You can also select to add a morning WW2 Nazi Third Reich tour, prior to your visit to the Dachau Memorial Site. This would make this a full-day experience with one of our history experts.
Political Prisoners Purpose
Among the Ruins
- If you are interested in extending your day to include a morning WW2 Nazi Munich Tour with a focus on WW2 and Third Reich history, please select the option at checkout. This will be a 9-hour day, meeting for a morning tour at 9am, followed by a brief lunch (at own expense) before getting the train to the Dachau Memorial Site. We will spend 3 hours on site before traveling back to Munich together, finishing around 6pm. Transport to Dachau is included.
Brendan manages the English language branch of one of Munich’s largest tour operators, and also has worked for many years as a guide for the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. He is experienced in introducing visitors to the full variety of Munich’s culture, lifestyle and history, but likes to specialise in two areas in particular: the art on display in our wonderful galleries; and the darker aspects of 20th century history in the city that was the birthplace of Nazism. His academic background is in literature and history – with a first class degree from Liverpool University, and a past life as a tutor in the Department of Literature at Edinburgh University.
Achim is a writer and tour guide originally from Ochsenfurt, a tiny village around a huge sugar factory between the vineyards of Lower Franconia. He obtained his MA from the University of Erlangen after submitting his thesis focusing on the Nuremberg Party Rallies of the NSDAP. He has published travel books on Montenegro and Munich, both currently still in print and well selling in the 4th, respectively 5th edition. He is fully licensed by the Memorial site in Dachau as a docent and has eight years experience of tour guiding in and around Munich with an emphasis on NS related topics, but also claims to prepare the best beer garden food in town.
Giles Bennett is a historian in Munich. His interests include Holocaust history, Nazi persecution in general, the history of the Nazi concentration camps, but also early modern music and dance.
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