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Jewish Heritage in Central Europe

Private tour
11 days
6 cities
2nights

Berlin, Germany

Planning a trip to Berlin? The remarkable capital of Germany invites you to spend at least three days exploring the best cultural and artistic landmarks. Start your sightseeing with a stop at the world-class museum island in Berlin and visit Pergamon Museum, then make your way to Gemaeldegalerie and German Historical Museums. A visit to Berlin will not be complete without a visit to the most popular tourist attraction - Brandenburg gate, symbolizing the unity of the country. ...
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    Day 1: 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 2: Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour
    Following breakfast, you meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby and 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, that was the center of the concentration camp network across Europe. On the tour of the memorial site you discover original buildings, ruins as well as many permanent exhibitions depicting the history of the site, where over 200,000 Jews, political opponents and Soviet prisoners of war were imprisoned, and over 30,000 - murdered. 

    After the tour you return to Berlin and have evening at leisure.

    Day 3: Jewish Heritage Walking Tour & Departure
    Following breakfast, you check out, meet your guide and embark on a 4-hour walking tour with your private guide to explore the significance of the Jewish community in Berlin throughout history. 

    Today you walk through the streets of the "Scheunenviertel", with its special and colorful atmosphere, and see the famous "New Synagogue". You then proceed to the oldest Jewish cemetery in Berlin, where the first synagogue was located, and see the tomb of Moses Mendelssohn. 

    You also see some of the famous Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones) as well as the house of Regina Jonas, the first woman ever to be ordained as a Rabbi. Memory of the Holocaust is ever-present in Berlin, which you witness during this walking tour.

    After the tour and time for lunch you have a transfer to the station.

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    Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    This modern Scandinavian style 4-star hotel is nestled in the heart of Berlin right next to the Potsdamer Platz entertainment district near the famous Berlin Wall. Its central location offers its guests an easy access to major city attractions, including the Bundestag and Brandenburg Gate. The spacious hotel's rooms feature contemporary Scandinavian design, French windows, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. At the hotel's restaurant, you can taste most delicious German and international specialties and treat your kids with finger-licking dishes from the children's menu specially created by Jamie Oliver. Other hotel's facilities include modern 8th-floor gym, on-site parking, 19 meeting venues and a spacious ballroom. ...
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Heritage Tour in Berlin
    • Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour from Berlin
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Berlin - Dresden
1st Class Seat
Berlin Hbf (tief)
Berlin, Germany
2 h
Dresden Hbf
Dresden, Germany
1night

Dresden, Germany

Dresden is the capital of German Saxony, located on the Elbe River, just 20 km from the border with the Czech Republic. Dresden has contributed a lot to European culture, primarily with its striking architecture and the rich collections of paintings. Dresden Old Town is quite compact and set around the Theater Square with its wonderful Dresden Opera House in the very heart. Going to the left from the square will lead you to Zwinger, a Baroque style palace with an exhibition gallery while, going to the right, you will find Dresden Castle, a huge complex served as the residence of the electors and kings of Saxony....
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    Day 3: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you walk to your hotel and have the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Day 4: Jewish Heritage of Dresden
    After breakfast you check out and have morning at leisure.

    In the afternoon you meet your private guide and start a 2.5-hour walking tour. During the tour, you get to learn and amaze how much influence Jewish people had in the history of Germany and especially in Dresden starting from the 17th century; how much history changed in the 20th century in the period of Nazi regime. On a tour you visit New Synagogue, the Old Jewish Cemetery and a train station Neustadt. 

    For your convenience, you tour ends at the Dresden-Neustadt train station from where you travel to hotel by public transport.

    After free time for lunch you take your luggage and head for the station.

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    NH Collection Dresden Altmarkt
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star Hotel NH Collection Dresden Altmarkt features bright rooms with classic decor and all necessary amenities. Guests are welcome to enjoy breakfast in the elegant restaurant as well as to relax in the stylish bar or cigar lounge....
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Tour Jewish Heritage of Dresden
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    Included Transfers
    Transfers can be added here
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Connection | Dresden - Prague
1st Class Seat
Dresden Hbf
Dresden, Germany
2 h
Praha hl.n.
Prague, Czech Republic
2nights

Prague, Czech Republic

The capital of Czech Republic invites to explore its treasures. Spend at least few days in the bustling city, often called as the City of a Hundred Spires and see all of the best landmarks. Start your sightseeing with a visit to Astronomical Clock, which is known as the symbol of Prague. Then make your way to Prague Hradcany Castle, dating back to 9th century and explore the official office of the President. Spend a day just wandering around the charming streets of the Old Town. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival
    Welcome to the fairy-tale capital of the Czech Republic - Prague!

    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your neat Prague hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Day 5: Small Group Tour to Terezin
    In the morning you meet your guide and group and start a trip to the town of Terezín, better known by the German name Theresienstadt as a ghetto and concentration camp. 

    In less than an hour you arrive to Terezín and start a group tour of Ghetto Museum and the small fortress. During the tour you learn about the history of the ghetto established by the Nazis in central Bohemia’s walled fortress town during November of 1941. You then explore the small fortress that served as the prison of the Prague Gestapo from 1940 to 1945. 

    After a 5-hour tour, you return back to your Prague hotel.

    Day 6: Jewish Heritage Tour in Prague & Departure
    After breakfast you check out and have morning at leisure. In the afternoon you meet your private guide and start a 3-hour guided walk. 

    During the tour you touch the layers of Jewish history around the Jewish Quarter of Prague, also known as Josefov. Formerly the Jewish ghetto of the town, Josefov is one of only a few Jewish districts in Central Europe to survive World War II’s Holocaust. Visit the Old Jewish Cemetery, learn the story of the Czech Jewish community in the Jewish Museum, admire at the synagogues and follow the footsteps of the famous novelist Franz Kafka.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have a private transfer to the station.

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    Eurostars Thalia Hotel
    5-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 5-star beautiful hotel is set in a historic 19th-century building and offers excellent access to the best sights of the city. The rooms are featuring air-conditioning, flat-screen satellite TVs, work desk, private bathroom with all the toiletries and free WiFi. Guests are welcome to relax at the charming Library Bar or taste Mediterranean dishes served at the on-site restaurant. Fitness center is also available....
    Included Experiences
    • Small Group Tour to Terezin
    • Jewish Heritage Tour in Prague
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Prague - Vienna
1st Class Seat
Praha hl.n.
Prague, Czech Republic
3 h
Wien Hbf
Vienna, Austria
1night

Vienna, Austria

Discover the remarkable capital of Austria, often referred to as the City of Music is worth at least three days of your trip. The birthplace of Viennese Waltz has a lot to offer. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the most popular palace of the city - Hofburg Imperial Palace, then make your way to the fancy Vienna State Opera and Belvedere Palace, where you see the stunning two Baroque palaces. Don’t forget to see the Saint Stephan’s Cathedral - Stephansdom. ...
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival to the European capital of music, your driver transfers you to the hotel in the very heart of the city.

    After check-in the rest of the day is free to either relax or start exploring glorious Vienna on your own.

    Day 7: Vienna Sightseeing
    Following breakfast, you check out and have morning at leisure. In the afternoon you meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and start a 3-hour walking tour to learn about Jewish history and the Jewish contemporary life in Vienna. 

    You start the exploration from Judenplatz, where the very first Jewish community lived and where a Holocaust Memorial was established in 2000. Continue to Morzinplatz and the Jewish textile Quarter. Learn about life of Sigmund Freud, a famous Austrian neurologist with Jewish origins who used to live and work in Vienna. 

    After the tour you return to your hotel for luggage and have a private transfer to station.

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    Hotel Rathauspark
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Built in 1882, this luxurious city palace marries the visionary days of the Belle Epoque with stylish 21st-century comfort – the wonderfully detailed stucco ceilings, beautiful bay windows, and spacious rooms exude a timeless elegance that is matched with state-of-the-art amenities. Each of the 41 Executive rooms and Suites has been completely refurbished and are fully air-conditioned. ...
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Contemporary Vienna
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Vienna - Krakow
1st Class Seat & Private Transfer Sedan
At the station you take a 2.5-hour train to Ostrava-Svinov. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver who brings you to Krakow hotel.
Wien Hbf
Vienna, Austria
4 h
Ostrava hl.n.
Krakow, Poland
2nights

Krakow, Poland

The iconic Polish town of Krakow is like no other, it is the former royal capital of Poland with a picture-perfect old town. Among the top places not to miss while visiting Krakow are the St. Florian’s Gate leading to the Market Square, called Rynek Glowny, which is actually the biggest medieval town square in entire Europe. Here you can find the imposing St. Mary’s Cathedral, the Town Hall building and the Cloth Hall. The Jewish quarter called Kazimierz is also an interesting place to visit, as is the historic royal Wawel Castle, built in the 13th-14th centuries....
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    Day 7: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you check in to your neat downtown hotel.

    The rest of the day is at leisure, so you can start exploring the nearby attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a rest after your trip.

    Day 8: Definitive Auschwitz Tour with Private Transfers
    In the morning you meet a private driver in the hotel lobby and have a 1.5-hour trip to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial. 

    Concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau the largest Nazi concentration camp built during the World War II. It is now regarded as the symbol of humanity's cruelty and registered on the UNESCO world list. You have a 6-hour group tour of the memorial sights, including authentic crematories, gas chambers and barracks. 

    After the tour you have a transfer back to Krakow. 

    *Please, note: it is not allowed to take big bags, backpacks or handbags inside to the museum of Auschwitz.

    Day 9: Jewish Walking Tour in Krakow
    Following breakfast, you check out and have morning at leisure. In the afternoon you meet your guide and start a 3-hour walking tour dedicated to Jewish heritage in Krakow. 

    Today you explore Kazimierz - a historical district of Krakow Old Town where most of Jewish life is concentrated, and pay special attention to Jewish Quarte. Your tour covers the most significant sites related to Jewish culture, like 7 synagogs, Remuh Cemetery and New Jewish Cemetery, Old Jewish Market, former ritual slaughterhouse and Jewish Community Centre. 

    After the tour you have a transfer to the train station.

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    Grand Ascot Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Grand Ascot Hotel is located in central Krakow steps from the Main Market Square and multiple landmarks and other attractions of the Krakow Old Town. The air-conditioned modern rooms come with tea and coffee making facilities, board and an iron, TV, fridge, free WI-FI and safe. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and bar....
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Walking Tour in Krakow
    • Definitive Auschwitz Tour with Private Transfers
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Krakow - Warsaw
1st Class Seat
Krakow Glowny
Krakow, Poland
2 h
Warszawa Centralna
Warsaw, Poland
2nights

Warsaw, Poland

The capital of Poland, Warsaw, is indeed a multi-sided town that is not only modern but has a charming preserved historic part with cobbled streets, courtyards and petite squares. Although the old town was almost completely restored, it is a wonderful area to visit in Warsaw. The simply unmissable sight in Warsaw is the royal Wilanow Palace that was built in in 1696 and managed to survive destruction during World War II. Other places worth a visit are the Chopin Museum dedicated to the famous composer and pianist who was born and raised in Poland. ...
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    Day 9: Arrival
    Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel. After check-in you have the rest of the day free.

    Day 10: Jewish Walking Tour & Jewish Museum in Warsaw
    In the morning you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and start a tour of the sights related to Jewish history in Warsaw. 

    Between the 19th century and World War II, Warsaw considered as a capital of Jewish culture in Europe. Your walking tour covers Nozyk synagogue, old Jewish district, and Kirkut – old Jewish cemetery. You also visit Jewish Ghetto, Umschlag Platz and Monument to Ghetto Heroes. 

    The special part of your tour is dedicated to POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews located on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. 

    After the tour the rest of the day is at leisure.

    Day 11: Departure
    This is the final day of your tour! After breakfast your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. 

    We hope you enjoyed the Jewish Heritage exploration and wish you a safe flight!

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    Hotel Polonia Palace
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The elegant Hotel Polonia Palace is set in central Warsaw overlooking Lazienki Park and has welcomed guests since 1913. The guestrooms come with heated floors and are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a personal safe, a refrigerator, individual climate control and TV with satellite channels. Guests can dine in the hotel’s trendy restaurant that serves a variety of Polish dishes and relax in the Bojangles bar....
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Walking Tour & Jewish Museum in Warsaw
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Berlin, Dresden, Prague, Vienna, Krakow and Warsaw;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets: Berlin - Dresden, Dresden - Prague, Prague - Vienna, Vienna - Ostrava and Krakow - Warsaw;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Group guided tours in Terezin and Auschwitz;
  • Entrances to Jewish museums in Prague and in Warsaw;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses. 

Note: 

  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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