A history school trip to Berlin and Krakow will help to deepen your students’ understanding of the rise of the Nazis, before discovering the devastating scale of the Holocaust at Auschwitz.

Combining Berlin and Krakow will allow your students to fully comprehend how far-reaching the devastation caused by the Nazis really was. In Berlin, your students will learn more about the context in which the Nazi Party and Hitler came to power, and how their hateful rhetoric was spread.

In Krakow, you will, of course, visit Auschwitz. This will be a harrowing visit for your students, as the realities of the Holocaust dawn on them. Piles of the victims’ belongings will remind them that these were real people murdered purely because hate and prejudice was allowed to win.

Suggested Itinerary (6 days, 5 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Flight to Berlin

Transfer by S-bahn to accommodation

Evening meal and visit Bundestag Dome

2

Jewish Museum

Topographie of Terror and Checkpoint Charlie

Evening meal

3

Story of Berlin and WW2 Memorial Church

Holocaust Memorial

Overnight train to Krakow

4

Walking tour

Schindlers Factory Museum

Evening meal

5

Auschwitz

Sightseeing Rynek Glowny

Evening meal

6

Transfer to airport

Return flight to UK

Arrive back at school

6 days, 5 nights Price from £749 pp
  • 4 nights' half-board accommodation
  • 4-berth couchettes on train transfer
  • Access to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
  • Airport tax and passenger duty at current rates
  • Airport transfers in resort
  • Coach excursion to Auschwitz including entry and guide
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance including I.P.T.
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Overnight train transfer between Berlin and Krakow
  • Return flights from UK
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators

Accommodation

Educational Activities

auschwitz

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

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At this site, chosen by the SS for no other reason than its convenient location at a railway junction, some… Read More

Galicia Jewish Museum

Galicia Jewish Museum

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The exhibition 'Traces of Memory' is a photographic tribute to a vanished world, a powerful acknowledgement of Poland's Jewish heritage.… Read More

Guided Tour of the Jewish Quarter

Guided Tour of the Jewish Quarter

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A guided tour of the Jewish Quarter takes in a visit to a Synagogue, the oldest Jewish cemetery, as well… Read More

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

Haus der Wannsee Konferenz

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On January 20th, 1942 Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the Reich Security, chaired a meeting of high-ranking civil servants and SS-officers… Read More

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Jewish Museum Berlin

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Charting the history of Germany's Jews since the Middle Ages, the Jewish Museum is a thought-provoking experience.… Read More

memorial

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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Opened in May 2005, this controversial and long-awaited monument includes an underground exhibition on the Holocaust.The Memorial to the Murdered… Read More

topographie-of-terror

Topographie of Terror

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Built on the site of the former headquarters of the Reich Security Head Office - the organisation which embraced both… Read More

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Guided Walking Tour - Third Reich and Cold War Berlin

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This guided walking tour will give your students the opportunity to see the most important historic sights in relation to… Read More

Schindler's Factory

Schindler's Factory

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Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945 is on display at the former administrative building of Oskar Schindlers Enamel Factory at 4… Read More

Cultural Activities

Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral

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One of the principal buildings of the nineteenth-century Berlin, the cathedral was completed at the turn of the century and… Read More

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Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)

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Visible from almost any point in the city, the television tower was a flagship of east German architecture. From its… Read More

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz

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In the years since German reunification Potsdamer Platz has made a transformation from a swathe of no man's land abutting… Read More

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