Explore Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous Nazi concentration camp and delve into the history of the worst war crimes and human tragedy during the WWII.
Explore the camp sites while listening to the informative commentary by a professional guide who will tell you all about the Holocaust and the history of the concentrations camps where millions of Jews lost their lives.
All over the world, Auschwitz became synonymous with the terror of genocide and the Holocaust. This concentration camp was established by the Nazis in 1940, in the suburbs of the city of Auschwitz, which, like other parts of Poland, was occupied by the Germans during the Second World War. Gain a strong perspective on one of the worst atrocities ever committed to mankind.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Krakow are included in the ticket to ensure a hassle-free travel experience.
Approx. 5 hours (3 hour walk around the museum)Start time
To be confirmed after the reservation of the tourMeeting Point
Your hotel in Krakow.
(Please advise us of your preferred tour departure time and hotel address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Your hotel in Krakow.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Krakow in an air-conditioned vehicle at the scheduled time and taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous Nazi concentration camp and one of the largest camps in Poland.
Watch a documentary on the Holocaust and explore the death camps with an expert guide in tow. Discover the history of World War II and the Holocaust with visits to the museum exhibition as well as the barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. The former Nazi concentration and extermination camp is now preserved as a memento of Europe's darkest chapter.
A walk through the camp is a truly haunting experience as you step back in time and relive the incarceration, suffering and torture of millions of Jews, one of the heinous and gruesome episodes in world history. See the prisoner barracks, the unloading ramp and ruins of a gas chamber and crematorium as your guide gives narrates the history of the camps for you.
The tour lasts for 3 hours after which, you will be dropped off to your hotel in Krakow.
If the group is bigger than 10 passengers, there are obligatory headphones for rental. This costs about 1 EUR per passenger.
In the end of April there is a 'March of the Living' that attracts thousands of people of Jewish origin from all over the world. So due to official celebrations some places might be temporarily unavailable for tourist or with restricted access. Which usually means that you can not come closer than 10 meters to the monument where they are laying down the flowers, all other parts of the camp are open all the time.
The 5 hour duration comprises of 3 hour walk around the museum and 2 hours of traveling (both ways).
The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Museum can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. If you have bigger one then please leave your bags in the bus.