Central Europe 2020(2022)
Updated: Jan 18
Netherlands | Germany | Poland
Amsterdam (2 nights)
Berlin (3 nights)
Warsaw (2 nights)
Munich (3 nights)
Day 1: Fly to the Netherlands
Board your overnight flight to Amsterdam!
Day 2: Amsterdam
-Arrive in Amsterdam
Travel through irrigated Dutch landscapes as you make your way to
Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands. Known both as a center of
entertainment and as a city of classic design and architecture,
Amsterdam is a city of astonishing contrast.
-Free time for lunch at the Albert Cuyp Market
The Albert Cuypmarkt opened its stalls for trading in 1904. Today,
over 300 stalls offer everything from fruit and vegetables to cheeses,
spices and clothing. Feeling adventurous? Try some herring - a local
-Mapping the hiding places tour
Experience an immersive scavenger hunt experience across the city
of Amsterdam and gain insight into hiding places of persecuted
people's during WWII.
Day 3: Amsterdam
-Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse Schans
Discover the heart of the Dutch countryside in the picturesque fishing
village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of
Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like a 17th- or 18th-century Dutch
village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past
charming shops and crooked houses. Stop in cheese- and
clog-making shops before returning to Amsterdam.
-Visit the Anne Frank House
Visit the Anne Frank House, where the young girl hid with her family
from 1942 to 1944-and where she penned the poignant diary that has
been translated into dozens of languages worldwide. (Pending
availability due to limited group reservations)
-Canal dinner cruise
Cruise the canals on board a glass-topped boat, the perfect way to
become acquainted with the city. You will pass some of Amsterdam's
most enchanting bridges, including those depicted in some of van
Gogh's paintings. Also, enjoy a delicious dinner as you float past
some of the city's most beautiful sites.
Day 4: Amsterdam | Berlin
-Travel by train to Berlin
Arrive in historic Berlin, once again the German capital. For many
years the city was defined by the wall that separated its residents.
Since the monumental events that ended Communist rule in the East,
Berlin has re-emerged as a treasure of arts and architecture with a
-Jewish Holocaust Memorial
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, more commonly
known as the Holocaust Memorial, was designed by New York
architect, Peter Eisenman. The controversial memorial was
Inaugurated in May 2005. The Information Center is located under the
"Field of Stelae" and contains four exhibition rooms, one of which
includes all of the known names of Jewish victims.
Day 5: Berlin
-World War II themed guided sightseeing of Berlin
Today your expert local guide will lead you through the city of Berlin.
-Visit the Spy Museum
Berlin's Spy Museum follows the history of one of the world's oldest
professions: Espionage. Get a unique insight in the old "Capital of
Spies", where a wall once divided the city. Interactive displays and
technology will recount many stories that will help you to better
understand what it meant to be a spy, or spied on, during the World
Wars and Cold War.
Day 6: Berlin
-Berlin street art tour and workshop
Discover some of the greatest, latest and oldest examples of street
art, graffiti and murals in one of the world's leading capitals of urban
art. Get inspired as your expert local guide and artist takes you
through the nooks and crannies of Berlin to see some of the city's
best examples while recounting the stories that lie behind the art and
artist. Afterwards, head to your workshop space to learn some
"street-art" techniques and create your own masterpiece to bring
home with you!
-Explore Berlin on your own
The remainder of the afternoon is yours to make some new
discoveries of your own in Germany's capital. Near Alexanderplatz,
you may visit the TV Tower and observation deck, where visitors have
been taking in the ever-changing panorama of Berlin since 1969.
-Chameleon New Circus
This evening enjoy an inventive modern circus show!
Day 7: Berlin | Warsaw
-Travel by train to Warsaw
Arrive in Warsaw, Poland's capital since 1611.
-Walking tour of Warsaw
View ornate Renaissance facades and elegant baroque townhouses
during your walking tour of Warsaw, which brings you through the
enchanting Old Town-closed to all traffic except horse-drawn
carriages-to Starego Miasta Square, the city's former marketplace.
Day 8: Warsaw
-Visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum
Today you will visit a museum that depicts what life was like during
the Warsaw uprising of 1944.
-Visit the Copernicus Science Center & Planetarium
This afternoon experience science through this interactive science
museum, which as the largest science museum in Poland houses
over 450 exhibits. Your ticket also includes a show at the planetarium.
-Pierogi making class & dinner
Learn how to make this local specialty, and then enjoy it for dinner!
Day 9: Warsaw | Munich
-Fly to Munich
Welcome to Munich! This center of culture boasts over 45 museums,
10 university buildings and two opera houses. The city is also home to
the Olympic center with full facilities and more than the occasional
-Walking tour of Munich
Stroll through the very heart of Munich as you pass the twin copper
domes of the Frauenkirche, a long-standing symbol of the city. Arrive
at Marienplatz, once the intersection of medieval trade routes. Here
you can see the neo-Gothic Rathaus and the golden Mariensäule, a
Day 10: Munich
-Excursion to Dachau
Once merely another sleepy German village, Dachau has since 1933
gained notoriety as Germany's first Nazi concentration camp. Today,
the old administration building houses a museum documenting the
rise of Hitler and the horrors of camp life. Commemorative chapels
and memorials have also been built on the site, which stands as an
eternal memorial to those who endured life here until liberation by
-Munich bike tour
Experience the city of Munich from a different perspective as you ride
through the city by bike.
Dinner at the Hofbrauhaus Drop in at the world famous Hofbrauhaus.
The original Hofbrauhaus was built in the 16th-century by the
Bavarian Duke, Wilhelm V. The Duke realized that he was spending
too much money having beer delivered in to the city, so, his solution
was to have a brewery built next to the court. His plan was a success,
and 5 centuries later the beer continues to flow. Enjoy the traditional
Bavarian music as a dirndl-wearing waitress serves you your dinner.
Day 11: Munich
-Excursion to BerchtesgadenGuided sightseeing of the Eagle's Nest & Documentation
Visit Obersalzberg, a once a popular vacation spot that became the
Third Reich's headquarters. With your guide, you'll see the ruins of
the Berghof, Hitler's residence, and the bunkers of many high-ranking
Nazis. Then take a thrilling bus ride up four and a half miles of road
blasted out of solid rock leading to Hitler's notorious Eagle's Nest.
This incredible complex, carved out of the mountain itself, is
accessible only by a 400 foot elevator to the summit. From here you
will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Alps.
-Visit the Salt Mines
Here you'll begin a fascinating underground journey through the
450-year-old salt mines-via train, boat, and wooden slides! Dressed in
traditional mining costumes and under the dim light of miners' lamps,
you'll trace the story of the "white gold" that brought wealth and
prosperity to Bavaria and nearby Salzburg literally meaning "fortress of
Day 12: Depart for home
Transfer to the airport for your return flight
Your Tour Director assists with your transfer to the airport, where
you'll check in for your return flight home.
Itinerary is subject to change.