Religious Studies Trips to Berlin

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  • Secondary School, Sixth Form

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Key Highlights

  • Half day walking tour of the key historical sites of central Berlin
  • Guided tour of the Jewish district
  • Full day excursion to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and House of the Wannsee Conference
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SELECTED DATES in Autumn 2024 | Winter & Christmas 2024 | February 2025

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About this trip

Berlin was once home to one of the biggest and largely integrated Jewish community in Germany. Here your GCSE and/or A level students can gain a deeper insight and understanding of the historical background of the Jewish population in early 20th Century Europe and their story of persecution from the early 1930’s to the tragic events of the Final Solution.

From visiting the Jewish neighbourhoods of the capital, to talking a knowledgeable and factual walking tours of the key religious aspects of the city, your school tour can also enjoy the cultural attractions of Berlin in between subject specific learnings. Take a look at a sample schedule below for your religious studies school trip. 

Sample Itinerary

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Sample itinerary for a 4 day trip

Day 1
Morning

Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation

Evening

Evening meal at hotel

Day 2
Morning

Half day walking tour of the key historical sites of central Berlin to include the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate area and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Afternoon

Guided tour of the Jewish district, including the Otto Weidt Museum and the Neue Synagogue

Evening

Evening meal at your hotel

Day 3
Morning

Full day excursion by coach to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and House of the Wannsee Conference

Evening

Evening meal at your hotel

Day 4
Morning

Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK

Day 1
Morning

Depart UK on a morning flight. Arrive in Berlin and transfer to your accommodation

Afternoon

Take a walking tour of Berlin covering Religions Through the Ages

Evening

Visit to the Reichstag then return to your accommodation for evening meal

Day 2
Morning

Visit to the Jewish Museum

Afternoon

Discover more about life in Nazi Germany at the Holocaust Memorial, Topography of Terror and the German Resistance Museum

Evening

Return to your accommodation for evening meal followed by free time around Alexanderplatz

Day 3
Morning

Discover the personal stories of those separated by the Berlin Wall at the Palace of Tears. You can then go to the Eastside Gallery to view the remains of the Wall

Afternoon

Time permitting last minute shopping or sightseeing before your transfer to the airport

Evening

Arrive at school

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Educational Visits In Berlin

Other Study Visits

  • German Resistance Memorial Centre
    Located in the Bendler Block where the July Bomb Plot was organised. A commemorative courtyard is dedicated to the memory of the officers executed here on the night of July 20, 1944. The permanent exhibition covers the struggle against and opposition to National Socialism in various forms.
  • Topography of Terror
    Located on the site of the former Gestapo HQ this is an exhibition covering the central institutions of the SS and the system of terror.
  • Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
    This well known Protestant church sits on the Kurfürstendamm. Although the original church was built in the 1890’s it was badly damaged in a bombing raid in 1944. It was rebuilt when the church was part of West Berlin in 1959, retaining the original steeple and creating a memorial hall on the ground floor. Self guided and guided tours are available here.
  • St Hedwig’s Cathedral
    Visitors to Berlin have the opportunity to take a guided tour of this Roman Catholic cathedral. Located centrally in Bebelplatz it was the first Catholic church to be built in Prussia after the Protestant Reformantion.
  • Berliner Dom
    Berlin Cathedral is the is the largest church in the city, and it serves as a vital centre for the Protestant church of Germany. Guided tours are available to learn more about the history of the building and worship today.

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Other Cultural Visits

  • Museum Island
    A group of museums located in the centre of Berlin on the River Spree: Alte Nationalgalerie: 19th Century paintings and sculptures from artists such as Monet, Renoir, Cezanne. Pergamon Museum: Antiquities, Islamic Art, Middle Eastern Art and objects. Bode Museum: Home to a collection of sculptures from Byzantium through to the Middle Ages. The New Museum and The Old Museum: Greek, Roman and Egyptian art.
  • The Story of Berlin
    An interactive museum that explores 800 years of Berlin’s history. There are 23 theme rooms equipped with multi-media technology.
  • Alexanderplatz
    The square was once the centre of East Berlin. Since re-unification there’s been a complete redevelopment and now Alexanderplatz is a major sightseeing and shopping area.
  • Ritter Sport Colourful Chocoworld (Bunte Schokowelt)
    Located at the Gendarmenmarkt Square, this store offers a unique and varied assortment of items revolving around Ritter Sport chocolate. Chocolate lovers big and small can explore the store’s three floors. The SchokoKreation area allows visitors to create their own favourite chocolate bar.

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