Guided Tours

On both evenings of the Potsdamer Schlössernacht, you can look forward to a total of five different themed tours at various locations on the grounds of Sanssouci Palace Park. Each tour takes place four times per evening. The tours are free of charge and can be attended without registration.

I. From A like artichoke to Z like zucchini

Roman Baths


The cook of Sanssouci, Charlotte Retzloff, knows about royal delights, glittering feasts and all kinds of culinary secrets at court. Discover kings, gods and garden fruits with her.

II. From the Beautiful and the Useful

Putti wall below the picture gallery


Fruit trees in the garden, children playing and an enchanted grotto? And all this in Sanssouci? Let yourself be seduced on a tour into the world of 18th century garden art, you will discover many new things!

III. Do you dream of Mediterranean, fragrant gardens?

Sicilian garden


Prussian King Frederick William IV’s love of nature led him to create a garden inspired by Mediterranean Renaissance gardens. Learn more about the history and the potted plants on this tour.

IV. Italy – Love of a King

Orangery Palace


The Orangery Palace was built according to the exact ideas of Frederick William IV, who was able to see the models for the building in Italy himself. Do you also know the originals?

V. Without worries

Sanssouci Palace


Prussian King Frederick II had his summer palace Sanssouci built on a hill. From here you have a breathtaking view of the park. During the tour you will learn more about the ruined hill, the palace, the vineyard terraces and the king’s crypt.

Information in the New Chambers

New Chambers

Information in the picture gallery

Picture gallery