Two soldiers look at the ruins of Nazi statues and symbols during WWII.

The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Germany

Featuring author and historian Dr. Alexandra Richie, a companion tour to Megastructures

About the Tour

“Travel on a journey that takes you from Berlin to Auschwitz to Warsaw, focused on the devastating legacy of the Holocaust, the bombing raids, and the last battles.” -Alex Richie

Program Pricing | May 7 and June 18 departures:

Price per person based on Double Occupancy

$8,499 $7,999*

Price per person based on Single Occupancy

$10,499 $9,999*

$229 per person taxes and fees are additional.

Program Pricing | Updated Pricing starting with October 15, 2024, tour and all 2025 tours

Price per person based on Double Occupancy

$8,899 $8,399*

Price per person based on Single Occupancy

$10,899 $10,399*

$329 per person taxes and fees are additional.

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The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Germany

Tour Itinerary & Map

Summary Itinerary

Day 1


Arrivals into Berlin


Transfer to the Rocco Forte Berlin and enjoy free time before a Welcome Reception and Dinner

Accommodations: Rocco Forte Berlin (R, D)

Day 2




Reichstag Building / Berlin Wall Memorial / Topography of Terror Museum / Olympic Stadium

Accommodations: Rocco Forte Berlin (B, L)

Day 3




House of Wannsee Conference / Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam / Guided tour of Allied Museum in Berlin

Accommodations: Rocco Forte Berlin (B, L, R)

Day 4


Arrival in Żagań


Guided tour of Stalag Luft III POW camp in Żagań / Travel to Wrocław

Accommodations: AC Hotel by Marriott Wrocław (B, L, D)

Day 5


Wrocław to Kraków


City tour of Wrocław / Travel to Kraków

Accommodations: Radisson Blu Kraków (B, L)

Day 6




Brief stop at Oskar Schindler’s factory / Walking tour of Kazimierz / Afternoon tour of Auschwitz / Martyrdom Museum / Evening at leisure in Kraków

Accommodations: Radisson Blu Kraków (B, L)

Day 7




Morning tour St. Mary’s Basilica / Visit to Wawel Royal Castle / Walking tour to Jagiellonian University / Cloth Hall / First-class train ride to Gdańsk

Accommodations: Sofitel Grand Sopot (B, D)

Day 8




Morning tour of Westerplatte / Walking tour of Gdańsk / Museum of the Second World War / Free time in Sopot

Accommodations: Sofitel Grand Sopot (B)

Day 9


Wolf’s Lair / Mikołajki


Guided tour of Wolfschanze (Hitler’s "Wolf's Lair") and the German command-and-control center at Mamerki / Evening free in Mikołajki, Dinner included at leisure

Accommodations: Hotel Mikołajki (B, L, D)

Day 10




MTravel to Warsaw and enjoy free time to explore / Optional walking tour of Old Town Warsaw / Tour the Warsaw Uprising Museum / Evening Reception at the hotel

Accommodations: Hotel Bristol (B, R)

Day 11




Genscher Cemetery / Umschlagplatz Monument / Guided tour of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews / Free afternoon in Warsaw / Travel to Radzymin / Farewell Reception and Dinner at the private home of Alexandra Richie

Accommodations: Hotel Bristol (B, R, D)

Day 12


Departures out of Warsaw


Transfer to Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) for departure


Program Inclusions
  • Exclusive itinerary designed by The National WWII Museum and Alexandra Richie, DPhil
  • Special access to sites not offered on other tours, including a special farewell dinner at a historic, private home
  • VIP events with the opportunity to meet people who were eyewitnesses to historic events in Germany and Poland
  • Full-time logistical tour manager
  • Expert local guides
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (when arriving and departing on scheduled group tour dates)
  • First class train ride from Kraków to Gdańsk
  • Luxury 5-star and deluxe 4-star accommodations throughout the journey
  • Private, first-class, air-conditioned motor coach transportation
  • Personal listening devices on all included touring
  • Included gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, and servers
  • 11 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners, and 3 Receptions
  • Beer, house wine, and soft drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Personalized luggage tags and name badge
  • Informative map book including useful battlefield maps and archival images to be used throughout your journey.

Destination Map


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Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Central.

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