzer Bahnhof train station, located in the heart of Kreuzberg, the district known for its punk and anarchist spirit. As you walk towards Kottbusser Tor station, you'll learn about the genesis of the alternative LGBT movement in this neighborhood, a testament to Berlin's enduring spirit of freedom and self-expression. Next, hop on the Ubahn and proceed to Wittenbergplatz station. From here, continue your journey through Schöneberg, Berlin's original and most prominent LGBT district. Delve into the roaring 1920s when Schöneberg was a haven for the LGBTIQ community, embodying an open and liberal Berlin. Discover the darker history of this vibrant district as you hear about the challenges faced during the Nazi era, when this oasis of freedom became a main target of repression. Finally, end your tour at the well-connected Nollendorfplatz station. Here, you're free to continue your exploration of the city or return to your accommodations. Please note that for the walking tour, the meeting point is at Görlitzer Bahnhof train station, whereas our car tour offers the convenience of hotel pick-up and drop-off. Join us on this enlightening tour and deepen your understanding of Berlin's rich LGBTIQ history and its thriving present.