Third Reich Uncovered Nuremberg, Prague, Krakow and Berlin

10 days /9 nights


10 days /9 nights

This 10 day tour by coach, which has been covered by the Times Educational Supplement and featured on BBC2, is a comprehensive insight into Hitler’s State from the seizure of power in 1933 to the war crimes tribunal in 1945.

You will visit the rally grounds, concentration camps, ghettos and other key sites of historical importance. This tour is a fantastic experience for pupils and teachers alike!

Curriculum focus

  • AQA GCSE B (Unit 3.1) Hitler’s foreign policy & origins of Second World War
  • AQA GCSE B (Unit 3.2): Hitler’s Germany
  • AQA GCSE A (unit 2d): Germany 1919-1945
  • AQA GCSE A (unit 1b): Social & political impact of the media & mass communication in the 20th Century
  • AQA AS/A2: Life in Nazi Germany; Anti-Semitism, Hitler and the German people 1919-45
  • Edexcel History A (unit 2) & History B (unit 4): Germany 1918-39
  • Edexcel AS/A2 (option E): Expansion & challenge of Nationalism
  • OCR History B (option 1): Germany 1918-45
  • OCR History A: (3.2.4): Germany c1919-45
  • OCR AS/A level (A2 unit): European Nationalism 1815-1914-Germany & italy
  • OCR AS/A level (A2 unit): Debates about the Holocaust
  • OCR Citizenship (unit 9): The importance of free press & the role of media in society

What's included in the trip?

  • Executive coach travel
  • Use of the coach during the tour
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • 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

    Travel to Dover for ferry to Calais. Continue overnight.

  • Day 2

    Arrive Nuremberg mid-morning. Afternoon visit to the Third reich Documentation Centre.

  • Day 3

    Morning visit to the courtroom used for the War Crimes Trials. Followed by a guided walking tour of Luitpoldhain, the scene of the immense rallies during the years of Nazi supremacy. Continue to Prague.

  • Day 4

    Morning guided walking tour of Prague, including the Hrad (Prague Castle), Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square. Afternoon guided walking tour of josefov, the old jewish quarter, preserved on Hitler’s orders to be a memorial to a people who no longer existed.

  • Day 5

    Morning coach tour to the site of the village of Lidice, razed to the ground in reprisal for the assassination of Heydrich in 1942, for visits to the memorial and museum. Then to Terezín (Theresienstadt) for visits to the Ghetto Museum and the small fortress. Here, many thousands of jews were held in conditions specially created for red Cross visitors - before being transported eastwards to the camps in Poland.

  • Day 6

    Travel from Prague to Krakow in Poland.

  • Day 7

    Extended guided tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau, whose very names perhaps convey to us the full atrocity of the Nazi era. Afternoon departure for Berlin.

  • Day 8

    Topography of Terror, with a guided visit to the Holocaust Memorial.

  • Day 9

    Morning free for last minute shopping. rejoin your coach for a guided visit of the Wannsee Conference House. Here in 1942 the fate of Europe’s jews was decided at a meeting of leading Nazis including Heydrich and Eichmann. Depart for Calais.

  • Day 10

    Return to the UK.