School History Trips to Berlin
When the time is right, Berlin's waiting
Beneath Berlin’s vibrant urban culture lies a rich and complex history. Visit the palaces that tell the story of Berlin and Germany’s rise to importance, and explore the poignant museums and memorials that address the horrors and persecutions of the Nazi era.
We’re thrilled to see schools are still keen to travel and already planning for later this year and 2022.
So when you’re ready, we’ll help get you back out there. Because with our extensive touring history and specialist teams, you’ll be in safe hands.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight to Berlin
Berlin walking tour
Fun Files quiz
Visit the House of the Wannsee Conference
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Visit the Reichstag
Berliner Unterwelten Guided Tour
Berlin TV Tower
Topography of Terror
Transfer to airport
Based on 4 day, 3 night tour for 36 passengers (+4 free places) travelling May 2022. Subject to availability.
- Return flights from UK to Berlin
- Return airport transfers in resort
- Public transport tickets in resort
- 1 full day additional coaching (Wannsee & Sachsenhausen day)
- Half board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Berlin Walking Tour
- Reichstag Building
- House of the Wannsee Conference
- Memorial & Museum Sachsenhausen
- Berliner Unterwelten Guided Tour |
- DDR Museum
- Topography of Terror
- Berlin TV Tower
- History Tour Guide
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Expertly tailored to the curriculum
Popular places to stay in Berlin
Meininger Hotel Berlin Alexanderplatz
A&O Berlin Hauptbahnhof
- Located beside Humboldthain Park in the Mitte district
- 5 minute walk from Gesundbrunnen Centre shopping mall
- Within walking distance of Berliner Unterwelten underground tour
- Multi, quad, triple, twin and single beds with en-suite rooms
- Family-friendly club room with pool table, table football, darts and TV
- Vending machine
- Luggage storage
- Spend some time in the club room playing pool or darts
- Enjoy a night of karaoke
- Walk to the Gesundbrunnen Centre for a spot of shopping
- Grab a bite to eat in one of the nearby restaurants or bars
- Relax in Humboldthain Park just next door
- Situated in Prenzlauer Berg and close to the metro system
- Close to the Hackescher Markt shopping area
- Multi, quad, triple, twin and single bed rooms
- En-suite rooms
- Café and bar area
- Common room with pool table and table football
- Luggage storage
- Grab a drink in the café and bar area
- Relax in the common room and play a game of pool or table football
- Hop on the metro for sightseeing in the city centre
- Enjoy a spot of shopping at the nearby Hackescher Markt
- Centrally located hostel
- 10 minute walk from Berlin Central Station
- Multi, quad, twin and single bed rooms
- En-suite rooms
- Games room
- Lounge area
- Restaurant and bar
- Souvenir shop
- Kick back in the games room
- Relax in the lounge area
- Enjoy some fresh air in the garden
- Grab a bite to eat and drink in the restaurant and bar
- Hop on the train to the centre of Berlin for sightseeing
Excursions in Berlin
Browse a selection of our favourite excursions
All secondary school students
- The formation of Germany
- Imperial German history
- The First World War
- The Weimar Republic
- The Second World War
- The Holocaust
- The Cold War
- The EU and modern Europe
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert History Tour Guides to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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What our customers say
Libby Weltman, Priestnall School
I would like you to know that we have been very impressed with our correspondence with Rayburn this year and, as our Berlin trip is a regular one, we will definitely look to give you the business for our trip next year.
Roy Hilll, Bursar of Channing School
Thank you for your supportive and positive approach – I really do hope that normality will return soon and trips will be able to start again.
Lucy Kitchener, Mount St Mary's College
I really appreciate all your efforts in recovering our money and your excellent communication as always.
FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
What is the best way to contact you at this time?
While our offices are temporarily closed in line with government guidance, our staff are working from home and can be contacted as usual. Direct dial numbers have been re-routed to relevant staff and email inboxes are still routed directly to individual staff members. If you wish to make an enquiry about a new tour then please call 01332 347828, use our web enquiry form or email us at info@RayburnTours.com.
Are you taking bookings right now and how far ahead should we plan?
Yes, we are absolutely taking bookings! Due to the bespoke nature of our trips, we always recommend you try planning at least a year ahead. We have already taken many bookings for next year and a good amount of groups are choosing to plan even further ahead for 2022, giving them plenty of time to launch the trips to parents and students. Ultimately, the further you can plan ahead, the better.
What is the FCO advice in regards to safe air travel?
The FCO have provided guidelines on how you can travel safely in airports and on aircrafts during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Airports and airlines are committed to making your journey as safe as possible. You can read their guidance here.
Is our Tour Manager fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked?
Our Tour Managers, Field Study Tutors and History Tour Guides, with UK citizenship, have an enhanced DBS check. Non UK citizenship Tour Managers cannot be checked under the DBS scheme. Rayburn Tours will seek confirmation that Tour Managers are suitable for working with children by liaising with relevant foreign agents and monitoring group feedback.
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