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Skip-the-Line Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial Tour and Schindler’s Factory, with Hotel Transfers

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Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Explore the intimidating Polish-Jewish history in this combined tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and Oskar Schindler’s Factory
  • Watch an informative documentary film on the way to Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the largest former Nazi concentration camps
  • Pay tribute to all those who lost their lives during the Holocaust and listen about the history of the death camps from a professional local guide
  • Visit the Oskar Schindler Factory that commemorates the life of a man who saved over a thousand Jewish lives
  • Enjoy easy Hotel transfers to and from Krakow in a WiFi-enabled, air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Overview

    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.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

    Duration

    8 hours and 30 minutes approximately

    Start time

    Pick-up starts from 8:30am - 9:30am
    1 Aug 18 to 31 Aug 18 : 8:00am

    Meeting Point

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Krakow city centre.
    Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pickup.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    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.

    This tour ends late evening with a drop-off at your hotel or elsewhere in Krakow centre.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Complimentary pick up and drop off service for hotels in Krakow
    • Admissions to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and Schindler's Factory
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or minibus, with Wi-Fi
    • Professional live guide in Auschwitz-Birkenau
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly

    Exclusions

    • Food and drinks
    • Professional guide in Schindler's factory
  • Please note

    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. Photography at Schindler’s Factory requires a photo pass which costs 10 PLN / 2.5 EURO - cash only.

    Pick-up will be at 8:00am during the month of August.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.