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World-War II Tour
From Resistance to Liberation
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Customized for the University of the South
Centrally located 4-star hotels & upgraded meals
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Visit the sights of WWII & to go beyond the textbooks
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Amsterdam, Berlin, Nuremberg, Munich, Normandy & Paris
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Take up the 3-day London Extension option & discover the heart of the UK
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Discover the places where battles were won and lost

World War II;
From Resistance to Liberation

University of the South

Private Customized Group Tour

14 Day Tour + 3 Day London Extension

29 June  to 12 July  2020

or ending on 15 July if adding extension

Enroll Here!

Lasting for six years and involving over fifty counties, World War II was undoubtedly one of the most monumental wars in modern day history. On this customized tour specifically designed for University of the South, you’ll get a chance to go beyond the textbooks and lecture theatres as you experience places that you may have only read about before.

Traveling through the Netherlands, Germany, and France, you’ll journey back in time as you discover first-hand how the Europe of today honors the risks and sacrifices of people, soldiers, and nations of a time long gone. With the option of a 3-day, 3-night London Extension you’ll also have an opportunity to visit the Churchill War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum as you get to know the heart of the UK.

Enjoy 4-star central hotels, upgraded meals and expert local guides as you join us on this unforgettable tour and pay your respects to those who fought for our freedom today.

Amsterdam

Berlin

Nuremberg

Munich

Normandy

Paris

Travel through the Netherlands, Germany, and France with a 3-day, 3-night London Extension option. The amenities on this tour are first-rate, as are the memories and valuable insights you will take home with you.

Professor Harold Goldberg

Harold J. Goldberg, the David E. Underdown Distinguished Professor of History, is the author of D-Day in the Pacific: The Battle of Saipan, Europe in Flames, and his newest book Daily Life in Nazi-Occupied Europe. He teaches courses on Russia, China, Vietnam, World War II, and Socialism. Dr. Goldberg has traveled extensively across the world including Europe. In July 2020 he will lead this tour to visit the sites of WWII.

Experience

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D-Day Landings

Experience the very places where the historic events played out during the World War II.
This tour will bring you to the sites across Western Europe where you will witness the places where the important events took place.
Together with Professor Goldberg, our local guides will bring the history alive.

Accommodation

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Centrally located hotels

• Amsterdam (2 nights)
• Berlin (2 nights)
• Nuremberg (1 night)
• Munich (2 nights)
• Caen (3 nights)
• Paris (2 nights)
• London Extension (3 nights)
All hotels are centrally located and of a 4-star standard. The exact hotels will be communicated closer to departure time.

Resturants & Meals

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Upgraded, high quality meals

When you travel with Lingo Tours, you will always enjoy meals of upgraded quality.
On this tour you'll enjoy full daily hot buffet breakfasts as well as six delicious, 3-course dinners.
On the 3-day London Extension you'll enjoy daily buffet breakfasts and two, 3-course dinners.

Day by Day

  • Depart from Atlanta International airport on an overnight flight to Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Arrive in Amsterdam and be greeted by your Tour Manager. Start your tour with a visit to the Resistance Museum and Hollandsche Schouwburg Memorial. Then take to the water as you enjoy a special Welcome Dinner canal cruise at night.
  • Start the day with a visit to the Anne Frank House & Museum before a special WWII-focused guided sightseeing walk through the old part of Amsterdam. After a lunch break, you will have the opportunity to meet the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. Hear her story about the ramifications of war and make the most of the chance to ask questions directly.
  • Travel to Berlin by train. Arrive in Berlin and enjoy a Tour Manager led introduction walk of this important capital city. Get a 360-degree view of the city during your Reichstag Dome tour. Dinner at night.
  • Spend the morning on an expert-led guided sightseeing tour of Berlin. Then make the most of your included entrance to the Jewish Memorial and the Topography of Terror.
  • Time to hit the road as you transfer to Nuremberg. Visit the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds as well as the Nuremberg Trial Courthouse. Dinner at night.
  • Travel to Munich with a stop-off along the way at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Once in Munich, you’ll discover the city center on a WWII-themed guided sightseeing tour before having dinner in one of the oldest brewery restaurants in Munich’s old town.
  • Make the most of a full day excursion to Eagle’s Nest, the Third Reich-era mountain-top building which was used exclusively by members of the Nazi Party for government and social meetings. Free evening in Munich.
  • Fly from Munich to France and transfer to Caen, Normandy. Dinner in Caen at night.
  • Visit the D-Day Museum of Caen before heading to the beaches. Today you’ll pay your respects at Pointe du Hoc, Longues sur Mere Batteries, the American Cemetery, and Omaha Beach before heading back to Caen in the late afternoon.
  • Start the day with a visit to the Airborne Museum (Sainte-Mère-Église) before your entrance to the D-Day Museum in Arromanche, and two museums as part of the Bayeux Museum; the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy and the Bayeux Tapestry Museum.
  • Travel east to Paris via Giverny, a village in the region of Normandy where the Impressionist painter Claude Monet lived and worked from 1883 until his death in 1926. See the artist’s former home and elaborate gardens where he produced his famed water lily series with your included entrance to the Fondation Claude Monet Museum. Carry on to Paris and acquaint yourself with the city via a WWII-focused guided sightseeing tour led by an expert local guide. Then see the city from a different angle with a relaxing Seine river cruise in the evening.
  • Spend the morning at the Army Museum (Musee d’Armee) before enjoying some free time in the afternoon. Re-group at night for a very special Farewell Dinner.
  • Transfer to the airport to board your return flight back to the USA.

3-Day London Extension

  • Travel on the Eurostar speed train to London. Enjoy an expert local guide led sightseeing tour of the capital of the UK with an included entrance to St Paul’s Cathedral. Devour a delicious dinner at night in central London.
  • Spend the morning visiting Churchill’s War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum. Catch your breath with some afternoon free time.
  • Make the most of a free day in London to visit the many museums, see Buckingham Palace, visit the Tower of London or however you would like to. Gather back together for a special Farewell Dinner at night and recap on everything you have seen and done… where has been your favorite?
  • Transfer to the airport for your return flights back to the USA.
Amsterdam Tour | Lingo ToursOmaha Beach, Normandy, FranceBerlin Wall, GermanyReichstag, Berlin, Germany

Amsterdam

Munich

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

Omaha Beach, Normandy

Holocaust Memorial, Berlin

Eagle's Nest, Germany

Seine, Paris

Point du Hoc, Normandy

De Waag, Amsterdam

Reichstag Dome, Berlin

Berlin Wall

Tower Bridge, London

Berlin, Germany

Resistance Museum, Amsterdam

Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Bayeux Tapestry Museum

Paris

Included on Tour

  • Main Tour Inclusions

    • Round-trip airfares and European airport transfers
    • Speed train ticket from Amsterdam to Berlin
    • Flight ticket from Munich to Paris
    • Transportation for all scheduled activities including a private motor coach when in Germany and Normandy
    • A specialist Tour Manager from beginning to end
    • 4-star hotels with a central location
    • Full, daily buffet breakfasts of upgraded quality
    • Six, 3-course, dinners of upgraded quality including a canal cruise burger/BBQ dinner in Amsterdam
    • Smartphone app for all travelers
    • Private local guide for sightseeing tours in Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Eagle’s Nest and Paris
    • Visits and entrances to museums and sights including:
    • Resistance Museum – Amsterdam
    • Hollandse Schouwburg – Amsterdam
    • Anne Frank’s House – Amsterdam
    • Holocaust Museum (at the Jewish Memorial) – Berlin
    • Reichstag Dome – Berlin
    • Topography of Terror – Berlin
    • Nuremberg Courtrooms – Nuremberg
    • Documentation Center – Nuremberg
    • Eagle’s Nest – Kehlstein/Munich
    • Dachau Memorial – Munich
    • Caen D-Day Museum & Memorial – Normandy
    • Arromanches D-Day Museum – Normandy
    • Sainte-Mère-Église Airborne Museum – Normandy
    • Battle of Normandy Museum – Normandy
    • Bayeux Tapestry Museum – Normandy
    • American Cemetery – Normandy
    • Monet Fondation – Giverny
    • Seine River Cruise – Paris
    • Army Museum – Paris
  • 3 Day London Extension Inclusions

    • Return flight from London, England to Atlanta, USA
    • Transfer to London airport
    • Transfer from Paris hotel to Eurostar Station
    • Eurostar train to London
    • Private Tour Manager
    • Centrally located 4-star hotel – Twin/Double room accommodation
    • Two 3-course dinners
    • London guided sightseeing with entrance to St Paul’s Cathedral
    • Entrance to Churchill's War Room and Imperial War Museum
    • 2-day London tube travel card (Oyster Card)

Travel Dates

London England Windsor Castle Guard

Depart: 29 June 2020 – Atlanta, USA to Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Return: 12 July 2020 – Paris, France to Atlanta, USA on Day 14
OR
Return: 15 July 2020 (with extension) – London, England to Atlanta, USA on Day 17

Rates Per Person

Twin Room Rate

$5,532 - TWIN/DOUBLE

Tour rate for twin room or double room accommodation
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$6,759 - SINGLE

Tour rate for single room accommodation

$1,217 - 3 DAY LONDON

Rate for the 3 days London extension. This is a supplement on top of your tour fee.

Notes

PLEASE NOTE:
• 3-day London Extension supplement is in Twin/Double room accommodation and is added on to your total tour price. For single room accommodation the extension supplement is $1,524
• Twin/Double room rate is for travelers sharing one room with either two single beds (twin) or a double bed (adult couples only). Solo travelers who chose this option can specify who they would like to share a room with otherwise they will be matched up into room formations based on age and gender.
• Rates do not include excess airline luggage fees, nor transport to/from USA airport.
• Rates are based on no/little fluctuation in the exchange rate between USD and Euros. Should the USD weaken significantly towards the Euro a correction in tour price would be done accordingly.
• The minimum amount of paying travelers is 25 people and 15 for the 3-day London Extension.

Enroll Now!

Enroll by creating your online Lingo Tours account. Then secure your place on tour by paying the $150 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.