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

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Tour from Krakow

Product ID: 159719
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Travel back in time and explore one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe in the 20th century. Take a poignant guided tour of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps, with round-trip transportation from Krakow.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

You will be picked up from your hotel in Krakow. Please provide your hotel name and address.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe in the 20th century
  • See the original buildings of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • Learn the terrible history of the Holocaust from a more personal perspective
Full description
Benefit from pickup at the location of your choice in Krakow, and then journey with a driver to the most significant symbol of the Holocaust of World War II.

Arrive at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in the small town of Oświęcim (about 60 kilometers west of Krakow) and get a 3-hour tour of the Auschwitz camps with a licensed guide. See some of the original buildings of the largest concentration camp of Nazi Germany, and pause for thought as you hear about the horrific scale of the mass extermination.

Visit the gas chambers where so many of the inmates were put to death and see piles of clothes stripped from the people sent to the camps by the Nazis. Pause to reflect on the terrible history before you move on the Birkenau camp for a 1-hour guided tour. Return to Krakow at the end of a moving day and get dropped off at your hotel or apartment on arrival.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel or apartment (if option selected)
  • Driver or tour leader
  • Transportation by van or minibus
  • Licensed guide in Auschwitz and Birkenau
  • Insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Headset to hear the live guide (in the first camp only)
What’s Not Included
  • Food (bring a packed lunch)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at meeting point Plac Szczepanski 1, 33-332 Kraków.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Food
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• The time of the tour may change +/- one hour. The exact pick up time will be confirmed via email at least 1 or 2 days before the tour.
• You are not permitted to enter the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with large bags or backpacks. The maximum size permitted is 30 x 20 x 10 centimeters
• There is not enough time for lunch between your visits to the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps, so please bring a snack or something to eat if you think you will get hungry
• Please advise the local provider if you require a child safety seat
• During visits to the Memorial Site, you will see only the most important places and exhibitions
• Please note that the local tour supplier has no control over the exact timing of the visit to the museum
• Photography is permitted inside buildings but you are not permitted to use flash photography
• Those under the influence of alcohol or any other substance are prohibited from entering the museum
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From £30.22 £24.18 per person

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Product ID: 159719