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Victory in Europe 75th Anniversary: Holland & Germany with Zoomer Travel Club

9 days |  12 days with Munich extension
9 days |  12 days with Munich extension
Group size1538 travelers
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Step into the past, look toward the future.

Travel across the Netherlands and Germany to gain a deeper understanding of the events of World War II. You'll begin in Amsterdam, then attend special events to honor the fallen and commemorate the end of the war in Europe. Continue on to Berlin to learn more about the war and its aftermath, and see how the city's past shapes its now-bright future.

Your tour package includes

  • 7 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners with beer or wine
  • Guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
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Included highlights

  • Amsterdam canal cruise
  • Airborne Museum
  • V-E Day Remembrance Ceremony
  • Liberation Day celebrations
  • Berlin
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Day-by-day itinerary

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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Amsterdam today.

Amsterdam3 nights
Day 2: Arrival in Amsterdam
Included meal: Dinner

Welcome to Amsterdam! Meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Amsterdam
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today’s panoramic sightseeing tour introduces you to Amsterdam’s iconic canals and unique character.

  • Stroll by the canals and bridges, taking in the houseboats that dot the banks
  • View Dam Square, home of many landmarks including the neoclassical Royal Palace, the 15th-century New Church, and the National Monument
  • Finish with a panoramic bus tour, passing by sites like the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Mint Tower, and Rijksmuseum

Tonight, cruise along the canals of Amsterdam on a houseboat, enjoying the view of row houses lit up for the night. Your cruise will take you through the center of the city as you enjoy dinner by lantern light.

Arnhem Region2 nights
Day 4: Travel to Arnhem Region via Operation Market Garden & Remembrance Ceremony visits
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, set off for the Arnhem area of Holland, exploring sites integral to Operation Market Garden along the way.

  • Visit the Airborne Museum, dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem, with a local guide
  • Stop at the Airborne Cemetery outside Arnhem
  • Enjoy free time in Arnhem to delve deeper into the city’s military history

Then, continue on to visit the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, where over 2,000 Canadian soldiers were laid to rest.

  • Pay your respects during a nation-wide moment of silence
  • Join fellow Canadians and locals at the V-E Day Remembrance Ceremony

Tonight, gather with your group for an included dinner.

Day 5: Liberation Day celebrations
Included meal: Breakfast

Travel to Wageningen, a historic town along the Rhine River

  • Commemorate Liberation Day, when the Dutch celebrate the end of Nazi occupation and honor freedom, democracy, and human rights
  • Join EF-exclusive events surrounding the celebrations
Berlin3 nights
Day 6: Flight to Berlin & home-hosted dinner
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Berlin. Tonight, you'll enjoy dinner with your group at a local's home, giving you an insider's look at German life and culture.

Day 7: Sightseeing tour of Berlin
Included meal: Breakfast

A local guide introduces you to the monuments of Berlin’s WWII history as well as the signs of its re-emergence as a vibrant cultural center.

  • View the Detlev-Rohwedder-Haus, former headquarters for the Nazi aviation branch known as the Luftwaffe
  • See Hitler’s war bunker as well as the Topography of Terror Museum, which marks where the SS and Gestapo were once based
  • Walk past the Reichstag building to see where the Parliament of the German Empire met from 1871 to 1918
  • Discover the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of a reunited Berlin
  • See the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall’s East Side Gallery
Day 8: Free day in Berlin
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Spend the day exploring Berlin on your own or add an excursion.

This evening, celebrate your trip with your group at a farewell dinner.

Potsdam

From $165 per person

Day 9: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Extension to Munich
Munich3 nights
Day 9: Train to Munich & home-hosted dinner
Included meals: Dinner, Breakfast

Travel by train to Munich. Tonight, you’ll gather for dinner with your group at a local’s home to get an insider’s look at Bavarian life and culture. Enjoy regional specialties and taste some of Germany's world-famous beers.

Day 10: Sightseeing tour of Munich
Included meal: Breakfast

Embark on a sightseeing tour of Munich, focusing on the city’s WWII history.

  • Explore Marienplatz, Munich’s medieval heart, and see the famed Glockenspiel
  • See the former Sterneckerbräu brewery, which served as the meeting place of the original German Workers’ Party
  • Visit the Monument to the Victims of National Socialism, where an eternal flame burns for those who died under Nazi rule

Spend free time in Munich or add an excursion.

Dachau

From $55 per person

Day 11: Free day in Munich
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Munich or add an excursion.

Tonight, toast your trip with a special farewell drink.

Historic Nuremberg

From $145 per person

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Hotels, flights & FAQ

Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

Hotels

We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.

Flights

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  • Options for arriving early, staying longer, or requesting an upgrade
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