Berlin: From War to Peace

  • 7 Day Tour

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium or Holland for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

To Hannover, where we visit the Luftwaffe Museum. Continue to Berlin for four nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Oderfront & Seelow Battlefield

We visit ground east of the city where the Soviet offensive began in early 1945 and look at the fighting along the Seelow Heights, then see where the Soviets first crossed, visiting the T34 Tank Memorial. After lunch, we look at the defence of the fortress town of Kurstrin, then look at the crossing of the Oder River by Polish forces seeing the Polish Engineers Memorial and Polish War Cemetery.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Battle for Berlin

We look at the final battle for the city in April 1945 and follow the course of the battle on foot, with an easy walk from the Lustgarten via Museum Island to Friedrichstrasse. After lunch, we walk from Moltke Bridge to the Reichstag, looking at the final assault by Soviet troops, finishing in the Brandenburg Gate area.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Cold War Berlin

After the war, Berlin found itself at the heart of the Cold War. Today, we look at the story of the Berlin Wall in the Invalidenstrasse area, where we see an old Prussian Cemetery, the Berlin Wall Memorial Park at Bernauerstrasse and Check Point Charlie, as well as seeing the Topography of Terror. We then travel out via the Berlin Olympic Stadium to the Allied Museum.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Soviet Memorial and Cemetery

We visit the impressive Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park and see where the final surrender of WWII took place in May 1945 at Karlshorst. We continue to Belgium or Holland for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; single room supplement £139; travel insurance from £44.95. 

FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.