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?
Our public walks are taking place again. The maximum number of participants is limited to 12 people. Participants are requested to submit their contact details to the tour guide before the tour and the minimum distance of 1.5 metres between the participants must be observed. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Tourist Information Centres.
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?
Restaurants and cafés may open in compliance with distance regulations and access restrictions. Information on exact opening hours can be obtained directly from the provider.
What is open or still closed?
Facilities may be opened if the requirements for hygiene and the minimum distance of 1.5 meters in every direction, for controlling access and to avoid queues are strictly observed. Major events with more than 1,000 people remain prohibited in Brandenburg at least until the end of October 2020. (As of July 07, 2020) Please inform yourself about individual measures and rules directly from the respective provider before your visit. It may be necessary to book tickets in advance.
Currently open facilities:
- Belvedere Pfingstberg and Temple of Pomona
- Historical Mill of Sanssouci
- museum FLUXUS+ (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
- Museum Barberini
- Island Freundschaftsinsel
- Volkspark Potsdam incl. playgrounds and forest park
- Potsdam Museum
- Memorial Lindenstraße
- Sanssouci Palace
- New Palace
- Chinese House in Sanssouci Park
- New Chambers of Sanssouci
- Picture Gallery of Sanssouci
- Filmmuseum Potsdam
- St. Nicholas' Church Potsdam (except Tuesdays)
- Karl Foerster Garden
- Cruises of the White Fleet Potsdam
- Natural History Museum
- Baths of the Potsdam public utility
- URANIA Planetarium
- Filmpark Babelsberg
- 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
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.
We hope to have helped you a little bit with this. If you have any further questions, we will be there for you every day from 10:30 a.m. in our Tourist Information Centres. 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 email@example.com
Where can I find more information 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