The Holocaust Remembered - The Moving Story of Anne Frank & Oscar Schindler

  • 12 Day Tour
  • 9 Sights Visited
  • 4 Star Rating

Please note on all departures: Due to the new entry system implemented by the Anne Frank House Museum we may be unable to visit here during this tour. Should a visit not be possible we will see the exterior of the house and include a visit to the Westerbork Memorial Camp. This is the camp that the Frank family and their friends were sent to following their secret stay in Amsterdam.

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Holland for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2 - Anne Frank’s Story

Today we uncover the story of Anne Frank and her family, seeing the outside of her house where she sheltered from the Gestapo and her memorial. We then visit Westerbork Concentration camp before continuing for an overnight stop in Hannover.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Bergen-Belsen and Anne Frank’s Memorial

At Bergen-Belsen we visit the Forced Labour Camp liberated by British troops in April 1945. On liberation, one soldier remarked that seeing the camp, he now knew what they had been fighting for. Anne Frank died at Bergen-Belsen in 1945 and we see her memorial. Free time in Celle before proceeding to Berlin for three nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Celle

Day 4 - Berlin and the Final Solution

In Berlin we begin at the Holocaust Memorial, visit the area that was the nerve-centre of the Third Reich and see the Topography of Terror exhibition area. After lunch we travel to west Berlin and visit Gleis 17 – a platform on a local railway station where thousands of Jews were deported from Berlin to Concentration Camps in the East. It now stands as a moving memorial to this sad chapter in Berlin’s past. At Wannsee we visit the conference centre where arguably the decision to carry out the ‘Final Solution’ was made (entrance subject to modern day conferences not taking place).

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Berlin

Day 5 - Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

On our second day in Berlin we go out to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, a site which its Soviet liberators continued to use as a place of terror into the Cold War. We return to central Berlin for free time or you can join our optional tour of WWII military history sites.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Berlin

Day 6 - Wroclaw

Leaving Berlin we travel into Poland and stop at Wroclaw. Once the German city of Breslau, it had a large Jewish population. We then continue to our hotel in Krakow for three nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Wroclaw

Day 7 - The Oscar Schindler Story and Heroe's Square

In Kraków we visit the Oscar Schindler Factory and learn the amazing story behind the man who worked tirelessly to save as many of the city’s Jews as he could. The factory site is now a museum. We take a look at the site of the Krakow Ghetto and see the Heroes Square.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Krakow

Day 8 - Auschwitz

At Auschwitz we visit what has become one of the enduring symbols of the horror that was the Holocaust. We take a guided visit of Auschwitz before moving onto the vast site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated one million died in the ‘Final Solution’. A sobering but memorable day which brings together many of the Holocaust stories we follow on the tour.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Auschwitz

Day 9 - The Heydrich Story: Operation Anthropoid

Leaving Poland we journey into the Czech Republic, and in Prague, follow the story of Operation Anthropoid (now the subject of a Holywood movie): the assassination of SS leader Reinhard Heydrich in 1942. Overnight in Prague.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prague

Day 10 - Terezin

This morning we travel to Terezin – once Theresienstadt. This former Austro-Hungarian fortified town was turned into a Concentration Camp by the Nazis and used by them as a propaganda tool to give the impression that such camps were simply for detention. We stay tonight in Bavaria.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Terezin

Day 11 - Nuremberg

We visit the Congress Hall. Once a symbol of the power and might of the Third Reich, it now houses a museum chronicling the rise and fall of the Nazis and linking it with the Holocaust story. We end our tour at the Nuremberg Courthouse where those who had orchestrated the Holocaust were tried after WWII; a fitting place to end our moving journey. We continue to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Nuremberg

Day 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; single room supplement £239; travel insurance from £49.95.

Please note on all departures: Due to the new entry system implemented by the Anne Frank House Museum we may be unable to visit here during this tour. Should a visit not be possible we will see the exterior of the house and include a visit to the Westerbork Memorial Camp. This is the camp that the Frank family and their friends were sent to following their secret stay in Amsterdam.


 



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