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From Krakow: Auschwitz Concentration Camp Guided Day Trip

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Activity provider: AT Cracow

From Krakow: Auschwitz Concentration Camp Guided Day Trip

Activity provider: AT Cracow

From US$ 30.33 per person

Take a guided tour around the Auschwitz concentration camp and learn about the tragic war crimes that were committed here on a day trip from Krakow.

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Duration 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait at the meeting point 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The driver will pick you up at the designated bus bay Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time. All pickups are arranged only from places with availability to stop, within a 2km radius from the Krakow city centre. If your pickup location is in an area beyond this or in an area with limited traffic, then we will pick you up from the nearest possible pickup place.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the former Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz & Birkenau
  • Select your preferred pickup location
  • Explore both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Witness the horror of Nazi concentration Camps with a licensed guide
Full description
Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, on the convenient tour with booked tickets, skip the tickets line access, a professional guide and Krakow Hotel Pickup. Transfer between Krakow and Auschwitz takes 1-hour and 15-minutes, after arrival is a 15-minutes break. The whole tour is divided into two parts, Auschwitz I and Birkenau located 3 km away from the first camp. Transfer between camps is provided by the tour operator, the tour leader will inform the group about the exact program and timing. Museum Visit Firstly visit Auschwitz I memorial site for approx. 2h with a, accompany of a professional guide through the whole camp. Enter to camp through the main gate with the inscription “Arbeit Macht Frei" (work sets you free). Pass brick Barack's, see the artefacts, photographs of prisoners, reconstructions of the whole complex as well the only remaining gas chambers and crematories. Then, continue the visit with a guide to the camp Birkenau for about 1h. Enter to horrifying wooden blocks, where almost 1000 people were living in inhuman conditions. See the ruins of has chambers and crematoria, a part of the industrial genocide of Nazi Germany. Return to Krakow to the same locations as the starting meeting point.
Includes
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Sites
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Professional licences tour guide in the chosen language
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • English speaking driver/tour leader
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Alcohol and drugs

    Know before you go

    • Regarding Terms of Use at the Auschwitz & Birkenau Museum, it is mandatory to provide the full names of all participants of the tour. Please ensure to put all participants' names in the booking.
    • All visitors must pass through airport-style security.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 6 reviews

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    Great experience. Our tour guide was amazing.

    September 25, 2022

    The driver was very good and punctual, but the tour guide (who was provided by Auschwitz) was not very good. Difficult to listen to her because she was very quiet.

    June 21, 2022

    Perfect Tour. Tour leader was friendly and easy to understand, guide was extremely knowledgable.

    September 21, 2022

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