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In Their Shoes - Dachau Memorial & City Tours

#7 of 139 Tours in Munich
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In Their Shoes runs authorised tours of the Dachau Memorial and around Munich specialising in this particular dark period of German and European history. For several years we have had thousands of satisfied guests participate in one of our...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Marienplatz 8 | Old Town Hall, 80799 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We have now done three seperate camps and the Dachau tour with James was by far the best. You can not stump him on any question, his knowledge of Dachau is amazing. To go with his knowledge he is a friendly guy who can connect...More

5  Thank Shelby W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I emailed for a reservation per the website and received a reply saying I had a spot reserved. When we showed up the tour James showed up exactly at the appointed time however since we were the only 2 people he stated he would lose...More

10  Thank Tennis60
James B, Owner at In Their Shoes - Dachau Memorial & City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Once again I would like to offer my apologies to the reviewer for the tour been canceled on this particular day. Whilst unfortunate for guests there are times in the tourism industry when tours are canceled for various reasons. Our standard procedure if a tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience with James and In Their Shoes Tours. This is a tough subject and James was both very informative and respectful in how he conducts his tours. Our family took a bike tour with James as well and his style is...More

1  Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you need a good sobering up from Oktoberfest, this tour was certainly it. James was an excellent and very well informed tour guide. On our tour, it was my three friends and another couple, so it was a very small group. This gave us...More

1  Thank madtv261
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour by James who met us at our hotel and then started into the background of the Third Reich and other historical information as we rode the train to Dachau. He was very informative, knew the site and history very well, and made sure...More

1  Thank Annie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was the perfect guide for this type of tour. He really painted the picture of what the people there went through as we stood in different locations and as he told different stories from survivors. Definitely recommend!

1  Thank Sean D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second tour of Dachau. My first tour was a few years ago in December with my husband. I used a different tour company that time. My cousin and her partner traveled with me to Munich this year and I felt it was...More

1  Thank ErikaAB77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on tour when in town for Oktoberfest. James was awesome. Overall, was a very moving, informative tour and left with a deep understanding of all of the historical events. Fantastic tour!

1  Thank mongoose533
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

James was very knowledgeable about the history of Dachau. He was also super friendly and very easy to talk to. I'd recommend his tour to anyone! It was a very interesting, and somber trip. The one thing I wished we'd been able to do was...More

1  Thank obsidian2k4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

James was so passionate and his level of knowledge and detail was fantastic. Our elderly parents were in the tour and he made sure that they were ok at all times by finding they a place to sit where he could. This tour is a...More

1  Thank Renee N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very insightful, interesting and educational. Our guide was a wealth of knowledge. Something not to miss if you visit Munich.

1  Thank Todd L
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A tough subject but the tour was informative and sensitive to the subject. very knowledgable and would recommend

1  Thank mlaz2018
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11 July 2018|
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Response from Jimmytheguide | Property representative |
Hi There, Yes I am a fully accredited guide as are all other guides that work with us. Hope to see you soon. Regards James Burgess
David L
24 March 2018|
Response from Jimmytheguide | Property representative |
Hi David. My apologies for the late reply, I did not receive a notification. Unfortunately website domains, email contacts and even phone numbers for tour companies are not listed on TA anymore! Furthermore I'm unable to... More
Robin H
12 March 2018|
Response from Jimmytheguide | Property representative |
Hi Robin, Thanks you for your message. Please visit the website by clicking on the website link or try and email again. Hope to see you soon.