* = travel days
Jan 1/Mon* Depart JFK at 11:15 pm for flight to Amsterdam
Jan 2/Tue Arrive in Amsterdam at noon. Bus to hotel; Free afternoon and evening (Note: you can change money at the airport or at a bank when we arrive in Amsterdam. Room may not be ready until 2 or 3 pm, but we will be allowed to store our luggage.)
Jan 3/Wed Tour of Amsterdam 9-1pm (bring a snack or drink if you wish) Free afternoon and evening
Jan 4/Thurs Anne Frank House; Jewish Historical Museum. Free afternoon and evening
Jan 5/Fri* Travel day to Berlin by train. Free afternoon/evening
Jan 6/Sat Morning walking tour (bundle up!): The Third Reich. Free time in the afternoon to visit the Neue Synagogue, Checkpoint Charlie, Jewish museum, art museums, shop, etc.
Jan 7/Sun Optional morning trip to Sachsenhausen (we’ll leave around 9; arrive at camp by 10 or so; two hours to tour, back by 1:30 or 2. You might like to pack a snack on this trip. Not much will be open on Sunday.)
Class meeting 5-6:30 pm at hotel before dinner.
Jan 8/Mon* AM: clear tabs, turn in keys, etc.
Travel day to Warsaw by train. Free evening.
Jan 9/Tues Tour of Jewish Warsaw and ghetto area (8:30am); Free afternoon and evening
Jan 10/Wed Free day to explore Warsaw. Sleep in!
Class meeting 4:30-6:30 at hotel before dinner.
Jan 11/Thur Day trip to Treblinka (8:30 am departure)
A late lunch on the way back.
Jan 12/Fri* 8-8:30: clear bills, turn in keys; leave hotel at 8:30 am. Travel to Zakopane (ski resort town) by bus
Jan 13/Sat Day in Zakopane. Leave for Krakow at 3:30 pm. by bus
Free evening in Krakow
Jan 16/Sun Tour of Krakow and Kazimierz District
(9 am departure)
Jan 15/Mon Day trip by bus to Auschwitz/Birkenau; 9 am departure; return by 3 or 4
Evening on your own.
Jan16/Tues Free day in Krakow to sightsee. Sleep in!
Class meeting 4:30-6:30; possible group dinner at Hotel Alef (traditional Jewish food with Klezmer music)
Jan 17/Wed* Travel day to Prague by train. Free evening
CRITIQUE ON TREBLINKA IS DUE TODAY.
Jan 18/Thurs Free day to explore Prague. Sleep in!
Jan 19/Fri Group visit to Terezin and Nelahoseves Castle(all day excursion, leave the hotel at 9:45 am; return around 6 pm)
Jan 20/Sat* Prague: free day to explore/opportunity to attend synagogue service in the morning. Sleep in!
Class meeting 4:30-6:30 pm. in the hotel before dinner.
Jan 21/Sun Group trip to see the Jewish Quarter in Prague and the synagogues/museums (morning); afternoon and evening free
Jan 22/Mon* Depart for Nuremberg by train. Free evening
Jan 23/Tues Nuremberg: free day to explore city. Sleep in!
CRITIQUE ON NIGHT IS DUE TODAY.
Jan 24/Wed Nuremberg (Hall of Justice) (afternoon)
Class meeting 4:30-6:30
Jan 25/Thur* 4:30-5 am clear tabs, turn in keys; walk to train station. Depart Nuremberg at 5:34 am. Arrive Frankfurt Airport at 7:55
Depart Frankfurt at 10:30 am
Arrive in Amsterdam at 11:45 am; depart Amsterdam at 1:55 pm; arrive JFK at 4:15 pm EST
Your free time may be spent exploring parts of the cities we do not tour, shopping, sleeping, visiting museums, attending cultural events, etc.. Many trips to museums and cultural events are reimbursable. Check with group leader for specifics. You must submit a receipt to get reimbursed, and there will be limits per person.
Best Western Eden Hotel In: January 2
Amsterdam NL – 1017 AE Out: January 5
Phone: 011 31 20 539 7878
Fax:: 011 31 20 624 2964
Contact: Patrick Bontje Tamara
Hotel Arizona In: January 5
Konigin – Elisabeth Strassee 47a
D-14059 Berlin – Charlottenburg Out: January 8
Phone: 011 49 30 303090
Fax: 011 49 30 3030945
Hotel Grand w Warszawie In: January 8
Ku Krucza 28
Warsaw 00522 Out: January 12
Phone: 011 48 22 583 2100
Fax: 011 48 22 625 7814
Contact: Marcin Zientkowski
Orbis Hotel Giewont In: January 12
Zakopane 34500 Out: January 13
Phone: 011 48 18 201 2011
Fax: 011 48 18 201 2015
Contact: Zdzislawa Wojtasik
Hotel Cracovia In: January 13
A1 F Focha 1
Krakow 30111 Out: January 17
Phone: 011 48 12 422 8666
Fax: 011 48 12 421 9586
Contact: Elzbieta Dzieoak
Hotel Kampa In: January 17
K Horkam 56
10200 Prague 10 Out: January 22
Phone: 011 420 2 7175 1941
Fax: 011 420 2 7175 0274
Contact: Lenka Capova
InterCity Hotel In: January 22
Nurenberg Out: January 25
Phone: 011 49 911 247 80
Fax: 011 49 911 247 8990
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