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

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Guided Tour

Product ID: 54910
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Visit one of the most significant places in Poland on a 7-hour tour of the Auschwitz Museum and Birkenau Camp in Oświęcim. Explore a symbol of the Holocaust and memorial to the victims of the Nazis.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the largest concentration camp complex from World War II
  • See personal belongs and objects of everyday use belonging to the prisoners
  • Visit the ruins of the gas chambers, original barracks and the railway prisoner unloading platform
Full description
Learn about the history and gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and the Nazi concentration camps on a full-day tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow. An English-speaking driver will pick you up from a pre-arranged meeting point in Krakow (please note that pickup is only at the meeting point) and transfer you in a comfortable vehicle. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz Museum, a local guide and educator can be provided in one of five available languages.

Visit both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau to acquire a proper sense of the place that has become the symbol of the Holocaust as well as Nazi crimes against Poles, Romas, and other groups. Become more educated about the UNESCO World Heritage Site as you visit the remaining prison blocks, gas chambers, and crematoria buildings. See the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau, where the prisoners would be transported.

You will spend between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 1 hour and 45 minutes in Auschwitz I then you will have a 10-minute break for lunch (please bring your own lunch) and then you will spend between 40 minutes and 1 hour in Auschwitz II Birkenau. The exact duration depends on the weather conditions and the size of the group. The ride between Krakow and the Museum is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Includes
  • Return air-conditioned transportation from Krakow
  • Hotel pick-up from selected hotels in Krakow city center (available for tours starting after 9 AM)
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Licensed guide in your chosen language
  • English-speaking driver
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• Important: due to heavy road construction in the city center starting from the 17th of June, some streets will be closed and the pickup list is going to be limited
• Please note that pickup from selected hotels in Krakow city center is possible only for tours starting after 9:00 AM. Please contact the supplier at least 24 hours beforehand to confirm hotel pickup
• Student ID is required for student tickets
• it is possible to join the group directly in the museum, but please contact the supplier at least 12 hours beforehand
• Please note that the maximum size of hand luggage is 12x8x4 inches (30x20x10 cm). Larger luggage must be left on the bus during the visit
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