Excursion to the memorial complexes "Soldier's Field" and "Rossoshka" - the main supply centres of the German 6th Army in Stalingrad. Perhaps today these are the most effective and untouched places after the Battle of Stalingrad, where you can literally touch the history of this great event.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
Tour to Rossoshka war memorials and cemeteries of Soviet, German and Romanian soldiers and officers died during the Battle of Stalingrad.Today here buried more than 20.000 Soviet/Russian, 2.000 Romanian and 65.000 German soldiers and officers fallen in the fightings for Stalingrad, 1942-1943. During the tour to the village Rossoshka you will learn about the fierce fightings here during August 1942 and January 1943. You will also learn the story of these memorials and annual search works of excavation volunteer teams. The tour includes visit to the 3 memorial cemeteries and museum of excavations and search works on the fields of Volgograd (former Stalingrad). On the way to memorials you will enjoy the stories and the view of local country side and Stalingrad steppe.
This sightseeing tour of “Hero City” is a perfect choice for those who want to take in a lot of history in a short time with the comfort of traveling by car. You'll learn in depth about the city and the Battle of Stalingrad, a turning point of WWII.
During this tour we will visit the factory area of northern part of Stalingrad. This is made up of three factories: the Red October Steelworks factory, Barrikady Gun factory and the famous Dzerzhinsky Tractor Plant. The final German attack in this area was followed by the Russian counter-attack in November 1942. During this tour you will learn about the bloody fightings for the industrial part of Stalingrad in October 1942: German offensive of Krasny Oktyabr steelworks, the battle for Barrikady Gun factory and capitulation of German forces near Tractor Plant in the end of the battle. You will also learn about the heroic defence of the East bridgehead by the Soviet troops which were attacked by the best skilled and equipped German troops sent to this area. After that we will visit the northern outskirts of the city where on February 2, 1943 the last northern group of German fascist forces capitulated under the command of general Karl Strecker.