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Krakow: Auschwitz Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup

Krakow: Auschwitz Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup

Activity provider: Cracow Visit local tours
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Explore one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe in the 20th century on a guided tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau. See original buildings of concentration camps with the help of a guide.

About this activity

Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a 50% refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 7 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Italian, Spanish, French, German, English
Pickup optional
You will be picked up from your hotel or apartment in Krakow Old Town or the Old Jewish Quarter (Kazimierz). If it is not possible for the driver to stop at the area, then an alternate place as close as possible will be arranged.

Experience

Itinerary
4 hours
  • Krakow

  • 1.5 hours
  • Auschwitz I

  • Break

  • Auschwitz II-Birkenau

  • 1.5 hours
  • Krakow

Pickup included
Main stop
Highlights
  • Explore the dark history of Europe during World War II
  • Take a poignant tour of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • See where the Nazis committed their atrocities and look at personal artifacts of their victims
Full description

Depart Krakow and journey to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum to explore the largest concentration camp in Poland built by the Nazis. Benefit from the services of a professional guide as you take a poignant tour of both the Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II labor camps. Get a short break for lunch on arrival, and then get shown around Auschwitz I to see the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign and some of the administration buildings where the horrors were planned.

Look inside the gas chamber where the Nazis committed their hideous genocide, and see personal artifacts belonging to inmates at exhibitions dedicated to their memory. Benefit from a short 15-minute break before going to the Birkenau camp for a 1-hour guided tour. Discover where the prisoners entered the camp and the wooden barracks where they were forced to live.

Return to Krakow with your thoughts and get dropped off at a place of your choice in the Old Town or Old Jewish Quarter.

Includes
  • Pickup from hotel or meeting point (depending on the option selected)
  • Round transportation by comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • Skip-the-line entry tickets
  • Guide
  • Lunchbox (can be booked as an add-on)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet at the Kiss & Ride point: Wielopole street 2. Look for a 'Cracow Visit local tours' representative.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

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
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions
  • Pickup commences 2 hours before arrival at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
  • In exceptional cases, due to the regulations of the Auschwitz museum, the local partner reserves the right to change the pickup time. You will be informed of any changes at least 7-days before
  • The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service. Unfortunately, GetYourGuide and your guide have no influence on the duration of the break times
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 1187 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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There were too many people the day we visited (a Saturday) we wanted to visit Auschwitz to pay our respects & to remind the younger members of our group that an atrocity like this must never be forgotten and must never be allowed to happen again-however there were just too many groups of people and it felt like you were being rushed through-you hardly had time to read the information boards or properly look at things as there was another group of 25-30 people right behind you.

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October 31, 2022

Anna our driver was brilliant. Communication before hand was spot on with good directions to pick up point. Lunch bag was pleasantly surprising with 2 large rolls, chocolate bar, water and fruit. Experience was well organised and our guide around Auschwitz was knowledgeable and gave plenty of time for looking and contemplation. Would recommend

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October 29, 2022

We are very pleased with our experience! The driver was the frendliest person we have ever seen. The guide at auchwitz and auchwitz birkenau os very experienced, and explains the history like she has been there and lived through all of it. We would definetly reccomend this tour to anyone that is eager to visit auchwitz and auchwitz birkenau.

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December 1, 2022

Product ID: 157299