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.
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.
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!
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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