Trip Overview

Jewish Heritage in Germany

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews
Private tour to Germany

Trace the steps of the Jewish legacy in German cities from Berlin to Munich with a fully customizable private tour. Guided sightseeing tours with local pros, fast intercity connections, as well as visits to unmissable places (like the Sachsenhausen Memorial and the Dachau Camp) are included by default.

Jewish Heritage in Germany

8 days3 cities
Germany1 country
Private tour to Germany
From
$3,048
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 9 Reviews

Trace the steps of the Jewish legacy in German cities from Berlin to Munich with a fully customizable private tour. Guided sightseeing tours with local pros, fast intercity connections, as well as visits to unmissable places (like the Sachsenhausen Memorial and the Dachau Camp) are included by default.

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Berlin

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Berlin
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Berlin, the magnificent capital of Germany! Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head for your centrally-located hotel. After check-in, the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Berlin on your own.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Sachsenhausen Memorial Tour
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and driver embark on a 6-hour day trip to the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, the memorial site of the former Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.

On this emotionally challenging and touching tour you learn about the history of this terrible place which was the center of the concentration camp network across Europe. On the tour of the memorial site, you discover the original buildings, ruins, as well as many permanent exhibitions depicting the history of the site, where over 200000 Jews, political opponents, and Soviet prisoners of war were imprisoned, and over 30000 - murdered.

After the tour, you return to your hotel in Berlin and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Jewish Heritage Walking Tour & Train to Leipzig
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast and check-out, you meet your private guide and embark on a 4-hour walking tour to explore the significance of the Jewish community in Berlin throughout history.

Today you walk through the streets of the "Scheunenviertel" with its special and colorful atmosphere and see the famous New Synagogue. You then proceed to the oldest Jewish cemetery in Berlin where the first synagogue was located and see the tomb of Moses Mendelssohn.

You also see some of the famous Stolpersteine (Stumbling Stones) as well as the house of Regina Jonas, the first woman ever to be ordained as a Rabbi. The memory of the Holocaust is ever-present in Berlin, which you witness during this walking tour.

After the tour and time for lunch you have a transfer to the station for your train to Leipzig. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver who transfers you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
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The stylish Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz is an eco-friendly zone, set in the entertainment district of unforgettable Berlin. Guests are invited to stay in spacious Scandinavian-styled rooms with great amenities.

Welcome to Berlin

Berlin is both the capital and the largest city in Germany best known for its nightlife, street art, historical sights, tolerant and international inhabitants.

train
Berlin
Leipzig
1 h 15 min
Board a modern high-speed train taking you via the Deutsche Bahn from the capital city, Berlin, to Leipzig. The amenities of this German bullet train boast high comfort, plus there is ample luggage space.

Leipzig

second destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Day Trip to Dresden
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast, you walk to the train station where you board a train to Dresden. Upon arrival at Dresden Hbf in about 1 hour, you are met by your private guide and embark on a 2.5-hour walking tour of Dresden, the splendid baroque capital of Saxony.

During the tour, you get to learn how much influence the Jewish people had on the history of Germany and especially in Dresden starting from the 17th century, as well as how much history has changed in the 20th century in the period of Nazi regime. On the tour, you visit the New Synagogue of Dresden, the Old Jewish Cemetery, and the train station Dresden-Neustadt.

For your convenience, you tour ends at the Dresden-Neustadt train station from where you board the train back to Leipzig. Upon arrival to Leipzig, you walk to your hotel and have the evening at leisure..

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Jewish Heritage Tour in Leipzig & Train to Munich
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from the Leipzig hotel and have the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, you meet your private guide and start a 3-hour walking tour. On this tour dedicated to the Jewish heritage in Leipzig, you discover the great influence the Jewish artists and academics had on the prosperity of the city since the 13th century. You get to see the Brody Synagogue, re-opened for the new and growing Jewish community of Leipzig, which is now the most active Jewish community of Central Germany.

During the tour, you also discover the dark holocaust sites, as well as places connected with the modern Jewish life in the city.

After some free time for lunch, you take your luggage and head for the rail station for your train to Munich, the magnificent capital of Bavaria. Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally-located hotel. After check-in, the rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy Munich on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Leipzig

Leipzig is one of the most interesting and vibrant German cities. It doesn't matter where you're from or what you're you interested in, Leipzig will have something to offer you.

train
Leipzig
Munich
3 h 40 min
Have an enjoyable and fast connection, traveling on the modern bullet train from Leipzig to Munich. Top-notch modern amenities on board, comfortable seats, and enough luggage space are only among the few advantages of taking this train, not to mention, the fast travel time.

Munich

third destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights at a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Dachau Camp & Jewish Walk in Munich
Day tour
Day tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your driver-guide for a 6-hour tour. Together you drive 12 miles to the north from Munich to explore the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the site of the former concentration camp, well-known for being the first concentration camp of the Nazis. The camp served as a model for all the other camps and as a "school of violence" for the SS men. During the tour, you walk through the historical buildings and the exhibition, as well as watch the 20-minute documentary film, to discover the history associated with this dark place that became the center of all the camps throughout southern Germany and Austria, collectively called Dachau. Until April 29, 1945, when U.S. troops liberated the survivors of the camp, over 200000 prisoners have been registered at the main Dachau camp.

Then you return to Munich and have a city walk dedicated to Jewish heritage. You explore a complex of Jewish institutions located right in the heart of the old town, visit St. Jacobs Square with a new synagogue, and see a state-run Jewish museum (entrance not included).

After the tour, you return to the hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Jewish Tour in Augsburg
Day tour
Day tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, you walk to the train station and take a 30-minute train to Augsburg. Upon arrival, you meet your guide at the train station and start a tour dedicated to Jewish heritage in Augsburg. This German city is famous for its rich Jewish history from the Middle Ages to the present. It has traditionally been home for one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany.

During the walking tour, you explore Jewish sights, including the impressive synagogue - one of the few German synagogues to survive the war. The Augsburg Synagogue has been beautifully restored and now functions with a Jewish Museum inside which you get to see (entrance to the museum is included).

After the tour, you return to Munich by train, walk to your hotel, and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Departure from Munich
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your tour. Today your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you enjoyed your tour and wish you a safe flight!

Breakfast is included.

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Eurostars Book Hotel, Munich
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The Eurostars Book is contemporary-styled and situated within a walking distance from the Munich Central Station. It boasts excellent service and great modern facilities. An on-site fitness center, sauna, and a restaurant, serving international cuisine, are at your service.

Welcome to Munich

Set gracefully on the banks of the Isar River, the capital of Bavaria, Munich, is an amazingly beautiful city with an incredible history and colorful sights.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Berlin, Leipzig and Munich;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets: Berlin - Leipzig and Leipzig - Munich;
  • 2nd class roundtrip train tickets Leipzig - Dresden and Munich - Augsburg;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides according to the itinerary;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Jewish heritage tours in Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Munich and Augsburg;
  • Visit the sites of the tragic Dachau Camp and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.

What To Know

  • It's always best to bring some cash in local currency for your trip. You will need Euros for your time in Germany
  • You will be walking quite a bit during your sightseeing tours, so make sure to bring comfortable shoes
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