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New FOR 2017 Auschwitz-Birkenau Understanding The Holocaust Auschwitz, Kraków & Schindler’s Factory by Air The murder of more than six million Jews during the Second World War remains one of the darkest but defining aspects of the conflict. On this new tour we look at some key aspects of the Holocaust in the area that was German occupied in Poland during WWII and examine the experience of war for the Polish people. massive Auschwitz-Birkenau site, where the huge scale and human cost of the Holocaust is apparent. A moving day studying one of the most iconic locations connected to the Holocaust. B Day 4 Museum of Polish Home Forces; British Cemetery We start with a visit to the museum of the Polish Home forces. We then visit the British Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery at Kraków which includes the graves of British Prisoners of War who died in POW camps in German occupied Poland. In the afternoon you have free time to explore central Kraków. B Day 5 Return flight to the U.K. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/kpkh Your Hotel You will stay for four nights at 3-star Legend Hotel in the heart of the Old Town of Kraków. This new hotel, situated in an excellent location next to Wawel Hill offers a restaurant and small fitness room. WORLD WAR II 1939-1945 5 days from £499 Includes... • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast • Specialist Historical Guide • Historical visits as described • Return flights to Kraków • Airport transfers in Poland • Air-conditioned coach travel Plus... • Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost) Flights... Return flights to Kraków are available from a selection of U.K. airports – call or see our website for details. Day 1 We fly into Poland and transfer to our hotel in Kraków for four nights. Day 2 Kraków We start our tour in Kraków having an in-depth look at the Kraków Ghetto seeing the ‘chairs’ memorial, the old Chemist shop and the buildings where Jewish families lived. After lunch we visit the Oscar Schindler Factory; immortalised in the film Schindler’s List, Oscar was able to save many jews being used as slave labour in his factory, which is now a museum. We then visit the site of Plaszow Concentration Camp, seeing the memorial. B Day 3 Auschwitz Today we travel to Auschwitz, the most notorious and deadly of the Concentration Camps in German occupied Poland. We spend time in Auschwitz where the workers were detained, seeing the many museum items and exhibitions. We then walk to the ‘Chairs’ memorial in Krakow Oscar Schindler factory in Krakow Auschwitz By Air Tour Code: K5PKH Apr 10 2017 £499 Aug 2 2017 £529 Oct 10 2017 £499 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, call or see website for details; single room supplement £139; flight supplements where applicable. Visit www.leger.co.uk/battlefields/tours for full tour details 45


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