Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to the magnificent capital of Bavaria! Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head for your centrally-located hotel. After check-in the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.
Day 2: Munich City Tour
After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.
With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Enjoy your city tour around Marien Square, Church of Our Lady and Residenz Palace. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum, Royal Palace and the Opera House. You also pass by Theatiner Church, Hall of Generals (Feldherrnhalle), and House of Arts, the Bavarian National Museum and the Angel of Peace.
After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Firebird recommends: Visit Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall - world's most famous tavern, which dates back to 16th century.
Day 3: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial & Third Reich Tour
Following breakfast, you meet your driver-guide and drive 12 miles to the North from Munich to explore the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the site of the former concentration camp, well-known for being the first concentration camp of the Nazis. The camp served as a model for all the other camps and as a "school of violence" for the SS men.
During the tour, you walk through the historical buildings and the exhibition to discover the history associated with this dark place that became the center of all the camps throughout southern Germany and Austria, collectively called Dachau. Until April 29, 1945, when U.S. troops liberated the survivors of the camp, over 200000 prisoners have been registered at the main Dachau camp.
On the way back, together with your driver-guide you stop at several historical sites connected with the Third Reich in Munich, where the Nazi Party was first founded.
After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.
Day 4: Train to Berlin
After breakfast and check-out, you head for the train station for yout train to Berlin.
Day 4: Arrival
Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip. Alternatively, you can choose one of our carefully planned optional tours.
Day 5: Berlin City Tour & WWII Bunker Tour
After breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and explore the capital of Germany on a 3-hour walking city tour and see the main Berlin highlights from the Berlin Wall to the Brandenburg Gate, from the site of Hitler's bunker to the Reichstag parliament building.
During the tour, you discover Checkpoint Charlie, the site where the Stasi and CIA spied on each other. You hear the amazing stories surrounding this Cold War crossing point.
You walk across the city center, where the Battle of Berlin that led to the destruction of Nazi Germany was fought, and find out how the peculiar events surround the Reichstag. You explore the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and get the inside story behind the incredible controversy surrounding it.
When passing the Berlin Wall you learn why it went up and how Berlin was divided overnight. You also visit Berlin's spectacular new government quarter and get a feel for the contemporary face of the city and its development since the fall of the Wall.
After the city tour, together with your guide, you proceed to the Gesundbrunnen underground railway station, where your Bunker Tour begins. On a 1,5-hour bunker tour, you experience the WW2 bombing raids, that destroyed up to 80% of the city center, through the eyes of the average Berlin citizens. As the center of the Third Reich, Berlin was one of the main targets for allied bombing during WWII. Together with your expert guide explore one of the few remaining bunkers, as it was left after the war. In the twisting passages and rooms, you discover countless artifacts from the war which have been buried for decades.
After the tour you have the evening at leisure.
Day 6: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour
Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and driver embark on a 6-hour day trip to the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, memorial site of the former Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.
On this emotionally challenging and touching tour you learn about the history of this terrible place which was the center of the concentration camp network across Europe. On the tour of the memorial site, you discover the original buildings, ruins, as well as many permanent exhibitions depicting the history of the site, where over 200000 Jews, political opponents, and Soviet prisoners of war were imprisoned, and over 30000 - murdered.
After the tour, you return to your hotel in Berlin and have the rest of the day free.
Day 7: Departure from Berlin
After breakfast and check-out, you are met by your private driver in the hotel lobby and transferred to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you are leaving with the ultimate experience and bright memories and wish you a safe flight.
Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
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