Venture out of Munich by local transport for a comprehensive small-group 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.
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Small group ensures personal service
Just outside the town of Dachau, a memorial site stands on the grounds of the former concentration camp. Dachau 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.
2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of most Nazi concentration camps in the closing months of WWII. All over Europe, advancing Allied soldiers set free the survivors of camp after camp. Those who emerged told a shocked and disbelieving world of the full horror of a network of murder and degradation that had first been set in motion in 1933.
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 (Freedom through Work) 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.
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9:15am Tour in Spanish
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9:15am Tour in English
Departs at 9:15am with English speaking guide.
12:15pm Tour in English
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Small Group Tour from Munich
- Professional guide
- Return transportation between Munich and the Memorial site on local train and bus
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- 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
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.
Reviewed by: Linda S, September 2016
It was a very educational trip. Our guide was excellent. I would highly recommend this tour.
Reviewed by: Ashima N, September 2016
Excellent experience, even though it was quite disturbing.
We took the English tour of Dachau Camp Memorial Site organized by Radius tours. Our guide Kai was extremely knowledgeable and provided a good high level view as well as intricate details of the concentration camp.
If you are planning to visit Dachau, I highly recommend going with a tour guide vis-a-vis a DIY experience.