From Krakow: Auschwitz II-Birkenau Tour with Transportation

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From Krakow: Auschwitz II-Birkenau Tour with Transportation

From $38.60 per person

Visit Birkenau Camp, the biggest former Nazi concentration camp in Oświęcim City. See the area of Monowitz camp (Auschwitz III) and make a stop at Alte Judenrampe.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Visit Birkenau, the largest area of Holocaust
  • Learn an important lesson from history
  • Discover Monowiz, a forgotten area of holocaust
  • Experience a controversial and moving exhibition - Fountain of Tears
Full description
Starting time of the tour is between 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the whole tour takes around 7 – 8 hours. On the way to the Museum, you’ll watch a 45-minute documentary film titled “The liberation of Auschwitz”, that is an introduction to what you’re going to see in the museum. Firstly, stop at “Altejudenrampe” - a historical wagon from which victims were lead to a gas chamber in Birkenau. Then, visit “Fountain of Tears” -  an artistic expression of the connection between Holocaust and the crucifixion of Jesus. Upon arrival at Birkenau, you’ll get a guide book, which will serve you as a local guide. You’ll have 2.5 hours time for the visit. Take your time and contemplate all the terrifying events that happened in Birkenau. On the way back, pass through Auschwitz III-Monowitz. A subcamp of Auschwitz, where prisoners were forced to do extremely hard work at a synthetic rubber fabric.
  • Pick up and drop-off from Krakow
  • Stop at Monowitz concentration camp and Altejudenrampe (old unloading ramp)
  • Visit with an audio guide to sculpture exhibition "Fountain of Tears"
  • Unguided 2.5-hour visit to Birkenau camp (Auschwitz II)
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance to Auschwitz I
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    In front of the Radisson Blu Hotel Krakow 10 minutes prior tour starts, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Packed lunch

    Not allowed

    • Alcohol and drugs

    Know before you go

    • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
    • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
    • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
    • You must behave appropriately and respectfully because this is a place where mass extermination of human life took place
    • There is a maximum number of people per group of 20
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    4.3 / 5

    based on 48 reviews

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    Very friendly guide, great tour

    Booked the tour in English as there were no Germans at the time. The guide spoke very easy-to-understand English, was very keen and even had the film and the tour to the "fountain of tears" in German. In Auschwitz there was also enough time to look at everything in peace with a great and understandable brochure including map. It is highly recommended in any case!

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    June 10, 2019

    Very friendly and attentive guide, super pleasant bus Free WIFI

    A moving, trying but so essential visit. My only regret: not having been able to do Auschwitz I. It was not planned in the program and my knowledge did not allow me to realize how important it would have been. That said: it was already very hard to live. I knew what I wanted to see and collect in this place. It changes you. Please note the signs in the camp are at best in English, the small booklet in French is essential.

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    May 4, 2019

    It was education into how germans mistreated jews and polish prisioners was shocking expreance.

    December 28, 2019

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