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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Whether you’re fascinated by history, heritage, or both, this moving tour of Poland and Eastern Germany traces the steps of army officers, privates, and prisoners, but also of parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents through some of the most notable sites of World War II. From Warsaw to Munich, you’ll visit significant wartime cities, concentration camps, and memorials, hearing the touching stories of unwavering courage, resilience, and heroism along the way. The Oskar Schindler Factory made famous in the movie Schindler’s List, the courthouse of the Nuremberg Trials, and the former concentration camps of Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Dachau, highlight the tragedies of the deadliest war in history. Visits to Dresden, Berlin, Weimar, and Nuremberg, get you up close to the beautiful cities once fiercely destroyed and painstakingly restored.

Countries Visited

Germany , Poland

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN WARSAW, POLAND
    Welcome to Warsaw! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    WARSAW
    Royal Ceremonies WARSAW Guided sightseeing includes the Cathedral of St. John. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURE & TRADITIONS Explore the historic city of Warsaw where you’ll visit the medieval old town and the impressive 14th-century Cathedral of St. John. The Cathedral has witnessed coronations of Polish kings, royal weddings, and funerals throughout Polish history. During World War II it suffered heavy damage as it was in the midst of the Warsaw uprising.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  3. Day 3
    WARSAW–AUSCHWITZ/BIRKENAU–KRAKOW
    History Lessons AUSCHWITZ/BIRKENAU Visit the former concentration camps.
    Drive to Krakow. (B,D)
    249 mi / 400 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    HISTORIC SPOTS A visit to Auschwitz and Birkenau is a sobering and moving experience; a chilling reminder of an era in human history we shall never forget. This opportunity to see the sites where so many lives were affected by the cruelty of the Third Reich during WWII is an unforgettable lesson in history and a cautionary tale for the future. In fact, the subject of the Holocaust is a mandatory part of German school curriculum, with almost all students having visited a camp or memorial.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    KRAKOW
    Heroic Figures KRAKOW Free time this morning before a [LF] guided walking tour of Kazimierz, the Old Jewish Quarter, and a visit to the Remuh Synagogue. Free time for lunch before [LF] visiting the Oskar Schindler Factory. (B)

    LOCAL FAVORITE
    HISTORY & HERITAGE A wealth of history to be discovered in Krakow’s Jewish Quarter. Hear the stories of the important role Kazimierz played throughout European history. Visit the Remuh Synagogue which dates back to the sixteenth century and is still active today.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  5. Day 5
    KRAKOW–WROCLAW
    Gothic Tales KRAKOW Guided sightseeing includes sights of St. Mary’s Church.
    See the former Gleiwitz radio station en route to Wroclaw.
    WROCLAW Guided sightseeing includes Market Square. (B,D)
    186 mi / 300 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURAL GEM Explore the wonderful town of Wrocław on the Oder River in western Poland. Browse the Market Square, lined with elegant townhouses and see the Gothic Old Town Hall and astronomical clock.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    WROCLAW–DRESDEN, GERMANY
    German Jewels DRESDEN Guided walking tour features the Zwinger Palace Courtyard. [LF] Dinner with local specialties at Am Pulverturm restaurant. (B,D)
    168 mi / 270 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURAL GEM Explore the heart of Dresden with a walk to Zwinger Palace courtyard. Revered for its stunning Baroque architecture and beautiful gardens, this spectacular palace complex is the most famous building in Dresden.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  7. Day 7
    DRESDEN–TORGAU–BERLIN
    Remembrance & Faith TORGAU See the monument commemorating the meeting of US and Soviet forces and visit the Courtyard at Hartenfels Castle.
    BERLIN Guided sightseeing includes the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and picture stops at Brandenburg Gate and Holocaust Memorial. (B)
    155 mi / 250 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    HISTORIC SPOT Hartenfels Castle is home to the first purpose-built Protestant church. This spiritual heart of the Lutheran Reformation was blessed by Martin Luther himself in 1544. See the courtyard of this architectural masterpiece in Torgau overlooking the Elbe River.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    BERLIN
    The Boulevards of Berlin BERLIN Enjoy a free day. (B)

    FREE TIME TIPS
    EXPLORE MORE Berlin is a city to be explored and enjoyed. See the street art of the East Side Gallery where a portion of the Berlin Wall now serves as a memorial of freedom painted by local artists. See the classic Cosmonaut mural in Mariannenstrasse or head to the Kreuzberg district for a leisurely stroll along Landwehr Canal.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    BERLIN–WEIMAR. EXCURSION TO BUCHENWALD
    Loss & Liberation WEIMAR Take an orientation walk.
    BUCHENWALD Join an afternoon visit to the former concentration camp before returning to Weimar. (B,D)
    199 mi / 320 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    HISTORIC SPOT Buchenwald was the largest Nazi concentration camp in Germany. During the war over 56.000people lost their lives whilst imprisoned here. After the war it was converted to a Soviet internment camp for German prisoners of war, of whom 7.000 died.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  10. Day 10
    WEIMAR–NUREMBERG
    Recording History NUREMBERG [LF] Visit the Memorium Nuremberg Trials and Courtroom 600 (if available) and see the Zeppelin Field. Take an orientation walk this afternoon through the pedestrian area of the Old Town. [LF] Enjoy dinner with traditional Nürnberger Bratwürste (small sausages) at the Bratwurst Röslein restaurant. (B,D)
    152 mi / 245 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    HISTORIC SPOT A target for allied bombings, Nuremberg was an important symbol to the Nazi regime having been the location of the party rallies. It was chosen by the Allies as the location of the Nurenberg Trials. Visit the Courthouse where you’ll learn all about these historic trials.

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  11. Day 11
    NUREMBERG–DACHAU–MUNICH
    Dark History & A Brighter Future DACHAU Visit the site of the former concentration camp.
    MUNICH Orientation tour includes the Marienplatz. (B)
    137 mi / 220 km

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT
    CULTURE & TRADITION Experience the geographical and cultural heart of Munich at its Marienplatz, the town square since 1158. Stroll through the home to historic buildings, including the Old and New Town Halls in the picturesque heart and soul of the city.

    Meals:   Breakfast
  12. Day 12
    MUNICH
    Auf Wiedersehen, Munich! MUNICH Enjoy a free day in Munich before a farewell dinner at your hotel this evening. (B,D)

    FREE TIME TIPS
    EXPLORE MORE If steins and suds are on your mind, then Munich is the place to sip and socialize at the city’s bustling biergartens. Raise a glass to your fantastic European vacation and the new and wonderful friends you’ve made along the way. Prost!

    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  13. Day 13
    MUNICH
    Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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There may be times on tour or on the motorcoach when social distancing is required. We will take care in assuring any local guidelines are followed in a safe and comfortable way for our guests. For any cases where masks are required due to local guidelines, we ask that guests bring their own approved N95 (FFP2) masks for their own comfort and safety. Our wireless listening technology enables safe distances between our guests and other travelers during excursions.

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To ensure a healthy environment for each of our guests and our team, our Tour Directors, Local Hosts, and motorcoach drivers are fully vaccinated, and Globus is also requiring that all travelers are fully vaccinated before joining the trips. Additionally, regular guest checks are conducted, and, when required by local guidelines, masks will be worn by our guests and by our team when accompanying guests. In all other cases, masks are optional for guests.

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Accommodations

Warsaw: Mercure Warsaw Centrum
Mercure Warsaw Centrum is located in the city center, right next to the Golden Terraces, the largest shopping center in Warsaw.
Address:
Ul.Zlota 48/54
Warsaw , Poland
Krakow: INX Design
This unique 118-room hotel reflects the Art Deco style of the Kazimierz district in which it is located and offers Free Wi-Fi access throughout. Dishes from around the world are served in the Kitchen restaurant while drinks can be enjoyed in the informal atmosphere of the colorful bar, there is also a gym and Finnish sauna.
Address:
Starowislna Str. 91
Krakow , Poland
Wroclaw: Hotel Mercure Wroclaw Centrum
Offering free Wi-Fi throughout, this mid-scale 151-room property is located in the heart of Wroclaw's Old Town, just 300 m from the RaclawicePanorama. It features spacious classically designed rooms with air conditioning and tea/ coffee-making facilities. The hotel bar & restaurant offers a wide selection of wine from around the world with exquisite dishes served on stone plates.
Address:
Pl. Dominikanski 2
Wroclaw , Poland
Wroclaw: Art Hotel
Set in 2 historic buildings, with parts dating from the 14th century. The elegant hotel interiors combine Renaissance and New Gothic style. Guest rooms are individually designed and have furniture and paintings by Polish artists, plus free Wi-Fi, and minibar. The on-site restaurant with its 18th-century murals, serves Polish and Italian cuisine. Other amenities include a gym, a seasonal garden, and art exhibits.
Address:
Kielbanicza 20
Wroclaw , Poland
Dresden: NH Collection Dresden Altmarkt
Situated in the heart of the Old Town, overlooking Dresden's Market Square, this modern 240 room property offers Free Wi-Fi access throughout, a refined restaurant serving German and Spanish fare, as well as a funky cocktail bar with a cigar lounge. Other amenities include a gym and a wellness area with sauna and steam bath.
Address:
An Der Kreuzkirche 2
Dresden , Germany
Berlin: Arcotel John F
Right in the heart of the capital city, located at its trendy cultural district of "Berlin-Mitte", welcomes you the design hotel ARCOTEL John F Berlin - an ideal starting point for city and business trips. The 4-star-superior-hotel is centrally located between the famous Museumsinsel and Gendarmenmarkt, directly at the "Quartier am Auswärtigen Amt", with walking distance to the famous Friedrichstrasse and the "Unter den Linden" boulevard.
Address:
Werderscher Markt 11
Berlin , Germany
Weimar: Leonardo Hotel Weimar
Situated in a quiet area of Goethe's native city with 294 rooms, a regionally inspired restaurant, bar and bistro. Other recreational facilities include an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness area, two bowling lanes and a billiard table.
Address:
Belvederer Allee 25
Weimar , Germany
Nuremberg: NH Collection Nuernberg City
Located in the heart of Nuremberg, this 244-room property has a striking modern design and offers a Free Wi-Fi connection throughout. The restaurant serves regional and Mediterranean food with a summer terrace for al fresco drinks and dining, other amenities include a contemporary bar and Gym with sauna and steam room.
Address:
Bahnhofstrasse 19
Nuernberg , Germany
Munich: Four Points by Sheraton Munich Arabellapark
This sleek 446-room high-rise hotel close to the famous English Garden offers a choice of two restaurants serving market-fresh grill variations and healthy light Mediterranean fare. The stylish bar offers a variety of locally produced drinks, spirits, home made cakes and culinary delicacies and the Beer Garden offers the chance to indulge in some traditional Bavarian dishes and barbecued specialties (weather permitting). Leisure facilities include the city´s highest spa with panoramic views from the 23rd floor, a large wellness area including a heated swimming pool, Finnish sauna and steam bath. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the public areas; access in the rooms is subject to a fee (payable locally).
Address:
Arabellastrasse 5
Muenchen , Germany

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Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4
Accommodations
3.4
Itinerary
4.5
Professional Staff
4.3
Repeat with Operator
4.1
Value for Money
3.7

Ratings based off 11 reviews - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only

The tour was excellent, the hotels and attractions were above expectations.

This was a unique World War II Excursion. There was a lot of walking and there was some very unique things that we enjoyed along the way. Poland was a pleasant surprise and I'm glad that we went there too. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone that is looking for this type of trip.

This is my 9th escorted tour and by far the most enjoyable. The tour was well paced and the attractions were diverse. Our guide, really knows WWII and did a fantastic job with the historical points of interest. Our local guides were knowledgeable and most added a unique perspective. Our guide for walking tour of Dresden, was raised during the Soviet occupation and was particularly entertaining. The included breakfasts and dinners (7) were enjoyable and well planned. The hotel dinners were usually at the end of the longer days, and fit in well with our schedule. My only complaint is the farewell dinner, which would have been better if held at a local restaurant. Saying your goodbyes deserves atmosphere, and it was totally lacking at the Sheraton Westpark farewell buffet. We really enjoyed our time in Poland. They people are extremely friendly and English is spoken everywhere. You'll need local currency. A 24/7 Exchange is available a half block for the Warsaw Hilton and a supermarket is right next store. The excursion to the Wielczka Salt Mine was fantastic and not to be missed. There was enough variety in sightseeing to balance the depressing nature of the concentration camps. It's truly shocking what these people went through. I highly recommend this tour for anyone interested the war and IMO is 5 out of 5 stars for the price.

Was very disapointed in Berlin. Globus would have known ahead of time that the president of Israel was staying there for the time we were and should have booked with another hotel. We were made to feel like terrorists with going through thorough security 3 times every time we went out. I'm not complaining about the security for a high official but if wanted that kind of security I would have gone to Israel. It was totally ridiculous and the hotel and Globus should be ashamed of themselves. It really put a damper on the vacation and I don't think there was one person that was happy with that.

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