Discover Germany, Czech Republic & Poland

Starting Price $3175 per person
Trip Duration 9 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level Medium level of fitness
Highlights

Berlin

  • Walking tour of Berlin (Gestapo HQ, Hitler’s Bunker, Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial)
  • Walk along and have some free time on Kurfürstendamm
  • Discover the beauty of Gendarmenmarkt
  • Visit to Berlin Wall Memorial
  • Participate in a guided program at the Jewish Museum
  • Visit Check Point Charlie and the Museum Haus to see artifacts from the Berlin Wall

Prague

  • Walking tour of Prague
  • Visit Christiana – free town
  • Visit Prague Castle

Krakow

  • Take a guided walking tour of the culturally unique city of Krakow, including Sukiennice Hall, Rynek Glowny Square, Jagiellonian University, and Wawel Castle
  • Traditional Polish cooking class
  • Visit the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow
  • Visit Oskar Schindler’s Factory, which is now a powerful museum of the Nazi era
  • Guided tour at Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site
  • Visit the Wieliczka Salt mine for a tour of the underground tunnels

Warsaw

  • Visit the Copernicus Science Centre
  • Walking tour of Warsaw (Old Town)
  • Visit Museum of History of Polish Jews for a guided tour that tells the story of the Polish Jews of the 20th Century
What To Expect

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.

 

Educational Benefits

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

Customization

Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - DEPART TO BERLIN

Board group overnight flight to Berlin, Germany

Day 2 - Explore Berlin

Berlin walking tour– Reichstag (Parliament), Branedburg Gate, Gestapo HQ, Hitler’s Bunker and Holocaust Memorial. Afternoon along Kurfürstendamm. Evening exploration of  Gendarmenmarkt.

Day 3 - BERLIN AND PRAGUE

Berlin Wall Memorial – climb the tower and view a section of the wall. Guided program at the Jewish Museum. Visit Checkpoint Charlie, explore the Museum Haus. Head to Prague for the night.

Day 4 - PRAGUE AND KRAKOW

Walking tour of Prague – bridges, cathedrals, church domes, and gold -tipped towers. Tour Prague Castle. Traditional Polish cooking class in Krakow this evening.

Day 5 - KRAKOW

Tour the Jewish Community Centre of Krakow. Lunch in Stary Kleparz, a traditional food market. Visit the Cloth Hall and Town Hall Towe in Rynek Główny. Afternoon tour of Oskar Schindler’s Factory. Evening walk up to Wawel Royal Castle.

Day 6 - Krakow

Guided tour of Auschwitz-Birkena. Guided tour 135 meters underground of the UNESCO Wieliczka Salt Mines. Overnight in Krakow.

Day 7 - TRANSFER TO WARSAW

Arrive in Warsaw.  Tour the Copernicus Science Centre. Explore a happening neighborhood of Warsaw this evening.

Day 8 - EXPLORE WARSAW

Guided tour of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Walk to the Monument of the Ghetto Heroes. Continue on to the Uprising Monument. Afternoon guided tour of Warsaw – Old Town, the Vistula River, defensive walls of Warsaw, Barbican, the Cathedral of Warsaw, the Royal Castle of Warsaw, Presidential Palace and Pilsudskiego Square.  Local chocolatier for a traditional dessert after dinner.

Day 10 - Homeward Bound

Begin your journey home after an amazing trip together.

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip group airfare to Europe
  • Coach
    Private coach bus for duration of tour, equipped with A/C, T.V & DVD players, on-board washroom
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    Centrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
Food

Daily breakfast and dinner included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.

Meet Our Leaders
Kelsey Ostrander
Marta Fabregas
Did you know?

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

Warsaw

Visit the Old Town, Pawiak Prison, The Jewish Memorial, Warsaw Uprising Museum, the Royal Castle and more.

Krakow

Visit Krakow’s Historic Center, Oskar Schindler’s Factory, Glowny Square, Sukiennice Hall and Jagiellonian University.

Auschwitz-Birkenau

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.

Berlin

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.

Checkpoint Charlie

Most well-known border crossing of the Cold War days.

Kurfürstendamm

Described as the Champs-Élysées of Berlin.

Munich

Pass by the Deutsches Museum, the University, the Olympic Stadium, BMW’s headquarters, and the Alte Pinakothek among many other notable sites.

Deutsches Museum

World’s largest museum of science and technology.

Rotkreuzplatz

Trendy neighbourhood with lots of cafes and restaurants.

Dachau Concentration Camp

Site of imprisonment, forced labor and systematic murder during the Holocaust.

Hofbräuhaus München

One of the largest beer halls in Germany.