Germany: East Meets West

Introduce students to the economic powerhouse of modern Europe, Germany, where East meets West and poignant reminders of WWII and the Cold War bring learning to life. Discover historic monuments, museums, galleries and even the castle that inspired Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

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Germany: East Meets West

Introduce students to the economic powerhouse of modern Europe, Germany, where East meets West and poignant reminders of WWII and the Cold War bring learning to life. Discover historic monuments, museums, galleries and even the castle that inspired Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty.

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11 Days

Destinations

MunichRothenbergBerlinNurembergDresden

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Your Adventure

1 Depart Australia
  • Start your journey to Germany Depart Australia for Germany
2 Munich
  • Arrive in Munich Upon arrival meet your Tour Director and check into your hotel
  • Munich city walk Fun-loving Munich is the perfect place to explore. Follow your Tour Director through the wide boulevards, scenic squares, and popular parks of this Bavarian capital
3 Munich
  • Dachau Concentration Camp & Memorial visit Board your coach to visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial site
  • Munich guided sightseeing tour Arrive in Munich, Germany. A local guide will lead you on a walking tour of the city taking in the many sights including Marienplatz/ Glockenspiel, Deutsches Museum and the Olympic site of 1972. The tour will also include visits to the BMW headquarters and Nymphenburg Palace Gardens
4 Munich - Rothenburg
  • Travel to Rothenburg Board your coach to Rothenburg
  • Neuschwanstein Castle guided visit Enroute stop by Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the most recognisable castles in Europe. It is also known as Walt Disney’s inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland
5 Rothenburg - Nuremberg
  • Rothenburg tour director-led sightseeing - Marktplatz, Rathaus
  • Travel to Nuremberg Board your coach and transfer to Nuremberg
6 Nuremberg
  • Nuremberg guided sightseeing tour Explore the city’s sights on a guided walking tour, including the medieval dungeons located under the Town Hall. A city of great importance during Nazi Germany, Nuremberg is still home to remaining Nazi architecture around the city
  • Nazi Party Rally Grounds Museum Unearth the causes, connections and consequences of Nazi Germany amidst the remains of the rally grounds where more than a million people gathered to support the National Socialists between 1933 and 1938. The museum’s sobering Fascination and Terror exhibition takes a deeper look at Nazi dictatorship and the history of party rallies during the Nazi regime
  • War Crimes Trial Museum visit
7 Rothenburg - Dresden
  • Dresden guided sightseeing tour - Frauenkirche, Bruhlsche Terrasse, Furstenzug Take a guided sightseeing tour of Dresden, a town that was mostly levelled during Allied air raids in 1945
  • Zwinger Museum visit Explore the massive hallways and high-vaulted rooms of the grand Zwinger Palace in Dresden, which is considered a major landmark for German Baroque architecture
8 Dresden - Berlin
  • Travel to Berlin Continue on to Berlin, a city once divided between Capitalism and Communism by a 43km wall through its very heart
  • Berlin city walk Alexanderplatz, Bebelplatz, Hackesche Höfe, Nikolai Quarter, Museum Island
  • Alexanderplatz treasure hunt Take interactive learning to another level with a Tour Director-led treasure hunt of Alexanderplatz, Berlin's most famous public square! Enjoy an after-dinner adventure, complete exciting activities and solve fun clues. Each clue and every activity is built to maximize on-tour experiential learning
9 Berlin
  • Berlin guided sightseeing tour Join a professional, licensed tour guide as you discover one of the most historical cities in Germany. See Checkpoint Charlie, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and Victory Column
10 Berlin
  • Optional - Potsdam excursion Seen as Germany’s 'Little Hollywood' from 1921 through WWII, Potsdam was the dazzling city of Frederick the Great, with countless marble fountains, exotic pavilions and Baroque castles (mostly built in the name of Frederick and Prussia’s power). On this excursion students will take a guided visit of Neues Palais, see the Sanssouci Palace gardens and The Russian Colony
11 Depart Germany
  • Final Farewell Say auf wiedersehen as you depart Germany for Australia
12 Welcome home

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