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4 days
Key Details

Dates: 15th – 18th December 2018

Tour Organiser: Nick McCaul

Itinerary Highlights

  • Dachau Concentration Camp
  • Hofbrauhaus
  • Nürnberg

Full Itinerary

Day 1 - Saturday 15th December - Outward Journey

Munich

A private coach will meet you at your school to transfer you to the airport.

Relax and enjoy our scheduled flight from Manchester to Munich.

Our private coach will be waiting to transfer us to our accommodation in Munich.

Munich

Munich is the capital city of Bavaria. Founded in 1158, it is now a cosmopolitan city that is full of history. In 1806 Munich became the capital of the Bavarian kingdom, and then later the first German state with a written constitution. The city boasts a mix of impressive palaces, parks and other landmarks, and is notable for its role in the development of music and the arts.

Munich Orientation Walking Tour

Discover Munich on an orientation walking tour.

Our base for the next 2 nights will be in Munich, where breakfast, packed lunch and dinner will be provided at the hotel.

Day 2 - Sunday 16th December - Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp - entrance gates Germany

We will have use of a private coach and driver, while touring for the next 3 days.

During the course of our tour we will gain from the knowledge and insight of 1 half-day local guides while we are at Dachau.

Dachau Concentration Camp

Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp. In 1933, what had once been a quiet little artists’ community became a tragic symbol of the Nazi era, the first German concentration camp. The Audioguided tour of the camp includes: the three memorial chapels built in the early 1960s; Lagerstrasse, the main camp road; two barracks, which have been rebuilt to give visitors an insight into the atrocious conditions endured by the prisoners; and the Museum, housed in the large building that once contained the kitchen, laundry and shower baths.

Hofbrauhaus

Hofbrauhaus is The most famous beer hall in the world and is located in the heart of Munich's old town, just a few steps from the central square Marienplatz. Established in 1589 as the Royal Brewery of the Kingdom of Bavaria, the Hofbräuhaus, just like Oktoberfest, is an essential part of Munich's history, culture and cuisine.

Bavaria Bowling

Tonight, we enjoy a game of bowling in Munich.

Day 3 - Monday 17th December - Nuremberg 

Nuremberg

Nuremberg (Nürnberg)

Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a vibrant Bavarian city with a visible history of almost 1,000 years. In the Middle Ages it was the preferred residence of German emperors. It later became burdened with the legacy of the Nazis, but although it was bombed to rubble during World War II, the medieval city centre has undergone significant reconstruction, using the original stone.

Documentation Center Visit the Documentation Center on the Nazi Rallying Grounds. Included in our visit will be Courtroom 600 (subject to availability), where the Nuremberg Trials took place, and the Rallying Grounds, where Hitler made some of his most famous speeches.

Our base for the night will be in Nuremberg (Nürnberg), where breakfast, packed lunch and dinner will be provided at the hotel.

Day 4 - Tuesday 18th December - Return Journey

Munich

After breakfast, we will return to Munich.

Free Time

We will have some free time for shopping and exploration of the Christmas markets in Munich.

Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as we transfer to the airport on our final day.

Relax and enjoy our scheduled flight from Munich to Manchester.

A private coach will meet you at the airport on your arrival to transfer you back to your school.