A 19th century factory, located in a courtyard, which has been modernised and converted to a youth hotel. This is in a superb location just 10 minutes walk from Alexanderplatz.
The building was originally an enamel factory and was converted into a youth hotel in the late 1980s. It is located in a quiet courtyard in the Kreuzberg area.
Traditional building which has been converted into a family-run youth hotel. Located in the quieter Wedding district of Berlin, this is ideal if you don’t want to be in the city centre.
Ideally located close to Alexanderplatz, this building was restored and converted, a few years ago, into a youth hotel. Singer 109 is located in a courtyard with an atrium.
The Acama group offers 3 youth hotels in central Berlin. Two in the Kreuzberg area and one on the Ku’Damm. The Acama’s have excellent facilities for youth groups and the central location of the Acama Ku’damm makes this a particularly popular choice.
German Language Workshops
Students take part in listening and speaking sessions based around your key topics. They are ideal for preparation and practise in the morning before going out and about in the afternoon to speak in real-life situations.
Focusing on everyday life in the Communist Era this interactive museum has great opportunities to test reading and listening skills, whilst also providing some useful material for discussion back in the classroom.
Home to the Sony Centre, a hub of the best shops, cafes and restaurants, and a fabulous IMAX cinema. There are plenty of opportunities to practise language and to feel a part of the vibrant new Berlin.
Guided Walking Tour – with a twist
Many of Berlin’s major sites can be covered on foot so a walking tour is an ideal way to get to know the city. For German Language students the tour can be covered in German. Our most popular walking tour for a language visit includes Alexanderplatz, Berlin Wall, Topography of Terror, Wilhelm Strasse, Checkpoint Charlie, Site of Hitler's bunker, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, The Reichstag, The New 'Hauptbahnhof' and the Brandenburg Gate.
Located in former East Berlin, in Alexander Platz, this is Berlin’s highest structure offering fabulous views over the city. The TV Tower can be pre-booked but not pre-paid, this visit must be paid directly on arrival.
Brandenburg Gate area
See the iconic monuments of 20th Century Berlin including The Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, The Victory Column and the Soviet War Memorial. These monuments are usually included in an introductory guided tour.
It’s possible to visit the German parliament to gain an understanding of how the country is run and also to ascend the famous dome for some amazing views.
This stadium was purpose built for the 1936 Olympics and is a great opportunity to view Nazi architecture, surviving virtually untouched in the battle to capture Berlin. It’s now a modern national football stadium and offers a great tour of the facilities.
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
One of the earliest concentration camps, Sachsenhausen tells the story of its origins, on to life in the camp and then its liberation with a series of exhibitions through the buildings.
The Berlin Wall
It is essential to see the remains of the Berlin Wall when studying the culture of Germany. Remains of the Wall can best be seen at the East Side Gallery or Bernauer Strasse.
Museum-Haus am Checkpoint Charlie
A museum dedicated to the legendary border crossing point, with imagery and exhibitions of attempts to escape to the West and following the stories of fugitives and their helpers.
Asisi Panorama – The Wall
Right across from Checkpoint Charlie is a large cylindrical building made of steel. Inside is a fascinating display of life in the vicinity of the wall in divided Berlin during the 1980’s. The display shows the contrast of daily life on both sides of the wall according to the memories of Yadegar Asisi's, who actually lived in Kreuzberg in the 1980s. It’s great visit for helping students to understand life on both sides of the wall.
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.
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 square was once the centre of East Berlin. Since re-unification there’s been a complete redevelopment and now Alexander Platz is a major sightseeing and shopping area.
Another redeveloped area of Berlin, this has an ideal central location and is full of shops, cafes and entertainment.
Located in Potsdamer Platz this is home to the IMAX Cinema where you can catch a film in German or English, along with a great selection of cafes and shops. Great for a night out, especially if seeing a film on the giant screen.
This is the main shopping street in Berlin and home to one of Europe’s largest department stores, KaDeWe, with all that a major store offers.
Berlin has a range of bowling centres throughout the city. Ask us for more information if you wish to book a session
Ritter Sport 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.
Tropical Islands Water park
An indoor tropical beach with waters slides, lagoons, rapids and wave pools. Great fun and a great place for students to burn off excess energy. This is approx. 1 hours drive from the centre of Berlin.
Make your evening meal a night out. We can book a variety or restaurants ranging from traditional German, American diners, Italian and Chinese.