Lee SchmittUnited States
A fabulous day. Steve was especially knowledgeable and a really charming guy. Dachau was as depressing as we had expected but walking with Steve while he worked through how and why it happened helped us look at it with a clearer understanding. After the camp tour we walked through Munich and he pointed out obscure but super interesting locations in seemingly every block. An excellent value. Highly recommended.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Lee. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you both
We highly recommend Stephen for your next tour of Dachau. He was very informative and engaging. Always focussed on us and answered our questions about a very dark and sad time of history. Thanks Stephen.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Aristea.
Tracy PorterUnited States
Stephen was FANTASTIC! We were a family of five adults and wanted extra attention for our questions. Stephen was extremely knowledgeable and very professional. We appreciated he met us at our rental given it was our first day in Munich and we didn't know our way around quite yet. The tour at Dachau was very good and we especially enjoyed the walking tour afterwards and the many tidbits of WW2/Hitler places and events Stephen shared with us. We would HIGHLY recommend Stephen!
Hugh HintonUnited States
Great tour and excellent tour guide! A must do!!!!!
Todd WitteUnited States
Stephen was excellent. Couldn't have asked for a more informed guide. Truly loves what he does. Our family of 4 learned so much from him. Looking forward to coming back and hiring Stephen again. Cheers, Karen, Todd, Jett & Jaegar Witte York, PA.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Todd. All the best Steve
Elena RodsteinUnited States
Stephen is incredibly knowledgeable and professional guide. The level of details on WW2 and Dachau he shared with us you can't easily find and it makes this experience much more memorable than other tours we took. He has unique ability to convey difficult WW2 facts in very relatable way. If you interested in "non-textbook" information on how it happened reserve your time with Stephen.
Buddy P.United States
This is a wonderful and very informative tour! We added the Third Reich tour and learned so much about the city of Munich along with details of the war that occurred there . Steve went at our pace as we had three older family members on this tour. We had six adults in our family group so we were able to hear everything and Steve was good to move to a quiet place, away from the large tour groups when talking to us. I highly recommend doing both these tours!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Pleasure to take you guys around. All the best Steve.
Scott HowlettUnited States
Stephen did an Excellent job as my tour guide of historical sites in Munich. Stephen was very personable, passionate and engaging. He effectively took me to all the sites I wanted to see and alot more. At each site he gave me insights that even as a History professor I was not aware of and he allowed me the time to take pictures and absorb what I was seeing. I highly recommend Stephen as a tour guide. You won't be disappointed.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for the kind words Scott. It took a bit of planning to work out how to see it all in a set time but we did it. It was a pleasure to send the day with you both. Best wishes Steve
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Rashmi HejeebuUnited States
I can't say enough about how wonderful this tour was. He is very knowledgeable regarding history of WW2 and the holocaust. Answered all of of questions. Definitely book with him.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Take care you guys enjoy your time in Munich, Steve.
Walter BaileyUnited States
Stephen was an excellent guide to the well known and not-so-well known sites related to the Third Reich. He set the pace according to our needs and by the end of the day we felt that we had gained a much better understanding of the formation of the Nazi party in Munich. Wear comfortable walking shoes and an open mind and be prepared to learn. Thank you, Stephen.
Robert HertzogUnited States
Steven did a great job explaining not only Dachau, but the events leading up to it. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with him, and I highly recommend his service.
Jennifer RichardsonUnited States
Great tour and Stephen was very knowledgeable and tolerable with constant peppering by our teens! Great tour...
Walt RollinsUnited States
Steve took my son and I to Dachau in the morning and then on a jam packed tour of Nazi era sites in Munich during the afternoon. The Dachau trip was very sobering. Steve's knowledge and his ability to help one experience the horror of what happened there is top notch. The Munich tour was awesome. We walked the path of the Beer Hall Putsch and more, cramming in as much as we could of other Nazi related sites and history along the way. Steve knows his stuff. Highly recommended. Can't wait to go back.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Walt, hopefully see you again soon. Take care Steve
Walt RollinsUnited States
Steve took my son and I on a day tour out of Munich to the Obersalzberg area. I drove our rented car following the route of the American forces as they made their way to Hitlers's Berghof, while Steve verbally piled on the history. Steve is a very personable and knowledgeable person. He directed us to many Nazi era sites ranging from military barracks, and sites of infamous Nazi luminaries homes, including the site of Hitler's Berghof. The tour was topped off by visiting the Eagle's Nest. Great tour.
Informative and insightful tour of Dachau by someone clearly passionate about the history of the era.
Craig BrannonUnited States
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Nancy VaralloUnited States
Steve W was EXCELLENT. So knowledgeable and passionate. He knew just how to bring stories to life, make them real, and wove history and personal drama together like a well-crafted quilt. Wonderful! Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for the review and the advice Nancy. Take care Steve.
Curt Vander VereUnited States
The man is an encyclopedia of history! He is an expert in his subject matter and he is passionate about sharing his research and knowledge. He shares the most important details as well as many significant facts that complete the total picture of what began here in Munich and continued for many years. Listening to his historical accounts as they unfolded kept us eager to hear what happened next. He surprised us with many accounts of historical events that were previously unknown to us. Awesome guide!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for the kind words Curt. It was a pleasure to talk to you all.
Peter AlleseeUnited States
An excellent tour from a knowledgable guide!
Lucille TannerUnited States
Fabulous day Stephen is a walking encyclopedia I would recommend him to anyone interested in learning more about the Nazi history. He deserves 10 stars. Lucille Tanner
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Lucille, It was nice to spend the day with your gang. I hope rest of your visit/journey home is good. All the best. Steve
Alan TerryUnited States
The tour through Munich with Stephen was excellent. He is extremely knowledgeable about Munich and the Third Reich. We saw many interesting sites and Stephen put everything into context for us. He brought the birth of the Nazi era to life for us in a way that surpassed our expectations. Stephen was friendly, personable, and answered every question in great detail. I strongly recommend this tour for anyone who has an interest in the early days of Hitler and the Third Reich.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Alan and Penny. The weather was good for us and it was a pleasure to show you around. All the best Steve.
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Susan NyegaardUnited States
Steve was a wonderful tour guide. He is very knowledgeable about the Third Reich. He took us places we would have never known to go. Our day was both educational and enjoyable. We would highly recommend Steve as a guide to anyone wanting to visit Eagles Nest and the surrounding area. Thanks Steve!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Susan. I hope your trip to Nuremberg went well. Best wishes Steve
Christian FongUnited States
Steven is a true expert in the history of the Third Reich, and can fluently discuss any aspect of the regime. He told fascinating stories about the most unassuming street corners you can imagine, and was rather funny to boot.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I enjoyed our day. Thanks for the good review, I am glad you got my dry english humour. All the best to you both. Steve
Mary DonofrioUnited States
Stephen was a great guide. He knows all the details and brings them to life. It is obvious that he loves the history and his enthusiasm is contagious!
Mary DonofrioUnited States
It is hard to describe the emotions of the tour. Intertwined with the horror and history of the camp, Stephen showed us the town of Dachau which really added to the trip. We also were able to see the cemetery of the unknown victims which is out of the way, though definitely worth the walk.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Mary. It was good spend a couple of days with you. I am please you got something out of the time we spent together. I hope you got home all OK. Best Wishes Steve.
Robert DuncanUnited States
We had a spectacular day, even though rain obscured any view from Eagle's Nest. The guide was fully knowledgeable, engaging, and shared with us the full story of the National Socailist movement in relationship to Berchtesgaden and all its sites. Of special intereset to visitors from the USA, he was able to describe the role of American forces in the capture of the area in 1945. He was also a gifted driver.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Robert. It was a shame about the weather but I am glad you got got a lot out our day. All the very best to you. Steve
Paul WalkUnited States
You want a WW II expert Stephen is your man. Went above and beyond to show us extra sights you would never see. Would use him again in a second !!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Paul. Take care. Steve