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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Auschwitz II-Birkenau

From Krakow: Auschwitz II-Birkenau Self-Guided Tour

Product ID: 272092
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Explore Auschwitz II-Birkenau, the largest WWII concentration camp, on a self-guided tour. Stop at the site of the Auschwitz III-Monowitz Camp and the Altejudenrampe (old unloading ramp). Visit the "Fountain of Tears" exhibition.
About this ticket
Duration 7 - 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter

Pick-up included

Pickup is provided from selected locations in Krakow city center and will be confirmed in a separate confirmation message before the tour date (to the email provided upon booking). Please arrive at the pickup point promptly. Due to local traffic conditions, the pickup might take place up to 15 minutes after the confirmed pickup time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the largest WWII concentration camp, Auschwitz II-Birkenau, at your own pace
  • Visit the site of the Auschwitz III-Monowitz Camp and Altejudenrampe (old unloading ramp)
  • Explore the "Fountain of Tears" exhibition
  • Take time to contemplate history and pay your respects
  • Benefit from round-trip transportation from Krakow and the assistance of your English-speaking tour leader
Full description
After pickup in Krakow, drive to Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp. Watch a documentary film about Auschwitz-Birkenau camp during your journey, then stop at the site of the Auschwitz III-Monowitz camp.

Upon arrival, visit the Altejudenrampe (old unloading ramp) and the “Fountain of Tears” exhibition located near the Birkenau camp. Then, receive a map with the most important information about the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp and spend approximately 2-4 hours (depending on the tour option selected) exploring the site on your own.

See the carriages that transported prisoners, the barracks where they slept, the ruins of the gas chamber, and visit the memorial to the camp’s victims. Take a break to eat the packed lunch provided, before returning to Krakow where you’ll be dropped off back at your accommodation.
  • Pickup from selected accommodation in Krakow city center
  • Round-trip transportation from Krakow
  • Auschwitz III-Monowitz visit
  • The Altejudenrampe (old unloading ramp) visit
  • Exhibition "Fountain of Tears" visit
  • Entrance to Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • English-speaking tour leader
  • Map
  • Lunch box
What’s Not Included
  • Visit to Auschwitz I Camp
  • Live guide
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• This tour includes a visit to Auschwitz II-Birkenau Camp only; a visit to the Auschwitz I Camp is not included
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible and it is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This tour is not recommended for children under 14 years old
• This tour requires a fair amount of walking
• The maximum size of any bags or luggage allowed inside the museum is 30x20x10 centimeters (12x8x4 inches)
• Please include the name and address of your accommodation in Krakow when placing your order. The local partner will get in touch with you regarding the exact time and place of your pickup after you have placed your order
• Please arrive at the pickup point promptly. Due to local traffic conditions, the pickup might take place up to 15 minutes after the confirmed pickup time
• Please take your passport or photo ID with you
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Product ID: 272092