Operation Anthropoid By Air
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
- Tour Ref: D2TLEGOAP
- Travel Type: Air
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Fly to Prague and transfer to our hotel for four nights.
Day 2 - NehvizdhyWe start the day at the Drop Zone near Nehvizdhy where the SOE members landed. We see the Drop Zone memorial and also the monument in Nehvizdhy to those who were later shot for helping the team. We then see where Reinhard Heydrich lived and visit Karl Hermann Frank’s Villa, now a Resistance Museum.
After lunch we visit the spot where Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated, and then move into the city to see the church and crypt, and memorials where the SOE team were surrounded and killed.
Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Lidice & Petschek PalaceToday we visit Lidice, the village near Prague which was brutally purged following Heydrich’s death. We spend time visiting this important and moving WW2 site, and see the Kobyliska execution ground. In the afternoon we go to Petschek Palace, then the Gestapo HQ, having a guided tour of the basement, and also visit the castle where Heydrich worked, and later where his body was laid out in state.
We end the day at Dablice Cemetery, where it is believed the men of the SOE team were buried and where there is now a memorial.
Meals - Breakfast
Day 4 - Terezin
We travel to Terezin, then known as Theresienstadt. This former Austro-Hungarian fortress town was used as a Concentration Camp by the Nazis and we spend a full day visiting the site, memorials and seeing the museums.
Meals - Breakfast
Transfer to airport for your return flight to the UK.