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From Katowice: Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Trip

1. From Katowice: Auschwitz-Birkenau Full-Day Trip

Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum with the convenience of a pre-booked entrance ticket and roundtrip bus transfer from Katowice. See original buildings and artifacts on a poignant and informative tour with a licensed guide. After a 1.5-hour journey, arrive at the Auschwitz I Museum and embark on a walking tour with a certified educator. Explore the remains of the Nazi camp's barracks, watchtowers, and crematoriums. With the help of the provided headset, listen as your guide tells about the ghastly Nazi crimes committed in the camps and hear stories of the everyday lives of the prisoners. Next, continue the walking tour at the Auschwitz-Birkenau II Memorial. Witness gas chambers and the remains of the railway which transported prisoners to the camps. Commemorate the camp’s victims and discover stories of survival in the memorial site. Afterward, get a bit of time to explore on your own before getting back on the bus to return to Katowice.

Katowice Pyrzowice KTW to Krakow City Private Transfer

2. Katowice Pyrzowice KTW to Krakow City Private Transfer

Skip the lines for taxis on arrival at Katowice-Pyrzowice (KTW) Airport and enjoy the safest, most economical and convenient way of traveling to the city center of Krakow. This offer gives you a fixed price for a top quality service to every place within Krakow city limits. Avoid excessive transfer fees with a service that provides the best deal in terms of service, quality and price. You will be given a clear indication of the cost on booking, and can expect no nasty surcharges at a later date. Once you have made your booking, you’ll receive full assistance, and can rest assured that your trip will begin and end as smoothly and comfortably as possible. Vehicle types are available for different group sizes, ranging from taxis and minibuses for smaller groups, to a 65 seat coach for larger groups. Transfers are also available from your hotel in Krakow city center to Katowice Pyrzowice (KTW) Airport in time for your departure flight. Please note that Katowice-Pyrzowice Airport is located 90 kilometers away from Krakow. Your journey should take approximately 1.5-hours with normal traffic conditions.

Katowice: Auschwitz and Krakow Old Town Private Guided Tour

3. Katowice: Auschwitz and Krakow Old Town Private Guided Tour

Auschwitz-Birkenau, also known as Oswiecim, is a former Nazi concentration and extermination camp where around 1,1 million people perished during the less than 5 years of its existence. You can now discover its darkest secrets on a private trip from Krakow with tickets, transfers and a Licensed Guide included. Witness the horrors of the Holocaust. Choose the 6-hour option to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. Private transfers direct from your accommodation in Katowice are included in this tour, so you can easily reach the memorial site. During the Second World War (1940-1945), Auschwitz-Birkenau became the largest Nazi concentration camp complex. Your Private Guide will show you the rail track that was used to transfer thousands of Jewish people and political prisoners to the camp, where most of them died of disease, hunger and torture. You will visit the old barracks to see the bad conditions that the prisoners had to live in, and learn about forced labor, medical experiments and other horrific things that they had to endure in Auschwitz-Birkenau. You will see the gas chambers, crematorium and memorials on the site of the mass graves. Your Expert Guide will ensure that you learn a good lesson from this thought-provoking experience. Choose the 12-hour option to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow in 1 day! Discover the former capital of Poland with a Local Guide to learn interesting facts from its rich history, from the golden Middle Ages to World War II. Hear interesting stories and facts about Polish kings as you follow the Royal Route in the historic Old Town, and see the Wawel Castle, St. Mary’s Basilica, Cloth Hall, Old Town Hall, and more. In addition to a walking tour, you will have free time for lunch and souvenir shopping before your professional, English-speaking driver takes you back to Katowice.

Katowice: Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

4. Katowice: Private Traditional Polish Food Tour

Relish some of the best dishes from Polish cuisine in 2 to 4 carefully selected local venues in Katowice. Explore the strong roots of Polish people's culinary culture with a professional guide. Sample, compare, and choose from a rich range of traditional dishes, and try to decide which you like the most. As you go between venues, enjoy a guided tour of some of the most notable landmarks of the Old Town, including Spodek and the Goldstein Palace.  Select the budget 2.5-hour option to try a basic set of food in 2 places, including different kinds of dumplings, Polish meats, and other specialties. A soft drink, cake, and coffee/tea are also included, but soup and beer are not.  Or, choose the standard 3.5-hour option to taste traditional Polish food at 3 venues. Try 3 kinds of dumplings, different Polish meats, traditional soup, and other specialties. Enjoy an included beer, as well as a soft drink, cake, and coffee/tea. Learn more about Polish traditions and customs and which meals are related to various occasions.  Alternatively, upgrade your experience to the premium 5-hour option. After filling your belly with a delicious feast combined with a tasting of 8 types of vodka or 8 types of beer, take a more extensive guided walking tour to see the highlights of Katowice city. Discover more about local history and see some of the best-kept secrets in the city. See the remarkable Cathedral of Christ the King, and Mariacka Street.

Katowice Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

5. Katowice Old Town Highlights Private Walking Tour

Katowice is located on the richest land in all Poland. Underground there are deposit of many valuable minerals, precious metals and much more. Thanks this years ago small city developed which rapidly grew up to big town which now has big culture, history and beautiful arranged city. Follow your guide to discover what interesting Katowice has to offer. Start from the Silesian Theatre where most of the finest performance takes place. Then walk down and see fantastic Monument to the Scouts of September which symbolizes sacrifice of young scouts who were fighting during the World War II. Cross Market Square to see nice Goldstein Palace and Philharmonia. Pass peaceful Square of Miszkolc Friends and discover Silesian Insurgents' Monument and listen fantastic story. Finally you will reach the pride of Katowice - Spodek. This all is in 2-hours program of the tour. To see more choose 3-hours option where you will explore all District of Culture which includes Spodek, innovative International Congress Center and fantastic National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio. Walk down to see very stunning and magnificent St. Mary’s Church with walking along Mariacka Street. We prepared also a special 4,5-hours sightseeing program with Cathedral of Christ the King which is another symbol of Katowice city. And it’s extraordinary occasion to see great panorama of Katowice with ride up on the viewpoint in Silesian Terrace. You will see also marvelous building of Academy of Music and Monument of Jozef Pilsudski - iconic Polish hero.

Katowice: Private City Tour with Stories & Viewing Points

6. Katowice: Private City Tour with Stories & Viewing Points

Be greeted by your guide at the hotel and invited for the fully private sightseeing. It's high time to explore Katowice – the capital of Upper Silesia. It is one of the most underrated tourist cities in Poland. Once the center of the biggest coal basin in Poland. Today a bustling city, the center of cultural and business life. Every year, numerous sports and cultural events, conferences and concerts take place here. In 2015 Katowice was officially made a UNESCO City of Music as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities initiative. Start your tour in the Market Square - one of the city's landmarks. On a way see a renovated old train station and Silesia Theatre. Go towards the Culture Zone consisting of: the Spodek (UFO shape arena), the International Congress Centre, the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Silesian Museum. The museum is located on the site of the former "Katowice" mine and its main symbol is the tower of the Warszawa II shaft (the observation tower). All these buildings are architectural gems that have received multiple awards for their unique design. Finaly explore Nikiszowiec - the historic workers' housing estate of Katowice. This district is famous for its characteristic red brick mining buildings. Enjoy the most important places and learn from your guide what else you can discover on your own after this tour.

Krakow: Private Airport Transfer to/from Katowice

7. Krakow: Private Airport Transfer to/from Katowice

Meet your driver at arrivals at Katowice\Pyrzowice Airport (airport code KTW) for your transfer to your chosen destination. Find your driver easily as they will be holding a greetings sign with your name. Your driver will wait at arrivals 45 min after the plane has landed. If you will need more time to meet your driver please inform the local partner as soon as possible. Meet your driver in the lobby of your accommodation in Krakow City for your transfer to the airport. Your driver will be obligated to wait at your accommodation 15 min after the arranged time. If you will need more time to meet your driver please inform the local partner as soon as possible. A Mercedes-Benz vehicle and an English speaking driver are provided as part of this service.

From Katowice: Auschwitz Tour with Private Transportation

8. From Katowice: Auschwitz Tour with Private Transportation

Step back in time and learn more about one of the darkest chapters in European history. Auschwitz was the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives there. Funded by the Nazi party in 1940, Auschwitz-Birkenau became both a symbol of Holocaust, human suffering and a witness to physical and emotional exhaustion. Follow an official guide to the main sights and buildings, and learn more about the terrible events that took place in different areas of the camp. Take a break and recharge with a traditional Polish lunch before you make your way to the camp at Birkenau, located about 3 kilometers from Auschwitz. After a day of understanding one of the most harrowing periods of modern history, benefit form a private transfer to take you quietly and easily back to your accommodation.

Katowice Czech Rock City Private Guided Tour with Pick up

9. Katowice Czech Rock City Private Guided Tour with Pick up

Discover the hidden gems of the Rock Mountains region in the Czech Republic on a private tour. Start your tour in Katowice and hit the road while you admire the landscapes of Lower Silesia on the way. When you arrive in Rock City, take in the unique landscapes and rock formations shaped by forces of nature throughout the centuries. See the natural waterfalls, forests, caves, and small lakes of emerald water. At the end of your tour, enjoy local street food and grab some lunch, before getting back in the car and driving back to Katowice.

Katowice Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

10. Katowice Private Polish Beer Tasting Tour

Sample the best Polish popular, regional, and craft beer on this private beer tasting tour in Katowice. Get an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beer history, tradition, and customs, as well as the craft beer scene in Katowice on this fun and cultural evening. During the tour, spend time only with your group of friends or family on this private experience, and enjoy the services of a guide taking care of you personally and explaining each beer that you drink. Sample beers from major Polish breweries, as well as specialty regional beers from the Silesia region and craft beers from microbreweries. At the first venue, savor a treat of Polish appetizers. Each venue you visit will provide a different experience, including a different atmosphere and selection of beers for you to choose from. This tour has 3 different options. On the 2-hour option, taste a set of 7 beers and some appetizers at 3 different venues. If you want to try more beer, opt for the 3-hour option and try 11 beers at 4 different venues with perfectly matched appetizers. Alternatively, choose the 4-hour option for the best combination of Polish beer and traditional food in 5 venues. Enjoy 13 beers and more food that you are able to eat.

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What people are saying about Katowice

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 11 reviews

It was well organised. The afternoon tour of Krakow was a good break from the morning's emotional tour of Auschwitz. Magda my tour guide in Krakow was fenomal. She loves the city and new the history very well. She took me to places I would never have found on my own. Can highly recommend her - best tour guide I've ever had!!!

Fantastic food and great beer. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about Katowice and Poland, and his English was great. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to experience Katowice up close and personal.

Driver was waiting for us at the airport, seamless transfer from Katowice to Krakow - highly recommended.

Perfect booking system and very friendly and professional driver. Warmly recommended

swift apperance, nice safe and friendly driver, clean car