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

Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

Product ID: 67308
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Travel from Krakow on this full-day excursion to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial. A professional guide will take you on a tour of this former concentration camp.
About this activity
Duration: 6.5 - 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

Pickup at your hotel in Krakow
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the historical and political background of Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Visit the largest former Nazi concentration camp
  • See the barbed wire fence, the gas chambers, and cremation ovens
Full description
On this 7-hour trip from Krakow you’ll visit the former concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Third Reich.

You’ll see the fortified walls, barbed wire, platforms, barracks, gallows, gas chambers, and cremation ovens where the genocide by the Nazis took place.

This site is the symbol of humanity's cruelty to its fellow human beings in the 20th century. According to historical investigations, 1.5 million people, among them a great number of Jews, were systematically starved, tortured, murdered, and gassed to death in this camp.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Private hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Tour attendant
  • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide at Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Admission fees
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Food and drinks
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• You will be given a personal entrance ticket with your full name on it
• You must present a valid ID or passport that matches the information contained on your ticket
• If you do not have the required document, you will not be able to enter the museum and no refund will be given
• Only once the museum has all names of participants will they confirm the reservation
• There is a possibility the departure time will vary for an hour between 6 AM and 1 PM. This will be confirmed ASAP
• Entrance for children up to 4 years of age is free of charge. You still have to pay for transportation (70 PLN)
• Maximum size of bags allowed in the museum is 20cm x 30cm. Larger bags can be left on the bus
• Tour takes about 7 hours but can vary depending on traffic conditions
• Guide speaks English only
• You cannot enter the bus until the tour leader has checked your ticket
• There is no toilet on the bus
• The approximate walking distance at the museum is 4km
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 1017 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Krakville Tours

Product ID: 67308