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School Trips to Germany

A popular choice by teachers, our school trips to Germany cover a range of subjects from MFL, history, and politics, to art, geography, music and more. This diverse country varies dramatically between regions from Berlin's vibrant urban culture to the picturesque Rhineland and Black forest, ideal for teachers seeking a cultural experience for their students.


Voyager's educational trips to Germany

Explore the fairy-tale scenery of the Rhineland or delve into Germany's rich history with a trip to the capital, Berlin. Voyager's school trips to Germany are packed full of experiences that are sure to engage and inspire your students. Germany has become an increasingly popular destination for school trips and due to its rich academic benefits. there's no wonder why! From Geography and History to Art and Music, Voyager's team will help tailor your trip to your unique learning requirements - what better way to allow your students to experience something to remember!

School Trips to Berlin

Having played a major role in some of the 20th century’s most iconic moments, Berlin is a capital packed full of history museums, sites and cultural landmarks that are a must see on your visit. A staple during your school trip to Germany, Berlin is a popular choice with teachers, offering students a diverse range of experiences.

For history students, the Jewish Museum, the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate and the Pergamon Museum provide a wealth of historical knowledge. For lovers of architecture and design, there are the Dioramas and the Berlin Museum just waiting to be explored. Or for those looking to expand their German language skills, the vibrant city of Berlin provides a modern and cultural experience where students can practice their language in the local scene.

All of this and so much more can be organised by the team at Voyager School Travel, and with years of first-hand experience creating the most memorable school trips. Request a quote for your school trip to Germany and Berlin today.

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German Language Immersion

Combining the great outdoors and lots of fun activities, Voyager’s German Language Immersion trip is hosted in the traditional German countryside. Set near the stunning Eifel National Park this German immersion is sure to help improve your student’s language skills, leaving them feeling more confident and natural to converse in a foreign language. They say practice makes perfect and this trip is sure to give your classroom just that! Combining fun and education to create the ideal school trip with bespoke language learning support, students can immersive themselves at our exclusive language learning centre. Don’t hesitate to contact Voyager’s team today to discuss your options and receive your bespoke quote.

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School Trips to the Black Forest

Home to the story of Hansel & Gretal, Germany’s Black Forest, nicknamed the “forest of dreams”, is located in the Southwest of the country and is surrounded by stunning lakes and mountain scenery. It is a breath-taking mix of woodland, mountains, and river valleys that offers everything from hiking trails to fairy-tale castles. The Black Forest is renowned for its natural beauty and is a popular trip destination. It has a large number of traditional buildings and villages, and appeals to students across subjects. With a thriving creative arts scene, this destination really has so much to offer your students, from Art to History to Business Studies and of course not forgetting, the world-famous Black Forest Gâteau!

School Trips to the Black Forest

German Excursion Highlights

Our school trips to Germany are packed full of fantastic excursion options that give your students the opportunity to truly experience a modern form of teaching, completely immersing them in some of the most famous locations in the world:

  • World famous Christmas markets - Berlin, Cologne and Aachen offer wonderful festive experiences and are great for a first trip to Germany.
  • Charlottenburg Castle - a palace fit for a King’s queen.
  • Marksburg Castle - a perfect example of the Rhineland’s signature gothic architecture.
  • Cologne Old Town - with its winding streets and beautiful squares you can really get a feel for the city’s impressive 2000 year history.
  • The Topography of Terror Museum, Berlin - one of the most frequently visited places of remembrance in the country's capital.

What you can expect when you book a German school trip with Voyager School Travel

Although its focus is on the educational benefits, a school trip, whether that’s to Germany, France or Spain, etc, wouldn’t be the same without immersion and fun integrated. Voyager’s school trips to Germany offer a truly unique experience, giving your students memories to cherish alongside strengthening their academic capabilities. Whether you want to focus the trip on a singular subject, or branch into cross-curricular adventures, you can be sure we will help you achieve it all. 

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Get started on on planning your German school trip today! Our team of education tour experts are on hand to guide you through every step, take care of the details and create the perfect itinerary for your group.  Click the button below and get in touch today.

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History, culture, language immersion, contemporary art and picturesque countryside

On one of our school trips to Germany, you can explore the beautiful scenery of the Rhineland or discover more about German history at its cultural centre, Berlin. Increasingly popular with school groups and ever more competitive in terms of price, Germany is enjoying its most prosperous, stable and exciting period of development on record. The late 20th-century cultural explosion in Berlin demonstrates no sign of abating, and the picture-postcard landscapes of the Rhine, Moselle and Black Forest are as enchanting as ever.

Of course, German language students cannot fail to benefit from a school tour to Germany, but students of geography, art, music, politics and business, in fact pretty much any academic subject, will be rewarded here. Whatever your curriculum, if you're considering an educational trip to Germany, do contact our team to see how we can help organise the perfect tour for your group.

Frequently asked questions about Germany school trips

More and more teachers are choosing to take their classes to Germany with us to complement their classroom teaching on our curriculum-linked school trips to Germany. Whether you're drawn to the rural fairy-tale charm of the Black Forest or the cultural, cosmopolitan pull of Berlin, there are plenty of educational visits waiting to be discovered throughout Germany's varying landscapes.

If you're a German teacher wanting to improve your students' confidence speaking the language and expand their vocabulary then gear up for an adventurous time at our immersive German language centre, DJH Hellenthal in the forested North Rhine-Westphalia. A native-speaking German betreuer will lead your trip in German and instruct a fun programme of high rope activities on the fantastic on-site facilities.

Teachers looking for an art school trip to Berlin will want to visit Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design & East Side Gallery. And whatever the subject, a stop at the Brandenburg Gate & the Reichstag is essential. Your students will be able to contextualise your WWII & Holocaust classroom studies at Sachsenhausen Memorial and MuseumJewish Museum Berlin on a history school trip.

The best time to visit Germany on a school trip is from October to March. You'll have greater choice of excursions and activities to add to your itinerary and you're much more likely to secure your first choices. We recommend planning your school trip to Cologne in autumn, when the Rhine and Moselle Valley is at its most magical—and you can enjoy the popular Phantasialand theme park with fewer crowds.

All students and teachers will need a valid passport. Our school trips to France include travel insurance and we still recommend that all students and teacher have a valid EHIC or GHIC card before travelling. 

When it comes to your suitcase, take a look at our full recommended kit list for what to pack for a school trip to Germany.

We offer school trips to Germany to suit different educational objectives and budgets. Immersive residential German language school trips to Hellenthal in North Rhine-Westphalia start from £529 per person including all adventure activities instructed by native-speaking German betreuers. Find out more about what is included in the price.

Travel on a cross-curricular school trip to Berlin from £545 per person. Find out more about what is included in the price.

Your trip includes travel insurance unless otherwise stated. Read more about on the comprehensive travel insurance policy offered by Voyager School Travel.

If your school has their own policy in place, please let us know and we will ensure that this is reflected in your quote.

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The way we travel has changed since our departure from the EU. We've summarised the rules you need to be aware of before your school trip—from passports to visas & EHICs.

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Build your Germany school trip itinerary with our tried & tested list of attractions. They're sure to be a hit with students & meet your educational objectives.

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Why choose Voyager School Travel for your school trip to Germany?

You are in specialist hands

Our team use their teaching, language & destination experience to organise educational trips that are not only enriching but hassle-free. Read more →

Safety assured, bonded & accredited

As a member of the School Travel Forum & protected through ABTA & ATOL you can be sure of our high standards. Read more →

Trusted by teachers

Schools trust Voyager School Travel to organise the educational trips for over 32,000 passengers a year. Read more →

We deliver the educational elements

Signature educational experiences with our own language & activity instructors allow teachers to enjoy the trip too. Read more →

Stay at our own residential centres

Groups staying at our own residential centres in France will benefit from high quality learning, safety & service. Read more →

Our own overseas teams

Peace of mind knowing our French managers, instructors, coach drivers & support team will look after your every need. Read more →

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