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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine 1-Day Private Tour

Product ID: 120136
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Explore the harrowing story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on a poignant guided tour of the museum and memorial. Then, visit the stunning Wieliczka Salt Mine.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from centrally located hotels or apartment in Krakow only, pick-up hour will be provided by local supplier right after booking via e-mail. For other locations, a convenient pick-up point and pick-up hour will be indicated.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Watch an informative documentary about the liberation of Auschwitz
  • Explore the harrowing story of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • See statues and chapels carved in salt at the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Take an English guided tour of both landmarks
Full description
After hotel pick-up in Krakow city center by a private car, start your journey to Auschwitz. As you travel, watch a screening of a documentary film, The Liberation of Auschwitz.

Your tour includes the entrance fee and guided tours in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian in groups of 30 people. Guided tours around the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau with a guide take around 3.5 hours. The guided tour covers the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights such as the barracks, railroad tracks, and rows of gas chamber chimneys.

In the afternoon, have the chance to visit the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, the only site in the world where mining has functioned continuously since the Middle Ages. St. Anthony’s Chapel and St. Kinga’s Chapel are the most impressive areas of the mine, fully decorated with salt.

After the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel after, or anywhere along the way to Krakow city center.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Transport by private air-conditioned minivan or minubus
  • Wi–Fi access
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Headset rental
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra fee in Wieliczka for taking photos
  • Tip for the driver
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Cash
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• While in Auschwitz-Birkenau, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully
• Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC), and narrow paths may seem claustrophobic
• Please note that the tour features over 800 steps
• Wieliczka Salt Mine requires guests to purchase a pass if they want to take photos
• Please note that in the camps there are mostly dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair users
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 5 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.3/5

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Krakow Tours by Krakowdirect

Product ID: 120136