The Rise of Evil: Munich, Nuremberg & The Eagle’s Nest by Air

About the tour: The Rise of Evil: Munich, Nuremberg & The Eagle’s Nest by Air

Tour Introduction

This new fly tour looks at the Rise and Fall of the Nazis before and during the Second World War, visiting key sites in Munich, where we examine the rise of National Socialism visiting Hoffbrau House, the Brown House exhibition centre and the headquarters of the National Socialist Party. We head to Dachau where we visit the Concentration Camp there and discuss the Holocaust. Crossing the border into Austria, we visit the site of Hitler’s home in Berghof and see the Eagle’s Nest. Finally, we spend time in Nuremberg where we look at the Nazi Party rallies, the Nuremberg Trials and visit some of the key sites associated with the National Socialist Party.

Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Return fights to Munich with hand luggage allowance
  • Airport transfers in Germany
  • Air-conditioned coach travel
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Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Munich and transfer to our hotel for four nights.

Day 2 - From Putsch to National Socialism

We spend our first day walking around Munich seeing the sites connected with the rise of National Socialism from the Putsch, following the route taken in 1923. Along the way we will see the Hoffbrau House and also visit Odeonsplatz where the Putsch ended. We later look at the site of the Putsch Memorials, the headquarters of the National Socialist Party and also the new Brown House exhibition centre to examine at the story of the Munich Crisis in the 1930s that led to war. We end the day at Dachau Concentration Camp* to discuss the Holocaust.

Included meals: Breakfast

Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp (6)

Key Visits

  • Munich
  • Putsch, Munich
  • Odenplatz
  • Dachau Concentration Camp
  • Hoffbrau House

Day 3 - Eagle's Nest and Berghof

Today we travel towards Austria to see the site of the Berghof, Hitler’s mountain home, and also travel up to the Eagle’s Nest (weather permitting) to see the building constructed for Hitler’s birthday. We also have time in Berchtesgaden.

Included meals: Breakfast

Eagle's Nest

Eagle's Nest (3)

Key Visits

  • Eagle's Nest
  • Berchtesgaden
  • Berghof

Day 4 - Third Reich Nuremberg

In Nuremberg we look at the Nazi Party rallies in the 1930's and see the site of many of them at both the Luitpoldhahn and the Zeppelinfeld Stadium. We look at the story for the battle for Nuremberg in 1945 and have time to visit the National Socialist Party Document Centre in the nearby stadium, built as a rival to the Colosseum in Rome, which explains the story of this dark part of German history. We also see where the Nuremberg Trials took place, seeing the visitors' centre and courtroom and, subject to modern-day demands, we also go into the courtroom itself.

Included meals: Breakfast

Zeppelinfeld Stadium

Zeppelinfeld Stadium (5)

Key Visits

  • Nuremberg
  • Congress centre
  • National Socialist Party Headquarters
  • Luitpoldhahn Rally Grounds, Nuremberg
  • Zeppelinfeld Stadium
  • Nuremberg Courtroom & visitors Centre

Day 5

Return flight to the UK.

Included meals: Breakfast

*Please note that Dachau Concentration Camp recommend that passengers under the age of 12 years DO NOT visit their site.

Specialist Battlefield Guides

All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.

Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.

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You will stay for four nights at the 4-star NH Munchen Messe, close to Daglfing Station in the Zamdorf area of the city.

Travel Options

All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.

When it comes to getting to the Battlefields, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you choose from.

Travel Extras

With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...

Join coach at Interchange

Join your tour coach at the interchange.

On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.

Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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