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Saints & Soldiers: WWII Sites in Poland & the Czech Republic with optional extension to Germany  2024

Wednesday, September 4, 2024

8 days / 6 nights


3,998 $


  • All Inclusive Pricing

  • First Class Hotels

  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches

  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes

  • Entrance and Program Fees

  • Guided Tours

  • International Airfare from NY

  • Overseas Airport Transfers

  • Administrative Fee

  • Breakfast Daily

  • Hotel Gratuities

  • Other Meals as Listed

Join us on a Saints & Soldiers: WWII Sites in Poland & the Czech Republic with an optional extension to Germany starting at $3998 from New York on September 4, 2024. You will see the Royal Baths Park, Holy Cross Church, Prozna Street, Maly Powstaniec (The Little Insurgent), Umschlagplatz, Polin Museum, Auschwitz, Divine Mercy Sanctuary, Krakow, Riese Bunkers, Ksiaz Castle, Gliwitz Radio Tower, Prague, and much more!

Proposed Itinerary :


Depart on your international overnight flight.

Saints:WWII Poland and Crech
Saints:WWII Poland and Crech


Your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight in Warsaw


Today you’ll walk the streets of Warsaw, home to sorrow and resilience of the Polish people. Begin your day in Royal Baths Park, home to the Chopin Monument. Continue 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 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 for dinner and overnight. Overnight in Warsaw

Saints:WWII Poland and Crech
Saints:WWII Poland and Crech


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 close to 1.1 million people were killed here, about 90 percent of whom were from almost every country in Europe. Visit the Martyrdom Museum and then drive to the Divine Mercy Sanctuary and enjoy a talk given by one of the nuns about St. Faustina. Visit the new center "Have no Fear" where you may pray by the relic of Saint Pope John Paul II. Then travel through the Polish countryside to Krakow, where you will check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight in Krakow


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 here. Enjoy the Market Square, with the Cloth Hall providing opportunities to purchase Polish folk art and jewelry. Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines, descend via stairway into the depths of the earth to see the wonders left behind by the miners, including Chapels and Chandeliers made from the salt, and the famous Blessed Kinga Chapel. This afternoon, you’ll visit Oskar Schindler’s factory and Museum. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight in Krakow

Saints:WWII Poland and Crech
Saints:WWII Poland and Crech


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 in the beginning of World War II. Finish your day in Prague, where you will check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Overnight in Prague


Today, enjoy a city tour of Prague. Explore one of the largest castles in the world, Prague Castle, and 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 1500’s. 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 overnight. Overnight in Prague

Saints:WWII Poland and Crech
Saints:WWII Poland and Crech


Return to USA or Enjoy the Germany Extension)

Enhance Your Journey

Germany Extension-starting from $1598

September 11 - Munich Travel to Munich from Prague this morning. Begin your tour at the Glockenspiel on the Marienplatz. Pass the new Gothic Hall and visit the Hofbräuhaus, the site of the first mass Nazi meeting. 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. Overnight: Munich September 12 - Dachau & Nuremberg Journey to Dachau, the concentration camp left standing as a solemn reminder of 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, the medieval old city that has been lovingly restored. You’ll visit the Reichstag Museum which houses the Documentation Centre Nazi Party Rally Grounds Exhibition. Overnight: Nuremberg September 13 - Berlin 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 open government of the nation. 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. Overnight: Berlin September 14 - Berlin This morning you'll travel to the villa in Wannsee, where the Nazi's 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. Overnight: Berlin September 15 - Return to USA

*The trip will take place in case of a group of 16 people

* * The route, as well as the order of visiting places, may be changed due to quarantine restrictions, as well as for safety reasons or due to the weather, road repair work etc.


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