The town of Terezín became the site of the largest Czech concentration camp of World War II. Today, this town is a monument to the tragic fate of tens of thousands of Jews there. See the site of the Jewish ghetto, and the town school, now a museum.
What to Expect
Your 5-hour trip begins with a pick-up at your Prague hotel and a drive to the town of Terezín and its fortress. You’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort on a bus complete with complimentary WiFi and bottled water.
Terezín was originally built in the 18th century as a strategic fortress for protection against the Prussian armies. During World War II the Nazis established a police prison in the small fortress, and the town itself was turned into a Jewish ghetto.
When you arrive at the fortress, the guide will take you on a journey through the wartime history of Europe. You’ll also learn what life in the largest Czech concentration camp was like.
Visit the small fortress of Terezin as well as the Ghetto Museum, which was originally built as school.
The history of Terezín is important and during your visit you’ll come to understand more about World Word II and its impact on Europe. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your Prague accommodation or the city center.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transportation in a modern air-conditioned bus with WiFi
- Tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Bottled water
Know Before You Go
Only commentary in English is guaranteed. German, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian is available upon request. Commentary is given bilingually.