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World War II Sites in Europe

By Viator, May 2014

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Prepare yourself for a sobering journey through history, as you take in the notorious battlefields, shocking concentration camps and poignant memorials of World War II. Much of Europe’s history has been sculpted by the harrowing events of WWII and while touring some of the sites can be an emotional experience. The sites serve as an important reminder of events that occurred, as well as a moving tribute to those who lost their lives on both sides of the war.

Visitors can explore the legendary sites of the D-Day Allied invasion, walking the landing beaches and battlefields of Normandy, including Utah Beach, Omaha Beach and Sword Beach, where over 16,000 paratroopers famously landed on June 5th and 6th in 1944. The shocking truths of the Holocaust are unveiled at the Terezin Memorial, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, Dachau Concentration Camp and inside the haunting gates of Auschwitz - sites that have been preserved in somber remembrance. Whether you lost family members in the war or simply have an interest in the most significant event of recent European history, it’s impossible not to be moved by the abundance of battle sites, memorials and war cemeteries found in all corners of the continent.

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Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Day Trip

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1154 Reviews

Take a poignant, memorable day trip from Paris to visit the Normandy battlefields and landing beaches of World War II. You'll visit famous wartime sites and ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $219.28

Krakow Super Saver: Auschwitz-Birkenau Half-Day Tour plus Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 288 Reviews

Visit two of the most popular places in Poland with this Krakow Super Saver that combines two best-selling tours over two days at a discounted price! On Day 1, ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: Varies

From USD $75.18
$83.95 Save $8.77

Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 277 Reviews

Visit the American D-Day sites where the greatest amphibious landing in history took place during World War II, on this 9-hour Normandy Battlefields Tour from ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.77

Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 583 Reviews

Pay tribute to the soldiers who fought on Normandy’s World War II beaches on this afternoon tour to Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc from Bayeux. Visit famous ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.18

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum Half-Day Trip from Krakow

4.5 star rating: Recommended 943 Reviews

Leave Krakow for a morning or afternoon to visit the UNESCO-listed Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. This sobering half-day trip will have a lasting impact, ...  Read more

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 5 - 6 hours

From USD $41.73
$46.36 Save $4.63

Terezin Concentration Camp Day Tour from Prague

4.5 star rating: Recommended 292 Reviews

Embark on an educational and historical experience at Terezin Concentration Camp on this coach tour from Prague. After being turned into a Jewish ghetto during ...  Read more

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $52.63

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Small Group Tour from Munich

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1314 Reviews

Venture out of Munich by local transport for a comprehensive small group tour through Dachau Concentration Camp and memorial site. An authorized guide will ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $27.57

3-Day Normandy, St Malo, Mont St Michel, Chateaux Country Tour from Paris

4.5 star rating: Recommended 27 Reviews

This three day tour will take you to three contrasting French regions where you will see some of the country's most famous landmarks and spectacular ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $733.02

2-Day Normandy, Saint Malo and Mont St Michel Tour from Paris

4 star rating: Recommended 54 Reviews

Spend two days exploring France’s Normandy and Brittany regions on this tour from Paris with an overnight stay in Caen. Visit the beautiful historic cities of ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $476.15

Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Tour from Paris: Omaha Beach, Cider Tasting and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 21 Reviews

Spend a day away from Paris and visit the Normandy beaches where thousands of the Allied Powers’ troops landed on D-Day to reclaim France during World War II. ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $225.54

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