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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
From USD $25.72

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Venture out of Munich by local transport for a comprehensive tour through Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. An authorized guide will share important information concerning the survivors who'd been imprisoned in Dachau throughout the course of World War II. Today, Dachau is a place of memory, pilgrimage and education, and makes for an illuminating day trip from Munich.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service

Join up with your guide and group at Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof), and then travel by train and bus (transport costs included) to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, just under an hour away.

Outside the town of Dachau, a memorial site stands on the grounds of the former concentration camp. Dachau was the first Nazi concentration camp in Germany during the Holocaust, and it was the originator and training ground for the vast order of brutality that spread over half of Europe in the wake of the armies of the Third Reich, and which ultimately culminated in history's greatest crime.

On this half-day tour, you'll spend around three hours exploring the memorial site with your guide. Tour the exhibition center and former compound, and learn about the history of Dachau, World War II, and the Holocaust. See reconstructed barracks, guard houses, cells, crematorium, and administration headquarters, and take a moment to reflect at the site's memorials.

While each camp was responsible for its own particular form of barbarism, what distinguished Dachau is that almost everything that happened in the system as a whole happened at some level there. Almost every category of victim passed through its Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Sets You Free) gate, including German dissidents, outspoken clergymen, Jehovah's Witnesses, gay men, Jewish people and Polish citizens. Today's memorial site combines the historical authenticity of the original environment and its many surviving buildings with the function of a modern exhibition center. It is a place of memory, of pilgrimage and of education.

After your visit, your guide will accompany you back to Munich, where your tour concludes at the original departure point.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Munich Central Train Station (Hauptbahnhof)
Duration:
5 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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9:15am Tour in English
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12:15pm Tour in English
Code: EN1215

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Small-Group Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Tour from Munich

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Small Group Tour from Munich

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Return transportation between Munich and the Memorial site on local train and bus
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that in the Memorial there are no refreshments available and visitors should bring their own
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Virginia D Jemio, United States of America, February 2017

This tour was very educational and historic. I forgot the name of our tour guide but to mention, he was outstanding too.

Reviewed by: Jacklyn M, February 2017

Wonderful trip! Must take it.