New and old together

Route

Day One Monday 25 Jan 10

  • Depart UK via East Midlands Airport.
  • Arrive Berlin Airport, board coach for Zagan, Poland.
  • Arrive Stalag Luft III – Base Camp Site.

Day Two Tuesday 26 Jan 10

  • Historical Visit to Stalag Luft III and ‘Great Escape’ Tunnels

Day Three Wednesday 27 Jan 10 – Marching Distance 21 miles

  • Sunrise Ceremony at Stalag Luft III Museum.
  • 10 miles to IIowa – visit School of Allied Airmen and IIowa Church. Lunch stop.
  • 7miles to Gozdnica and then a further 4 miles to Lipna Luszcyka.
  • Village reception and overnight stay in Luszcyka Barns – an original rest place for the prisoners in 1945.

Day Four Thursday 28 Jan 10 – Marching Distance 20 miles

  • 5 miles to Przewoz – church visit. Lunch stop.
  • 14 miles to Leknica
  • 1 mile across the German/Polish border to Bad Muskau.

Day Five Friday 29 Jan 10 – Marching Distance 17 miles

  • 7 miles to Halbendorf. Lunch stop.
  • 10 miles into outskirts of Spremberg. Rest stop.
  • Spremberg Train Station – Wreath laying ceremony.
  • Coach departs to Castle Kliczkow for commemorative dinner.

Day Six Saturday 30 Jan 10

  • Coach departs to Berlin.
  • Walking Tour of Berlin.
  • Flight departs for UK.
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