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Day 1 May 5 – Depart USA
Depart on your international overnight flight.
Day 2 May 6 – Arrive in Warsaw
Your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay in Warsaw. Tonight’s Presentation: Our hopes and expectations for the trip.
Day 3 May 7 – Warsaw – City Tour / Ghetto Memorials / Warsaw Rising Museum / Polish-Jewish Museum
Today, you’ll walk the streets of Warsaw, home to the sorrow and resilience of the Polish people. Begin your day in the Royal Baths Park, home to the Chopin Monument. Continue on to Holy Cross Church, where the heart of Chopin rests. Walk a portion of Prozna Street, the last remnant of the Nazi Warsaw Ghetto. Stop at Maly Powstaniec (The Little Insurgent), a statue dedicated to the children who fought in the Warsaw uprising of 1944. Reflect at the Umschlagplatz, where a monument stands to remind people that this was the place where Jews from the ghetto were herded into rail cars to be transported to the Treblinka Extermination Camp. Spend time at the Polin Museum, highlighting the history of the Jewish community in Poland. Return to the hotel in Warsaw for dinner and your overnight stay.
Day 4 May 8 – Auschwitz / Birkenau Concentration Camp / Krakow
This morning, you’ll depart Warsaw. Walk the grounds of Auschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps, established in German-occupied Poland. It is estimated that nearly 1.1 million people were killed here, about 90 percent of whom were from almost every European country. Then, travel through the Polish countryside to Krakow, where you will check into your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Today’s Presentation: Reflections on a day at Auschwitz
Day 5 May 9 – Krakow / City tour – Old Town, Wawel Castle and the Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)
Begin your day with a walk down a portion of the Royal Way to Wawel Castle. Once home to the rulers of Poland, the castle was also the bastion of Christianity. Pope John Paul II said his first Mass in the Crypt here and would later serve as the Archbishop of Krakow. From here, we will explore the Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter) for traces of their history. This afternoon, you’ll visit Oskar Schindler’s factory and museum. Return to your hotel in Krakow for dinner and your overnight stay.
Day 6 May 10 – Prague / Riese Bunkers and Ksiaz Castle / Gliwitz Radio Tower
Today, you will leave Krakow behind as you travel to Ksiaz Castle and learn about its role in the Riese Bunkers. Nazis confiscated property and used concentration camp labor to work toward a headquarters and military facility here. See the Gliwitz Radio Tower and learn about its place at the beginning of World War II. Finish your day in Prague, where you will check into your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Today’s Presentation: The courage to be - nurturing moral courage in the community.
Day 7 May 11 – Prague – City tour with Jewish History
Today, enjoy a city tour of Prague. Explore one of the largest castles in the world, Prague Castle, and tour St. Vitus Cathedral. Walk the streets of the Stare Misto (Old Town) with its Astronomical Clock. Visit Wenceslas Square, named for the patron saint of Bohemia. This afternoon, you’ll walk the streets of the Jewish Ghetto, whose origins date back to the 1500s. See the Ceremonial Hall and visit one of the synagogues that is part of the Jewish Museum of Prague. Return to your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay.
Day 8 May 12 – Lidice and Terezin Tour (Prague)
Today, we will learn more about the non-Jewish victims of the Third Reich. Travel to Lidice, a village where the residents were slaughtered as revenge for the assassination of Nazi General Heydrich. You’ll stop at the memorial to the murdered children of Lidice and a small museum here. Continue to Terezin, a Czech military fortress that was transformed by the Nazis into a concentration camp. Those brought here were the local populations of Czechoslovakia, Poland, the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, and Germany. It was designed to imprison those who opposed the Nazi regime and Jews. Return to Prague for time to explore and shop in the city before returning to the hotel for dinner and your overnight stay. Today’s Presentation: I can’t forgive - not yet: The life-long process of forgiveness.
Day 9 May 13 – Return to USA or Enjoy the Germany Extension
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May 13 – Arrive in Munich – Munich City Tour
Travel to Munich from Prague this morning. Begin your tour at the Glockenspiel on the Marienplatz. Pass the new Gothic Hall and visit the Hofbrauhaus, the first mass Nazi meeting site. See the Hofgarten and a memorial to the White Rose anti-Nazi resistance group of students. Pass the Feldherrnhalle, the site of the failed Beer Hall Putsch that would lead to the arrest of Adolf Hitler in 1923. Stop at the Konigsplatz, where mass rallies once took place. Then, explore and shop on your own before checking into your hotel for dinner and overnight. Tonight, you’ll learn more about the rise of Naziism and anti-Semitism in post-World War I Germany. Stay overnight in Munich.
May 14 – Nuremberg
Journey to Dachau, the concentration camp left standing as a solemn reminder of the capacity for cruel inhumanity toward our fellow human beings. You’ll see the memorial to those who died at Dachau. Continue on to Nuremberg, where you can enjoy a bit of old Nuremberg in the city’s medieval old city that has been lovingly restored. You’ll visit the Reichstag Museum, which houses the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds Exhibition. Stay overnight in Nuremberg.
May 15 – Berlin City Driving Tour – Berlin Wall Stop / Brandenburg Gate / Reichstag / Checkpoint Charlie
This morning, you pass through the picturesque German countryside on your way to Berlin. Enjoy a city tour that includes the Brandenburg Gate and the rebuilt Reichstag, whose transparent dome represents the nation’s open government. Walk a portion of the Jewish Memorial nearby. See a section of the Berlin Wall and take a photo at Checkpoint Charlie, the infamous crossing point from East to West Berlin in the Cold War Era. Stay overnight in Berlin
May 16 – Berlin
This morning, you’ll travel to the villa in Wannsee, where the Nazis determined their “Final Solution” to the Jewish problem. Today, it is a Holocaust Memorial and document center. This afternoon is yours to explore and shop on your own in Berlin. Stay overnight in Berlin.
May 17 – Return to the USA
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