Sample Seven Day Tour - History (Berlin)
Depart at 17:30. Shuttle crossing to Calais and onward travel to Berlin. There will be frequent stops to break the journey. These will be discussed with the party leaders.
Afternoon arrival at Tropical Islands for swimming in Europe’s largest tropical park.
Transfer to our accommodation and introductory talk on fire drill and facilities available to the party.
Breakfast and transfer to Berlin and the British Cemetery. There will be a brief visit here before visiting the Olympic Stadium.
We will then stop at the Soviet War Memorial before our guided tour of the Field of Stelae Holocaust Memorial.
Lunch and time to view the Brandenburg Gate, for many, the symbol of Berlin and the site of Hitler’s Bunker.
Visit to the Reichstag - seat of the German Federal Parliament. Visit to the dome
Onwards to the Babelplatz - the site of the famous book burning on May 10 1933 The group will then go to Alexanderplatz and Unter Den Linden for free time before an ascent of the Fernsehrturm.
Transfer to the hotel and evening meal.
After breakfast, the group will go to the Jewish Museum.
We shall then head for the Topography of Terrors, (located on the site of the Gestapo Headquarters) for a guided tour. En route, the coach will go along the length of Wilhelmstrasse - address of many of the most feared Nazi Ministries during the war - and on past Goering’s Air Ministry building.
We will also walk to the Haus am Checkpoint Charlie for photographs during this time.
The group will then transfer to the Stasi Museum for a guided tour.
Return to the hotel for our evening meal, stopping en route at the East Side Gallery. Quiz or swimming.
After breakfast, the group will transfer to Grunewald Railway Station and Gleis 17 before a brief visit to the Memorial at Plotzensee Prison.
Onwards to the former concentration camp at Sachsenhausen.
Transfer to Potsdam for time at leisure shopping and around the Palace of Sanssouci. We shall also point out the infamous Bridge of Spies.
We may then briefly visit the Memorial and Museum at Wannsee.
Evening meal at a lakeside restaurant. We will then head back into Berlin for bowling.
After a German breakfast, transfer by UBahn to the zoo
Lunch and time to spend the remainder of the afternoon shopping.
Students to buy lunch during leisure time and return journey commencing at 16.00. Packed supper will be provided.
The group will continue their return journey. Shuttle at and arrival at school at approximately 07.00