You can visit all the places from the list or pick only the ones you like. Just inform your driver about your choice before the ride. During the stops you can do whatever you want: visit the landmarks, take pictures, ask your driver about the place e.t.c. Take as much time as you want within the overall time limit of the trip.
Your Welcome driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Berlin at a convenient time of your choice.
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
More than 200,000 people were imprisoned in Sachsenhausen between 1936 and 1945.
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
About the ride
Your day will begin with a personal pickup by your English-speaking driver from your hotel or apartment in Berlin. After a short 1 hour ride, you will reach Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp- the concentration camp where thousands of innocent Jews were brutally executed by the Gestapo, the secret police of Nazi Germany.
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was built a few years before The World War II has started. Located 35 km from the capital Berlin it was a training center for The Schutzstaffel officers. During the first years of the camp's existence, the people were executed in ditches, either by hanging or shooting. However, the later invention of gas chambers facilitated the means to kill even larger groups of prisoners. In the end, around 30 000 people were executed in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, most of whom were the innocent Jews.
While walking the paths of this vast concentration camp, you will learn about the tragic history of the Jewish nation as well as the atrocities committed during by Nazis during The World War II. Not only you will understand how the daily life in the concentration camp looked like but also will get the chance to see the location of execution places.
Learning about the dark human history in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp will be a shocking lifetime experience which you will never forget.
Enjoy your travel to a maximum
You will be picked up by a personal driver at a convenient place and time
Enjoy your trip in a nice air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi
Pick the stops and the time you spend on each one
Spend less time finding locations and waiting, and more time enjoying your travel
We hand-pick the best, friendliest and most knowledgeable drivers in the city
Our customers rate us excellent on Tripadvisor and other platforms
Included in the price
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Well-maintained car with an English-speaking driver
- Free Wi-Fi on-board
- Fuel and tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Water and snacks
- Entrance fee to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp
- Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
- Lunch, other beverages and meals
- Tips and gratuities
Frequently asked questionsExpand
What happens after I book?
Once you complete your booking you will receive an email with more details about the A trip to Marathon tour, your Welcome driver, and any more information you need to know regarding this experience. Feel free to reach out to our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any specific questions regarding the experience.
Can I customize the tour based on my needs?
Of course, that is one of the main benefits of having a Welcome experience. You can customize every last bit of the experience, from places of visit to time spent per landmark to adding in an extra food stop.
Will there be an official tour guide?
An official tour guide is not included because the overall experience is centered around the driver and the local’s perspective. Although the drivers are very knowledgeable regarding the points of visit, at no point can they be compared with a licensed tour guide who can give more in-depth information regarding historical facts and information. If you would like to include an official tour guide in the experience please let us know via email after the booking is completed.
Do I need to be in a good physical shape?
The drivers are trained to adapt the experience depending on the type of participants. Whether you have kids or elders participating, the drivers know exactly how to handle special requests and provide an enjoyable experience accordingly.
Accessibility & Special Needs
Should anyone in your group have special needs or have advanced accessibility requirements, please specify upon booking and we will make sure to accommodate your needs and customize your tour accordingly.
We recommend dressing modestly during the visits to historic sites like Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp.
We recommend you always keep local currency on you (euro) as many local merchants do not accept cards as payment.
Comfortable Clothes & Shoes
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothing and good walking shoes since certain areas may have uneven or rocky ground.
Terms of serviceExpand
- Please note that the Welcome Drivers are not licensed to be your official tour guide at the local attractions and therefore will not accompany you into the sites. You may, however, hire a professional tour guide at an extra cost
- Your Welcome Driver will provide you with their local knowledge and personal recommendations between stops. Since your safety is Welcome’s top priority, please refrain from distracting the driver during demanding driving conditions
- Your Welcome Driver will drop you off and pick you up as close as possible to your stop whilst always respecting local traffic laws
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