School History Trips to Berlin & Krakow

Charting history’s most devastating decisions

Bringing two worlds together...
From £655pp i

Get the best of two worlds with a two-centre history trip to Berlin and Krakow! Have your students explore the incredibly rich and complex history that lies beneath the vibrant, modern exterior of Berlin’s urban culture. Step into the story and witness the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, a powerful symbol of division and reconciliation. Pay your respects at poignant war memorials that stand as reminders of the countless persecutions of the Nazi era.

With every step, uncover a labyrinth of intriguing stories that will vividly captivate and magnify your students’learning experience. Each tale encourages past reflection and future possibilities!

And that’s not all! Krakow awaits you and your students with its charming evening lightly hued shop windows, enchanting river banks, and lively town squares, all steeped in a fascinating history and character. All below this bewitching façade lies a haunting past that holds the key to understanding the horrors of the Holocaust.

Prepare for a journey that will challenge and inspire…

  • School group on a History Tour posing for a photo at the East Side Gallery in Berlin
  • School group on a History Tour in Berlin walking towards the Brandenburg Gate
  • History tour guide with a school group at Auschwitz I Memorial
  • School group on a walking tour of Krakow

Excursions in Berlin and Krakow

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Popular places to stay in Berlin and Krakow

  • Located in the Kazimierz, the former Jewish district
  • Fitness centre, sauna and beauty treatments
  • Triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fitness centre, sauna and beauty treatments
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • Work up a sweat in the fitness centre or sauna
  • Treat yourself to a beauty treatment
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
  • Relax with a drink in the bar
  • Explore Krakow Old Town by foot
  • Cool with a capital C!
  • Good access to public transport links
  • Multi, quad, triple, twin and single beds
  • En-suite rooms
  • Perfect for school groups
  • Varied breakfast and dinner menus
  • Great chill out area with oversized table football 
  • Lounge area
  • Garden
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Wi-Fi
Customer Feedback

This fantastic youth Hostel is cool with a capital C. Staying on a half board basis the food was varied and plentiful ensuring our students were well fuelled at the start and the end of each day!  

  • 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

Curriculum Information

Perfect for KS3 and KS4 (or equivalent)

  • Curricular Links
    • The formation of Germany
    • Imperial German history
    • The First World War
    • The Weimar Republic
    • Nazism
    • The Second World War
    • The Holocaust
    • The Cold War
    • The EU and modern Europe
    • Modern European history
    • The Early 20th century
    • Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries

Step into the story...

History is much more than the events of the past – it encompasses the future and everything else in between! It sparks curiosity and drives learning, encouraging students to question and learn from the  world around them.

To bring these thrilling periods of history to life, we have a vast array of tools at our disposal. Discover the fascinating tales of heroism, defeat, learn about the monumental landmarks and the shrouded secrets that have remained hidden for years.

Our devoted history guides transport students back in time, immersing them in the intricacies of historical periods. Check out our FREE history resources too – use them to inspire and educate in the classroom, before and long after your trip!

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Why schools choose us

Our trip to Krakow was absolutely perfect. Everything went according to plan and the students had an incredible experience. The service provided by Rayburn was consistently excellent.

Jamie Swann, Stockport Grammar School

This trip was incredibly well put together and planned for perfection – exceptional!

Brittany Chambers, Witchford Village College

Very informative and great value for money!

Miss Samantha Tomlin

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Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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