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Frequently Asked Questions about Dachau Tours

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Welcome to the Dachau Tours Frequently asked questions (FAQs) page. If for some reason, you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact us here...

Index
1. Where is Dachau
2. What is Dachau
3. Is Dachau appropriate for children?
4. Is the tour conducted in English?
5. Are the guides registered Dachau guides?
6. Is there free time to explore during the guided tour?
7. Which mode of transportation is used to get to Dachau? How do we get to Dachau with the Tour?
8. Is transport included in the price?
9. How much does the tour cost?
10. What time does the tour arrive back in Munich?
11. Will there be a lunch break on tour?
12. Should I bring food and beverages?
13. Is there an opportunity to purchase food and beverages during the tour?
14. Is the tour indoors or outdoors?
15. How much walking is involved?
16. Is tour wheel chair friendly?
17. Can I rent a wheel chair for the Tour?

Where is Dachau?
The township of Dachau lies 18 kilometers North West of Munich.

What is Dachau?
Dachau was the first Nazi concentration camp. Now Dachau is a memorial site and documentation center situated on the original grounds and buildings.

Why take a tour?

Is Dachau appropriate for children?
Children of all ages have participated in the tour over the years. There are some photographs and video footage that can be deemed inappropriate for children under the age of 12, however, due care is taken and children will not be exposed to these areas.

Is the tour conducted in English?
Yes, all our guides are native English speakers.

Are the guides registered Dachau guides?
Yes, all our guides are accredited Dachau guides. Each of our freelance guides have been handpicked and have several years' experience.

Is there free time to explore during the guided tour?
Not officially. The tour will cover all areas of the former concentration camp and cover all topics. An opportunity to purchase the museum catalogue is available, the catalogue costs 15 euro. It is possible to spend time exploring away from the group should you choose. Please let your guide know before wandering off.

Which mode of transportation is used? How do we get to Dachau with the Tour?
The Dachau memorial is reached with a 20 minute train ride followed by an 8 minute bus trip.

Is transport included in the price?
Yes all transport costs are covered by your Dachau Tours-tour guide.

How much does the tour cost?
21 euro for Adults and 17 euro for Students.

What time does the tour arrive back in Munich?
The tour arrives back in Munich between 14:00-14:30.

Will there be a lunch break on tour?
No, it is however, acceptable to eat at the memorial site during the tour.

Should I bring food and beverages?
Normally a snack is sufficient, and plenty of water, especially during the warmer months. The tour arrives back in Munich between 14:00 and 14:30. Suggestions for lunch can be made on the trip back.

Is there an opportunity to purchase food and beverages during the tour?
No. Before the tour departs Munich an opportunity to purchase snacks and beverages will be available.

Is the tour indoors or outdoors?
70% of the tour is indoors and the rest outside. Southern Germany can have four seasons in one day, even during summer. Please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately. Also pack an umbrella if possible.

How much walking is involved?
The tour is very slow paced. Over the years guests of all ages and physical abilities have participated.

Is tour wheel chair friendly?
Yes all areas on tour are wheel chair accessible

Can I rent a wheel chair for the tour?
Yes, however, please let us know in advance. The cost for a wheel chair is 10 €.

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