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The Nazis & the Holocaust School Trip to Berlin

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A history school trip to Berlin offers your students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the rise of National Socialism, life under the Nazi regime, the Holocaust and much, much more!

Berlin tells a unique story of imperial power, the birth and death of regimes, race and persecution and, eventually, stable democracy.

There are so many excellent historical sites and museums to visit in Berlin, from Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, to the Topographie of Terror and the Haus der Wannsee Konferenz. We’ll work closely with you to design an itinerary that is tailored perfectly to your learning objectives.

Suggested Itinerary (Based on 4 days/3 nights)

Day 1/4

Morning

Morning

Flight to Berlin
Afternoon

Afternoon

Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, Babelplatz and the Bundestag Dome
Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 2/4

Morning

Morning

Checkpoint Charlie, the Jewish Museum and Topographie of Terror

Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 3/4

Morning

Morning

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and House of Wannsee Conference

Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 4/4

Morning

Morning

Story of Berlin Museum

Evening

Evening

Transfer to airport and fly back to UK

What's included?

  • tick icon3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • tick iconAirport tax and passenger duty at current rates
  • tick iconATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconPublic transport tickets (zones ABC) for duration of your stay
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rates to tour operators

Educational activities and visits

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

During the lifetime of the Berlin Wall, this was the only way for non-Germans to cross… Read more

Guided Walking Tour - Third Reich and Cold War Berlin

Guided Walking Tour - Third Reich and Cold War Berlin

This guided walking tour will give your students the opportunity to see the most important… Read more

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

On January 20th, 1942 Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the Reich Security, chaired a meeting of… Read more

Insider Walking Tours

Insider Walking Tours

Starting at the bombed-out Memorial Church, emblem of the ferocious Allied bombing campaig… Read more

Jewish Museum Berlin

Jewish Museum Berlin

Daniel Libeskind's steel lightening bolt of a building is as much a part of this grou… Read more

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Opened in May 2005, this controversial and long-awaited monument includes an underground… Read more

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

One of the earliest Nazi concentration camps, Sachsenhausen began to receive Jews and poli… Read more

Subterranean Berlin

Subterranean Berlin

This tour of underground Berlin takes you through World War Two air raid shelters and tun… Read more

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin is a multimedia exhibition with over 20 themed rooms that let you… Read more

Topographie of Terror

Topographie of Terror

Built on the site of the former headquarters of the Reich Security Head Office - the orga… Read more

Cultural activities and visits

Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

One of the principal buildings of the nineteenth-century Berlin, the cathedral was comple… Read more

Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)

Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)

Visible from almost any point in the city, the television tower was a flagship of east… Read more

Bundestag

Bundestag

Formerly the Reichstag, the seat of Germany's parliament lay empty and derelict from… Read more

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz

In the years since German reunification Potsdamer Platz has made a transformation from a… Read more

Accommodation

2A Hostel
a&o Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Aletto Kudamm
H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz
Jugendherberge Berlin Ostkreuz
2A Hostel
The 2A hostel opened in 2011 with the intention of providing hotel-class accommodation at hostel-level prices.

Students sleep in bunk-beds in multi-bedded rooms of 4-8 people, while staff stay in twins. All rooms benefit from en-suite facilities, and all guests have access to WiFi.

Breakfast and evening meal are served in the hostel and packed lunches can be provided at a supplement. The hostel also has a terrace and a lounge area equipped with a TV & audio equipment.
a&o Berlin Hauptbahnhof

This modern hostel 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 multiple conference rooms.

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.
H2 Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz

The modern H2 Hotel welcomes its guests to the heart of Berlin 24 hours a day.

Groups will generally stay in triple or quad rooms, and group leaders in twins or singles. All rooms are air-conditioned, with flatscreen TVs, private bathrooms with underfloor heating, and free WiFi (available throughout the hotel).

The hotel's "fresh island" and shop provide food for the whole day, from breakfast through to the evening meal. Outside of their very flexible mealtimes, coffees and fresh snacks are available too.

Jugendherberge Berlin Ostkreuz

Berlin Ostkreuz Youth Hostel offers modern, state-of-the-art amenities and is ideal for school groups.

The youth hostel has 445 beds in total. All rooms have en-suite showers and toilets. Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms (maximum 6 per room) and staff in twins or singles.

The hostel boasts a welcoming lobby area, cosy bistro and dining rooms where guests can take their meals (breakfast, half or full-board), common rooms for leisure activities and 18 meeting rooms, plus a large assembly hall.

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Need help?

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The trip was a success. Thanks to all those who helped it to be so. The modern hotel in particular worked well for us and the staff were exceptionally helpful; all bookings for visits etc. proceeded very smoothly, as did the transfers. — Northampton High School, February 2019

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