The Best of Berlin school trip will help students understand some of the most dramatic chapters of European modern history such as WW II, the Holocaust and the Cold War, poignantly represented by the Berlin Wall that divided the city in two until its fall in 1989.
Germany’s capital Berlin is a cultural hot spot that attracts creative professionals and artists from all over the world, but it is also a city that bears the scars of Europe’s dramatic history.
The Best of Berlin school trip takes students on a tour of this exciting and multicultural city, dotted with numerous historic sites, interesting museums and cultural attractions.
This school tour offers students many different learning possibilities, from history to politics; as well as a chance to practice their German language skills. On a panoramic tour of the city, students will get to see all the iconic landmarks in Berlin such as the Reichstag, home of the German Parliament; the East Side Gallery; the Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial.
They will enjoy the best panoramic views of the whole city from the Berlin TV Tower, learn about the times when Berlin was a divided city at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum and see how the royals lived at Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, the summer residence of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia.
Students on this tour will also get to visit the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, located 35kms north of Berlin; a sombre reminder of the lives lost during the Holocaust and the cruelty of the Nazi regime.
The Best of Berlin school trip will be complete with a tour of the artistic treasures at the Pergamon Museum and the fascinating exhibition at the unique Topography of Terror Museum.
The group will also enjoy some free time to explore the city at their own pace and get a chance to try Berlin’s most famous street food: ‘currywurst’.
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