Current Guest Information
Dear Potsdam guests,
even if the state of Brandenburg continues to relax corona restrictions, the recommendation is still to reduce social contact points to a minimum and comply with hygiene measures. Only in this way can the spread of the virus be further contained. In shops and public buildings as well as when using public transport, everyday masks are compulsory. Please continue to observe a minimum distance of 1.5 metres.
What is the current situation in Potsdam?
For the latest news about Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Potsdam, please refer to the daily press and the reports of the state capital Potsdam. Up-to-date information on the development can be found on the website of the Robert Koch Institute and on the website of the Federal Ministry of Health.
Can I travel to Potsdam?
From 25 May, hotels, holiday apartments and guesthouses may again accommodate tourists. Hygiene and distance regulations must be observed. For information or tips, please contact us by phone: +49 (0)331 2755 88 99 We will find the right accommodation and book it for you!
Do the public city tours of Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH take place?
Due to the recommendation of the Federal Government for a restriction of private holiday trips to Germany and abroad, all public city tours of Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH will be discontinued for the time being until June 5, 2020.
Tickets purchased for this period will be refunded via the way you purchased them - tickets purchased online will be refunded via reservix, tickets purchased in person at the Tourist Information offices.
Where can I shop?
All retail outlets may open in compliance with hygiene and distance regulations. Please note the obligation to wear masks in shops and on public transport. Information on exact opening hours can be obtained directly from the provider.
Can I go to restaurants?
Taverns, restaurants and cafés may open from 6.00 - 22.00 hours, subject to the observance of distance regulations and access restrictions. Bars and pubs remain closed indefinitely. Information on exact opening hours can be obtained directly from the provider.
What is open or still closed?
Facilities may be opened provided that hygiene requirements and minimum distances of 1.5 metres between persons in any direction, access control and queues are strictly observed. These include galleries, museums, exhibition halls and public libraries; animal parks and reserves (excluding animal houses).
From 15 May 2020 outdoor sports facilities, e.g. marinas and boat rentals may be operated again.
Currently open facilities:
- Belvedere Pfingstberg and Temple of Pomona
- Historical Mill of Sanssouci
- museum FLUXUS+ (always Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
- Museum Barberini
- Island Freundschaftsinsel
- Volkspark Potsdam incl. playgrounds and forest park
- Potsdam Museum
- Memorial Lindenstraße
- Chinese House in Sanssouci Park
- New Chambers of Sanssouci
- Picture Gallery of Sanssouci
- Partial opening of Filmmuseum Potsdam
- St. Nicholas' Church Potsdam (except Tuesdays, tower ascent possible again from 24 May 2020)
- Karl Foerster Garden
- Cruises of the White Fleet Potsdam
- Natural History Museum
Facilities still closed for the time being:
- Further Palaces of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg
- Brandenburg State Parliament for visitors
- Hans Otto Theater
- Baths of the Potsdam public utility
- URANIA Planetarium
- further cinemas, theatres, concert halls, museums and similar institutions
What else can I do?
Potsdam and its surroundings offer you a beautiful landscape for entertaining walks and extensive hiking tours. No matter what age you are and whether you want to explore the natural beauty of the city with children or your dog: Potsdam's hiking trails are diverse and provide you with great opportunities for active recreation. You can find our tour tips here.
Where can I find more information and tips about the coronavirus?
Corona-Hotline Brandenburg (Mo-Fri, 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.): +49 (0)331 86 83 777
Corona-Hotline Potsdam-Mittelmark (Mo-Fri, 9.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.): +49 (0)33841 91 111
Corona-Hotline Berlin: +49 (0)30 90 282828
Corona-Hotline Federation: +49 (0)30 346 465 100
General medical on-call service (helps in the search for medical practices): 116117
Independent patient advice Germany:+49 (0)800 011 77 22
Should you have any further questions, we are personally available for you Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 14:30 in the mobiagentur in Potsdam's main station. The Tourist Information Centre Old Market opens on 25 May 2020.
You can also obtain the latest information from our Service Center - by telephone on +49 (0)331 2755 88 99 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org