Berlin Architecture

4 days/ 3 nights

From only £269pp

Overview

4 days/ 3 nights From only £269pp

This metropolis is a veritable feast for architecture enthusiasts, offering a wide spectrum of styles throughout the eras.  Compare the functional style of the 1920’s with the totalitarian style under Nazi rule and also the competition between East and West and works of Zumthor, Rogers and other contemporaries.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK.  Guided tour.  TV tower.

  • Day 2

    Modernist Housing estates tour.  Aedes Architecture Forum. 

  • Day 3

    Ahrensfelder Terraces project.  Reichstag.

  • Day 4

    Visit to Berliner Philharmonie.  Departure to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Impressive office building designed by architect Frank Gehry and engineered by Hans Schober of Schlaich Bergermann & Partner.
  • Situated on the museum island of Berlin, the Pergamonmuseum features an antiquity collection, the Middle East museum, and the museum of Islamic art along with monumental buildings (such as the Pergamon Altar and the Ishtar Gate of Babylon).
  • Open air gallery consisting of murals painted on the 1316 m long remains of the Berlin wall.
  • Berlin's most famous landmark, the Brandenburg gate is an 18th century neoclassical monument opened in 1791. Between 1961 to 1989 the gate symbolised a divided Germany.
  • The Neues Museum was designed by Friedrich August Stüler and houses a vast collection of antiquities which enable visitors to trace the development of prehistoric and protohistoric cultures.
  • A breathtaking panoramic view of Berlin awaits you, 203 metres up in the sky, aboard Berlin's TV Tower - intended by the German government to intended to be both a symbol of Communist power and of Berlin.
  • One of the most important landmarks of Berlin, Checkpoint Charlie is the most famous crossing point between East and West Germany. And has been the setting for many thrillers and spy novels.
  • Shop until your hearts content in Berlin’s most popular shopping boulevard. With the many flag ships stores and exclusive shops, there is something for everyone!
  • Zoo Berlin is the home of 1,380 different species and over 20,200 animals; one of the most extensive collection of species in the world.
  • Visit the second largest department store in Europe, after Harrods in London, and shop until your hearts content.