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History trips to Berlin

The hub of the Third Reich, Berlin has huge historical significance in the 20th Century and provides History student groups with a vast array of learning material.

The partitioning of the city became Europe's most tangible symbol of the Cold War and History groups can see how the city has recovered and been rejuvenated since the reunification. 

Explore the poignant Holocaust Memorial and Jewish Museum, both prominent sites of remembrance to the Murdered Jews of Europe, located in the centre of Berlin. While sites including the Topography of Terror, DDR Museum and Hohenschönhausen Memorial Centre serve as just a handful of richly informative historical visits. 

Major monuments symbolise past events in Berlin, from the famous Reichstag building to the former border crossing point known as ‘the palace of tears’, there is almost an abundance of insightful and engaging educational sites within the city.

Why not visit Berlin for your next History student trip, or take a look below for more inspiration.

Itineraries

Sixth Form

Day 1

Morning

Morning flight and transfer to your accommodation.

Afternoon

Guided tour of central Berlin covering key historical sites in Berlin, including the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the Reichstag and the Holocaust Memorial

Evening

Evening meal at your accommodation

Day 2

Morning

Guided tour of Cold War Berlin to see all the major sites of Communist East Germany followed by a visit to Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

Afternoon

Explore everyday life in East Germany at the DDR Museum.

Evening

Evening meal at your accommodation then free time around Potsdamer Platz

Day 3

Morning

Guided tour around Hohenschönhausen Memorial (former Stasi Prison).

Afternoon

Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

Accommodation

Attractions

Great service, very good hostel (perfect for students),travel all worked. Impressive customer service

University of Gloucestershire | Berlin