The Nazis & the Holocaust School Trip to Munich & Nuremberg
Originally founded in the early 12th century, Munich has played a part in all major historical events in Germany and played a significant role in the birth, and subsequent rise, of the Nazi movement. Combine your tour to Munich with an excursion to Nuremberg and your students will stand on the ground where Hitler's attempted coup d'etat and the 1923 party rally occurred. A highlight of a school history tour to Munich is the National Socialism and Resistance Walking Tour - which talks about the rise of the National Socialist party, resistance and how the city of today deals with its Nazi past.
Study Themes: The impact of the Great War and Versailles, Germany and the Weimar Republic, the Beer Hall Putsch, the rise of National Socialism, life under the Nazi regime – repression, prejudice and persecution, retribution and justice – the Nuremberg trials
Specifications & Topics Supported: History: OCR ‘A’ Germany 1919-1945, AQA ‘B’ Hitler’s Foreign Policy and the Origins of WWII
With your Bayern public transport ticket your group could take the train to Nuremberg to visit the Documentation Centre of the Nazi Party Rally Grounds and the Memorium Nuremberg Trials
Fly to Munich and transfer to accommodation, visit National Socialism
|Day 2||National Socialism and Resistance walking tour, followed by Dachau Concentration camp||Evening meal|
|Day 3||Train to Nuremberg - Nazi Party Rally Grounds and the Memorium Nuremberg Trials||Evening meal|
|Day 4||Transfer to airport and fly back to UK|
This price includes:
- Return flights UK-Munich
- ATOL protection on flights
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- 4 day Bavarian travel pass (covers airports, Dachau and Nuremberg)
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Detailed information pack
- Travel and medical insurance including I.P.T.
- Airport taxes and air passenger duty at current rates
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
- Access to the Vamoos App, to download all tour related travel documents
Hitler came to Munich in 1912 and joined the German Worker's Party, which he had moulded into the Nazi Party by 1920. After the Putsch of 1923 failed Hitler succeeded in seizing political power in 1933. Two years later he gave Munich the dubious title "Capital of the Movement" to remind people that his "political career" had started here. Buildings in typical...
The Nazi's first concentration camp at Dachau has been renovated and preserved as a memorial to those who suffered and died there between 1933 and 1945. The tour provides a basic orientation on the history of the Dachau concentration camp and the grounds of today's Memorial Site. The tour also engages the participants to reflect on its history and its meanings for today. There is...
White Rose was a non-violent resistant group in Nazi Germany, consisting of five students from the University of Munich and their philosophy professor. The group became known for a leaflet campaign which called for active opposition to Hitler's regime. All six members of the group were arrested by the Gestapo and executed in 1943. The text of their sixth leaflet was smuggled out of Germany to ...
The Jewish Museum Munich provides an overview of Munich’s Jewish history and is part of the city's new Jewish Centre located at Sankt-Jakobs-Platz in Munich, Germany. The museum was built from 2004 until its inauguration on March 22, 2007 and is run by the city of Munich.
Commissioned by Ludwig I, the architect Leo von Klenze designed this Royal square. Constructed in Neo-Classical style, it is home to several museums including, for example; the Glyptothek, which houses a collection of Greek and Roman sculptures. During the Third Reich, this monumental square was used by the National Socialist Party for reunions and deployments.
On 9 November 1923, the Feldherrnhalle was the scene of a confrontation between the Bavarian State Police and an illegal organised march by the followers of Hitler. When ordered to stop, the marchers continued; the State Police felt threatened and opened fire. Sixteen marchers were killed and a number were wounded, including Goring. As a result, Hitler was arrested and sentenced to a prison t...
a&o München Laim
The A&O München Laim offers modern and comfortable accommodation to school groups.
Students are generally accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, with staff in twins or singles. All rooms have private bathrooms with shower and toilet.
A buffet breakfast is available every morning.
Meininger City Hostel München
This three star hostel is located close to the major historical, cultural and architectural highlights in Munich.
Students will be accommodated in multi bedded rooms (maximum of 4 per room) complete with TV and sink, shower/WC and lockers.
Buffet breakfast (“All-you-can-eat”) and evening meal will be taken in the restaurant. The centre also has a games room, lounge and seminar room, internet access and a 24 hour reception.
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Excellent destination with lots of opportunities for students.
This is an excellent destination, particularly if you consider taking trips into the surrounding area. There are very many activities to choose from. The accommodation was comfortable, immaculate and well situated with friendly, helpful staff.