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Road Scholar
Program #16952RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Jun 11 — Jun 19, 2013

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Day One: Tuesday, June 11 - Depart the US on overnight flight
Afternoon: International flight

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Wednesday, June 12 - Arrival in Berlin / Welcome Dinner
Morning: Arrival in Berlin, Airport transfer to the hotel, 1st and 2nd group, Check-in

Lunch: Snack at the hotel

Afternoon: Check-in and free time. Airport transfer 3rd group. 5:00 PM: Welcome meeting in the hotel's conference room.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at restaurant Entrecote and getting to know each other

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Thursday, June 13 - City tour Berlin
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room

Morning: Introduction to the program by the group leader. Lecture: Berlin and Germany in the Past, Present and Future. Orientation city excursion by bus: Potsdamer Square (the new and old), Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, Jewish Museum (outside visit), Topography of Terror, Hitlers Bunker Site, Paris Square and Brandenburg Gate as Historical Symbol, Reichstag, Holocaust Memorial, New architecture of today (embassies etc.)

Lunch: Lunch at Café Nolle

Afternoon: Continuation of the city visit

Dinner: Dinner at local restaurant

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Friday, June 14 - The Third Reich and the GDR
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room

Morning: Lecture and discussion: The Third Reich and the GDR - Is it possible to compare facism and communism? Field trip to the Allied Museum

Lunch: Lunch at restaurant Haus Berlin

Afternoon: Field trip to Memorial Center Hohenschoenhausen and meeting with an historian

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Five: Saturday, June 15 - Sanssouci Castle and Potsdam
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room

Morning: Guided visit to Schloss Sanssouci with an optional walk through the gardens. Guided city tour by bus with on-site lecture on the history of Potsdam.

Lunch: Lunch in Potsdam

Afternoon: Free time

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Six: Sunday, June 16 - Museumsinsel
Breakfast: Breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture: "Museumsinsel, a European project and its history from 1800-2000"

Lunch: Lunch on own

Afternoon: Free time to visit and explore museums of choice on own.

Dinner: Dinner on own

Evening: Opera "The Marriage of Figaro" at Komische Oper.

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Seven: Monday, June 17 - Meeting with Germans
Breakfast: Hotel dining room

Morning: Meeting a witness: Berlin after German Reunification - Berlin as a capital, "inside walls" between East and West Berlin Afterwards Lecture "Urban Development" by Wolfgang Klemm

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant

Afternoon: free time

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant and meeting with Germans

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Hotel is located in the building of the former ministry of foreign affairs, has a classical facade and is centrally located but quiet. The former German politician Walter Rathenau stayed at what today is the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte and many important social political and industrial innovations were thought out here.

Contact info:
Hedemannstraße 11/12
Berlin, 10969 Germany
phone: +49 (0)30 319 86 18 - 0
web: www.winters.de/hotel-berlin-mitte/index.php?page=hotel

Room amenities: Television, telephone, safe, internet access, W-LAN, hairdryer

Facility amenities: There is a cosy hotel bar and internet is available in the lobby. Non smoking breakfast rooms, lounge, public business corner to check the internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: € 115 double, € 90 single
Subject to availability and price change. To make arrangements please email the Program Provider at roadscholarprograms@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Eight: Tuesday, June 18 - German Bundestag
Breakfast: At the Hotel dining room

Morning: Field trip to the German Bundestag. Guided visit including a visit to the cupola. Meeting with a member of parliament: Questions and answers about current politics in Germany.

Lunch: Lunch on own

Afternoon: Free time

Dinner: Farewell Dinner at restaurant Albrechtshof

Lodging: Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Nine: Wednesday, June 19 - Transfer to the Airport for international departu...
Breakfast: Hotel dining room

Morning: Transfer to the airport and departure

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Berlin
Allied MuseumThe museum, located in the former U.S. Army "Outpost" movie theater, documents the role of the Western Allies (U.S., France, and Britain) in the post-war period and the life of allied troops in Berlin. Address: Clayallee 135 Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm - Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun. Admission: Free
For additional information, visit: www.alliiertenmuseum.de
Anne Frank CenterThe Anne Frank Center is the German partner organisation of the Anne Frank House, Amsterdam. A permanent exhibition shows the life of Anne Frank, in addition, the Center organizes various events especially for pupils and special exhibitions. Address: Rosenthaler Straße 39 Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Admission: Free for Children up to 10 years
For additional information, visit: www.annefrank.de
Bauhaus-Archiv BerlinWorks from all Bauhaus stages and workshops and from the trend-setting Gestaltungsschule (School of Design) from 1919 until 1933. The estates of Walter Gropius, Georg Muche and Herbert Bayer. Address: Klingelhöferstraße 14. Opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm - Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun,1st May, Ascension Day, Whitsunday, Whitmonday, German Unification Day
For additional information, visit: www.bauhaus.de
Berlin Wall MemorialThe documentary centre Berlin Wall is part of the memorial ensemble at the Bernauer Straße with memorial Berlin Wall, chapel of conciliation and the documentary center. Address: Bernauer Straße 111 Opening hours: 9.30 am to 7 pm - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun ( from 04-01 to 10-31) 9.30 am to 6 pm - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun ( from 11-01 to 03-31) Admission: Free, guided tour also free
For additional information, visit: www.berliner-mauer-dokumentationszentrum.de
Centrum JudaicumPermanent exhibition about the history of the New Synagogue and the Jewish life in its surroundings; special exhibitions. Opening hours: Jewish holidays closed up 10 am to 8 pm - Mon, Sun ( 04-01 to 09-30 ) 10 am to 6 pm- Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am to 5 pm - Fri 10 am to 8 pm - Mon, Sun Address:Oranienburgerstr 28/30
For additional information, visit: www.cjudaicum.de
Charlottenburg PalaceSchloß Charlottenburg, the largest and most beautiful palace in Berlin, it is a shining example of baroque architecture. It was built between 1695-99 as a summer residence for Sophie Charlotte, the consort of Elector Friedrich III. Knobelsdorff constructed the eastern wing from 1740-46. From 1787-91, Carl Langhans constructed the palace theater as an extension to the orangery wing. Opening hours: 9 am to 6 pm - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun. 'Altes Schloss' 11 am to 6 pm-Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun . 'Neuer Flügel' (04-01 to 10-31) 11 am to 5 pm- Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun . 'Neuer Flügel' (11.01 to 03-31)
For additional information, visit: www.spsg.de
DDR Museum BerlinEverydaylife of a former state, multimedia-based and interactive: The GDR Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 1. Opening hours: 10 am to 8 pm - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun 10 am to 10 pm - Sat
For additional information, visit: www.ddr-museum.de
German Historical MuseumIn June 2006 the Zeughaus has reopened for the public with the newly designed permanent exhibition "German History in Images and Testimonials". Covering 8,000 sq. metres of exhibition space, the exhibits from the DHM's own collections convey a vivid picture of the past. The Pei-Building behind the Zeughaus was opened on May, 24 2003. It houses the special exhibitions of the German Historical Museum. Address: Unter den Linden 2. Opening hours: daily 10 am to 6 pm
For additional information, visit: www.dhm.de
Hamburg Main StationPainting, sculptures, graphics, photography, video, multimedia works, room, and light installations of the collections of the National Gallery, the Erich Marx Collection and the Friedrich Christian Flick collection with works by Andy Warhol Cy Twombly, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Anselm Kiefer, Joseph Beuys, Duane Hanson, Paul McCarthy, Francis Picabia, Bruce Naumann, Jeff Koons, Martin Kippenberger, Pipilotti Rist. Address: Invalidenstraße 50-51. Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, 1st May, Ascension Day, Whitmonday, German Unification Day 11 am to 8 pm - Sat 11 am to 6 pm - Sun, Whitsunday Admission: Free for Children up to 16 years; every Thursday four hours before the closing of the museum for the permanent exhibition.
For additional information, visit: www.smb.museum.de
Holocaust MemorialThe memorial comprises 2711 concrete blocks and was constructed between 2003 and 2005 close to the Brandenburg Gate on the basis of a design by architect Peter Eisenman. The subterranean information centre situated in the south-eastern corner of the monument commemorates the victims and provides material on the historical sites of the destruction and on existing memorials. Address: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1. Opening hours: always accessible: field with the concrete blocks. 04-01 to 09-30: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, 1st May, Whitmonday 10 to 8 pm information centre, also on mon, 17.04., 01.05., 05.06., 12.06., 19.06., 26.06., 03.07. Mon. Center of Information closed. 10-01 to 03-31: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun 10 am to 7 pm. information centre winter. Admission: Free, donations are welcome
For additional information, visit: www.stiftung-denkmal.de
Jewish MuseumThe museum’s permanent historical exhibition extends over 3,000 m² and invites visitors to journey through two millennia of German-Jewish history. Its depictions of 14 historical periods from the Middle Ages to the present paint a vivid portrait of German-Jewish life. Artistic and everyday objects, photos and letters, interactive displays and media stations together convey the history of Jewish culture in Germany and show how tightly Jewish life and German history are interwoven. Opening hours: Mon 10 am - 10 pm, Tue - Sun 10 am - 8 pm. Address:Lindenstraße 9-14
Kulturforum Potsdamer PlatzNeue Nationalgalerie / New National Gallery: 20th century art: Collection of expressionist works, Bauhaus works, new objectivity, art in the period after the war. The permament exhibition usually isn't shown when temporary exhibitions take place. Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Thu 10 am - 10 pm, Sat & Sun 11 am- 6 pm. Address: Potsdamer Straße 50. Gemäldegalerie / Picture Gallery: European paintings from the 13th - 18th century. Masterpieces from all epochs, including paintings by Eyck, Bruegel, Dürer, Raffael, Tizian, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and Rubens. Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Fri 10 am- 6 pm, Thu 10 am-10pm, Sat & Sun 11 am - 6 pm. Address:Matthäikirchplatz 4-6. Musikinstrumentenmuseum / Museum for Musical Instruments: Bach's harpsichord and its replicates as well as the biggest cinema and theatre organ in Europe (live demonstrations every Saturday). Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Thu 9 am- 5 pm, Thu 9 am - 10 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am - 5 pm Address: Tiergartenstraße 1. Admission:Thursdays from 6 pm free.
For additional information, visit: www.smb.museum.de
Martin-Gropius-BauAs important exhibition hall in Berlin, the Martin-Gropius-Bau shows temporary exhibitions of international rank. Address: Niederkirchner Straße 7. Opening hours: 10 am to 8 pm - Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Ascension Day, Whitsunday, Whitmonday, German Unification Day. Admission: Depends on exhibition
For additional information, visit: www.gropiusbau.de
MuseumsinselAltes Museum: Greek and Roman art and sculptures; Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection, Pergamon Museum: Antiquity collection, Museum of Islamic Art, Museum of Anterior Asia, Bodemuseum: Collection of sculptures, Museum of Byzantine Art, the coin cabinet, works from the Gemäldegalerie. Old National Gallery: 19th century art. Addresses: Lustgarten and Bodestraße 1-3. Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm - Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun, 1st May, Whitsunday, Whitmonday, German Unification Day 10 am to 10 pm - Thu, Ascension Day The Old National Gallery is closed on Mondays! Admission: Free for Children up to 16 years; Each Thursday 4 hours before closing admission free for all visitors
For additional information, visit: www.smb.museum.de
Wall Museum House at Checkpoint CharlieFounded in 1962 beside the legendary Checkpoint Charlie border crossing, the history of the Berlin Wall, original objects from successful escapes under, over and above the ground. World-wide non-violent struggle for human rights. Opening hours: 9 am to 10 pm - daily
For additional information, visit: www.mauermuseum.de
Zoo and Aquarium BerlinAffectionately known as the Zoo on the south-west corner of the Tiergarten, this is Berlin’s favourite family spot - a wonderfully kept urban Zoo with a huge playground, restaurants, and coffee shops, providing a whole day’s worth of family entertainment. The Zoo is home to 13,700 animals and 1,400 species, its animals are part of local life and most Berliners will be aware of the news of a new arrival. Rare among city zoos, the Zoologischer Garten was founded in 1844 and was the first Zoo to be built in Germany. Under Friedrich Wilhelm IV it became a joint project by Martin Lichtenstein and Peter Joseph Lennè who had redesigned the Tiergarten and allocated the southwestern tip of the Tiergarten as a zoological garden. Opening hours: March 21st - October 16th: 9am to 7 pm, October 17 th - March 20 th: 9 am to 5 pm. Address: Hardenbergplatz 8
For additional information, visit: www.zoo-berlin.de/zoo.html
Zoological Garden "Tierpark" BerlinThe "Tierpark Berlin" is the biggest landscape zoological garden in Europe. More than 7500 animals of 900 different species are represented in the enclosures. Opening hours: daily from 9 am to 5,6 or 7 pm (depends from month). Address: Am Tierpark 125
For additional information, visit: www.tierpark-berlin.de/tierpark.html

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