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- 30 students and 3 staff
- Price based on April 2017 travel
- Bed and breakfast accommodation
- Return airport transfers
- Excursions included
- 6 day travelcard
- Flights to Berlin
- 5 sites to choose from throughout the city
The Meininger Hotel chain is exceptional and perfect for student groups. They are conveniently well located with easy access to public transport.
Location: Choose between the Central Station, Mitte, Prenzlauer, Tempelhofer Ufer and Hallesches Ufer sites spread across central Berlin.
Facilities: 24 hour reception, free internet, common room, luggage room, roof terrace.
Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, 2 – 6 person rooms available to students. All rooms come with en-suite and TV.
Meals: Breakfast buffet available. Guest kitchen.
Highlights of Berlin
A city with an interesting past, that has transformed in to a cultural hub of Europe. This cosmopolitan city is bursting with culture, history and beauty. The museums, galleries and monuments are impressive whilst being thought-provoking and interesting, ensuring your students leave this city inspired by what they have seen.
- Afternoon visit to the Story of Berlin museum, an interactive museum charting the city’s history. Visit the Reichstag building and the Brandenburg Gate in the evening..
- Today will focus on the impact of the Berlin Wall and its fall. This morning students will visit the German Historical Museum to study the background to Berlin and World War Two and the Cold War. Afterwards they will continue to Checkpoint Charlie and the DDR Museum where students will learn about everyday life in the GDR as well as the defences of the Berlin Wall itself. The group will then move on to the Berlin Wall Memorial to gain a greater insight into the significance of this national icon.
- Today, students will have the opportunity to explore the culture of the oppressive Cold War era and its surveillance operations. The day begins at the Allied Museum which follows the city’s history from 1945 to 1990. In the afternoon there will be the chance to visit the old Eastern sector at the Stasi museum, exploring the ways in which the East German regime controlled the people, followed by a visit to Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, formerly the political prison of the Stasi.
- Start the day early with a visit to the Jewish Museum and learn about the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany. This is then followed up with a visit Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp where students will be able to reinforce their learning from this morning with first-hand experience of the camp and the treatment of those who were sent there.
- Spend the day in Potsdam. A few miles west of Berlin, Potsdam has an ideal setting consisting of natural wooded sites which is dotted with lakes and criss-crossed by canals and arms of the Havel River. This beautiful area features various palaces and pavilions built between 1744 and 1860.
- Free time to show at Alexander Alexanderplatz – transfer to airport for flight back home.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary and therefore subject to change