ToursByLocals will go offline for a minor system update at 17:00 Greenwich Mean Time. This alert was posted at 16:45 GMT. Estimated down time is less than one minute. Guides updating their websites should save changes and LOG OUT before that time. Thank you for your patience.

Private tour to Terezin Ghetto


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Other


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), German (basic)

A trip to former Jewish Ghetto

Terezín (Theresienstadt) was built in 1780 - 1790 as a fortress to guard the northern approaches to the Bohemian heartlands. In 1782 it was given the status of a town, the life of which was closely connected to the military garrison. The small fortress, which forms part of the Terezín fortification system, became famous under the Habsburg monarchy as a prison and place of punishment for both military and political prisoners.

The most tragic period in the town's history came during the Second World War. First, in June 1940, the German occupants set up a police prison for the Prague Gestapo in the Small Fortress. Then, on the 24th of November 1941, a ghetto was established in the actual town. As a concentration and transit camp, it was used for Jews from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, and later also from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and Slovakia.


Pick you up at your hotel in Prague and takes you about 40 Miles North of Prague to the world-wide known Terezin jewish ghetto during the Second World War.

During this guided tour we will visit all the essential facilities in Terezin town: the Small Fortress, The cemetery, Ghetto muzeum, driving tour of this little fortified town, Crematory, and more.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours


Late model Mercedes Benz, 6 pasenger, air-conditioned van and some
limited walking.

What’s Included

Other: Comlete transportation, licensed, experienced guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 CZK - Admission fees.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission fees, petty cash.

A Recent Review of this tour

Pavel was great! He shared history of the Czech Republic on our way to Terezin, then he ended up giving us a private tour at Terezin because the size of the English speaking group when we arrived. He brought the camp to life making the experience very poignant. The museum was so tough to visit after seeing the actual camp. We saw the movie which some others did not with their guide. Short but moving. The crematorium was so eerie. Pavel took us to a small town for wine afterwards. Recommend
Laura Mather

Read More Reviews For This Tour
Private tour guide Pavel

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Pavel Z.

Web address (URL) of this page:

Tours by Pavel Z.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Private walking tour around Prague

Private walking tour around Prague

See all the highlights of the city. The very best way to see this "Golden,...

249 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

learn more
First time in Prague (Prague by minivan with the private guide)

First time in Prague (Prague by minivan,...

The opportunity to see the Golden Prague (hundred spires) in a short,...

349 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

learn more
The best of Prague with boat trip - Private Tour

The best of Prague with boat trip - Private,...

"All-in-one", the most comprehensive 6 hour- walking tour of Prague,...

414 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

6 hours

learn more
Cesky Krumlov private tour

Cesky Krumlov private tour

The charming Cesky Krumlov is a UNESCO world heritage site

649 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

learn more