A perfect prelude to The Bryn Mawr International Forum in London on March 14, 2020.
An exclusive Bryn Mawr departure

Reserve your place today by calling Untours at 888-868-6871.

Please join us for an in-depth look at the innovative and eclectic city of Berlin.

This exciting six-day trip, exclusive to Bryn Mawr travelers, focuses on Berlin’s eventful history, vibrant culture, and current affairs. Visit historical sites that shaped world history, meet with political and cultural practitioners and experts, tour world-renowned museums, and visit UNESCO world heritage sites.

Our partnering tour operator, Untours, specializes in providing travelers with the opportunity to stay longer and dive deeper into a singular destination, offering thoughtful guided excursions as well as ample free time to focus on sites and experiences that are meaningful to you.

When your time in Berlin concludes, you have the option to fly to London to spend two days exploring the city at your leisure and to attend the inaugural Bryn Mawr College International Forum: London 2020. Reserve your spot today by calling Untours at 888-868-6871.

If you wish to receive a PDF version of the trip brochure, please contact Carolyn Wilson at cwilson2@brynmawr.edu.

About The Bryn Mawr College International Forum: London 2020
Join President Kim Cassidy in London on Saturday, March 14, 2020 for a dynamic program around the theme of innovation. This inaugural event will also offer professional networking and rich social and cultural opportunities throughout the weekend. Learn more here

Date Information

Dates: 
Friday, March 6, 2020 - Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Sold Out?: 
No

Itinerary

Day 1: Friday, March 6, 2020

Following your arrival in Berlin, enjoy a short tour and history of the hotel, a converted Siemens building. Then join an orientation stroll through the neighborhood to Potsdamer Platz, learning about it historical changes, from being Europe’s busiest square to an empty wasteland after WWII, and its transformation into a bustling new area with innovative architecture and design.

Visit Panoramapunkt, a 25th-floor viewing point with breathtaking views of the city’s most famous landmarks. Later, enjoy a welcome reception and dinner.

Dinner included

Day 2: Saturday, March 7, 2020

Enjoy a thorough tour by bus of the city’s most well known and beloved sights, including the Berlin Wall, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the East German Government Quarter, and grand Unter den Linden Boulevard, and learn about the city and its architecture.

Tour the Reichstag building and Sir Norman Foster’s iconic glass dome, taking in sunset views from the dome and dining at the Reichstag rooftop restaurant.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included

Day 3: Sunday, March 8, 2020

Berlin is a hub of technology and innovation. Meet with expats in the startup world.

Then we will focus on art with a visit to Museum Island and tour of two of Berlin’s top museums, the Pergamon & New Museums. VIP entrance and lunch are included.

After, you will have a local orientation to Berlin to prepare you to explore on your own. Later, enjoy an evening concert with one of the city’s many cultural organizations.

Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 4: Monday, March 9, 2020

The city is yours to explore on this free day. Our local guide will discuss options, book arrangements, and provide information and assistance as needed.

Optional excursions (at a fee) include: Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Dresden, Jewish Museum of Berlin, or other themed Berlin tours (Third Reich, Cold War, Jewish Berlin).

Breakfast included

Day 5: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Potsdam with its beautiful parks and historical buildings. Tour the opulent Sanssouci Palace, Germany’s version of Versailles.

Also visit Cecilienhof Palace, Russian colony Androvka (a 19th-century heritage village with a dozen wooden houses built for Russian singer soldiers), and the Dutch Quarter, Europe’s largest development of Dutch-style houses outside of the Netherlands, built in the 1730s to attract Dutch builders and craftsmen.

The day will end with a farewell reception and dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included

Day 6: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.S. or travel on to London to participate in the International Forum. For those traveling to London, a transfer will be available from the airport to central London.

Breakfast included

Cost and Inclusions: 


$2,799/person (double occupancy)

Berlin UnCovered includes:

  • 5 nights in Berlin 4-star Hotel Movenpick
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners with beer or wine
  • Berlin airport transfers
  • Tours and encounters with experts
  • Support by a local expert throughout your time in Berlin
  • Custom air itinerary planning (transAtlantic airfare not included)
  • Berlin-London airfare (or a $100 reduction if you choose not to travel on to London for The Bryn Mawr College International Forum or choose to make your own arrangements)
  • London airport transfer (to central London)
  • All gratuities
Accommodations: 


The Hotel Mövenpick is centrally located near Potsdamer Platz. It features a fitness center with gym and sauna, a glass-roofed restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is Green Globe certified for its environmental sustainability.