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The History and Culture of Eastern Germany

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Program #19873RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Start of Program
Sep 6, 2014
The program begins at 5:00 p.m. with a welcome meeting at the hotel's conference room.
You will be staying at the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte that night.
Location: Berlin
Nearest highway: A 100
Nearest airport: Berlin-Tegel
Transportation to site: Take bus number 128 in the direction of "U Osloer Str.”. Change at “U Kurt-Schumacher-Platz” and take the metro "U6" in the direction of "U Alt-Mariendorf". Get out at "Kochstraße/Checkpoint Charlie". From there it is a 450 m walk to the hotel. The journey takes around 50 minutes. Alternatively you may wish to take a taxi directly from the airport to the hotel. This is a 30 minutes drive and will cost approx. 30 Euro.

End of Program
Sep 20, 2014
The program ends after breakfast around 9:00 a.m. Room check-out at 11:00 a.m.
You will be staying at the Winter's Hotel Berlin Mitte the night before.
Location: Berlin
Transportation to site: Walk to metro station "Kochstraße/Checkpoint Charlie". Take U6 in the direction of "Alt Tempelhof". Change at "U Kurt-Schumacher- Platz" and take bus number 128 to Tegel Airport. The journey takes around 50 minutes. Alternatively you may wish to take a taxi directly from the hotel to the airport. This is a 30 minutes drive and will cost approx. 30 Euro.
Additional transportation information same as above.
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: http://www.winters.de/de/hotels/city/berlin/berlin_mitte_checkpoint_charlie

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: upon request
Subject to availability and price change. Please contact Experiment e.V. in Germany to make arrangements: roadscholar@experiment-ev.de

Check in time: 2:00 PM

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: http://www.winters.de/de/hotels/city/berlin/berlin_mitte_checkpoint_charlie

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 after: upon request
Subject to availability and price change. Please contact Experiment e.V. in Germany to make arrangements: roadscholar@experiment-ev.de

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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14 nights of accommodations
37 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
25 Field trips
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