History study trip to Berlin for schools and colleges


Berlin is an amazing combination of ultra-modern art, architecture and creative thinking, combined with a turbulent historical past that makes it a fascinating destination to take your student group to on your next study visit. For History groups there are numerous places to visit that invoke the memories and tell the turbulent story of Berlin's present and recent past. Berlin is a must-visit for your next student trip. There is easy access with regional flights from the UK, good quality accommodation and iconic sights around this fascinating city. Get in touch with our Berlin experts today to get the best possible prices and advice for you next school trip.

  • Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

  • Famous Reichstag Building

  • Checkpoint Charlie

  • Berlin Wall East Side Gallery

Subject Specific Visits

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

During WW2 more than 200,000 people were imprisoned here. Tens of thousands died or were killed. Various theme based guided tours are available of the memorial centre and museums.

Checkpoint Charlie

The former border crossing between East and West Germany, Checkpoint Charlie is one of the most important landmarks in Berlin, serving as a reminder of the Cold War and the partition of Berlin.

Olympic Stadium

Originally built for the controversial 1936 Olympic games the stadium now host major sports events and music concerts. A tour of the stadium and surrounding Olympic park offers an interesting insight into the history of the site.

Memorial of the Murdered Jews of Europe

Located close to the Brandenburg Gate this vast striking memorial, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, commemorate the up to six million Jewish victims of the Nazi genocide of World War II.

Berlin City Walking Tour

Guided walking tours of the city can be arranged to take in many of Berlin’s most notable attractions. Tours can be tailored to your requirements.


The Story of Berlin

This interactive museum takes you through 800 years of Berlin history from its earliest mentions in the 13th Century, through two world wars and then reunification. End the visit with a tour of the nuclear bunker, still functional today.


DDR Museum

The interactive museum helps the visitor discover life in the former East Germany. With a range of themed educational areas, the museum also includes a typical DDR five-roomed apartment.


Topography of Terror

Located on the site of the of the headquarters of the Gestapo, the SS high command and Reich Security Main Office where the Nazi war crimes were planned, this is now a place of remembrance and reflection.


Other Top Visits

Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building
East Side Gallery
Berlin Television Tower
Berlin River Cruise
Museum Island
Panoramapunkt viewing platform

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK for flight to Berlin. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation and check in. Free time for possible orientation and walking tour of the city. Evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning visit to the Holocaust Memorial (Memorial of Murdered Jews of Europe). A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the famous Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and then Reichstag Building for afternoon visit. Evening at leisure in the city.

Day 3

Morning visit to the DDR Museum. Lunch and then afternoon excursion to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp Memorial and Museum. Evening at leisure in the city.

Day 4

Morning visit to the Berlin's iconic TV Tower. Enjoy amazing panoramic views over the city. Some possible last minute shopping before making your way back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Where to Stay

Berlin has an excellent range of quality and centrally located accommodations, from clean and modern youth centres such as the Transit Loft and Meininger hotel and hostel chain, to more traditional hotels. We will select the best option for you and you group based on your preferred location and budget.

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