Berlin under Hitler’s Rule

4 days / 3 nights

Overview

4 days / 3 nights

A school history trip to Berlin allows your students the opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of the Rise of National Socialism and understand what life was like under the Nazi regime.

Your pupils will stand on the site of the Burning of the Books at Bebelplatz, hear about the Reichstag Fire of 1933 whilst exploring the Dome and terrace, discuss the establishment and development of the Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen and learn about Nazi propaganda in the Olympic Stadium. With regular budget flights from the UK, an efficient public transport system and high standard school group accommodation Berlin offers very good value for a school History trip.

 

“The coach companies in Berlin and upon our return to the UK were excellent! Keystage have been incredibly helpful and supportive throughout the entire process of planning, booking and travelling.  They are constantly at the end of the phone if there are any problems whilst you are away and nothing is too much trouble."

Nobel School

Curriculum focus

  • AQA GCSE A: Germany 1919-1945
  • AQA GCSE B: Hitler’s Germany 1929-1939
  • AQA AS/A2: Life in Nazi Germany 1933-1945
  • Edexcel GCSE History A: Germany 1915-1939
  • OCR GCSE History A: Dictatorship and Democracy in Germany 1919-1963
  • Edexcel AS Level Route G: Nationalism, dictatorship and democracy in 20th Century Europe
  • AQA AS/A2: Democracy and Nazi Germany
  • Edexcel GCSE A – Germany 1918-39
  • WJEC: Nazi economic, social and racial policy, Terror and Persuasion, Hitler’s foreign policy

What's included in the trip?

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Return transfers from Berlin airport
  • Accommodation on a Half Board basis
  • Guided Walking tour of Berlin
  • Guided tour of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
  • Guided tour of House of the Wannsee Conference
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Vamoos Travel App
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Berlin. Transfer to accommodation. Visit the Brandenberg Gate and the Reichstag Dome and Terrace. Evening meal and activities at accommodation.

  • Day 2

    Breakfast at accommodation. Meet guide for Third Reich tour of Berlin visiting the WW2 Memorial Church, Air Defence Ministry, Propaganda Ministry, Holocaust Memorial, Bebelplatz (Burning of the Books).

    In the afternoon visit the Topography of terror exhibition (former HQ of the Gestapo and SS)

    Evening meal and activities at accommodation.

  • Day 3

    Breakfast at accommodation. Meet coach and transfer to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp for a guided tour.

    In the afternoon guided tour of the House of the Wannsee Conference, where the fate of Europe’s Jews was decided.

    Evening meal and activities at accommodation.

  • Day 4

    Breakfast at accommodation. Visit the German Historical Museum before transferring to airport for return to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Built for the 1936 Olympics, this is an excellent example of Nazi architecture. Guided and self-guided tours available.