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Jewish Heritage in Germany

Private tour
8 days
3 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
    Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, Berlin, Germany, 10963
    Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    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. ... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $354
    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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RailRail
Connection | Berlin - Leipzig
1st Class Seat
Berlin Hbf (tief)
Berlin, Germany
1 h
Leipzig Hbf
Leipzig, Germany
2nights

Leipzig, Germany

One of the gem cities of Germany's Saxony region, Leipzig, has much to offer travelers. This town boasts lush green parks and outstanding architecture, including the St. Tomas Church as well as the Old Town Hall, now home to a museum. Leipzig is also noted for its youth atmosphere as well as one-of-a-kind art and culture....
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    Day 3: Arrival
    Welcome to Leipzig - Germany's new cultural hot spot! 

    Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip.

    Day 4: Day Trip to Dresden
    After breakfast at your hotel, you walk to the train station where you board a train to Dresden. 

    Upon arrival at Dresden Hbf in 1 hour, you are met by your private guide and embark on a 2.5-hour walking tour of Dresden, the splendid baroque capital of Saxony. 

    During the private 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, your departure to Leipzig is planned from the Dresden-Neustadt train station. 

    Upon arrival to Leipzig, you walk to your hotel and have evening at leisure.

    Day 5: Jewish Heritage Tour in Leipzig & Departure
    After breakfast you check out and have morning at leisure.

    In the afternoon you meet your private guide and start a 3-hour walking tour. On this tour dedicated to the Jewish heritage in Leipzig, you discover the great influence the Jewish artists and academics had on the prosperity of the city since the 13th century. You get to see the Brody Synagogue, re-opened for the new and growing Jewish community of Leipzig, which is now the most active Jewish community of Central Germany. 

    During the tour you discover the dark holocaust sites, as well as places connected with the modern Jewish life in the city.

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

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    Vienna House Easy Leipzig
    4-star hotel
    Vienna House Easy Leipzig Goethestr. 11. 04109 Leipzig, Germany
    Vienna House Easy Leipzig
    Standard Twin Room Breakfast Included
    Boasting central location just in the heart of Leipzig, Vienna House Easy features contemporary-style accommodation with a wide range of facilities. The hotel also houses a lobby-bar, breakfast room, ballroom, and 2 conference rooms.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $418
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Heritage Tour
    • Jewish Heritage Tour in Dresden
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RailRail
Connection | Leipzig - Munich
1st Class Seat
Leipzig Hbf
Leipzig, Germany
3 h
München Hbf
Munich, Germany
3nights

Munich, Germany

The capital of Germany’s most prosperous Bavarian region, Munich is famous for its gorgeous architecture, traditional Alpine culture, and the annual Octoberfest, gathering millions of people from all over the world every year. Even if your travel dates don’t match those of Oktoberfest, we strongly suggest you try some of the world’s best beers while in Munich. The city is famous for its art galleries and museums, including Residenzmuseum hosted in the Munich Residence, that had served as a seat of government and residence of Bavarian kings from 1508 to 1918 and is now the number one attraction....
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    Day 5: Arrival 
    Welcome to the magnificent capital of Bavaria! 

    Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally-located hotel. After check-in the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.

    Day 6: Dachau Camp & Jewish Walk in Munich
    In the morning you meet your guide-driver for a 6-hour tour. 

    At first you drive 12 miles to the North from Munich to explore the Dachau Concentration Camp, well-known for being the first concentration camp of the Nazis. During the tour you walk through the exhibition and the historic site as well as watch the 20-minute documentary film. 

    Then you return to Munich and have a city walk dedicated to Jewish heritage. You explore a complex of Jewish institutions located right in the heart of old town, visit St. Jacobs Square with a new synagogue and see a state-run Jewish museum (entrance not included). 

    After the tour you return to the hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.

    Day 7: Jewish Tour in Augsburg
    Following breakfast, you walk to the train station and take a 30-minute train to Augsburg. Upon arrival, you meet your guide at the train station and start a tour dedicated to Jewish heritage in Augsburg. 

    Augsburg is famous for its rich Jewish history from the Middle Ages to the present. The city has traditionally been home for one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany. 

    During the walking tour you explore Jewish sights, including the impressive synagogue - one of the few German synagogues to survive the war. Augsburg Synagogue has been beautifully restored and now functiones with a Jewish museum inside. Entrance to the museum is included. 

    After the tour you return to Munich by train, walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Day 8: 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 Excelsior
    4-star hotel
    Schützenstrasse 11, Munich, Germany, 80335
    Hotel Excelsior
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    You will be staying in a hand-picked downtown hotel. We carefully inspect all of our hotel properties and recommend only the ones that are conveniently located to major city attractions, have great atmosphere, comfortable rooms, and guarantee exceptional service.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    $1,726
    Included Experiences
    • Jewish Tour in Augsburg
    • Dachau Camp & Jewish Walk in Munich
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    Included Transfers
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Berlin, Leipzig and Munich;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets: Berlin - Leipzig and Leipzig - Munich;
  • 2nd class roundtrip train tickets Leipzig - Dresden and Munich - Augsburg;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • 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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