12 or 14 days
Berlin, Amsterdam, Vimy, Paris, with extension to Normandy

Learn how a nation conquered and divided by wars has evolved to become Europe’s economic engine and a campaigner for peace as you explore dynamic, progressive Berlin. Follow the German advances of both World Wars westward through Amsterdam and Paris. Also, feel the emotion of an epic WW1 battle won by Canadian sacrifice at the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag
  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sachsenhausen

    Sachsenhausen

    This excursion takes you to visit the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum. Between 1936 and 1945 the Nazis detained over 200,000 prisoners on the site and murdered an estimated 30 to 100 thousand of them. Today Sachsenhausen is a place of mourning and remembrance. The museum and original buildings from the camp stand to guarantee the memory of horrific events of the 20th century.

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Attend a Panel Discussion

  • Day 4: Amsterdam Region

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

  • Day 5: Amsterdam Region

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    Visit Anne Frank House

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill!

  • Day 6: Amsterdam Region

    Excursion to Apeldoorn and Groesbeek

    Visit the Apeldoorn Palace

    Enjoy free time in Groesbeek

    Visit the National Liberation Museum

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Vimy Region

    Visit Bergen-Op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to the Vimy region

  • Day 8: Vimy Region

    Visit Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

  • Day 9: Vimy Region

    Participate in Vimy 100th Anniversary Commemorative activities

  • Day 10: Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Enjoy free time in Paris

  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. (Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.)
  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 12: Normandy Region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit Arromanches

  • Day 13: Normandy Region • Paris

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to Paris

    Enjoy free time in Paris

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Germany

  • Day 2: Berlin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Berlin

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Unter den Linden
    • Reichstag
  • Day 3: Berlin

    Take a guided tour of Berlin

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Kurfürstendamm
    • Remains of the Berlin Wall
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sachsenhausen

    Sachsenhausen

    This excursion takes you to visit the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum. Between 1936 and 1945 the Nazis detained over 200,000 prisoners on the site and murdered an estimated 30 to 100 thousand of them. Today Sachsenhausen is a place of mourning and remembrance. The museum and original buildings from the camp stand to guarantee the memory of horrific events of the 20th century.

    Visit the Topography of Terror Museum

    Attend a Panel Discussion

  • Day 4: Amsterdam Region

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

  • Day 5: Amsterdam Region

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    Visit Anne Frank House

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill!

  • Day 6: Amsterdam Region

    Excursion to Apeldoorn and Groesbeek

    Visit the Apeldoorn Palace

    Enjoy free time in Groesbeek

    Visit the National Liberation Museum

  • Day 7: Amsterdam • Vimy Region

    Visit Bergen-Op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to the Vimy region

  • Day 8: Vimy Region

    Visit Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

  • Day 9: Vimy Region

    Participate in Vimy 100th Anniversary Commemorative activities

  • Day 10: Paris

    Travel to Paris

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Enjoy free time in Paris

  • Day 11: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. (Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.)
  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 12: Normandy Region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit Arromanches

  • Day 13: Normandy Region • Paris

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to Paris

    Enjoy free time in Paris

  • Day 14: Depart for home

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  • Airfare & transportation

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  • Hotels

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  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Anne Frank House; Apeldoorn Palace; National Liberation Museum; Bergen Op Zoom; Beaumont-Hamel; Tunnels and Trenches; With extension: Arromanches; Juno Beach Centre; Beny-sur-Mer cemetery

  • Full-time History Tour Director

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