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Explore 2 historic sites related to the tragic history of the Second World War with this combined full-day tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and Oskar Schindler’s Factory. With comfortable hotel round-transfers and skip-the-line admissions to two of these world-famous landmarks thronged by tourists from all over the world, this tour lets you make the most out of your visit to Krakow.
After watching a short documentary film presentation ‘The liberation of Auschwitz’ on the way, take the opportunity to honour every person who was killed within the camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau during the Holocaust and learn more in the company of a live guide. Check out the Enamel Factory, owned by Oskar Schindler during World War II, which now houses a museum commemorating the noble life of Schindler who saved over a thousand lives.
Tue, Thurs, SatDuration
8 hours and 30 minutes approximatelyStart time
Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don't worry if you haven't booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator.
From 1 Apr 19, alternatively, you may make your way in front of Radisson Blu Hotel.
Note: The exact pick-up time will be provided by email within 24 hours of your booking. Make sure to check your email.
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Tour
This combined full-day tour starts with a hotel pick up from Krakow in a comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicle with a friendly English speaking driver. Enjoy the 70-minute ride to your first stop - Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, one of the largest former Nazi concentration camps. Watch a short documentary film ‘The Liberation of Auschwitz’ on the way to the camps.
Spend 3.5 intriguing hours with your professional guide visiting the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. Learn about the history of World War II and the Holocaust in Poland and pay tribute to all who lost their lives during the Holocaust. Receive speedy transfers between both the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps, located within around 3 km distance of each other and learn about its origins, history and the everyday life of its prisoners.
Get back on the minivan or minibus to continue this journey to your next destination - Schindler’s Factory.
Schindler’s Factory Tour
Feel free to request for a lunch break on the way to Schindler’s Factory. Enjoy another skip-the-line entrance to Oskar Schindler Factory, located in the former enamel factory. Get transported to the times of World War II as you discover the story of Schindler, a man who devoted himself to saving lives of over 1000 Jewish people. Participate in the interactive exhibitions at the museum. Your guide will ensure to acquaint you with the Schindler Factory.
This tour ends late evening with a drop-off at your hotel or elsewhere in Krakow centre.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
The maximum size of your carry-on cannot exceed the following dimensions: 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can leave your larger luggage in the car.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau camps mostly have dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users.
Some spaces in Auschwitz-Birkenau are not accessible by wider wheelchairs or baby pushchairs. For the comfort of visitors with mobility problems, the museum provides substitute wheelchairs of sizes to move around the grounds and buildings. Exhibition halls in Oskar Schindler Factory are wheelchair accessible.
A visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau can prove traumatic; therefore we recommend that visitors are at least 14 years old. No age limitation applies in Oskar Schindler Factory.
While in the camps, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully.
Visitors are generally allowed to take pictures at Auschwitz-Birkenau with a few, clearly indicated exceptions.