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8 Days History tour itinerary for germany: Follow Anne Frank Through The German Occupation

Amsterdam, Bergen (Lower Saxony), Berlin, Cracow, Nuremberg, Oswiecim, Prague, Westerbork

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Walk in the footsteps of Anne Frank from the Secret Annex to Auschwitz, and Bergen Belsen Camps. On this journey, you will learn what happened with Anne and all the other Jews from the Netherlands; visit the German centres of Nazi rule and the Krakow of Schindler's list. Together, we will make this a life-changing experience.

DAY 01

Amsterdam

  • On the first day of this tour, explore the intense history of the German occupation in Amsterdam. 

  • Visit the Anne Frank House, and also the neighbourhood where she grew up in Amsterdam and where many stories will be told.

  • Explore the German District and of course the Jewish Quarter, including the Holocaust museum and the Synagogue.

  • On this day, you will learn what happened with normal people under extreme circumstances. From here onwards, follow those people after they were completely in the hands of the German oppressors, trying to remain human against all odds.

DAY 02

Westerbork and Bergen Belsen

  • Visit Westerbork Camp on the border with Germany. This was a transit where all Jews from the Netherlands, including the Frank family, where taken and from where they were put on a transport to the East.

  • Drive to Bergen Belsen in Germany. There is not much left of this camp where people were kept under the most horrendous circumstances. Anne and Margot Frank died here, among the thousands of others. It is a beautiful, but haunting, site to visit, and very impressive experience.

DAY 03

Berlin

  • After a 3 hour drive, arrive in Berlin.

  • Visit the WW2 sites, such as the place of the Fuhrer bunker and the SS headquarters, while also enjoying the city and its nightlife.

DAY 04

Berlin to Auschwitz

  • Drive further to the East to Auschwitz in Poland. It is a long travel day, but there will be stops along the way significant to the WW2 events that happened here.

DAY 05

Auschwitz and Krakow

  • Spend the entire time visiting the massive sites of the Auschwitz concentration camp. 

  • Start at the main camp, with its "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate and in the afternoon, visit the Birkenau gas and work camp, where the Jews, including Anne Frank, arrived for selection. Most of the camps are in their original state, and visiting these places of horror is a life-changing experience.

  • Take a short drive to the astonishing city of Krakow. After Auschwitz emotions and tensions would have built all day, and it will be important to relax and reflect in the beautiful setting of this mediaeval city.

DAY 06

Krakow and Prague

  • In the morning, visit the Jewish ghetto in Krakow and the nearby factory of Oscar Schindler, made famous by the film Schindler's List. You would have seen some of the places used in the film, as well as many of the original sites of the ghetto.

  • Go on a 4/5 hour drive to the amazing city of Prague where you will spend the evening.

DAY 07

Prague to Nuremberg

  • There is too much to explore in Prague for the short time we have, but you will be able to explore the city in the morning at your own leisure. 

  • After lunch, head to the German city of Nuremberg, an important city in Nazi Germany, and the location of the famous Nuremberg Trials.

DAY 08

Nuremberg - Amsterdam

  • It will be a long drive back to Amsterdam, but if time and energy allow stopping in Frankfurt to visit the birthplace of Anne Frank, ultimately coming full circle.

  • 4200 EUR Per Adult (* for 4 to 6 people)
  • 4800 EUR Per Adult (* for 2 or 3 people)
  • This tour includes all entry fees of any museums and sites visited.

  • Also included are 7 nights in 3 star hotels, assuming 2 people will share a room. All hotels will be booked upon confirmation of your booking.

  • Lunch and dinners are included in the tour as well

  • Transport will be by private 5 seat car for 2 or 3 guests or 9 person minivan for 4 to 6 guests. Given the amount of driving required with this tour 6 people are the maximum for comfortable travel.

  • All days your personal experienced and passionate Dutch guide will show you around all sites and cities we will visit

  • There will be enough free time as well in Amsterdam, Berlin, Krakow and Prague. 

  • All food/drinks you will consume on your own are excluded.

  • We will follow the footsteps of Anne frank from Amsterdam, to Westerbork, all the way to Auschwitz, and Bergen Belsen. On this journey, we will also visit Berlin, Krakow, Prague and Nuremberg. We will learn what happened with Anne and all the other Jews from the Netherlands, and also visit the German centres of Nazi rule and the Krakow of Schindler's list. Together we will make this a life-changing experience.

Amsterdam, Bergen (Lower Saxony), Berlin, Cracow, Nuremberg, Oswiecim, Prague, Westerbork

Education
Education Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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