Group Offers Sanssouci Palace

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Sanssouci Park, with its palaces and park structures, may be counted among the most significant park ensembles in Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. No other palace is so closely tied to the personality of Frederick the Great as Sanssouci Palace.

The name Sanssouci – carefree – should be understood as the desire and leitmotif of the king, because it was here that he most gladly retreated. Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff completed Sanssouci Palace and its terraces in 1747 according to Frederick the Great’s ideas. The situation of the palace on the famous vineyard terraces and the originally preserved 18th century interior decoration allow today’s visitors to delve into the world of the philosopher of Sanssouci.

We provide the following group offers:

  • Sanssouci Palace with audio guide tour


Sanssouci Palace
14469 Potsdam

Getting here and parking

Public Transportation

Stop "Potsdam, Schloss Sanssouci"

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Paid parking spaces for cars and buses in the car park P1 – At the Historic Windmill.

Opening Hours for Groups

Sanssouci Palace:
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4:30pm (Jan-Mar)
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5:30pm (Apr-Oct)
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4:30pm (Nov-Dec)


SPSG | Gruppenservice
contact form for booking requests
Phone: 0331.96 94-222
Fax: 0331.96 94-107


  • conditionally barrier-free

Suitable for people with disabilities in accompaniment. The restroom in the visitor center Historic Windmill is suitable for wheelchairs.

For conservation reasons, it is unfortunately not possible to use prams / baby strollers in the exhibition rooms.

Guided Tours and Prices (Adults)

Group tourSanssouci Palace with audio guide tour
Availability year-round
Duration 60 min
Flat rate for groups

240 €

Surplus fee: 100 € (up to 10 other people)

Audio guide available in:
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese,
Russian, Polish, Dutch, Ukrainian and
Chinese language (Mandarin)

Group size maximum 25

Guided Tours and Prices (School groups/students)

Group tourSanssouci Palace with audio guide tour
Availability year-round
Duration 60 min
Flat rate for groups

168 €

Surplus fee: 70 € (up to 10 other people)

Audio guide available in German, English, French, Italian,
Spanish, Japanese, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish,
Dutch and Chinese language (Mandarin)

Group size maximum 25

Important information regarding your booking

We offer a fixed group price that depends on a maximum number of participants. This price includes entry to the respective palace for the group as well as, depending on availability, a personal guided tour, an audio guide tour, or the use of an app via a personal technical device (e.g., smartphone).

If the number of participants exceeds the maximum limit for the program, the group will be divided. Each subgroup will be allocated a specific entry time, and the group price will be calculated accordingly per subgroup. For some palaces, an additional fee is offered for the second entry time slot, up to a certain number of persons. This fee cannot be booked separately.

There is no minimum number of participants for a group booking. Programs can be offered in various languages, including personal tours in German and English, as well as the use of audio guides and tours in the SANSSOUCI app with additional language versions. Further information about the tours and language versions can be found in the current group price list.

If groups are accompanied by a licensed tour guide from the SPSG, a 10% discount is granted on the group package price. This discount does not apply to group bookings with an audio guide. Special openings for groups are possible upon request outside the regular opening hours of the palaces. The price for a special opening consists of the group price, a special opening fee, and, if applicable, additional personnel costs.

All information is subject to availability and changes. Group prices are only valid in conjunction with the General Terms and Conditions for Groups of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg. All prices mentioned are exempt from VAT according to § 4 No. 20a UStG.

Important notice for school and youth groups

The group rate for students applies uniformly to school and youth groups, including vocational schools and universities, up to the age of 27. It is necessary for the booker to indicate in writing during the booking process that it concerns a school or youth group. Furthermore, written confirmation must be provided that the age restriction will be adhered to. A maximum number of participants, including teachers and chaperones, applies to school and youth groups. If this number is exceeded, the class will be divided into two groups.

General Terms and Conditions for Group Tourism

The General Terms and Conditions for Group Tourism of the Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg apply.

Read GTC Group Tourism

Download GTC Group Tourism (PDF)

Plan your visit

Group cashier and information desk, lounge with Park overview map at visitor’s centre at the Historic Windmill, museum shop at Sanssouci Palace and garden museum shop next to the visitor’s centre, restrooms at Sanssouci Palace or in the visitor’s centre. Model Sanssouci Park at the visitor center.

Luggage storage

Please note: No luggage or baggage may be left in the entrance area of the palace for security and safety reasons.
Unfortunately, there are no facilities for storing larger pieces of luggage or similar baggage on the premises of this historical site. We appreciate your understanding.


In the surroundings you will find the following dining options:

A ‘coffee bike’ is located on the ‘forum’ near to the Chinese House.

Café Caroline
at the Visitor Centre at the New Palace (South Gate Building / "Südtorgebäude")

near the entrance "Grünes Gitter"

Augustiner im Bürgerbahnhof
next to the station "Park Sanssouci"

Café Repin
near Picture Gallery and Sanssouci Palace

Drachenhaus Restaurant & Cafe im Park Sanssouci
between "Paradiesgarten" and Belvedere Klausberg

Lottenhof / Bill's Kitchen
near Charlottenhof Villa

Zur Historischen Mühle
near Sanssouci Palace

Shuttle service

The SPSG offers a free shuttle service between the Grünes Gitter (Green Grille) and the New Palace on the so-called “Ökonomieweg” in Sanssouci Park from April to October, daily from 11 am to 5.30 pm.

As the shuttle service is only made possible by the voluntary work of the drivers, we ask for your understanding if the service is not always available. Unfortunately, the shuttle service is also not available during heavy rain.


360 degree panorama