Save over 10% on these tours by booking them together in this combo package!
- Combine the Dachau Concentration Camp and Third Reich tours for a discounted price
- Learn about the social issues, events and people of the Third Reich
- See poignant sites such as the Arbeit macht frei gateway at Dachau
- Spend 2.5 hour seeing historical buildings around Munich such as the former Gestapo (secret police) headquarters
- Hear lesser-known tales about Nazi leaders such as Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler and more from an expert guide
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What You Can Expect
Meet your guide at Munich Central Station, and then board a train for your short journey to Dachau, just under half an hour away. On arrival, walk the short distance to the town’s former concentration camp and head inside for your morning tour.
In its horrific Nazi heyday, Dachau Concentration Camp was known as the parent camp; it was the first of its kind, and acted as a training facility for the mass genocide that occurred during the days of the Third Reich. Persecuted people from all walks of life – political dissidents, Poles, Jews and more – were sent there and its total intake is thought to have hit the 210,000 mark.
Today the camp exists as a memorial site, but many of its original features remain intact. Walk around with your guide and learn little-known facts and tales about the well-known Nazis linked to the site such as Heinrich Himmler, the feared guard who started the camp. Wander past the entranceway bearing the ironic tag Arbeit macht frei (work makes you free), and see the bunker, crematorium and administration headquarters where many a fate was decided.
After exploring the site, return to the train station with your guide and travel back to Munich by train.
Munich Third Reich Walking Tour (2.5 hours):
The following day, head to the prearranged point in central Munich to meet your guide, and then set off on your walking tour around the city to trace the roots of the Third Reich. Home of the Nazi headquarters, Munich was the city where Adolf Hitler’s voice resonated around the streets as during his major speeches.
The exact sights taken are in varied for each tour, but examples of historic buildings that you may see include the former headquarters of the Gestapo and the place where the infamous ‘beer hall putsch’ of 1923 took place – the event that first propelled Hitler to the public eye.
Listen to historical tidbits and tales about the rise of the Nazi party from your guide and look at black-and-white photos of the city taken during the Third Reich. Your guide has detailed knowledge on the social issues and events of Nazi Germany, so feel free to ask questions and chat about sites of particular interest.
After 2.5 hours exploring the streets of Nazi Munich, make your way back to the start point where your walking tour finishes.
Taking this tour made the connections to Dachau very clear and easy, the guides were knowledgeable. Our guide for the Third Reich Tour was Scottish unfortunately I can't remember his name and very enthusiastic about passing on the relevant information.
Very moving and informative. Keith was an excellent tour guide, who went above and beyond the call of duty.
We had Keith as our guide two days in a row. So great! He was informative, very knowledgeable, and respectful. We greatly appreciated speaking with him during the tour.
Definately a great way to get a summary tour of the concentration camp. Theres so much to see and read and it was great getting the info from a pro and be able to ask questions. A must see for all people of all nations.
Jeff our tour guide was brilliant! He expertly guided us through Dachau keeping us from the crowds whilst ensuring we didn't miss a thing. The Third Reich tour was a must also, you cannot visit Dachau without the Munich background.
It was a sad, bone chilling tour. Our guide was very knowledgable and we all learned so many things. It was a great experience and I feel a must see.
This tour was amazing!
This tour was amazing!
we went on the tour of Dachau and walking tour with Achim. I very much enjoyed hearing all of his knowledge on the matter and he kept the tour upbeat and informational. I very much enjoyed the Third Reich walking tour and would suggest anyone interested in History take these tours...they were superb
Great tour, thank you Franz!
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