The Holocaust in the Former Czechoslovakia

3 days/2 nights

From only £219pp

Overview

3 days/2 nights From only £219pp

This tour to Prague provides an insight into Jewish religious and cultural life in Czechoslovakia before the War, and details the fate of the country’s Jewish population.

Between November 1941 and April 1945 over 140,000 jews were deported to Terezin, where nearly a quarter perished. The rest were expelled to extermination camps, many to their eventual deaths.

Curriculum focus

  • AQA GCSE History A - Unit 2D: Germany 1919-1945
  • AQA AS: Anti-Semitism, Hitler & the German people 1919-1945
  • OCR GCE History B: Debates about the Holocaust

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a b&b basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Prague. Meet welcome guide for coach transfer to your accommodation. Afternoon free for shopping or personal sightseeing.

  • Day 2

    Morning guided introductory walking tour of Prague, including the castle (Hrad) and Old Town Square. Afternoon guided tour of Josefov, the Jewish quarter.

  • Day 3

    Full day guided excursion by coach. Morning guided tour of Lidice, which was razed to the ground in reprisal for the assassination of Heydrich in 1942. Afternoon guided tour of Terezin, where many Jews were held in conditions specially created for red Cross visitors, before being transported east to the camps in Poland. return to the UK.

Accommodation