Explore Germany & Poland
- Walking tour of Munich (Isar River, English Gardens, Olympic Stadium, University Munich)
- Visit the Deutsches Museum & Marienplatz and the famous Glockenspiel
- Visit to Dachau
- Traditional dinner at Hofbrauhaus
- Walking tour of Berlin (Gestapo HQ, Site of Hitler’s Bunker)
- Visit to Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and Holocaust Memorial
- Visit to Berlin Wall Memorial and St. Matthias Church
- Visit Check Point Charlie and The Jewish Museum
- Walk along and have some free time on Kurfürstendamm
- Walking tour of Warsaw (Old Town)
- Visit Museum of History of Polish Jews
- Visit Jewish Historical Institute
- The Pawiak Prison, SS HQ (Schultz Staffe or Protection Squad)
- Warsaw Uprising Museum, St. Annes Church, Royal Castle
- Walking tour of Krakow (Shindlers Factory, Glowny Square, Sukiennice Hall and Jagiellonian University, Wawel Kathedral)
- Guided tour in Auschwitz and Birkenau
- Traditional Polish cooking class
- Wieliczka Salt Mine
School groups will have a field day in Poland, a country dating back thousands of years. The unique position Poland found itself in during WWII is well marked and commemorated at many sites.
The juxtaposition of Germany’s modern forward and openness with the war torn country of less than 100 years ago keeps student travelers educated and intrigued for their travels.
Poland is a European country a bit more off the beaten path than the rest of Western Europe.
Germany is the hub of modern day European history, culture, and development in many ways. There’s no limit to the academic ties and fun pursuits
Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.
Day 1 - Depart for Poland
Board group overnight flight to Warsaw, Poland
Day 2 - Welcome to Warsaw
Visit the Jewish Historical Institute, committed to the preservation and presentation of Jewish art and heritage. Scenic walk of Warsaw to observe the subtle (and not-so-subtle) differences in Polish culture. Evening Evolve-led team building session.
Day 3 - Jewish History of Poland
Tour the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Visit the monument to the Ghetto Heroes which commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto of 1943. Afternoon guided tour of Warsaw: Old Town, Pawiak Prison, The Jewish Memorial, Warsaw Uprising Museum, the Royal Castle and more. Explore Old Town Market and local chocolaterie for an evening dessert.
Day 4 - Warsaw – Krakow
Travel to Krakow. Visit Krakow’s Historic Center, Oskar Schindler’s Factory, Glowny Square, Sukiennice Hall and Jagiellonian University. Participate in a Polish cooking class.
Day 5 - Auschwitz-Birkenau
Morning touring Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau camps, the site of the most horrific mass murder in human history. In the afternoon, explore Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the world’s oldest salt mines and a national Historic Monument. Rynek Glowny Central Square visit in the evening.
Day 6 - Krakow - Berlin
Travel to Berlin! See the Reichstag (German Parliament) and learn some of the history of this famous building before continuing on to the Brandenburg Gate, Gestapo HG, Hitler’s Bunker and the Holocaust Memorial.
Day 7 - Berlin Sightseeing
Visit Checkpoint Charlie, the most well-known border crossing of the Cold War days, explore the Museum Haus. Berlin Wall Memorial for a unique perspective on the history of the wall. Jewish Museum to see two millennia of German Jewish history. Guided tour of the city, including time along Kurfürstendamm, described as the Champs-Élysées of Berlin.
Day 8 - Berlin - Munich
Visit the English Garden, one of the world’s largest urban parks. See Munich’s most popular beach, the University, the Olympic Stadium, BMW’s headquarters, and the Alte Pinakothek. End in Marienplatz, the historic center of Munich featuring the famous Glockenspiel. Visit the Deutsches Museum– the world’s largest museum of science and technology.
Day 9 - Munich
Hitler’s Munich walking tour- learn about the events leading up to Hitler’s rise to power and future consequences. Lunch in Rotkreuzplatz at the heart of Neuhausen, a trendy neighbourhood with lots of cafes and restaurants. Afternoon visit to Dachau in Upper Bavaria. Final group dinner celebration at Hofbrauhaus.
Day 10 - Homeward Bound
Begin your journey home after an amazing trip to Germany & Poland together.
AirfareRoundtrip group airfare to Europe
CoachPrivate coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
HotelCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Daily breakfast and dinner included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.
Poland has been invaded or has fought for freedom in insurrections 43 times from 1600 to 1945.
Places You’ll Visit
Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Stands in the heart of what was once the Jewish Ghetto.
Monument to the Ghetto Heroes
commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto of 1943
Visit the Old Town, Pawiak Prison, The Jewish Memorial, Warsaw Uprising Museum, the Royal Castle and more.
Visit Krakow’s Historic Center, Oskar Schindler’s Factory, Glowny Square, Sukiennice Hall and Jagiellonian University.
Site of the most horrific mass murder in human history.
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Descend 135 meters underground to discover the history and secrets of this incredible mine.
See the Reichstag (Parliament) and learn some of the history of this famous building before continuing on to the Brandenburg Gate, Gestapo HG, Hitler’s Bunker and the Holocaust Memorial.
Most well-known border crossing of the Cold War days.
Described as the Champs-Élysées of Berlin.
Pass by the Deutsches Museum, the University, the Olympic Stadium, BMW’s headquarters, and the Alte Pinakothek among many other notable sites.
World’s largest museum of science and technology.
Trendy neighbourhood with lots of cafes and restaurants.
Dachau Concentration Camp
Site of imprisonment, forced labor and systematic murder during the Holocaust.
One of the largest beer halls in Germany.