Tour Itinerary

Day 1

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

Day 2 

To Bavaria, for a three-night stay. B

Day 3 - Munich and Dachau

We start with the rise of National Socialism in Munich and Hitler’s involvement in the November 1923 Putsch. We see the Ludwig’s Bridge, then visit the Hofbrau House where Hitler gave many of his early speeches. At the Odeonplatz we see where Hitler was when war was declared in 1914, then on to other Third Reich sites in Munich, including the site of the Brown House. After lunch we travel to Dachau, to consider the ‘Final Solution’ at one of the first Concentration Camps. B

Day 4 - Berchtesgaden

We travel to the Eagle’s Nest (weather permitting), built for Hitler’s fiftieth birthday. We also see the visitors’ centre and tunnels in Berchtesgaden, and the stunning war memorial murals. B

Day 5 - Nuremberg

We head to Nuremberg, where we look at the sites connected with the many Nazi rallies of the Third Reich, including the Zeppelinfeld and Luitpold. Overnight in Nuremberg/Erlangen area. B

Day 6 - Nuremberg Trials

We look at the story of the post-war Nuremberg Trials, visiting the court where they took place and museum. The original courtroom 600 is still in use and, subject to modern-day demands, we also go into the courtroom itself. Continue to Berlin area for a four-night stay. B

Day 7 - Berlin

In Berlin we start at the Reichstag area, walking to the nearby Brandenburg Gate and the site of Hitler’s Bunker before visiting the ‘Topography of Terror’ museum. After lunch we travel to the 1936 Olympic Stadium. In the Grunewald area of West Berlin we see where decisions were made about the ‘Final Solution’ at Wannsee and visit ‘Gleis 17’ the memorial site to Berlin’s Jews who were deported to the death camps in the East. B

Day 8 - Sachsenhausen &and Ravensbrück Camps

Today we visit Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp just outside Berlin which was used to detain mainly political prisoners. Later we travel to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp. This was a women’s camp where Violette Szabo GC was murdered in 1945. B

Day 9 - Battle of Berlin

The end of the Third Reich came in April 1945 with the Allied advance on Berlin. Today, we look at the Battle of the Seelow Heights. We then visit Treptower Park Russian Cemetery and see the Karlshorst Museum. B

Day 10

Munster Travel to Munster to visit the superb German Panzer Museum. Overnight stay in the Bucholz/Hodenhagen area. B 

Day 11

We travel to Lüneburg Heath where the British took the surrender of German forces in May 1945 and visit Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau. Continue to our overnight hotel in Holland. B

Day 12

Return home. B

Included Meals: B = Breakfast

Silver Service Coach Departure Dates and Prices 2018/2019 : Tour Code 12GHCV

Leger Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel: Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 and quote Travel ref: T55 and tour code

Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
May 21 2018
£1099
£1045
October 15 2018
£1049
£997
July 30 2018
£1099
£1045
July 29 2019 £1139
£1083
All prices shown are per person based on two sharing a room, unless otherwise stated. Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest at extra cost; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £229.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
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Leger Holidays
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Coach Tours 12 Days - 5% Discount

Specialist Historical Guide on Every Tour. Prices from only £997

This completely redeveloped tour examines the dark charisma of Adolf Hitler and the Rise of National Socialism in the 1920s and Hitler’s move to take power in the 1930s, visiting some of the iconic and infamous locations connected with the Third Reich.

Discover on this Leger Battlefield Tour the haunting story of the rise and fall of the Third Reich, the historic sites and places of Hitler’s capitals, Munich, Nuremberg and Berlin.

To receive your 5% discount, book this Rise and Fall of the Third Reich tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger and claim your 5% discount*, call them direct on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote Travel 55 code T55. *Excludes Oberammergau tours.

Key visits

  • Munich
  • Eagle’s Nest
  • Berchtesgaden
  • Nuremberg
  • Reichstag
  • Berlin
  • Dachau
  • Sachsenhausen Camp
  • Munster Panzer Museum

What's Included

  • 11 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Historical visits as described
  • Free local joining points

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Your Hotels

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Hotel Johannisbad in Bad Aibling or the NH Munich Messe, followed by one night at the 3-star NH Erlangen or the Fuerther Mercure Nuernberg West. You will then stay for four nights at the 3-star Vienna House Easy, or similar, on the utskirts of Berlin. You will also stay for one night at a minimum 3-star hotel in the Bucholz/Hodenhagen area.

Overnight stays in Belgium and Holland will be in city-style hotels.

Evening Meal Packages

For your convenience, pre-book 9 evening meals to be taken at your hotels from Day 2 to Day 10
£169 per person. 

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Silver Service Coach...

Comfort...
✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control will ensure the temperature remains comfortable throughout your journey.
✓  Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

Convenience...
✓ Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
✓ Personal tables.
✓ Porterage at most hotels.
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

Entertainment...
✓ Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
✓ With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.

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Travel Door to Door

If you live within 20 miles of one of Leger's free joining points they will pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is just £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking. Most Door to Door Journeys are not exclusive to a single holiday booking. Most Door-to-Door journeys are not exclusive to a single holiday booking. Each door to door vehicle will carry no more than eight passengers, allowing luggage room and space and minimalising the number of additional stops before meeting the coach.

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.


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