History tour to Munich by air: 4 days, 3 nights

Munich is the capital of Bavaria and has many historical sites of significance that relate extremely well to the history GCSE and A-level syllabuses. See our learning tab for further details of the excellent curriculum links.

Suggested itinerary

Day one
Fly to Munich and arrive at your accommodation for evening meal

Day two
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial
Third Reich Walking Tour – Munich

Day three
Full day excursion to the Eagle’s Nest
Evening meal at Hoffbrauhaus

Day four
Guided tour of Jewish Museum
Return flight to UK

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Excursion Ideas

  • Third Reich Walking Tour

    Subject range: History

    What you’ll experience: The walking tour of Munich contains a number of key historic Third Reich sites that had particular significance for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945. The walking tour includes:White Rose Memorial, Konigsplatz, Briennerstrasse, Karolinienplatz, Wittelsbacher Palais, Platz der Opfer des Nationalsozialismus, Felderrnhalle, Karlsplatz, Hoffbrauhaus, Altes Rathaus, and Sterneckerstrasse.

    Select says: Contact us for a further information sheet on the relevance of each site.
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

    Subject range: History

    What you’ll experience: The memorial site contains a number of exhibitions detailing the history of the Dachau Concentration Camp and highlighting the original utilisations of the exhibition rooms. It is advisable to spend the first half of the visit touring the main exhibition, which includes an overview of the history and is located in the former maintenance building, then the grounds and the other exhibitions in the bunker, the model barrack, and the crematorium.
    Select says: Guided tours for school groups are possible in English (students must be at least 14 years old), with the possibility to ask for a specific focus when you book.
  • The Eagle's Nest

    Subject range: History

    What you’ll experience: The Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) was the project of Martin Bormann and given to Adolf Hitler for his 50th birthday to be used as a retreat and teahouse for diplomats and to entertain friends. It is situated at the top of a rocky outcrop at the summit of the Kehlstein near the town of Berchtesgaden. The road from Obersalzberg (formerly Hitler’s home and southern headquarters) to the Eagle’s Nest at 1,834m is a feat of engineering. The Eagle’s Nest remained untouched by the bombing of Allied Forces during WWII.
    Select says: Since 1952 the Eagle’s Nest has been open to the public as a mountain restaurant with a spectacular view, and is accessed only by special mountain buses from Obersalzberg. Due to its high elevation the Eagle’s Nest is open in summer only, usually from about mid-May through October. Tours for groups are possible and must be pre-booked.
  • Jewish Museum - Munich

    Subject range: Cultural, History

    What you’ll experience: The museum had three exhibition floors with both temporary and changing exhibitions exploring a variety of themes and insights into Jewish life and culture in Munich. There is a special section geared towards young as well as adult audiences providing in-depth information on Jewish history and religion. On each gallery floor there is also a study area, learning centre or library where students can explore areas of interest and find answers to their questions.

    Select says: The permanent exhibition is located on the lower level and provides an overview of Munich’s Jewish history. Tours of the permanent exhibition are available for school groups in English and are for a duration of 60 or 90 minutes and must be pre-booked.

History trip to Munich by air: 4 days, 3 nights Accommodation

DJH Jugendherberge - Munich

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