Dachau concentration camp tour from Munich
Minimum age: 14
- Explore Dachau Memorial Site only 20 km from Munich
- Visit the roll-call, bunkers, barracks, camp street, and the crematorium
- Insightful and thought-provoking tour recognized by camp survivors and journalists
All about the trip
In the spring of 1933, the first Nazi concentration camp in Germany was 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.” This tour takes you from the center of Munich to the historic Memorial of the Dachau Concentration Camp. With specially trained guides, you explore a monument to one of history’s cruelest crimes.
Over the years, the Dachau concentration camp grew to a system of nearly 100 sub-camps. In its 12 years of existence, more than 200 000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned, and approximately 41 500 are estimated to have been 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 put an end to the barbarism of the Third Reich. The liberation of the concentration camps revealed to the world how unbelievably cruel the concentration camp system of Nazi Germany really was.
In 1965, on the initiative of concentration camp survivors, the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial was constructed 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 only about 20 km northwest of Munich.
With our Dachau concentration camp tour, you get a fully organized day trip to Dachau from Munich. Our guides take care of all travel arrangements and bring you to the Memorial Site and back by train and bus. You get a complete and comprehensive tour of the former concentration camp and the memorial site. The entire tour is in English.
The professionalism and integrity we show on our tours have earned us recognition over the years from many interested parties from around the world, including concentration camp survivors and their families, liberators of the U.S. Army, journalists, and academic experts. All of them were very satisfied with our Dachau tour.
The majority of the Dachau Concentration Camp Tour takes place outside and is a walking tour.What Wikipedia says about Dachau concentration camp
What is included in the price
- Fully guided tour by officially trained guides
- Transportation from Munich to the memorial and back
- Historical facts and deep insights from our English-speaking guides
What is not included in the price
- Tips and gratuities
- Food and beverages
Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes prior to the tour departure to check in with your voucher.
This activity is organised by Radius Tours, Dachauer Str. 4, Munchen, 80335, Germany, +49 89 543 487 7721, D.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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