Amsterdam

Amsterdam

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Amsterdam

A unique look at Amsterdam and its people, with greater insight and perspective via learning and understanding what happened in Amsterdam during WWII under Nazi occupation. Visit sites and museums that bear witness to the events which took place here and experience this essential component of Amsterdam and European history. 

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Day 1

Arrival at the airport or Central Station, and overnight at your hotel in Amsterdam.

Day 2

The morning is highlighted by a visit to the Anne Frank House.  In the afternoon visit important sites and monuments dating back to the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam and that episode in the Dutch capital's long history. 

Day 3

Visit the Resistance Museum (the Verzetsmuseum) or the Hollandsche Schouwburg, a theatre built in 1892 that in 1942 was commandeered by the Nazis as a holding and deportation centre. Afternoon at leisure to explore the city, visit its museums or to cruise the canal of Amsterdam for a unique experience in the “Venice of the North”.

Day 4

Continue your tour of Amsterdam and learn about the Hunger Winter of 1944-1945 and the deportation of Amsterdam's Jews to the concentration camps. Visit all the significant wartime monuments and locations, such as the Monument to Jewish Resistance, or the Auschwitz Monument in Wertheimpark

Day 5

End of tour, departure to the airport or train station.

Highlights

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