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Berlin

Explore its dark past but enjoy this funky, culturally mixed capital

A city with a fascinating past, Berlin has been reborn and is now a sophisticated cultural cauldron with impressive historical architechture and a quirky style.

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Arrive in Berlin. Meet your coach & guide for a tour of Checkpoint Charlie, the Wall Museum, Brandenburg Gate, Alexander Square & the Tiergarten Visit the Berlin Wall Documentation Centre. Learn all about the Berlin Wall from its beginnings in 1961 right through to its fall in late 1989 After your evening meal visit the Berlin TV Tower terrific panoramic city views
2 Travel to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp which held up to 60,000 prisoners. The was the HQ for all concentration camps during World War II Visit the Olympiastadion, host to the 1936 Games, for a guided tour. Once a horse racing track & recently host to the FIFA World Cup in 2006 Enjoy some bowling after your evening meal
3 Visit the Reichstag, the seat of German Parliament, built in 1884. Enter the impressive glass dome at the top of the building for awesome city views Visit Berlin Zoo & the Aquarium. There are an impressive 19,000 animals in the zoo so there will be plenty to see Catch a film at the Hackesche Höfe Kino. English language screenings available too
4 Explore the The Berliner Unterwelten & take the “Dark Worlds” tour which gives the history of these underground tunnels and bunkers Squeeze some last minute shopping in at the Alexa Shopping Centre which has over 180 shops Depart for home