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German Language School Trip to Berlin

German Language School Trip to Berlin

Fantastic communication, nothing ever seemed to much trouble. Offered exceptional advise on places to visit which were perfectly tailored to our brief, we will definitely be using WST again!
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A visit to Berlin will allow your students to improve their listening and language skills giving them the practice they need in relaxed real-life situations.

  • Tour Day 1

    Morning Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation
    Afternoon Time permitting take a guided tour of Central Berlin covering key historical sites of the city centre
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel

    Tour Day 2

    Morning 2 hour language workshop
    Afternoon Guided tour of the Olympic Stadium
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel. Evening visit to the top of the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz.

    Tour Day 3

    Morning See what everyday life was like in East Germany at the DDR Museum.
    Afternoon Free time in Potsdamer Platz, to get right up to date with today's Berlin and practise German
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel

    Tour Day 4

    Full day Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

    4 day experience from only

    Based min 35, Half Board at the Transit Loft, Oct 2018 (excluding Half Term)

    £385

  • Tour Day 1

    Morning Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation
    Afternoon Time permitting take a guided tour of Central Berlin covering key historical sites of the city centre
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel

    Tour Day 2

    Morning Visit the Reichstag
    Afternoon Visit to the Olympic Stadium for guided tour
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel. Evening visit to the top of the TV Tower in Alexanderplatz.

    Tour Day 3

    Morning Discover 800 years of Berlin's history at the Story of Berlin
    Afternoon Free time for language practise and shopping on the world famous Ku'damm.
    Evening Evening meal at your hotel followed by free time at Potsdamer Platz

    Tour Day 4

    Morning Time permitting visit to Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie
    Afternoon Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

    4 day experience from only

    Based min 35, Half Board at the Hotel Transit, Oct 2018 (excluding Half Term) 

    £415

  • Tour Day 1

    Daytime Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation with free time to explore the city
    Evening Evening meal at a hotel before choosing a Christmas Market to spend time at

    Tour Day 2

    Full Day Spend a full day explorng Berlin's wonderful range of Christmas Markets
    Evening Evening meal at a hotel and a visit to the top of the TV Tower

    Tour Day 3

    Daytime Free time in the city before transfering to the airport for your return flight to the UK

    3 day experience from only

    Based min 35, Half Board at Transit Loft, Dec 2017

    £299

Transit Loft

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.

Hotel Transit

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. 

Steps Apartments

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.

Singer 109

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. 

Acama Group

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.

DDR Museum

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.

Potsdamer Platz

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. 

TV Tower

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.

The Reichstag

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. 

Olympic Stadium

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.

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.

Alexanderplatz

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.

Potsdamer Platz

Another redeveloped area of Berlin, this has an ideal central location and is full of shops, cafes and entertainment.

Sony Centre

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.

Kurfürstendamm

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. 

Bowling

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.

RESTAURANTS

Make your evening meal a night out. We can book a variety or restaurants ranging from traditional German, American diners, Italian and Chinese.