on this page
the schedule for our earlier 11 day US-School trips.
had an approximate of 40 students
for each trip with 6
chaperones or teachers.
departure is possible and we are glad to make reservation for your
February 12 Tuesday
is a good choice
Leave USA for Europe.
Destination will be
Amsterdam (Schiphol Airport)
use the internet to purchase the ticket that matches their
welcome at Amsterdam airport by
10.00 a.m. Anne Frank School and
Theater where Jews were gathered
11.00 a.m. In Amsterdam, a truly multicultural city, we start with a
boat cruise through the canals of Amsterdam, a town built in and on the
4. 12.15 p,m,
Frank House; lunch at museum coffee shop
Anne Frank House in the center of Amsterdam
where you may (optional) visit the hiding place of Anne Frank and her
family. Here they were safe for a long time. This is also the place
where Anne wrote her famous diary. The permanent exhibition shows a
part of the original diary. A tour through the house is certainly a
To country hotel
for buffet dinner:
Witte Bergen The
De Witte Bergen
10.00 a.m. guided walk camp grounds
With a video on
the bus, we go to Camp Westerbork in the Northern part of The
Netherlands. Westerbork was the departure place for the train to
Auschwitz. Walking the lanes of this serene place, one still feels the
grief of those humans, who were prisoners at Westerbork. Also Anne
Frank was described here before her transport to the death final Camp.
At Westerbork, we will see a movie reliving its sad history, visit an
expo and memorial, with its bent up railroad tracks .... no train will
ever depart again.
3. 11.30 a.m.
exposition Westerbork museum
4. 12.45 p.m. buffet
2.00 p.m. further to Celle, Germany
Along the route in Germany
| 6. 7 pm
hotel buffet dinner
Nordwall 22, Celle
Group dinner and
a.m. BERLIN :|
4 Hour Guided bus
tour of the city,
Berlin is a sophisticated central European metropolis and
again Germany's capital. It has a western area with real nightlife,
parks and woodlands. The eastern part of Berlin has old townhouses and
Well known is the Brandenburg Tor, the gate
that today (since 1989) is the symbol of unity, former glory of the
2. 2.00 p.m. after
guided visit Jewish museum
was built according to the plans of Paul Wallot from 1884 to 1894, just
like the Palace of the Reichstagspräsident. The buildings are
linked by a tunnel through which in 1933 the arsonist Marinus van der
Lubbe went to the Reichstag building. It was severely damaged by the
fire as well as the fighting in and around Berlin in WWII and was
reconstructed from 1961 till 1972.
In 1990 the constituent
Bundestag of the reunited Germany assembled here for the first time
buffet dinner at hotel
Berlin former Checkpoint Charlie
|1. 8.00 a.m. to
Poland with lunch and movie en route
place has been settled since the Stone Age at least. In 1038 Krakow
became the capital of Poland, and Polish monarchs took up their
residence in its Wawel Royal Castle.
The city has
largely been left intact since the Tartar raids of the thirteenth
century - and this accounts for the largely unspoilt Old Town - now a
World Heritage Site. One area that has seen traumatic changes is the
Kazimierz district. For centuries it was a center of Jewish culture,
until the Nazis killed many of its residents and deported most of the
rest to the wartime ghetto and then to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Old Synagogue of Krakow.
After group dinner a
“tram” tour to Schindler's factory prominantly
featured in the film.
the factory grounds is a plaque:
"The workplace over 1000
Jewish nationality persons. During second world war saved their life by
|3. 6.00 p.m.
city Hotel check in
and buffet dinner
Krakow - Poland
Wawel Royal Castle
hour guided visit to Auschwitz
over the world, Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and
the Holocaust. It was established by the Nazis in 1940, in the suburbs
of the city of Oswiecim which, like other parts of Poland, was occupied
by the Germans during the Second World War. The name of the city of
Oswiecim was changed to Auschwitz, which became the name of the camp as
leisure time in
Although the former ghetto had largely fallen
into decline since World War II, the area is rapidly changing in
response to the renewed interest brought about by the film, Schindler's
List and the Jewish culture, if not the Jewish community, is being
revived with lively Klezmer concerts in the city's theaters.Memorial remembering the Nazi
attack on Warsaw.
Krakow - Poland
buffet dinner at hotel
Train Tracks Leading To Auschwitz
8.00 a.m. to Prague
National Theatre Prague
has many mountains,
highlands, but also canyons, lakes and lowlands. We will stay in the
Bohemian part of Czech.
Prague, the capital of Czech. The
Vlatava river crosses this city and it has numerous old and marvelous
bridges. In addition, the center is one open-air museum of almost a
thousand years of architecture. Time permitting a visit to the Jewish
Quarters in the Stare Mesto, the old town, the Karlsbridge and also
Hradcany, the Castle district.
Or maybe a walk over
the famous Karlsbridge.
8.00 a.m. to Terezin |
Terezin for 3 hour guided visit to the
Ghetto museum with a
permanent exhibition on its history. And to the small fortress, the
former camp and the Jewish Cemetery with an exhibition and a memorial.
Ghetto residents were interned
here until the Nazis dispersed the ashes in an attempt to cover their
lunch break at museum
p.m. Lidice village:
the village that was destroyed by the Nazis in June 1942 after the
assassination of the Nazi governor Reinhard Heydrich. We'll visit too
the museum and movie in commemoration of the population of this
Catholic village of which all men were killed and woman and their
children deported in 1942Of the 503 people who once lived in Lidice,
340 perished. 143 women returned from Ravensbrook after the war; and
after two years of searching, 17 of the children were recovered. To
this day, some of the children of Lidice who were adopted and raised as
Germans have no idea whom they really are.
p.m. dinner in a local restaurant, down town
Central K+KHybrenska 10,
|1. 9.00 a.m.
to Nuernberg (Nuremberg).|
place where Hitler stayed, Deutscher Hof hotel then (above) and now
Zeppelin Airfield used as Rallyground. Thousands and thousands gathered
2.00 p.m guided visit former Nazi
Every September from 1933 untill 1938
the NSDAP held its annual rallies in Nuremberg. This place was seen as
the city richest in German history.
The Hauhaus on Marienplatz
To airport hotel Munich
Mercure Airport HotelDorfstrasse
is the last night in Europe,
Depending on airliner an early
wake up call or a fresh morning walk in the town of Aufkirchen.
If not done by us, schedule your departure flight from
Münich Airport in Germany.
| Return to the USA|
or maybe an extension of
your stay in Europe, we love to help
you planning this.
| includes: |
.. airco hotels with breakfast
.. lunch or dinner each day
.. admission fees and tour guides
.. ground travel in private coach
.. movies, documentaries, and
on the bus
.. en route itinerary changes
if all agree
.. seasoned driver and escourt
the successful journey in February 2008
(read more on our testiomonials page) with the
High School, several schools have expressed interest in a
similar experience for their students.
size of such groups, including one chaperone for every six students,
can vary from 28 till 56.
The rate will depend on the size of the group, the
from where the participants travel and whether the journey
place off season or during the travel peak. As soon as these data come
available a quote will be submitted.
airfare to Europe]
The rate includes stay double occupancy at luxury, central
city hotels, with every day buffet breakfast, buffet dinner and a soup,
salad, sandwich lunch. It further includes all admissions, guides and
gratuities. Tipping is not expected, nor accepted. Drinks in
between the meals can be bought by participants on the bus.
Participants travel in a comfortable, private coach with two
drivers. Cor Suijk will escort the trip. Nature of the tour is
that of a moving classroom. En route, Cor presents info
the historic and economic aspects of the places visited. He also
presents challenging views on human behavior and State policies, as
well as his many anecdotes.
pdf document of this itinerary can be downloaded (right click save
as..) or opened here
It's a shortened (horizontal printed
and foldable) version of the program below.
It will be neat
to print page 1 first and then page 2 on the backside or use the double
sided function of your printer.
|The videos shown on the bus
partly pertain to the Holocaust sites we will visit shortly before we
are visiting them. For the other part they contain information
regarding the cities we are approaching. One video concerns the life of
Miep Gies, Anne Frank's helper.
Pictures are merely a way to give an impression of what we will
actually see on the trip. Hotels in particular always give pictures of
their most beautiful rooms.