Terezin and Lidice Memorial
Excursion in Terezin
Languages: English, French, Russian
The small town of Terezin, about 45 minutes out of Prague, reminds a tragic chapter of European history. The former fortress built in times of the Emperor Joseph II in the end of the 18th century was, during the World War II, in 1940, changed and coverted into a state prison,. Excursion with private guide in Prague. in fall 1941 into a Jewish ghetto and a concentration camp by Nazis. It was a place of suffering for over 90.000 prisoners, most of them lost their lives at this place. The others, still surviving, were deported to other European concentration camps.
You will visit the large complex of the Small Fortress, Museum and National Cemetery. In the video hall you will see a short film about the history of the camp.
The next stop of the excursion in Terezin will be at Lidice, small village nearby Prague. Tour in Prague. Also this place has been connected with the dramatical events of year 1942. In May 1942 the German protecter SS-Obergruppenfuhrer R. Heydrich, author of the Terezin Jewish concentration camp, was killed by Czech people and the Gestapo started to look for them. Although there were some insufficient proofs about the blame of Lidice citizens, Nazis decided to burn the village to the ground, the men were shot, women and children were taken to concentration camps, only some children were given to German families for re-education.
You will visit the Memorial of Lidice and a small museum in the rose park at the place of the tragedy.
Duration: 7 hours
Tour in Terezin can be in English, French, Russian
|Languages: English, French, Russian|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||NO|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||NO|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||NO|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|