9 November marks 30 years since the fall of the wall in 1989 – an event which profoundly changed Germany and Europe. The city is commemorating it with a series of cultural events leading up to and on the day.

Discover Berlin’s post-war history and the treasures of Dresden on a six-night escorted tour, enjoying a walking tour of Berlin taking in Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and the wall visitor centre, a visit to royal Potsdam, and a guided tour of Dresden exploring Semper Opera and the historic Green Vault.


Discover the many things to do in Berlin: wine, art food and beer.


The Fall of The Wall costs from £1,275 pp (two sharing), including flights (Heathrow), transfers, B&B, excursions, guides & local reps. Departs 3 October, 8 November and 13 December.


Call Jules Verne on 020 3553 3722 (www.vjv.com). Image, c. Justin Leighton Alamy Stock.