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World-War II Tour
From D-Day to Berlin
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From D-Day to Berlin
Visit the sights of WWII
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Discover world history
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London, Paris, Berlin
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Experiential learning
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Visit the heroes of the liberation
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Omaha

World War II Tour

A Student History Tour from D-Day to Berlin

History Study Tour Sewanee

This student history tour follows the storied Western Front of the devastating WWII war and takes students on a journey through five different countries, and includes the cities of London, Paris, Luxembourg, Berlin, Munich, and more.

Travel from Churchill’s London to the locations of the Nazi high generals’ unconditional surrender along the Atlantic defense walls in Normandy and Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, the retreat of the Nazi high command in the Bavarian Alps. Along the way you’ll visit the places where the Allies made plans to defeat Hitler and the Axis, where Allied soldiers bravely fought and died, and see how Europe today honors their risks and sacrifice.

This tour will take you back in time, yet set you firmly in today’s Europe. You will experience the sights and understand the powerful effect the war had in shaping modern Europe.

Tour highlights include:

  • Round-trip airfares and all European airport transfers
  • An expert Tour Manager throughout the tour
  • Centrally located hotels of high standard (min. 3 – 4 stars)
  • Daily full buffet breakfasts, as well as nine dinners – all of upgraded quality
  • Private local guides for sightseeing in London, Paris, Bastogne, Berlin, Eagle’s Nest, and Munich
  • A private bus and local transportation for included activities
  • Entrances to selected highlights and museums including:
  • Royal Airforce Museum
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Cabinet War Rooms
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Portsmouth Historical Dockyard
  • D-Day Museum in Portsmouth
  • Museum Airborne St Mere Eglise
  • Arromanche D-day Museum
  • Caen Memorial
  • American Cemetery Colleville
  • Tapestry in Bayeux
  • Bayeux Cathedral
  • Musee d’Armee
  • Reims Cathedral
  • Musee de la Reddition
  • Luxembourg American Cemetery
  • Bastogne War Museum
  • Topography of Terror Museum
  • Karlshorst Museum
  • Documentation Centre Nuremberg
  • Courtroom 600 Nuremberg
  • Dachau Memorial
  • Eagle’s Nest Historical Tours

So join us on this unforgettable tour through some of the most beautiful parts of Europe and learn about the history behind one of the the devastating wars of all time.

Accommodation

Student Cultural tours - Private group tours - Hotel Room Munich

Centrally located hotels

  • London (3 nights)
  • Normandy night ferry (1 night)
  • Caen (3 nights)
  • Paris (3 nights)
  • Luxembourg (1 night)
  • Berlin (3 nights)
  • Nuremberg (1 night)
  • Munich (3 nights)

Meals & Restaurants

Educational Student Tours Steak upgraded meals

Local variations

All your included meals will all be of high quality and there will always be a vegetarian option as well. Dinners will be adapted to the local specialties and what is typical for that region.

WWII Tour Route

From D-Day to Berlin

This tour follows the western front into the heart if the epicenter of the Nazi war machine, Berlin.

Day by Day

  • Depart from Atlanta on overnight flight to London.
  • Arrive in London. Introduction to London and a visit to the Royal Airforce Museum. Welcome dinner in the evening.
  • Start the day with a WWII-focused guided sightseeing including the St Paul’s Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum in the afternoon.
  • Guided visit to Westminster Abbey. A visit to Churchill’s War Rooms. Structured free time in the afternoon.
  • Travel to Portsmouth and make visits to the Portsmouth Historical Dockyard and D-Day Museum. Dinner before boarding night ferry to Caen, France.
  • Arrive in Normandy at D-Day time in the morning. Breakfast on-board before transfer to St Mere and Airborne Museum. Afternoon in Arromanche with a visit to the D-Day Museum. Early evening check in at hotel and dinner in Caen.
  • Start the day with a visit to Caen Memorial followed by lunch and afternoon visit to Omaha beach and the American Cemetery.
  • Spend your day in charming Bayeux. Visit the famous tapestry as well as the Battle of Normandy Museum and more.
  • Travel to Paris and enjoy a guided sightseeing with WWII focus. Enjoy free time for lunch in the Latin Quarter and go inside Notre Dame de Paris, the most famous cathedral of France. Parisian dinner in Montmartre at night.
  • Day arrangements according to Professor Goldberg.
  • Visit the military museum of Paris including Napoleon’s tomb. Structured free time in the afternoon.
  • Travel to Luxembourg and make a stop in Reims to visit the Museum de la Reddition. Overnight in Luxembourg and dinner at night.
  • After breakfast, visit the American Cemetery before continuing to Bastogne Historical Center where you will have a guided sightseeing. In the afternoon you travel onwards to Berlin.
  • Guided sightseeing of Berlin with WWII theme, followed by a visit to the Topography of Terror Museum. Dinner at night.
  • Berlin exploration with a visit to Karlshorst Museum and the rooftop of the Reichstag or a visit to the Flak Tower battle station in Berlin.
  • Travel to Nuremberg where you will visit the Documentation Center and the courtroom of the War Crimes Tribunal. Overnight and dinner in Nuremberg.
  • Travel to Munich via Dachau WWII Memorial. Guided sightseeing of Munich. Dinner included at night.
  • Day excursion to Eagle’s Nest, possibly via Salzburg if time allowing. Guided tour at the Eagle’s Nest. Free evening back in Munich.
  • Walking tour of Munich or optional half-day excursion to Neuschwanstein Castle. Farewell dinner at night in a traditional Bavarian restaurant in old town of Munich.
  • Return flights from Munich to Atlanta, USA.

Travel to learn

Included on Tour

  • Expert Tour Manager throughout the tour
  • Centrally located hotels of high standard with breakfast included
  • 9 dinners
  • Private local guides for sightseeing in London, Paris, Bastogne, Berlin, Eagle’s Nest and Munich
  • Entrances to selected highlights and museums: Royal Airforce Museum, Imperial War Museum, Cabinet War Rooms, St Paul’s, Westminster Abbey, Portsmouth Historical Dockyard, D-Day Museum in Portsmouth, Museum Airborne St Mere Eglise, Arromanche D-day Museum, Caen Memorial, American Cemetery Colleville, Tapestry in Bayeux, Bayeux Cathedral, Musee d’Armee, Reims Cathedral, Musee de la Reddition, Luxembourg American Cemetery, Bastogne War Museum, Topography of Terror Museum, Karlshorst Museum, Documentation Centre Nuremberg, Courtroom 600 Nuremberg, Dachau Memorial and Eagle's Nest Historical Tours
  • A private bus and local transportation for included activities
  • Airfares and airport transfers

D-Day landing 1944

Blody Omaha

The landing sector referred to as "Omaha" was the hardest and most lethal. If you were among the first in the first wave of landing, you had roughly a 50% chance of survival.

An educational journey

As you visit the places you have studied the history will come alive. There is nothing better than taking in the facts by visiting the very places you’ve read of: breathing in the air of the Omaha beach, crossing the Pont Neuf by foot and touching the Berlin wall with your own hands. What you will experience on tour will enhance your knowledge of this part of history and it will spark your curiosity for the future

Battle for Berlin

The end of WW2

The final stroke to the Nazis took place in Berlin where the Russians first entered, soon followed by the Allied liberation troops.

Berlin in July 1945

A city in ruins

Restored footage of Berlin short after the war. Observe the faces and the silent manners as they clean up the city.

1944 bomb plot

The failed assisination

Field marshal Rommel was celebrated as one of the best commanders and was Hitler's favorite. He became critical of Hitler, which led to the bomb plot assassination attempt of Hitler.

Take me on tour!

Sign up online with tour code LPM751 and secure your space by paying the registration fee.
If you would like more information (PDF tour brochure, rates etc.) please feel free to contact us or the Group Leader who is organizing this tour.