About the tour: Downfall in Berlin by Air

Join us as we take an in depth look at the final months of World War Two and the true story behind the end of Hitler and the Nazi Regime in 1945. With a visit to a reconstruction of Hitler’s bunker in an air raid shelter at the Anhalter Bahnhof. Plus, visits to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, Wehrmacht Headquarters Bunkers, and the Russian Museum at Karlshorst, all whilst accompanied by one of our knowledgeable Specialist Guides. This moving WW2 battlefield tour will take you on an emotive journey and most certainly bring history to life.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Historical visits as described
  • Return flights to Berlin with hand luggage allowance
  • Airport transfers in Germany
  • Air-conditioned coach travel

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Tour Itinerary

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    Fly to Berlin and transfer to our hotel for four nights.

    We start today by looking at the last weeks of the Third Reich and see where Hitler’s Bunker was. We look at the story behind those final days and see a reconstruction of the bunker in an air raid shelter at the Anhalter Bahnhof. We look at the Battle for the Reichstag in April 1945, following the Russian Advance, and after lunch, travel to the Ravensbrück Concentration Camp. This was a woman’s camp and many British SOE agents died here, including Violette Szabo GC, of ‘Carve Her Name With Pride’ fame.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    The Reichstag
    The Reichstag

    Included Highlights

    • The Reichstag
    • Hitler's Bunker
    • Ravensbrück Concentration Camp
    • Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, Main Gate

    We travel out of Berlin to Zossen-Wünsdorf and visit the Wehrmacht Headquarters Bunkers, taking a guided tour and seeing the garrison museum and rocket-shaped air raid shelters. There is also a book village, here with time to explore. After lunch we examine the Battle of the Halbe Pocket, seeing the German War Cemetery, the Russian Graves and Tank Memorials, and the area of the fighting in Halbe itself.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Halbe Russian Cemetery
    Halbe Russian Cemetery

    Included Highlights

    • Zossen-Wünsdorf
    • Halbe Russian Cemetery
    • Halbe German Cemetery

    This morning we visit the Russian Museum at Karlshorst, where the final surrender of the Second World War took place on 8th May 1945. We see the huge Russian Cemetery and Memorial at Treptower before going east of Berlin to the Seelow Heights, seeing where the final battles on the Eastern Front took place in April 1945: here we see the Seelow Museum, Soviet Memorial and visit the battlefield around the town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Treptower Park Russian Memorial
    Treptower Park Russian Memorial

    Included Highlights

    • Treptower Park
    • Treptower Park Russian Memorial
    • Seelow Soviet Memorial
    • Karlshorst Museum

    Transfer to airport for your return flight to the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Single Room Supplement from £139.00 (5 days).

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the Vienna House Easy Hotel in Berlin. 

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