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Tour Operator: Radius Tours 5 hours Travel method:   Bus Region / Starts from: Bavaria (München)

Dachau Concentration Camp

With specially trained guides approved by Memorial Site


Fees

Adults (over 14 years old) 35€
Students - Must bring a valid ID 33€


Duration

5 hours


About

In the spring of 1933, the first Nazi concentration camp in Germany opened northeast of Dachau. Initially planned to hold political prisoners, it soon became a model for all other concentration camps. It also served as a training center for the SS: the “school of violence”.

Over the years, the Dachau concentration camp became a system of nearly 100 subcamps. In its twelve years of existence, more than 200,000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned and it is estimated that approximately 41,500 were killed. On April 29, 1945, U.S. forces liberated the main concentration camp in Dachau and ended more than a decade of atrocities and brutality. Throughout Nazi-occupied Europe, allied armies ended the reign of terror and ended the barbarism of the Third Reich. The liberation of the concentration camps revealed to the world how incredibly cruel Nazi Germany's concentration camp system really was.

In 1965, at the initiative of the concentration camp survivors, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial was built on the site of the former Dachau concentration camp. Nearly 800,000 people visit the Memorial each year. Close to the old town of Dachau, it is located just 12 miles (20 kilometers) northwest of Munich. Our tour to the Dachau concentration camp takes you from the center of Munich to the historic Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. With specially trained guides, you'll explore a monument to one of the cruelest crimes in history.


What's included?

  • Fully guided tour by officially trained guides.
  • Transportation from Munich to the memorial and back.
  • A 20-minute documentary film in English.
  • Historical facts and in-depth knowledge from our English-speaking guides.

In-depth and informed tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial

Our trained tour guides will guide you through the historic site of the former concentration camp. The remaining original buildings and reconstructions bear witness to the cruel history of the place. The guides on our commemorative tour of the Dachau concentration camp provide you with interesting facts and historical background. You can ask our guides any questions during the tour. Our guides have been specially trained by the Memorial Site. They will transmit this disturbing topic to you with dignity, sensitivity and respect for the victims.

Throughout the tour of the Dachau concentration camp, you'll learn about the inhumanity of the Nazi regime. You'll learn about human medical experiments, torture and mass executions. You will visit the route, the bunkers, the barracks, the camp street and the crematorium. At the international memorial, for example, you can take your time to process information and impressions. The Dachau concentration camp tour is insightful, informed and stimulating. It's a very moving experience that you'll never forget.


Fully organized Dachau tour from Munich

With our tour to the Dachau concentration camp memorial site, you'll get a fully organized day trip to Dachau from Munich. Our guides will handle all travel arrangements, take you to Memorial Site, and return you by train and bus. You'll get a complete and complete tour of the former concentration camp and the Memorial Site. The entire Dachau Concentration Tour will be in English.

The concept of a guided tour of the Dachau concentration camp from Munich in English was developed by Radius Tours. The professionalism and integrity we showed on our excursions have earned us recognition over the years by many stakeholders around the world: including concentration camp survivors and their families, liberators from the United States Army, journalists and academic experts. All of them were very satisfied with our tour of Dachau.

Most of the Dachau Concentration Camp Tours take place outside and are a walking tour. Therefore, be sure to wear appropriate footwear and clothing suitable for the weather. We recommend that you bring water. Food cannot be purchased or consumed on Memorial Site grounds. We do not recommend the Dachau tour for children under 14 years old.

Our guides will be happy to accept advice if you are satisfied with our Dachau Concentration Camp Tour, but we ask that you do not do so within the grounds of the Memorial Site.

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to info@tourdesk.io

Meeting point
Dachauer Straße 4, Munich, 80335, Bayern
Important information

The times indicated are the departure times. Please be here 15 minutes before the indicated departure time.


Since tours depend on the schedule, we can't expect late arrivals.


Please meet inside our Radius Tours Office, which is located at Dachauer Straße 4.


Please come inside our office to check in.

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