Warsaw Uprising & Treblinka

12 days from £1,739pp

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Tour Introduction

Join us on this fascinating tour as we explore the WW2 battlefields in Poland. We see where the last remnants of the German Army tried to stop the Russians in 1945 and examine the Warsaw Uprising when the people revolted against the German-occupying forces, before visiting some of the country’s most important Holocaust sites, including Treblinka Concentration Camp and Majdanek Concentration Camp.

Tour Includes

  • 11 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Convenient local joining points
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Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to the Netherlands for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Battle for Berlin

We travel to Berlin where Soviet forces defeated the German Army in 1945, seeing the site of Hitler’s Bunker and looking at the iconic battle for the Reichstag building. We then continue to our overnight hotel in Berlin.

Included meals: Breakfast

Reichstag Building

Reichstag Building (2)

Key Visits

  • Reichstag Building
  • Hitler's Bunker

Day 3 - Seelow Heights

Departing Berlin, we visit the Seelow Heights – the last major battlefield of the Second World War in Europe. Here, we see where the last remnants of the German Army tried to stop the Russians in 1945.

We then continue to our hotel in Warsaw for a five-night stay.

Included meals: Breakfast

Seelow Soviet Memorial

Seelow Heights (2)

Key Visits

  • Seelow Heights

Day 4 - Warsaw Uprising

Today we look at the Warsaw Uprising of August 1944, when the people rose up against the German-occupying forces. We visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum and see the memorials.

Included meals: Breakfast

Top view of the old city in Warsaw

Warsaw Uprising Museum (2)

Key Visits

  • Warsaw Uprising Museum

Day 5 - Battlefield Poland

We examine the early battles for Poland in 1939 and see the battlefield at Sochaczew and the Battle of the Bzura River, visiting the museum, memorials and cemetery. Later, we explore the Polish War Museum in Warsaw.

Included meals: Breakfast

Key Visits

  • Battle of the Bzura River
  • Battlefield at Sochaczew
  • Polish War Museum

Day 6 - Treblinka

Today we examine the Holocaust in Poland, seeing the site of the Palmiry Massacre before visiting Treblinka, one of many infamous German Concentration Camps built in occupied-Poland. Here we see the memorials and the Visitor’s Centre.

Included meals: Breakfast

Treblinka Concentration Camp

Treblinka Concentration Camp (2)

Key Visits

  • Palmiry Massacre Site
  • Treblinka Concentration Camp

Day 7 - Majdanek Concentration Camp

We travel to Lublin and visit the site of the Lublin Ghetto and the Majdanek Concentration Camp.

Included meals: Breakfast

Majdanek Concentration Camp

Majdanek Concentration Camp (2)

Key Visits

  • Lublin Ghetto
  • Majdanek Concentration Camp

Day 8 - Opening Shots of WW2

This morning, we depart Warsaw and travel to Gdansk to look at the opening shots of the WW2 here in September 1939, seeing the battlefield, memorial and the new Gdansk War Museum. We then continue to our hotel in Gdansk for two nights.

Included meals: Breakfast

Gdansk WW2 Museum

Gdansk WW2 Museum (2)

Key Visits

  • Gdansk WW2 Museum

Day 9 - The Wolf’s Lair: Operation Valkyrie

The bomb plot against Hitler in July 1944 was a turning point in WW2, and today we travel across Poland to the infamous Wolf’s Lair, Hitler’s battle headquarters on the Eastern Front, where Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg made the attempt on Hitler’s Life. Here we see the ruins of this vast complex.

Included meals: Breakfast

Wolf's Lair, Poland

Wolf's Lair, Poland (2)

Key Visits

  • Wolf's Lair, Poland

Day 10 - Poznan

Leaving Gdansk, we travel to Poznan and visit the battlefield here, which was the scene of heavy fighting in 1945. We then continue to Berlin for an overnight stay.

Included meals: Breakfast


Poznan (2)

Key Visits

  • Poznan

Day 11 - Berlin

Before departing Berlin, we visit the Treptower Park Soviet Memorial and War Cemetery before travelling to the Netherlands for an overnight stay.

Included meals: Breakfast

Treptower Park Soviet Memorial and War Cemetery

Treptower Park Soviet Memorial and War Cemetery (2)

Key Visits

  • Treptower Park Soviet Memorial and War Cemetery

Day 12

Return home.

Included meals: Breakfast

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 one night at the Vienna House Easy Berlin, five nights at the Ibis Warzawa Stare Miasto, two nights at the Hotel Zatoka in Gdansk, before returning to Berlin for one night at the Vienna House Easy Berlin or similar. 

Overnight stays will be in city-style hotels in the Netherlands.

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.

Silver Service Coach

Silver Service, refreshments
Silver Service, lounge
Silver Service, entertainment

Silver Service Features

  • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
  • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
  • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
  • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
  • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
  • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
  • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
  • Onboard toilet

Silver Service Seating Plan


Luxuria Coach

Luxuria - Charging sockets
Luxuria - TV
Luxruia - Seating

Luxuria Features

  • Deluxe armchair-style seats with leather exterior, central arm rests with cup holders and retractable calf rests give you a more comfortable journey.
  • Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when.
  • There’s also a selection of double and single seats, including four seats face-to-face with tables. And with a total of 7 single seats available, these are ideal for passengers travelling independently.
  • Plug sockets and USB points at each seat mean you can keep your devices fully charged throughout your journey.
  • Onboard toilet.

Luxuria Seating Plan

Luxuria Seating Plan

Travel Extras

With an overnight stay, a Door-to-Door pick up 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.

Door-to-Door service

On Battlefield tours of 7 days’ duration or more, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point. Our Door-to-Door Service collects you from your home and takes you to meet your transfer vehicile, then brings you back at the end of the holiday. Door-to-Door Service is available within a 20-mile radius of one of our free joining points and is from £90 per car, return (up to 4 passengers per vehicle).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.

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