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From Warsaw: Tour of the Wolf's Lair, Hitler's HQ by Car

From Warsaw: Tour of the Wolf's Lair, Hitler's HQ by Car

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodations in Warsaw. Take a drive deep into the Masurian woods, a beautiful countryside full of forests and lakes. Arrive at the Wolf’s lair and meet your English-speaking guide. Venture deep into the complex of bunkers. The site functioned as its own independent city during the war, complete with its own power plant, water supply, cinema, casino, central telephone-radio, airport and railway station. An 800 hectacre complex was hidden in the forest. Learn about the time that Hitler spent at the Wolf’s Lair. See the room where the failed assassination attempt on Hitler’s life took place. Afterwards, drive back to your accommodations in Warsaw.

Warsaw: Private Full-Day Wolf's Lair Tour

Warsaw: Private Full-Day Wolf's Lair Tour

Wolf’s Lair is a complex of huge and tremendous bunkers, located in a picturesque land full of woods and lakes called Masuria. It is one of the most ravishing regions of Poland and is worth a visit to the breathtaking natural scenery alone. This is a secret complex of multi-story bunkers that are completely hidden from the world which were the witness to some of the most important moments of the Second World War. This is the place where the Operation Barbarossa, the secret plan to invade the Soviet Union, was being led. It is also where the decision to build the extermination camps was taken and was also where the unsuccessful assassination of Hitler took place in July 1944. Despite being blown up during the retreat of Germans in January 1945, Wolf’s Liar is still very impressive. The colossal concrete bunkers spread around the huge area show the military impetus and power of Nazi Germany. Hitler wasn’t the only one to quarter there, with many of the most important people of the Third Reich such as Goering, Bormann, Keitel, and Jodl, having also had bunkers in the Wolf’s Liar. The historic value of the place and its beautiful surroundings attract over 250 thousand tourists from all over the world each year. On the way back you will visit one of the three places: Mamerki, where you can see more bunkers, a medieval castle, or a beautiful Baroque church with a spectacular interior.

Gdansk: Private Wolf's Lair Tour

Gdansk: Private Wolf's Lair Tour

Your private tour for just you and your group begins as you are picked up from any location in Gdansk, Sopot, or Gdynia. Following 3 hours of driving, you'll arrive to Wolf's Lair. The fortress is composed of 80 buildings which were built between 1940-1942, with 50 of them being bunkers. The headquarters had its own electric power generator, railway station, and an air-strip, and quarters for top Nazi officials as well as a casino and cinema were located in the central part of the compound. The whole area was camouflaged, protected by barbed wire and mine fields. Transportation is conducted by deluxe, spacious, and air-conditioned vehicles which are driven by experienced chauffeurs. Throughout your journey to the site and back you will be free to admire the beauty of the Polish countryside.

Warsaw Wolf’s Lair with St. Lipka and Mamerki Private Guided

Warsaw Wolf’s Lair with St. Lipka and Mamerki Private Guided

Discover the complex of over 80 buildings built in 1941 that used to be Adolf Hitler’s military headquarters, where he spent most of the World War II. See for yourself 50 well-camouflaged massive bunkers with walls thick for even 6 meters! See the remnants of this historic and important place, where decisions about war moves and construction death camps have been made or where the attack on Hitler has taken place. Wolf’s Lair was perfectly guarded place, surrounded by minefield and was operated for 4 years where over 2000 people lived. But at the end of the war it was not enough time to destroy this place, so now you can walk around authentic places. Once you step in this secret forest you will feel extraordinary atmosphere of amazing historical events which have placed years ago. Local guide will tell you the best stories and facts about this place and show you hidden gems of this big area. In extended tour you will see also another place full of bunkers. It is Mamerki village. It used to be Headquarters of the Supreme Command of the Land Forces. It’s huge area with bunkers, shelters, houses of generals and officers. You can feel like an explorer and without guide try to find on your own Amber Chamber, see interior of famous U-boot the German Submarine, secret weapon of the Third Reich or enter Museum of dedicated to the East Front. On the way visit also the St. Mary’s Sanctuary in Swieta Lipka. Already from the entrance you can see fantastic baroque architecture, colours of building and rich gate. Inside you will find really beautiful organs, fantastic paintings on the walls, richly-decorated roof and great sculptures. You will definitely enjoy all this view.

Gdansk Wolf’s Lair with St. Lipka and Mamerki Private Guided

Gdansk Wolf’s Lair with St. Lipka and Mamerki Private Guided

Discover the complex of over 80 buildings built in 1941 that used to be Adolf Hitler’s military headquarters, where he spent most of the World War II. See for yourself 50 well-camouflaged massive bunkers with walls thick for even 6 meters! See the remnants of this historic and important place, where decisions about war moves and construction death camps have been made or where the attack on Hitler has taken place. Wolf’s Lair was perfectly guarded place, surrounded by minefield and was operated for 4 years where over 2000 people lived. But at the end of the war it was not enough time to destroy this place, so now you can walk around authentic places. Once you step in this secret forest you will feel extraordinary atmosphere of amazing historical events which have placed years ago. Local guide will tell you the best stories and facts about this place and show you hidden gems of this big area.There will be also a time for lunch if you would feel hungry after exciting tour. In extended tour you will see also another place full of bunkers. It is Mamerki village. It used to be Headquarters of the Supreme Command of the Land Forces. It’s huge area with bunkers, shelters, houses of generals and officers. You can feel like an explorer and without guide try to find on your own Amber Chamber, see interior of famous U-boot the German Submarine, secret weapon of the Third Reich or enter Museum of dedicated to the East Front. On the way visit also the St. Mary’s Sanctuary in Święta Lipka. Already from the entrance you can see fantastic baroque architecture, colours of building and rich gate. Inside you will find really beautiful organs, fantastic paintings on the walls, richly-decorated roof and great sculptures. You will definitely enjoy all this view.

Wolfschanze: Private Transport from Gdansk to Wolf's Lair

Wolfschanze: Private Transport from Gdansk to Wolf's Lair

In the forest between the Lake Siercze and Lake Moj is the complex of bunkers, which during World War II was the headquarters of the armed forces high command and Hitler’s headquarters. The commander of the Third Reich stayed here for over 900 days. Construction and expansion of accommodation lasted 4 years.    In 1959, the land Wolf’s Lair was opened to the public. Since then, thousands have flocked here to visit this infamous spot.  The 10-hour tour includes private transportation from your hotel in Gdansk or Sopot , free time to explore the Wolf's Lair and the surrounding area and return transportation. The driver is English-speaking and will help with buying tickets and organizing a guide. Price does not include fees for guide and entrance tickets.

Warsaw: Wolf's Lair & Swieta Lipka Small-Group Tour + Lunch

Warsaw: Wolf's Lair & Swieta Lipka Small-Group Tour + Lunch

See where Hitler lived between June 1940 and November 1944 on this full-day excursion from Warsaw. The Wolf’s Lair is a huge complex of barracks, shelters and bunkers equipped with its own power and water supplies. The guide will tell you about everyday life at the headquarters, and about many crucial decisions that were made there – including the creation of concentration camps. Retreating German troops blew up the complex, but some of the bunkers inhabited by German dignitaries are in good condition today. You’ll also visit the Nazi shelters located in Mamerki, which are among the best preserved in Poland. Many important decisions for the Wehrmacht army were made at Mamerki, including the order to stifle the Warsaw Uprising. In all there are 250 buildings, including 30 shelters that were built for 40 of Hitler’s highest-ranking generals and field marshals, 1500 officers and Wehrmacht soldiers.

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Overall rating

4.8
(30 reviews)

The "Wolf's Lair" has an amazing story to tell. I was blown away by the size and extent of the site in general. Hitler and his cronies were madmen who had pyramid like bunkers built because they thought they were like pharaohs, and as a group, indispensable. It is an important place to visit if you are attempting to understand just how crazy and self-centered Adolf Hitler and the Nazi's were. 3-days after visiting the "Wolf's Lair" my wife and I toured Auschwitz. I cried. None of this should have ever happened. If your government tells you there is no need to buy a gun, BUY TWO! John and Muriel Coulter Tracy, Minnesota USA

The hired driver was nice friendly and accommodating if needing to stop for bathroom/ toilet breaks. Also gave us extra time to enjoy a bowel of 🇵🇱 Polish soup 🍲 at the end of our tour, which was much needed after along day of walking. The private tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and gave out great information 10/10 👌

a nice visit with good explanations. The guide introduced us to this place with passion. The driver, Maciej, was perfect. lots of very interesting exchanges. he also pointed out monuments and museums that might interest us and pointed out Polish culinary specialties. everything was perfect.

Agnieszka was a safe and cheerful driver. She brought us through little Polish villages on our way to Wolf's Lair. Our English guide was informative and knowledgeable. He did not rush nor hurry us during the tour.

It has been excellent...it is far away but you should visit.. 💯 recommended