Berlin Architecture and Urban Planning

Tour Information

This metropolis is a veritable feast for architecture enthusiasts, offering a wide spectrum of styles throughout the eras. Compare the functional style of the 1920’s

with the totalitarian style under Nazi rule and also the competition between East and West and the new works by Zumthor, Rogers and other contemporaries.

Itinerary

Day Itinerary
1Flight to Berlin, transfer to accommodation and settle in. See breathtaking views of Berlin from top of TV tower in Alexanderplatz
2Guided Architecture tour of Berlin, visit to the Reichstag, evening meal at Hard Rock Cafe
3Visit Olympic Park site, visit Bauhaus Museum, group meal in a traditional German restaurant
4Visit to one of Berlin's world-class art museums, transfer to airport for return flight home, arrive home in UK

What's Included

  • Return schedule flights
  • Return airport tranfers at destination
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader/place ratio

Accommodation

Our accommodations are hand-picked, with safety, comfort and service in mind. We’ll provide accommodation solutions to meet your budget and location preference.

We undertake health and safety checks on our accommodations, so you can book your tour with confidence and help meet you own due diligence.

Meininger Hostel

The fantastic Meininger hostels chain offers the luxury of a tourist hotel for the price of a hostel. Central locations, modern, clean and safe accommodation. Great facilities, including en-suite rooms, bar, restaurants and local concierge-type services.

Remember to Visit

Subject Related Visits + -

  • Constructed in the late 19th century and designed by Norman Foster, the fame of the Reichstag building attracts thousands of visitors each year – not only due to its eye-catching design, but also the significant role it has played in Germany’s political history.

  • As one of the largest Jewish Museums in Europe, Berlin’s Jewish Museum designed by Daniel Libeskind is home to countless collections and exhibitions documenting German-Jewish history of past decades.

  • This prestigious Concert Hall is famous around the world not only for its stunning architecture, but also the top class acoustics within. The building designed by Hans Scharoun has brought warmth and heart to the former west side of the Berlin wall that was deprived for many years.

  • Designed by L.M van der Rohe and erected in 1968, the New National Gallery is home to a diverse collection of 20th century art. Don’t forget to go for a stroll around the beautiful sculpture gardens too!

General Visits + -

  • For incredible 360-degree views of Berlin in all its glory there is only one place to go- the infamous Berlin TV tower! From well over 200 metres up you can gain a totally different perspective on the stunning landmarks and attractions that make the city so special.

  • The Bauhaus Museum is a tribute to Bauhaus Art and Design School, which was one of the most influential schools of the 20th century. Displaying hundreds of pieces of art from past decades, this museum is a fascinating visit for all.

  • Built in the early 20th century, the Pergamon Museum is the most visited art museum in Germany – and for good reason! For decades its collections and exhibitions have thrilled and educated people of all ages.

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