This immersive tour has been personally designed to feature WWI and WWII. From the Imperial War Museum and Churchill War Rooms of England to Vimy Ridge in France. Explore Flanders Fields and then prepare for Berlin. Visit the Sacshenhausen Concentration Camp, the site of Hitler's bunker, trace the Berlin Wall and historic Checkpoint Charlie which divided Eastern and Western Europe for over 40 years.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY - LONDON: Your Trans Atlantic flight to London
Day-2. LONDON: Morning arrival and start with panoramic tour of London to see the main sites like: the Tower Bridge, H.M.S. Belfast, the Tower of London, The Monument, St. Paul Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and the House of Parliament. Then to your hotel located in London’s main shopping district in Covent Garden.
Day-3. LONDON: Walk to Buckingham Palace to attend the famous ceremony, the Changing of the Guard performed by the Royal soldiers. Then continue with walk to Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus, two main meeting points of the city. Later cross Tames River for visit of Imperial War Museum, one of the greatest museum related to WW II. Then visit Churchill War Rooms. In the evening optional theatre performance at West End.
Day-4. LONDON-CALAIS-LILLE: Early morning departure London for ride to Dover. View the white cliffs of Dover before we board the ferry and cross the Channel. Upon arrival Calais continue with ride to Dunkirk, site of the famous Operation Dynamo, a brave attempt to rescue 300.000 British and Allied soldiers in 1940. Then to Lille, great medieval town, for overnight.
Day-5. FLANDERS TOUR: Travel to Belgium for a full day tour of Flanders Fields. First visit St. Julien and Vancouver Corner, where you will find the Brooding Soldier. Then to Sanctuary Wood Museum, Essex Farm Cemetery, and famous Paschendale, where over 16 000 Canadian soldiers died. Visit Paschendale Museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, and Flanders Field Museum. Then travel to the city of Ypres to attend sounding of the Last Post-Menin Gate erected in memory of over 55.000 soldiers which died in this area. Late evening return to Lille for dinner and overnight.
Day-6. VIMY RIDGE-BRUSSELS-BERLIN: Travel to Monchy-le-Preux and Infantry Hill to see the “Caribou of the Monchy” commemorating the battle in April 1917. Then to Vimy Ridge, for tour of the battlefield, monument, and trenches. Then to Brussels and board the flight to Berlin.
Day-7. BERLIN: Travel to Sachsenhausen for inside tour of one of the worst concentration camps build by Nazi regime in 1938. Return to Berlin and start with guided tour to cover the main sites of West and East Berlin such as: Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Konzerthaus, Neue Wache, Nikolaikirche, Unter den Linden and famous Check Point Charley Custom post.
Day-8. BERLIN: Follow the trace of former Berlin Wall which for over 40 years divided Western and eastern Berlin. Visit the site of Hitler's bunker, traces of Berlin Wall, including the Wall Memorial and the Jewish Museum. Rest of the day is free to visit Museum Island, or just relax along Ku-Dam.
Day-9. DEPARTURE: Morning transfer to the airport for your return flight, or stay one extra day in Berlin
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Imperial War Museum
Churchill War Rooms
Changing of the Guard
Lille Old town
Vimy Ridge battlefiled
Check Point Charley
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: