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

From Krakow: Auschwitz and Salt Mine with Pick-up Options

Product ID: 89928
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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 11 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pick-up service

Your exact pickup time will be provided by email by the local supplier within 24 hours after your booking. Make sure to check your inbox and/or junk/spam box for the exact pickup time from your hotel. Your pickup time may be different than the one indicated on your GYG voucher.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • 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-speaking guided tour of both landmarks
Full description
Depart Krakow and journey to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum by air-conditioned minivan or minibus. Watch the short documentary "The Liberation of Auschwitz" on the way to learn more about the camp. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of the site to explore one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe.

Spend approximately 3.5-hours at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and then drive to the Wieliczka Salt Mine for a 2.5-hour guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the chambers carved in salt and see statues and chapels carved by the former miners.
  • Pick-up and drop off from all centrally located hotels and apartments in Krakow (if option selected)
  • Documentary film on the way to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Transportation by shared, air-conditioned Mercedes Benz minivan or minibus, with English-speaking driver
  • 3.5-hour English-speaking guided tour of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • 2.5-hour English-speaking guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Insurance
  • Wi-Fi access
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Admission tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Professional tour guide in both museums
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Guaranteed skip the ticket line privileges
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional photo permission
  • Hotel pick up is not included if meeting point option is selected
  • Gratuities for driver
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet the entrance of Radisson Blu hotel - Straszewskiego 17 Street, 31-101 Kraków, Poland. The exact pickup time from the meeting point is indicated on your GYG voucher.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please do not bring luggage to Auschwitz-Birkenau as it is not permitted, with the exception of hand baggage
• Hand baggage is considered to be luggage if it exceeds the maximum dimensions of 30 centimeters x 20 centimeters x 10 centimeters
• This tour is not recommended for people who suffer from claustrophobia.
• The mine is suitable for wheelchairs only on a sightseeing route for visitors with mobility problems. This route is not part of the regular tour on the standard tourist route. Please inform the supplier when booking if you are a wheelchair user
• A 1-hour lunch break is arranged before entering the salt mine. You can also be provided with lunch boxes for an additional fee
• The total duration of this tour can be up to 11 hours. Drop off at your accommodation or a city center location of your choice in Krakow is provided at approximately 8:00 PM
• Although you will be able to skip the line for tickets, there will still be a wait at the security check
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Product ID: 89928