Berlin and Krakow, a page of history

Start Berlin
End Krakow
Duration 6 Days
Developed By
Name Envol Espace
Country France

A trip which will allow your students to discover the daily life in Berlin and Krakow during the Second World War and in particular the Holocaust. Furthermore, a focus will be on the aftermaths of the war and the daily life during the Cold War, and the involvement of Allies from 1945 to 1994.

Berlin and Krakow, a page of history
Day 1

Arrival in Berlin, discovery of Postdammer Platz and visit of the Resistance Museum, walk in the old Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, a guided tour of the Jewish museum, then a visit to the Museum of the wall ‘Haus am checkpoint Charlie’.

Day 2

Visit to the Allied Museum, and then panoramic bus tour: the Brandenburg Gate, passage in front of Reichstag, avenue of Lime trees, Ku’ Damm. Visit to the DDR museum and the German Russian Museum.

Day 3

Departure to Krakow, arrival at your accommodation.

Day 4

Guided tour of the old town and of the hill of Wawel. Guided walk through the old Jewish district Kazimierz.

Day 5

Auschwitz: visit of the camp.

On the way back, visit to the salt mines of Wieliczka classified on the world heritage of the UNESCO.

Day 6

Visit to the district of Podgorze, former ghetto, and of the exhibition in the old factory Schindler.

Free time and return journey.