Current Guest Information

Dear Potsdam guests,

we can welcome you back to Potsdam and would like to inform you about everything you should know for your carefree trip. Don't worry - that's not only the name of Potsdam's most famous Sanssouci Palace. It is also a feeling we are most craving for right now. PMSG Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH supports you as a "host with responsibility" in planning your long-awaited trip and implements additional service and hygiene measures in addition to the legal standards.

Of course, there are still some regulations that you should be aware of for your trip to Potsdam. We will keep you up to date on all current rules so that you can enjoy carefree moments in Brandenburg's state capital. You can also get the latest information from our Service Center - by phone on +49 (0) 331 2755 88 99 or by e-mail to We are there for you in our tourist information office on weekdays from 9:00 am - as a "host with responsibility" with a hygiene concept that complies with the current regulations and digital contact tracking.

People who have not been fully vaccinated or have not recovered will be subject to the test rules of the Federal State of Brandenburg's Handling Ordinance. Accordingly, people aged 12 and over who are not fully vaccinated have to submit a negative corona test again if they want to go to indoor restaurants, hotels, fitness studios, indoor events such as the cinema and theater or to the swimming pool, for example.

Regardless of the incidence, the general hygiene rules and recommendations as well as special consideration continue to apply – keep your distance, use corona tests, pay attention to hygiene, wear a medical mask in public life and regularly airing in closed rooms are the most important protective measures for the Curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Editorial status: August, 28th 2021.


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?

Tourist overnight stays are possible. People who have not been fully vaccinated will be subject to the test rules of the Federal State of Brandenburg's Handling Ordinance. Accordingly, people aged 12 and over who are not fully vaccinated have to submit a negative corona test again if they want to stay in a hotel for example.

You can book accommodation via our Service Center +49 (0) 331 2755 88 99


Do the public city tours of Potsdam Marketing und Service GmbH take place?

All our public city tours take place. Due to the limited number of participants, we recommend booking tickets in advance. Tickets are available online or at our tourist information centres.


What is open or what is closed?

Many tourist offers can take place again. Please note that a visit is usually only possible after booking a ticket in advance. Due to the new regulations, the opening times may differ. Our recommendation is therefore to contact the provider directly.

  • Potsdam water taxi (Sat, Sun and public holidays)
  • Scheduled trips by the Weisse Flotte (to Caputh and Werder and to Berlin Wannsee, castle tour (daily) and Wannsee tour at the weekend)
  • “Alter Fritz” city tour
  • Belvedere Pfingstberg
  • Sanssouci Palace
  • Visitor center at the historic mill
  • Cecilienhof Palace with the exhibition "Potsdam Conference 1945 - The New Order of the World"
  • Barberini Museum
  • Film Museum Potsdam
  • Natural History Museum
  • Potsdam blu - the sports and leisure pool
  • Biosphäre Potsdam


Can I go to restaurants?

Bars, restaurants and cafes are open. Testing ist currently required for people who have not been fully vaccinated. Information on exact opening times can be found with the respective provider.


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.


Are there entry regulations to Germany?

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