A visit to Berlin enables students to gain a greater understanding of the history of Germany's capital city.
The city today still shows the scars from World War 1 and the cold war. With many of the museums and memorials giving an insight as to the history of this fabulous city.
Berlin has been the stage for a lot of world history and not just the fall of the Berlin Wall. You can still discover the traces of history in countless places around the capital.
Berlin, the political centre of Germany and one of the most dynamic economic regions in the heart of Europe. Home to more than 3.7 million in the city itself and about 6 million within the local region, Berlin is Germany's largest city. The high standard of living at a relatively low cost, lively local communities, and people from all over the world attract talented people from all over Germany and the world to Berlin. Each year, about 40,000 people move to the city. Young people between the ages of 18 and 30 especially love Berlin.
Day 1 - Travel from school to Dover for overnight ferry crossing to Calais and then overnight drive to Berlin
Day 2 - Arrival early afternoon at your accommodation with the afternoon free to explore at your own leisure with dinner at your accommodation.
Day 3 - Half day city sightseeing tour lasting 3 hours with guide that takes in many of the city's famous landmarks. The tour finishes in central Berlin. After lunch visits to the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag are included. Return to accommodation for evening dinner.
Day 4 - Thrid Reich Walking Tour in the morning followed by visits to the Allied Museum, Checkpoint Charlie Museum & the Olympic Stadium. Entrance to all 3 museums are included. Dinner at your accommodation.
Day 5 - Cold War Walking Tour in the morning followed by visits to the DDR Museum and the German History Museum. Dinner is at your accommodation.
Day 6 - Day at Leisure as there is no coach available due to drivers rest period. Evening meal is at the accommodation and then departure for overnight drive to Calais.
Day 7 - Morning arrival in Calais for channel crossing to Dover and return drive to school.