10 or 15 days
Paris, Vimy, Amsterdam, Berlin, with extension to Prague and Krakow

From the glamour of Paris, journey through former fields of conflict in which Canada played a major role. Visit the battlefields and join once-in-a-lifetime events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Walk sites of Canadian-led campaigns in the Netherlands and tour Anne Frank House in Amsterdam before moving on to Berlin, a city reinvented from the rubble of the Second World War.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame
  • Day 3: Paris • Vimy Region

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Travel to Vimy Region

  • Day 4: Vimy Region

    Participate in Vimy 100th Anniversary Commemorative activities

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

    Visit the Wellington Quarries

  • Day 6: Amsterdam Region

    Visit Bergen-Op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to Amsterdam

  • Day 7: 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 8: Berlin

    Take morning train to Berlin

  • Day 9: 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:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar administration of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia; see baroque palaces, pavilions and the royal residence’s gardens. Take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.
    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.
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 5 more days

  • Day 10: Dresden

    Travel to Dresden

    Take a guided tour of Dresden

    Visit the Zwinger Museum

  • Day 11: Prague

    Travel to Prague

    Take a walking tour of Prague

  • Day 12: Prague

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Charles Bridge

    Visit the Golden Lane

  • Day 13: Krakow

    Travel to Krakow

    Visit Auschwitz and Birkenau

  • Day 14: Krakow

    Take a guided tour of Krakow

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square
  • Day 15: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame
  • Day 3: Paris • Vimy Region

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Travel to Vimy Region

  • Day 4: Vimy Region

    Participate in Vimy 100th Anniversary Commemorative activities

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

    Visit the Wellington Quarries

  • Day 6: Amsterdam Region

    Visit Bergen-Op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

    Travel to Amsterdam

  • Day 7: 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 8: Berlin

    Take morning train to Berlin

  • Day 9: 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:
    Potsdam

    Potsdam

    Take a half-day excursion to Potsdam, where the postwar administration of Germany was decided at the 1945 Potsdam Conference. Potsdam was also the royal playground of Frederick the Great of Prussia; see baroque palaces, pavilions and the royal residence’s gardens. Take a guided visit inside either Sanssouci or Cecilienhof.
    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.
  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 5 more days

  • Day 10: Dresden

    Travel to Dresden

    Take a guided tour of Dresden

    Visit the Zwinger Museum

  • Day 11: Prague

    Travel to Prague

    Take a walking tour of Prague

  • Day 12: Prague

    Take a guided tour of Prague

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Charles Bridge

    Visit the Golden Lane

  • Day 13: Krakow

    Travel to Krakow

    Visit Auschwitz and Birkenau

  • Day 14: Krakow

    Take a guided tour of Krakow

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Wawel Hill
    • Glowny Square
  • Day 15: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Vimy 2017: Vimy & The Trail to Victory
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Trip of A life time

the tour was amazing, got to experience so much in Europe. Got lots of information for my tour guide and bus drivers. I would recommend traveling with EF if your in a larger group ...
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Ontario / Posted on April 18, 2017

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