The Nazis & the Holocaust School Trip to Berlin

Berlin tells a story of imperial power, the birth and death of regimes, race and persecution and, eventually, a return to stable democracy. With visits to the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the Jewish Museum, Sachsenhausen and the Stasi Museum, your students will gain a deeper understanding of the rise of National Socialism, life under the Nazi regime, the Holocaust, the fall of Hitler's Germany and the aftermath of WW2 and the origins of the Cold War.

Study Themes: The Weimar Republic, the rise of National Socialism, life under the Nazi regime – repression, prejudice and persecution, coercion and propaganda in Nazi Germany, Nazi economic policy, the Nazi dictatorship and the Holocaust.

Specifications & Topics Supported: KS3 Twentieth Century World
GCSE: AQA, OCR and Edexcel - Germany; 1918-1945, International Relations, 1900-1991
A level: AQA, OCR and Edexcel - Germany 1871-1991, International Relations, 1879-1990

We can tailor your itinerary to suit the subjects of the Rise of National Socialism or Cold War History

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1 Flight to Berlin Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, Bebelplatz and the Bundestag Dome Evening meal
Day 2 Checkpoint Charlie, the Jewish Museum and the Topographie of Terror Evening meal
Day 3 Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and House of Wannsee Conference Evening meal
Day 4 Story of Berlin Transfer to airport and fly back to UK

This price includes:

  • Return flights from UK including hold luggage
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Single rooms for teachers
  • Guided tour of Sachsenhausen
  • 4 day U-bahn and S-bahn pass
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack and workbooks
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.
The Nazis & the Holocaust School Trip to Berlin

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“An absolutely fantastic city to take secondary school students to. Our students loved visiting all of the historical landmarks and found it to be a moving experience, as well as an enjoyable one.”

Warlingham School
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

One of the earliest Nazi concentration camps, Sachsenhausen began to receive Jews and political dissidents in large numbers in the aftermath of Kristallnacht. Some 100,000 people died here between 1938 and the end of the war. Another 12,000 German prisoners of war died at a Soviet-run camp on the same site between 1945 and 1950. Guided tours are provided in English for groups of up to 30 at a time...

Jewish Museum Berlin

Jewish Museum Berlin

Daniel Libeskind's steel lightening bolt of a building is as much a part of this groundbreaking new museum as the exhibits themselves. Charting the history of Germany's Jews since the Middle Ages, the axes of survival, exile and the Holocaust intersect to represent the experience of Germany's Jews under the Third Reich. The most visited museum in Germany, it's guaranteed to be a thought-provoking ...

Topographie of Terror

Topographie of Terror

Held on the site of the former headquarters of the Reich Security Head Office - the organisation which embraced both the SS and the Gestapo - this exhibition tries to shed some light on the darkest chapter of German history. After your visit walk along a remaining section of the Berlin Wall to Checkpoint Charlie.

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

A 2-hour guided tour is provided in English free of charge through the permanent exhibit for school groups. On January 20th, 1942 Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the Reich Security, chaired a meeting of high-ranking civil servants and SS-officers in this mansion. The Wannsee Conference was concerned with the organisation and implementation of "The Final Solution", the decision to deport the Jews of Eur...

Insider Walking Tours

Insider Walking Tours

Starting at the bombed-out Memorial Church, emblem of the ferocious Allied bombing campaign, groups then follow the route of the Soviet attack towards the final battle for the Reichstag. See Goering's Air Defence Ministry and the ruins of Himler's SS and Gestapo HQ at the Topography of Terror exhibition. Visit the exact location of the Fuhrer Bunker and finish at the German Resistance Museum.

Bundestag

Bundestag

Formerly the Reichstag, the seat of Germany's parliament lay empty and derelict from 1933 to 1999. Now crowned with a dome designed by British architect Sir Norman Foster, the Bundestag is once again the focus of German political life.

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

During the lifetime of the Berlin Wall, this was the only way for non-Germans to cross from one half of the city to the other. Today, Checkpoint Charlie Museum preserves some of the original structure of the border crossing, including the famous sign reading 'You are leaving the American sector'. The museum tells the story of the division of Germany and concludes with an exhibition on the developm...

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre.

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin is a multimedia exhibition with over 20 themed rooms that are designed to give visitors the opportunity to experience 800 years of the German capital's development; from its status as a major trading centre during the Middle Ages, to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The modern exhibition features, combined with original models, allow visitors to&nb...

Aletto Kudamm

Newly opened in April 2012, the Aletto Kudamm offers 3* comfort and is only a few minutes walk away from the Zoological Garden, Kurfuerstendamm, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the famous KaDeWe.

Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite. Rooms are equipped with individually adjustable air-conditioning, Flatscreen TV with satellite television and radio stations, WiFi Internet access, shower-bath with WC, hairdryer and under-floor heating.

Other facilities include a pool table, table football and other games. Weather permitting, there is a basketball court, 5-a-side football pitch, table tennis tables and boules area.

The combination of a modern design, high quality facilities and excellent location make this an ideal hostel for school groups. View on map

AO Hostel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

This modern hostel has been open since 2010 and is well located on a quiet street near the main train station in central Berlin.

Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite and have modern furnishings/ TV.

Hostel facilities include a roof-top bar, games room and conference rooms.

Acama Hotel and Hostel Kreuzberg

The Acama Hotel (previously called the Aletto Kreuzberg) is a popular choice amongst school groups, it opened in 2005 and has a clean, modern feel throughout. All rooms are equipped with cable TV; radio; alarm clock; bathroom with shower and WC.

Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. The hostel offers a spacious lounge with games and Internet access and best of all, two rooms with widescreen TV and an extensive collection of DVDs!
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