Warsaw History School Trips & Tours
The capital of Poland offers a wide variety of Holocaust-related visits on a history school tour that highlight the story of the city's Jewish population up to the end of WWII. With sites of historical importance and architectural beauty to rival Krakow. The remains of the Death Camp at Treblinka and the fascinating city of Łodz with its important wartime ghetto are both easily visited as day excursions from the city.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight & transfer to accommodation||Warsaw - introductory walking tour around the Old Town||Evening meal|
|2||Visits in the Old and New Towns including the Jewish Historical Institute. Visit the Museum of the Warsaw uprising||Evening meal|
|3||Coach excursion to the Korczak Orphanage, the Deportation Memorial & further key visits in the area of the wartime ghetto. Visit the former Death Camp of Treblinka.||Evening meal|
|4||Visit the Nozyk Synagogue & the Palace of Culture & Science||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Daytime flight & transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Warsaw - introductory walking tour around the Old Town|
|Morning||Visits in the Old and New Towns including the Jewish Historical Institute. Visit the Museum of the Warsaw uprising|
|Morning||Coach excursion to the Korczak Orphanage, the Deportation Memorial & further key visits in the area of the wartime ghetto. Visit the former Death Camp of Treblinka.|
|Morning||Visit the Nozyk Synagogue & the Palace of Culture & Science|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
On-tour support includes...
- Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
Guided Walking Tour of Old Town
Includes Old Town Square, St John’s Cathedral, the Royal Palace, Monument to the Little Insurgent and the Uprising Memorial.
Guided Walking Tour in the City Centre
Includes Novy Swiat, the Radziwill Palace, the Memorial to Józef Piłsudski, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Saxon Gardens, Marszałkowska and the Palace of Culture and Science.
Janus Korczak Orphanage
The orphanage in which Korczak led the famous march of the children still exists and is still in use. It may be visited by prior arrangement.
Warsaw Uprising Monument
Marking the place where Polish partisans and citizens entered the sewer system to escape from German troops surrounding the Old Town during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising - one of the most important chapters in Warsaw’s history. The monument is dedicated to the heroes who gave their lives for their homeland during the Uprising.
Treblinka Death Camp
The German Nazi death camp which operated between July 1942 and October 1943. During this time, approximately 870,000 men, women and children were killed. The camp consisted of Treblinka I and II.
Coach tour to the Ghetto
Includes a visit to Pawiak Prison with the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes, the Bunker Monument and the Umschlagplatz Monument.
Once the home of the royal family and seat of the Polish parliament, the castle was blown up by German troops in the aftermath of the Warsaw Uprising and subsequently rebuilt.
Jewish Historical Institute
The mission of the Jewish Historical Institute is to spread knowledge about the heritage of the thousand years of Jewish presence on the Polish lands. The museum aims to caretake the Jewish legacy preserved within its archives. The museum specialises in the education and culture for people who have a special interest in the history of Polish Jews. For visitors searching for their roots, there is a specialist team who are working on the development of genealogical works.
Monte Cassino Memorial Powaski
The Battle of Monte Cassino was actually a series of four intense and sometimes controversial battles that took place between January 20 and May 18, 1944. The monument is located in the square between General Anders Street and the gates of the Krasiński Gardens near the National Archaeological Museum.
Historical Museum of Warsaw
An impressive 60-room museum, which documents the entire history of Warsaw with maps, historic documents, photos and paintings all displayed in period interiors.
Monument to the Little Insurgent
A very poignant memorial commemorating the children and young people who fought in the Warsaw Uprising.
St John's Cathedral
Where some of the worst fighting of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising took place.
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
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Before your tour
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