October 1 - 14, 2018
USD $4,395.00 ppdo
USD $5,275.00 ppso
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Wolf's Lair Tour
Enjoy many WWII sites other Tours don't visit
We spend two days exploring the Wolf's Lair
We overnight in a 13th Century Polish Castle
We include a visit to famous Malbork Castle
Experience counts! We have operated World
War II Tours in Poland for over 10 years
12 Nights in 3 and 4 Star Hotels
8 Dinners and Breakfasts daily
All transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
All entrance fees and local taxes
Visit the Malbork (Marienburg) Castle
Tour of the "Wolf's Lair" Headquarters
Visit the Mamerki (Mauerwald) Bunkers
See the former Rastenburg Airfield
Warsaw City Tour with Memorials
Visit the Warsaw Rising Museum
Polish Dinner and Live Folklore Show
See Schindler's List sites in Krakow
Tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps
See the Gliwice Border Radio Station
Visit an underground "Riese" Bunker
See Gross Rosen Concentration Camp
Tour the Great Escape POW Camp
Berlin City Tour with Third Reich sites
See Brandenburg Gate and Pariser Platz
Visit the German Resistance Museum
See Valkyrie movie set locations
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14 Day Tour to Poland
What to Know:
This Tour begins and ends at Berlin (TXL) Airport. The Tour rate does not include roundtrip airfare. You can plan to arrive in Berlin a few days early, and / or you can also add some time to the end of your Tour.
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World War II History in Poland - Visit the Wolf's Lair and Auschwitz Memorial
The Wolf's Lair Tour starts and finishes at Berlin International Airport. Features include lots of time at the Wolf's Lair near Rastenburg, Warsaw, Krakow, Auschwitz and Waldenburg in Poland. The Wolfs Lair Tour follows the story of the July 20, 1944 assassination attempt on Hitler's life. We will visit many sites connected to Colonel Stauffenberg and the plot to kill Hitler. The Tour also includes many World War II historical sites in Berlin, Germany. Hitler spent nearly half of World War II (over 800 days) at 'Wolfsschanze' (Wolf's Lair) compound near Rastenburg, which in 1942 contained as many as 80 buildings housing over 2,000 employees including massive bunkers for Goering, Bormann and Hitler among others. We spend two days touring Wolfsschanze and the additional OKH (Oberkommando des Heeres) Headquarters at nearby Mamerki (Mauerwald). We'll spend two great nights in fascinating Warsaw to discover the story of its past and the echoes of its Uprisings. This Tour includes two nights in spectacular Krakow, which allows us plenty of time to explore the town and its history. We will visit the most infamous Nazi Death camps in the world: Auschwitz and Birkenau. The Wolf's Lair Tour also includes a visit to one of the 'Project RIESE' Bunkers near Waldenburg (Walbryzch), and the 'Great Escape' POW Camp (Stalag Luft III) in Zagan. We conclude with lots of sites in Berlin, including the Bendlerblock, where Stauffenberg and other members of the German Resistance ultimately met their fate.
Stauffenberg's home near Berlin
Main Gate to Auschwitz I
Exploring bunkers at Wolf's Lair
Tunnel 'Harry' at Stalag Luft IIIC
"Thank you once again for such a wonderful experience both Lauren and I had on your tour, it surpassed all our expectations. We had lots of fun and met some great people, and you went out of your way to make everyone feel welcomed and cared for..."
Wolf's Lair Tour
October 1 - 14, 2018
October 1: IN FLIGHT - to Berlin Airport
October 2: ARRIVAL IN BERLIN - Tour Welcome
Arrival today at Berlin International Airport and transfer to Berlin hotel for check-in. World War II Tour of Berlin including main sites such as the Reichstag, Chancellory and Bunker sites. Welcome Dinner. Overnight Berlin. (D)
October 3: BYDGOSZCZ - History of Poland
Breakfast, hotel check out and early morning transfer east with an explanation of the history of Poland on the bus en route. Lunch. Continue afternoon transfer to Bydgoszcz for check-in at our hotel. Overnight Bydgoszcz. (B, D)
October 4: MALBORK - From Teutonic Knights to the SS
Breakfast. Check out and transfer to Malbork. Visit the world-famous medieval Malbork Castle and free time for lunch. Afternoon transfer to Ketrzyn and visit the airfield where Stauffenberg fly in and out of the Wolf's Lair on July 20, 1944. Late afternoon check-in at our hotel in Ketrzyn. Dinner. Overnight Ketrzyn. (B, D)
October 5: KETRZYN (RASTENBURG) - Wolf's Lair and OKH
Breakfast. Morning Guided Tour of Hitler's former Wolfsschanze (Wolf's Lair) Headquarters complex. During our tour we will trace the famous assassination attempt that took place in July 1944. Free time for lunch and exploring more of the Wolf's Lair. Afternoon transfer to Lake Mamerki (Mauerwald). Tour Zones "Fritz" and "Quelle" of the former OKH (Oberkommando des Heeres) German Army HQ near the Wolf's Lair. See Stauffenberg's private Barrack at Mauerwald. Transfer back to hotel. Dinner. Overnight Ketrzyn. (B, D)
October 6: WARSAW - Poland during World War II
Breakfast and hotel check out. We leave northern Poland this morning and transfer south to Warsaw. On the way, we talk about Germany's rearmament in the 1930s, Danzig, Warsaw and the beginning of World War II. We also discuss the foundations of the Holocaust and its scale in Europe during World War II and after 1945. Late afternoon arrival at our Warsaw Hotel. Check-in and relax before dinner. Special Polish Folklore Dinner and Show tonight in a traditional Restaurant. Overnight Warsaw. (B, D)
October 7: WARSAW - The Ghetto and the Uprising
Breakfast. half-day Guided Tour of historic Warsaw, including the former Ghetto, old Jewish Cemeteries, Ghetto Wall, the Uprising Memorial and many other World War II sites and monuments. Lunch. The Warsaw Uprising lasted two months. The Battle for Warsaw took 250,000 lives. Afternoon visit to the impressive, new 'Warsaw Rising Museum'. Late afternoon and evening at leisure in Warsaw for optional sightseeing, museums or shopping. Dinner on your own. Overnight Warsaw. (B)
October 8: WARSAW - KRAKOW
Breakfast and hotel check out. Transfer to Krakow, a preserved gem of a city unscathed by the battles of World War II. Lunch en route to Krakow. Hotel check in and afternoon orientation of the town center. Free time for optional sightseeing and / or shopping. Dinner. Overnight Krakow. (B, D)
October 9: KRAKOW - The Story of "Schindler's List"
Breakfast. Morning Guided Tour of Kazimierz, Podgorze district and Plaszow Concentration Camp, where the infamous Amon Goeth was once Commandant. We will also visit the former Emalia Enamel Factory that was run by Oskar Schindler during World War II. Lunch. Afternoon free for optional sightseeing or shopping. Dinner. Overnight Krakow. (B, D)
October 10: AUSCHWITZ - Death Camps of the Third Reich
Breakfast and hotel check out. Morning transfer to Auschwitz Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Today we visit Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II / Birkenau, on a Guided Tour of the memorial site. Lunch. Afternoon transfer to Gliwice and visit the local museum. Check-in to our hotel. Dinner. Overnight Gliwice. (B, D)
October 11: PROJECT RIESE - Hitler's Forgotten Bunkers
Breakfast, check out and transfer to Walbrzych (Waldenburg) in the Owl Mountains near the Czech border. Lunch en route. Afternoon visit to a newly opened 'Riese' Bunker. The mysterious Wolf Mountain in southern Poland was chosen by the Nazis as early as 1943 for construction of an enormous underground military city. Discover 'Project Riese' during our Tour of the underground Bunker complex near Walim. Transfer to hotel. Dinner. Overnight Walbrzych. (B, D)
October 12: ZAGAN - The Great Escape
Breakfast. Hotel check out and transfer this morning northwest towards Berlin. Visit the memorial site of the former Gross Rosen Concentration Camp. Continue to Zagan, for a Tour of the former POW Camp 'Stalag Luft-III;' where some of the most daring prisoner escapes took place during World War II. Afternoon transfer into Germany with lunch en route. Arrival at our hotel in Berlin and dinner. Overnight Berlin. (B, D)
October 13: BERLIN - The Battle for Berlin
Breakfast. Morning visit to the German Resistance Museum in the Bendlerblock. Lunch in the city center. Afternoon free time before our Farewell Dinner tonight. Overnight Berlin. (B, D)
October 14: IN FLIGHT - from Berlin Airport
"As usual - you have surpassed my expectations! I really had no idea what Poland would be like, and I was amazed each day. So much to see, and we saw it all! Your Tours are so much fun and luckily everyone else that goes along are so fun to be with..."
Wolf's Lair Tour
October 1 - 14, 2018
Tour prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
The Tour price does not include roundtrip airfare to Europe.
A completed and signed Tour Reservation Form and a refundable $400 deposit (per person) are required to book Tours. You can book this Tour online, by phone or by mail. (To book online: scroll to the top of this page and click the Book this Tour button). You change adjust the quantity of people on our secure payment pages with PayPal. Payments are made to: ALPVENTURES. Payment in full is due 90 days prior to Tour departure, and must be paid in US Dollars by check. Credit cards are accepted for the deposit only; and cannot be accepted for final payment.
Although Tour cancellations are not anticipated, Alpventures® reserves the right to cancel Tours for any reason, prior to Tour departure date, in which case the entire payment will be refunded without further obligation on Alpventures® part. In the case of Tour Participant cancellation, a full refund will be granted up to 30 days prior to Tour departure. A cancellation fee of 20% of the Tour price will be charged for cancellations between 30 and 20 days prior to departure date and 40% between 20 and 10 days prior to departure. No refunds will be honored within 10 days of Tour departure date.
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