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Alpventures World War II Tours to Europe and Russia - 2020 Tour Catalog

World War II Tours

2020 Catalog

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Welcome to Alpventures® World War II Tours 2020 Catalog

For over 20 years we have continued to exceed the expectations of history buffs and professional travelers alike on our original World War II Tours to Europe and Russia. Check out the latest additions and improvements to our Guided Tours, get practical information, watch videos on the historical sites included on our Tours, and much more. We hope you find the following information helpful, and contact us for any questions or concerns. Send us an email or call us toll-free at 1 (888) 991-6718.


Welcome / Table of Contents ..................................................1

About our WWII Tours ..............................................................2

Britain at War! Tour ..................................................................3

Wolf's Lair Tour ........................................................................5

Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour ........................................7

Holocaust Memorial Tour .......................................................9

Operation Barbarossa Tour ...................................................11

Battleground Italy Tour ..........................................................13

Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour ..........................15

Other Tours / Coming Tours .................................................17



All information appearing in this catalog is copyright Alpventures® 1997 - 2020. Any mistakes with the information presented herein are ours alone. Please refer to our website for the latest Tour information and details.

Our Tour
Hotels are
and our Buses

are too!

EXCELLENT

Hotel Schloss & Villa Rheinfels:

Normandy to Eagle's Nest Tour (pages 7 - 8)

Fully-Equipped, Luxury Coaches with A/C

Your Guide for World War II Tours to Europe and Russia

From the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy, to Hitler's Eagles Nest and beyond, our top priorities are always your safety, comfort and enjoyment on Tour. Whether on or off the battlefield; or inside the impressive museums, you won't miss a thing as we give exciting, detailed accounts and informative historical presentations throughout each World War II Tour. Every trip is a unique, one-of-a-kind experience.



American Owner-Operated World War II Tours Since 1997

Alpventures® World War II Tours are the result of over 20 years of historical research and first-hand, local guiding experience, making them especially unique. Our superior accommodations are all extraordinary three- and four-star hotels; some of which are medieval castles, chateaux, and listed historical monuments. Join one of our small group World War II Tours to experience a historical adventure to Europe and Russia.

VIDEO: Have a glance

at our Hotels on Tour

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Britain at War! Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Alpventures Britain at War! Tour begins and ends in London, England. We will start the Tour on April 16, 2020 at our London Hotel in the city (13:00 GMT) and finish the trip at London Heathrow Airport on April 26, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime). It's also possible to arrive early or stay longer in London after the Tour has completed. Visit worldwar2tours.com for Tour details!


Enjoy the premier military history sites of the Second World War in England; including HMS Belfast, Imperial War Museum, Churchill War Rooms, and RAF Museum in London, Bletchley Park, Cambridge, Duxford, Dover, Kent, Southwick, Portsmouth, and "Tiger Day" at The Tank Museum in Bovington.


Tour Dates                                                                      Rates (Double Occupancy)

MAY 2 - 15, 2020                                  $4590 per person


Imperial War Museum London

The Mansion - Bletchley Park

Our excursion north of the city will be to Bletchley Park and the Imperial War Museum of Aviation at Duxford. Once Britain's Best-Kept Secret, Bletchley Park is where will explore, experience and enjoy the top-secret world of iconic World War II codebreaking Huts and Blocks set within its atmospheric Victorian estate. Imperial War Museum - Duxford is much more than just a museum. Although best known for its 180 historic aircraft, Duxford's seven acres of indoor exhibition space include one of the finest collections of tanks and military vehicles in the country and a range of exhibitions, among them the recently opened Normandy Experience. Unlike other Tours, we don't leave out the Tank Museum in Bovington; we include a stop to see one of the world's largest and finest collection of tanks from unique WWI tanks to the latest British Army battle tank. The museum has a collection of over 300 vehicles from over 26 countries.

The Battle of France is over...
The Battle of Britain is about to begin.
Winston Churchill, 1940


Alpventures® Britain at War! Tour covers major historical sights and world-class museums between Cambridge, London and the English Channel. In London we will begin with a City Tour including all the most popular highlights; such as Big Ben, Parliament, Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace. We will visit the famous Imperial War Museum and Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms, with leisure time to browse the museum shops. We'll spend half a day aboard the HMS Belfast, a World War II Cruiser. She was launched in March 1938 and served throughout World War II, playing a leading part in the destruction of the German Battle Cruiser Scharnhorst at the Battle of North Cape and in the June 1944 Normandy D-Day Landings. We'll also see the RAF Museum in London.

VIDEO: Britain at War!

(WWII England) Tour

Tour Highlights:
• We include many sites others do

not, like Bovington Tank Museum
• We also include a visit aboard the

D-Day Cruiser "HMS Belfast"



What's Included:

• 10 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 5 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Local Guides at some Museums
• Guided Tour of London Sites
• Visit the Imperial War Museum
• Enjoy London D-Day Duck Tour
• Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms
• Enjoy the RAF Museum Hendon
• Guided Tour at Bletchley Park

• Cambridge American Cemetery
• Experience IWM Duxford Museum
• Visit an original WWII RAF Base
• The Tank Museum at Bovington
• See Ike's D-Day Headquarters
• Tour Dover Command Bunkers
• Kent Battle of Britain Museum
• Eat in an authentic WWII Pub
• Battle of Britain Bunker Uxbridge
• Experience the "Tiger Day" Event!
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Wolf's Lair Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Alpventures Wolf's Lair Tour to Poland begins in Berlin, Germany on May 3 (10:00 CET) and finishes in Berlin, Germany on May 15, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime). It is also possible to arrive in Berlin before the trip and / or stay longer after the Tour. Please visit our website at worldwar2tours.com for full Tour details, or contact us for more information.


Discover beautiful Poland on this original World War II to some of the most significant Third Reich ruins and Holocaust memorials in Europe. Explore Hitler's former wartime military headquarters, the "Wolf's Lair"; and visit Warsaw, Krakow, Auschwitz, Gliwice, Walbrzych, and Zagan.


Tour Dates                                                                      Rates (Double Occupancy)

MAY 2 - 15, 2020                                  $4590 per person


Wolf's Lair (Ruins of Conference Bunker)

Auschwitz II - Birkenau

Krakow's beautiful Old Town Square

World War II in Poland: Discover the most fascinating Third Reich sites, Holocaust memorials, and museums


Alpventures® Wolf's Lair Tour features include lots of time at Hitler's wartime headquarters, the Wolf's Lair near Rastenburg (Ketrzyn, Poland); and other World War II sites in Warsaw, Krakow, Auschwitz, and Waldenburg, Poland. The Wolfs Lair Tour follows the story of the July 20, 1944 assassination attempt on Hitler's life. We will visit many sites connected to Colonel Stauffenberg and the plot to kill Hitler. The Tour also includes many World War II historical sites in Berlin, Germany. Hitler spent nearly half of World War II (over 800 days) at 'Wolfsschanze' (Wolf's Lair) compound near Rastenburg. We will explore Wolfsschanze and the additional OKH Headquarters at nearby Mamerki. 

We'll spend two great nights in fascinating Warsaw to discover the story of its past and the echoes of its Uprisings. This Tour includes two days in beautiful Krakow; where we will visit many sites connected to Oscar Schindler, such as the former Enamel Factory that was run by Schindler during World War II.  Our hotel near the spectacular Old Town of Krakow, allows us the convenience of exploring the town and its history by night. We will spend a sobering day visiting the museum, memorials and crematoria at Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps. The Wolf's Lair Tour also includes a visit to one of the 'Project RIESE' Bunkers near Waldenburg (Walbrzych), deep in the mountains of southern Poland. Here we will visit Hitler's forgotten bunkers, unfinished underground passages that were part of the Nazi secret "Riese" project. Next, we stop at the infamous 'Great Escape' Prisoner of War Camp (Stalag Luft III) in Zagan to explore the site of the so-called "Great Escape" on March 24 - 25, 1944.

VIDEO: Wolf's Lair

Tour to Poland

Tour Highlights:
• Many sites other Tours don't visit
• Spend two days at the Wolf's Lair
• Overnight in 13th Century Castle
• We include a visit to Malbork



What's Included:

• 12 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 8 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Local Guides at some Museums
• Visit Malbork Castle in Poland
• Tour of Wolf's Lair Headquarters
• Mamerki (Mauerwald) Bunkers
• See former Rastenburg Airfield
• Warsaw City Tour with Memorials
• Warsaw '44 Uprising Museum

• Polish Dinner and Folklore Show
• Schindler's List sites in Krakow
• Tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau
• See the Gliwice Radio Station
• Visit underground Riese Bunker
• Gross Rosen Concentration Camp
• Tour 'Great Escape' POW Camp
• Berlin City Tour / Third Reich sites
• See Brandenburg Gate and more
• Visit German Resistance Museum
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Our Most Popular World War II Tour! Experience the most significant WWII battlefields and monuments in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany. Includes the D-Day Beaches in Normandy, Calais, Bastogne, Foy, Rhine River, Nuremberg, Rothenburg, Dachau, Munich and Berchtesgaden in the Alps.

  

Tour Dates                                                                       Rates (Double Occupancy)

May 16 - 30, 2020                                $4590 per person

September 8 - 22, 2020


Alpventures Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour begins in Paris, France on May 17 (09:30 CET) and finishes in Munich, Germany on May 30, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime). It's also possible to arrive in Paris before the trip and / or stay longer in Munich after the Tour has completed. Visit our website at worldwar2tours.com for full Tour details and booking details!


Medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber

This Tour
Well-Suited For
and Families,

Friends

The Eagle's Nest near Berchtesgaden

COUPLES

Our Battlefield Tour of the Ardennes also includes the foxholes of 'Easy Company' paratroopers (from the famous Band of Brothers book and mini-series) of the 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division and much more. We will have a scenic drive into nearby Luxembourg, where we visit the American Cemetery and see General Patton's grave. We will also enjoy the spectacular hotel, Schloss Rheinfels, an 800-year-old castle overlooking the Rhine. Secrets of the Third Reich are revealed as we investigate Hitler's rise to power in Nuremberg and Munich, the birthplace of the Nazi 'Movement'. History comes alive as we tour Hitler's underground bunkers at Obersalzberg and travel to the infamous mountaintop Eagle's Nest, and enjoy the incredible alpine panorama.

Our Most Popular World War II Tour - From the Normandy Beaches to the Eagle's Nest in the Bavarian Alps


Alpventures® Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour begins with a visit to Pegasus Bridge, where the British 6th Airborne Division spearheaded the entire assault forces with a commando-style raid on the village. We will also make our way to Arromanches, to witness the ruins of the former artificial 'Mulberry' harbor. See an original German coastal battery with its original cannons still in place. We will spend a full day visiting sites at UTAH Beach, including the town of Ste. Mere Eglise, La Fiere Causeway, Sainte Marie-du-Mont, and more. At OMAHA Beach, we will start by visiting Pointe du Hoc, where the U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion scaled the 100 foot cliffs against all odds. Next, we continue to Verville-sur-Mer, where the 29th Infantry Division suffered horrible casualties on D-Day. We will also visit the American Cemetery, to pay our respects to more than 9,000 war dead.

VIDEO: Normandy to

the Eagle's Nest Tour

Tour Highlights:
• Stay in an 18th Century Chateau
• Stay in 800-year-old Rhine Castle
• Includes visit to Rothenburg, best

preserved medieval German village



What's Included:

• 13 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 8 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• SWORD Beach / Pegasus Bridge

• JUNO Beach with Graye-sur-Mer
• GOLD Beach with Mulberry ruins
• OMAHA Beach / U.S. Cemetery
• UTAH Beach American Memorials
• Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument
• St. Mere Eglise Airborne Museum

• D-Day Experience in a simulator
• Todt Battery / K5 Rail Cannon
• La Couple V2 Rocket Museum
• Ardennes Battle of the Bulge Tour
• Rhine River Cruise / Wine Tasting
• Overnight in Rhine River Castle
• Tour of Nazi Party Rally Grounds
• Visit medieval city of Rothenburg
• See Dachau Concentration Camp
• Eagle's Nest and Obersalzberg
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Holocaust Memorial Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Ideal for Survivors, Teachers, and Students; this educational Guided Tour to Europe includes World War II sites and Holocaust memorials and museums in Berlin, Munich, Dachau, and Nuremberg, Germany; Prague, Terezin, and Lidice, Czech Republic; and in Warsaw, Krakow, Gliwice, and Auschwitz, Poland.


Tour Dates                                                                      Rates (Double Occupancy)

June 1 - 16, 2020                                 $4590 per person


Alpventures Holocaust Memorial Tour begins in Munich, Germany on June 2 (09:30 CET) and finishes in Berlin, Germany on June 16, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime). It's also possible to arrive in Munich before the trip and / or stay longer in Berlin after the Tour.


Prague, Czech Republic

Auschwitz II - Birkenau

Dachau Memorial

Our Holocaust Memorial Tour is ideal for Shoah Survivors, Students and Teachers of the Holocaust and World War II


Alpventures® Holocaust Memorial Tour begins in Munich, where we explain the events leading to Adolf Hitler's meteoric rise to power with an emphasis on the Holocaust. We also offer insight to Nazi connections with the old Germanic Orders and Occult groups, like the Thule Society. Join us on this educational journey to the most significant Holocaust memorial sites in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. We will visit Dachau Memorial Site, the first Nazi concentration camp built under Hitler, and one of five that we will visit on the Tour. We continue to Nuremberg, to show you the locations of the infamous Nazi Party Rallies. The annual propaganda spectacles were used as powerful tools of mass manipulation, and we will discuss the effects of German propaganda and the Holocaust during our visit to the Nuremberg Documentation Center. 

We will spend two days exploring historical sites in the Czech Republic, including a visit to the spot where Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated in Prague. We take you to the former Theresienstadt Concentration Camp, site of the Terezin Ghetto; before heading into the mountains of southern Poland. We will spend a sobering day visiting the museum, memorials and crematoria at Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps. We will have two days in beautiful Krakow; where we will visit many sites connected to Oscar Schindler, such as the former Enamel Factory that was run by Schindler during World War II. We will also enjoy two days in fascinating Warsaw, to discover the story of its past and the echoes of its uprisings. We will finish with a scenic drive back to Berlin, where we spend our last evening together enjoying our farewell dinner and reflecting on our travels.

VIDEO: Holocaust

Memorial Tour

Tour Highlights:
• Stay in 19th Century Chateau
• Stay in a 13th Century Castle
• We include the history of Hitler's

rise to power in Bavaria, Germany;

other Tour companies do not



What's Included:

• 14 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 8 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Local Guides at some Museums
• Munich City Tour / Third Reich
• Tour of Dachau Memorial Site
• Nuremberg Party Rally Grounds
• World War II Prague City Tour

• Guided Tour of Terezin Memorial
• Warsaw City Tour with Memorials
• Warsaw '44 Uprising Museum

• Traditional Dinner / Folklore Show
• Schindler's List sites in Krakow

• Kazimierz, Podgorze and Plaszow
• Tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau
• See the Gliwice Radio Station
• Visit underground Riese Bunker
• Gross Rosen Concentration Camp
• Berlin City Tour / Third Reich sites
• Site of the Wannsee Conference
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Operation Barbarossa Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Tour Dates                                                                      Rates (Double Occupancy)

Sept. 20 - Oct. 3, 2020                       $5390 per person


Alpventures Operation Barbarossa Tour to Russia begins in St. Petersburg on September 21 (17:00 MSK) and finishes in Moscow on October 3, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime after 11:00 am). We also offer an optional 3-Day Extension Tour to Kursk at the end of the main Tour - in which case, you would depart Moscow on October 5, 2020. The Tour rates include your Russian Visa processing fees - we help you with getting your entry visas for the trip. Please visit our website at worldwar2tours.com for full Tour details, rates, and booking information!


Discover the infamous Eastern Front Battlefields on our original World War II Tour to Russia; including St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Moscow, Kubinka Tank Museum, Monino Aircraft Museum, and Volgograd (Stalingrad) - with an optional 3-Day Kursk Battlefield Tour Extension. 

The Hermitage - St. Peterburg

Moscow, Russia

Flour Mill Ruins - Volgograd (Stalingrad)

and we pay
the Fees!
We provide
your Russian

VISA SUPPORT

Discover the Eastern Front during WWII: From Leningrad (St. Petersburg), to Moscow, and Stalingrad (Volgograd)


Alpventures® Operation Barbarossa Tour covers the most significant World War II historical sites, memorials and museums in Russia. The Tour begins in St. Petersburg and finishes in Moscow. The first three days of the Tour are spent in St. Petersburg (Leningrad); including Guided Tours of the Defense of Leningrad Museum and Russian Artillery Museum. Five days are spent in Moscow; where we will visit the city's best military museums and Kremlin; as well as Kubinka Tank Museum and Monino Aircraft Museum. During our two days in Stalingrad (Volgograd) we focus on the battle that changed the tide of the World War II: Stalingrad. Experience our full day Stalingrad Battlefield Tour; seeing all the sites where the worst fighting took place including stops at the tractor factory and grain elevator. A visit to the famous Stalingrad Panorama and a boat cruise down the Volga complete our visit to the historic city.


We finish our two weeks in Russia back in Moscow for the last day of the Tour, where we meet with War Veterans! At the end of Alpventures® Operation Barbarossa Tour, we are offering a special Tour extension to Kursk; including visits to the famous tank battlefield at Prokhorovka, and the northern shoulder at Ponyri. The Kursk Battlefield Extension can only be booked with the main Tour - and not by itself. Whether on the battlefield, or inside the impressive museums, you won't miss a thing as we give exciting, detailed accounts and informative historical presentations throughout the Tour. From the Siege of Leningrad to the Battle of Stalingrad and beyond, our top priorities are your safety, comfort and enjoyment on Tour. Visit our website for Tour details or contact us for more information.

VIDEO: Operation

Barbarossa Tour

Tour Highlights:
• Overnight in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• Enjoy Small Group advantages
• Includes live Russian Folk Show
• Price includes Russian Entry Visa

Support, Documents, and Fees!



What's Included:

• 11 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 1 Night in First-Class Train Cabin

• Breakfasts and Dinners Included
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Roundtrip Flight to Volgograd
• St. Petersburg Defense Museum
• Artillery Museum / Cruiser Aurora
• Visit the world-famous Hermitage

• Enjoy Live Russian Folklore Show
• Moscow City Tour / Red Square
• Tour of the Moscow Kremlin

• Great Patriotic War Museum
• Kubinka Tank Museum Excursion

• Tour of Moscow Defense Museum
• Museum of the Armed Forces
• Tour of Monino Aircraft Museum
• Stalingrad Battlefield Tour
• Visit Von Paulus' Headquarters
• Relaxing Cruise on Volga River
• Lunch with Russian War Veterans
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Battleground Italy Tour

Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Tour Dates                                                                     Rates (Double Occupancy)

October 4 - 16, 2020                        $4590 per person


Explore the European Theater's "Forgotten Campaign" in Italy - from the island of Sicily to Rome. Enjoy unparalleled history, ancient culture, spectacular scenery, wonderful hotels, and amazing meals from Palermo, Licata, Gela, Taormina, Salerno, San Pietro, Cassino, Gran Sasso, Anzio, and Rome.

Alpventures Battleground Italy Tour begins in Rome, Italy on October 5 (09:45 CET) and finishes in Rome, Italy on October 16, 2020. You are welcome to arrive in Rome early (before the Tour begins) or stay longer in Rome, Italy after the Tour has completed.


Taormina, Sicily

Montecassino Abbey

This Tour
Well-Suited For
and Families,

Friends

COUPLES

Paestum, Italy

Experience the WWII Italian Campaign: From Sicily to Salerno, the Gustav Line, Gran Sasso, Anzio, and Rome, Italy


Alpventures® Battleground Italy Tour heads directly from Rome by flight to Palermo, Sicily; where we will visit the American landing beaches at Licata and Gela and the historic city of Siracusa on the island's eastern shores. You will also see the infamous Mount Etna during our two nights in the enchanting resort of Taormina, before we head north across the Strait of Messina. From southern Italy we continue north through beautiful Calabria, to the medieval village of Morano. Spend a night in a restored 18th Century merchant's villa, before we continue north to Salerno. Enjoy the beauty of the majestic Amalfi Coast as we take in the Salerno Battlefield and Beachhead and visit the ancient ruins of Paestum.


Enjoy a full Cassino Battlefield Tour, including stops at Mignano Pass / Monte Lungo, San Pietro Infine, San Angelo in Theodice, the city of Cassino, and finishing up at the famous mountaintop Abbey of Montecassino. Next, we head to the top of the Apennines Mountains and visit the place where Benito Mussolini was rescued by German Commandos in September 1943. Take an exciting cable-car ride (weather permitting) to the top of the Gran Sasso and see the locations where the most daring raid of World War II happened. We continue the trip with stops in Anzio and Nettuno. The Tour concludes with a visit to the Sicily - Rome American Cemetery near Anzio. We will spend our last night near the Rome Fiumicino Airport. You can also book a later return flight home and spend a few more days in Rome, or somewhere else if you wish. Book your hotel rooms and private tours and transfers on our website, or contact us for details or help with your travel plans.

VIDEO: Sicily to Rome -Battleground Italy Tour

Tour Highlights:
• Most Hotels are 4-Star sea view
• See where "Duce" was rescued
• We offer an optional visit to

Troina, the bloodiest battle on

Sicily; other Tour companies don't



What's Included:

• 11 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels
• 7 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Local Guides at some Museums
• Rome to Sicily Flight Included!
• 5 Days in beautiful Sicily, Italy
• 6 Days on the Italian Mainland

• Overnight in some historic Hotels

• See Palermo, Licata, and Gela
• Visit the U.S. Landing Beaches
• Enjoy enchanting Taormina, Sicily

• Visit the Sicily Landings Museum
• Ferry across the Strait of Messina

• Visit Paestum ruins / Salerno sites
• See Monte Lungo / San Pietro
• Scenic Drive up to Monte Cassino
• Visit the Cassino War Cemetery
• Gran Sasso Cable-Car Ride
• See the Anzio Landing Beaches
• Sicily / Rome American Cemetery
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour

Trace the path of the infamous "Monuments Men" during World War II - from Paris, France to Aachen, Germany; through the Hürtgen Forest, to Siegen, Cologne, Merkers Salt Mine, Nuremberg, Neuschwanstein Castle, Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, and Altaussee Salt Mine in Austria.

Tour Dates                                                                       Rates (Double Occupancy)

October 16 - 28, 2020                       $4590 per person


Alpventures Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour begins in Paris, France on October 17 (09:30 CET) and finishes in Munich, Germany on October 28, 2020 (return flights can be booked for anytime after 12:00 noon). You can also come in to Paris a few days before the Tour begins, or stay longer in Munich after the Tour has completed. Please visit our website for full Tour details!


Tour Details and Itinerary at worldwar2tours.com

Merkers Salt Mine

Lake Altaussee, Austria

This Tour
Well-Suited For
and Families,

Friends

COUPLES

Eiffel Tower in Paris

Trace the path of the heroic Monuments Men; from Paris, France to the Altaussee Salt Mines in the Austrian Alps


Alpventures® Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour focuses on the men and women of the U.S. Army's MFAA (Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives) section in France, Germany and Austria during World War II. These men and women were tasked by FDR to locate, safeguard, and restitute many thousands of pieces of stolen artwork in Nazi-occupied Europe. Discover the history of these brave men and women as we follow their journey across the battlefields of France, Germany and Austria. Enjoy a City Tour of Paris, including a stop at the Jeu de Paume Museum and time at the Louvre. Visit the Aachen Cathedral, and see the Domschatz-kammer (Cathedral Treasure Chamber), which boasts Germanys top collection of sculpture from the 12th to the 16th Century. A highlight of the trip will be our Private Tour of the Merkers Salt Mine, where during the war, the Nazi Regime stashed away billions in gold bars; among other treasures. We also make a stop at the Nuremberg Courthouse, where the War Crimes Trials were held after World War II.

Over half of this action-packed World War II Tour takes place in Bavaria, southern Germany; where the men and women of the MFAA discovered approximately 1,500 secret art repositories alone. After Nuremberg, we continue south to Fuessen at the foot of the Bavarian Alps and take a Tour of the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Get a Private Tour of Hitler's secret headquarters, before visiting the impressive Obersalzberg Documentation Center and wartime bunker system. We will finish our Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour with a scenic drive through the Austrian Alps to Altaussee, where we will enjoy a Private Tour of the historic Altaussee Salt Mine and have a relaxing boat ride on the majestic Lake Altaussee.

VIDEO: Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour

Tour Highlights:
• Visit a World War II Art Shelter
• Private Tour of Merkers Salt Mine
• Spend 4 days in Bavarian Alps
• Scenic cruise on Lake Altaussee



What's Included:

• 11 Nights in 3 and 4-Star Hotels

• 6 Dinners and daily Breakfasts
• Transfers by deluxe Motor Coach
• All entrance fees and local taxes
• Local Guides in some Museums
• Paris City Tour / Seine Cruise
• Visit the world-famous Louvre
• Huertgen Forest Battlefield Tour
• See famous Aachen Cathedral

• Visit Aachen Cathedral Treasury
• Stops in Cologne and Siegen
• Private Tour of Merkers Salt Mine

• Nuremberg Tour and Courthouse
• Original World War II Art Bunker

• Tour former Nazi Rally Grounds
• Explore alpine village of Fuessen
• Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle
• Tour of Berchtesgaden in the Alps
• See Hitler's Alpine Headquarters
• Visit the Obersalzberg Bunkers
• Private Tour Altaussee Salt Mine

• Scenic Cruise on Lake Altaussee
• Pre-Tour Packets with more details

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Game of Thrones Legacy Tour

Roswell UFO Tours - with Dennis Balthaser

VIDEO: Game of Thrones Legacy Tour

VIDEO: Roswell UFO Tours with Dennis Balthaser

2020 Tour Season                                                                 Rates (Per Group of 4)

Mon - Thu 9am/1pm                                  $100 per Tour


Discover the July 1947 "Roswell Incident" with local UFO Researcher, Dennis Balthaser on our popular Guided Tours in Roswell, New Mexico. Enjoy a private Roswell UFO Tour to all the places in town where the UFO event took place.

Tour Dates                                                                      Rates (Double Occupancy)

October 17 - 25, 2020                      $3490 per person


Winter is Coming! Join our Game of Thrones Legacy Tour to Northern Ireland and stay overnight in Medieval Castles, visit all the best filming locations, meet Characters from the show, shoot a bow at Winterfell Castle, and much more!

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full Tour details at www.roswellufotours.com

Christmas Holiday Tour

Book Now - Travel Early December 2020

...and be back home in plenty of time for Christmas!

Introducing Alpventures Christmas Holiday Tour to Bavaria, Germany; Austria, and the Czech Republic. Enjoy the Season of Advent in Old World Europe and visit the charming Christmas Markets, Attractions, Concerts, and more...

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Higgins Monument and Utah Beach Museum:

Normandy to Eagle's Nest Tour (pages 7 - 8)

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