Berlin Christmas Markets

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Berlin is the capital city of the German Christmas Markets. Whether you prefer a contemplative and magical Christmas Market or a lively and urban one, Berlin offers you a choice of sixty Christmas Markets to choose from

Highlights

  • A choice of sixty Christmas Markets
Typically £347 per student.
Based on a 4 day, 3 night tour for 30 students

What's included: 

  • Return flights UK to Berlin
  • Return overseas airport coach transfer
  • Accommodation, half board
  • Insurance
  • 1 teacher place for every 10 students
  • Excursions and entrance fees not included
  • Berlin Christmas Markets

    Berlin Christmas Markets

    Berlin is the capital city of the German Christmas Markets. Whether you prefer a contemplative and magical Christmas Market or a lively and urban one, Berlin offers you a choice of sixty Christmas Markets to choose from. Scattered throughout the city they all offer something unique, different and sometimes unusual to offer, selling Christmas gift items along the large boulevards and squares, on the small side streets and even in several museums.

  • A City walking tour View on map

    Students on a walking tour around Krakow

    Explore Berlin's rich culture and history on foot by taking a walking tour. The must see sights are the Brandenburg Gate (a former city gate, rebuilt in the late 18th century as a neoclassical triumphal arch), the Reichstag, Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe and Unter den Linden - the most well-known and grandest street in Berlin. 

    Allow: 3 hours

  • B DDR Museum View on map

    inside the DDR museum, Berlin
    Beyond the border checkpoints and secret police, this museum displays the everyday economic, social and recreational elements of life on the other side of the wall. It is one of the most interactive museums in the world, where visitors take part and handle the exhibits. 
     

    Allow: 2 hours

    Tip: DDR Museum was nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award 2008.

  • C Berlin Television Tower (Fernsehturm) View on map

    View of Berlin and television tower

    Located on Alexanderplatz the 368 metre tower dominates the city skyline and is the tallest building in Germany. The Tower was built in the 1960’s by the East German Government not least to demonstrate the strength and efficiency of the socialist party system. The observation deck at 203 metres includes Berlin’s highest bar and there is a revolving restaurant at a height of 207 metres. The TV tower is both a symbol of the Cold War and of a reunited Germany.

     

    Allow: 2 hours

  • D The Jewish Museum View on map

    Outside the Jewish Museum Berlin
    Two millennia of German Jewish history are on display, in two buildings - one of which is a new addition by architect Daniel Libeskind. German Jewish culture is overshadowed by the Holocaust –  an event that evokes the enormous emotions and themes. Students can see at The Jewish Museum how Jews in Germany have responded to their history through their art. 
     

    Allow: 2 hours

  • E Checkpoint Charlie Museum View on map

    Checkpoint Charlie with USA flag, Berlin

    Checkpoint Charlie, the most well-known of the border crossings between East and West, is now one of Berlin’s most popular tourist attractions. At the Checkpoint Charlie Museum unique artefacts including many of the contraptions used by those who tried to cross illegally, and works inspired by the division, will vividly bring the past to life for your students.

    Allow: 1 hour

  • F East Side Gallery View on map

    Students at the East Side Gallery Berlin
    East Berliners breached the Wall on 9 November 1989, and between February and June of 1990, 118 artists created unique works of art on its longest-remaining section. This open-air gallery serves as a memorial for freedom. One of the best-known works, by Russian artist Dmitri Vrubel, depicts Brezhnev and Honnecker (the former East German leader) kissing.
     

    Allow: 45 mins

  • G Hamburger Bahnhof View on map

    Entrance to the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
    This former railway station serves as the Museum für Gegenwart (Museum for the Present), part of the Berlin National Gallery. It was set up after entrepreneur Erich Marx offered his private art collection to the city. The focus is on contemporary art of the 20th Century including works by Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Roy Lichtenstein and Joseph Beuys. 
     

    Allow: 2 hours

  • H Story of Berlin Exhibition and Nuclear Bunker View on map

    Inside Story of Berlin museum
    This interactive, walk-through exhibition is perfect for groups studying European history as it focuses on an 800-year journey through Germany's capital city. Guided tours include a visit to an original nuclear bomb shelter housed under the exhibition.
     

    Allow: 2 hours

  • I Topography of Terror museum View on map

    Inside the Topography of Terror Museum Berlin ©Jean-Pierre Dalbera

    This outdoor museum and information centre is on the site of the former headquarters of the Gestapo and the SS. By finding out about the destructive effects of Nazi state terror, students gain a humanising insight into the history of totalitarianism in Germany, and its implications for the world today. They learn important lessons not only for exams, but also for their broader development. Photo © Jean-Pierre Dalbera.

     

    Allow: 2 hours

  • J Olympic Stadium, Berlin View on map

    Outside the Olympic stadium Berlin ©Nigel Swales
    A guide will tell your group all about the German architectural and sports history of the Olympiastadion, built for the 1936 Summer Olympics, and Olympiapark. Enjoy the view from the top of the Glockenturn bell tower and browse the exhibition at the Langemarckhall. Photo © Nigel Swales.
     

    Allow: 2 hours

    Tip: The Olympiastadion has been the ground of club Hertha BSC since 1963.

  • K The Brandenburg Gate Museum View on map

    Brandenburger Tor im Schnee_c_Adenis_GPA06788

    Close to the Brandenburg Gate this new Museum is a high- tech multi-media show on 87 screens with surround sound and looks at 300 years of Berlin History. Experience original film of the opening of the Berlin Wall and other significant events which have taken place in the city including the World Cup.

    Allow: 1 hour

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Typically £347 per student.
Based on a 4 day, 3 night tour for 30 students