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School trips to Germany

Germany

School trips to Germany

From the Black Forest to Berlin, Rein River to Munich; our educational tours to Germany offer a wide variety of destinations that suit a wide range of subject related interests for travelling school groups.  Visiting small towns with cobbled stone streets and longstanding traditions, to the big cities with turbulent histories; all destinations provide the perfect learning experience for groups looking to immerse themselves in the rich culture and history Germany has to offer.

Language & Culture
History & Classics
Music & Performance

CULTURAL IMMERSION

Travelbound believe that truly educational travel experiences involve hands on interactions with real cultural experiences of a country.  From Berlin to Munich, across to Vienna and Salzburg then on to Geneva and Zurich, our cultural German tours can be tailor-made to suit your requirements.  Students will experience a mix of cultures, historical landmarks, music, architecture, art and traditional culinary delights.

  • Berlin Urban art tour
  • Travel how the locals travel in a city bike tour
  • Traditional German sausage ‘wurst’ cooking class
  • Local school visit with possibility of teambuilding exercises or sports game

HISTORY & CLASSICS

Germany provides a central focal point for history groups with a curriculum based on World War I, World War II and the Cold War.  Explore the unparalleled history of the most defining regime of the 20th century – Hitler and the Third Reich.  Discover its origins in Munich or visit the home of Hitler near Salzburg.  Students will be exposed to the horrors of the Holocaust and what this meant for the victims and their families.  In Berlin, students will learn how and why the ‘Final Solution’ was put in place, and have the opportunity to see the outcome of this decision. Inspire the young minds with History tour to Germany – a huge country of great contrasts.

LANGUAGE & CULTURE

Take your lessons out of the classroom and help your students understand the German culture through real-life interactions with local Germans.  Speaking with the locals allows the students to hear the unique pronunciation, as well as continuously improve their fluency and speaking confidence  A truly invaluable experience!

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

As one of the centres of European culture, Germany has developed into a creative hub with a booming artistic, musical and theatrical scene.  Since reunification, Berlin has been at the centre of European culture and has developed into a youthful, creative hub with a booming artistic, musical and theatrical scene.  From imposing cathedrals and intimate churches to bandstands and town squares, there is something for everyone.

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF BERLIN

BERLIN

Alexanderplatz

located in the city centre of Berlin is the perfect start for your discovery of Berlin. Historically “Alex” (as the locals call it) was a square used to trade cattle and later on became popular due to its proximity to the Red City Hall (Rotes Rathaus) and the Palast der Republik

Self-guided walking tour of Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, the Reichstag etc.

Make sure to stop at the Jewish Memorial in front the Reichstag.

Strasse Unter den Linden

A beautiful boulevard sends you onto Potsdamer Platz, an important thoroughfare throughout Berlin’s ancient history, laid waste during WWII and was bisected by the Berlin Wall during the Cold War.

Tiergarten

Berlin’s most popular inner-city park, located completely in the district of same name.

Bebelplatz

The public square which holds a memorial to the Nazi Book Burning

If time permits, we suggest you spend some time exploring the Museuminsel with world famous museums such as Altes, Neues Museum, Pergamon Museum or Alte Nationalegallerie

Berlin wall

As a mark of remembrance, pavement has been put in the ground where the Berlin Wall used to be and nowadays, you can walk along the Wall and stop at the most important places like Checkpoint Charlie.

East Side Gallery (Mauergalerie)

Is an international memorial for freedom. It is a 1316 m long section of the Berlin Wall located near the centre of Berlin on Mühlenstraße in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg.

Holocaust museum

A striking memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

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MUNICH

Marienplatz

The heart of the city of Munich. In the Middle Ages, the square used to be a market place as well as the site where tournaments and festivities took place.

Dachau

It was the very first camp built by Nazi Germany and was meant to imprison the so called “enemy of the state”.

Frauenkirche

A church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city.

Hofbrauhaus

The oldest German brewery/restaurant

Deutsches Museum

Iit is not only one of the first scientific-technological museums in the world, but also one of the most frequently visited, and with an area of 50,000 square meters the biggest of all. The laws of nature, instruments and technological methods are presented in this Mount Olympus of knowledge on a scientifically high level, yet in an enthralling and entertaining way.

NURNBERG

Exploring Nurmberg Trials after the war.

As a cultural centre of Nazi Germany and a later location of political and judicial importance, Nuremberg offers students social, cultural and historical learning opportunities.

Sample itinerary - Germany

Day 1 – AUSTRALIA – TRANSIT

  • Depart Australia
  • Overnight flight

Day 2 – FRANKFURT – ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

  • Arrive in Transit –  Depart
  • Arrive Frankfurt Airport
  • Welcome to Germany meet and greet from Travelbound Education representative
  • Private transfer to Frankfurt train station
  • Train: Depart Frankfurt – Arrive Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber

Day 3 – ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER

  • Sightseeing options:
    • Criminal Museum:
    • Christmas museum:
    • Old town self-guided walking tour
    • St James’ Church
    • Castle with the great hall
    • Walk on top of the city walls

Day 4 – ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER – BERLIN

  • Walk to train station
  • Depart Rothenburg – Arrive Berlin

Day 5 – BERLIN – POTSDAM – BERLIN

  • Train: Depart Berlin – Arrive Potsdam
  • Sightseeing options:
    • Potsdam Gardens
    • Sanssouci Park and Palace
    • Historical windmill
    • Nauen Gate
    • Einstein Tower
  • Depart Potsdam – Arrive Berlin

Day 6 – BERLIN

  • Sightseeing:
    • Checkpoint Charlie
    • Holocaust Museum
    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Tiergarten
    • Reichstag dome

Day 7 – BERLIN – DRESDEN – BERLIN

  • Train: Depart Berlin – Arrive Dresden
  • Sightseeing options:
    • Pilnitz Castle and Park
    • Dresden Transport museum
    • Albertinum
    • Frauenkirche Church
    • Zwinger
    • Royal Palace Residenzschloss
    • Semperoper
  • Train: Depart Dresden – Arrive Berlin

Day 8 – BERLIN

  • Sightseeing options:
    • Fersehtum TV Tower
    • East Side Gallery
    • DDR Stasi Museum
  • Train: Depart Dresden – Arrive Berlin

Day 9 – BERLIN – MUNICH

  • Train: Depart Berlin – Arrive Munich
  • Sightseeing options:
    • BMW Welt
    • BMW Museum
    • Aliiance Arena + museum

Day 10 – MUNICH – SALZBURG – MUNICH

  • Train: Depart Munich – Arrive Salzburg
  • Sightseeing:
    • Half-day Salzburg city tour including entrance to Mozart’s Birth House
    • Sound of Music guided tour
  • Train: Depart Salzburg – Arrive Munich

Day 11 – MUNICH – DACHAU – MUNICH

  • Sightseeing, entrances included
    • Dachau Concentration Camp and Memorial
    • Cultural experience
    • Dinner & show: Hofbräuhaus am Platzl

Day 12 – MUNICH – FUSSEN – MUNICH

  • Train: Depart Munich – Arrive Fussen
  • Sightseeing:
    • Neuschwanstein Castle
  •  Train: Depart Fussen – Arrive Munich

Day 13 – MUNICH – TRANSIT

  • Sightseeing, entrances included
    • Marienplatz and Glockenspiel
    • Nymphenburg Palace
  • Private transfer to airport
  • Depart Munich

Day 14 – WELCOME HOME

Arrive Australia

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