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Skip-the-Line: Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Explore one of the largest former Nazi concentration camps on the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Tour
  • Watch an informative documentary film on the way to the camps
  • Witness the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks and rows of gas chambers chimneys
  • Listen to the harrowing details of the history of the death camps from a professional local guide
  • Enjoy easy Hotel transfers to and from Krakow in a WiFi-enabled, air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Overview

    Visit the largest of Nazi concentration camps and delve into the history of the worst war crimes and human tragedy during the WWII. Explore Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and learn about the infamous Holocaust with a skip-the-line admission to this UNESCO World Heritage Sites-listed museum. Enjoy 7 intriguing hours, starting with a short documentary film presentation en-route the camps - ‘The liberation of Auschwitz’. Travel around the camp sites while listening to the informative commentary by a professional local tour guide.

    Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Krakow are included in the ticket to ensure a hassle-free travel experience.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    7 hours approximately

    Start time

    9:00am

    Meeting Point

    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.

    Alternatively, make your way to 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.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    Start this intriguing tour with a hotel pick-up from Krakow city centre in a WiFi-enabled, air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicle with a friendly English-speaking driver. Enjoy the screening of a short documentary film ‘The liberation of Auschwitz’ during the 1 hour 10 minute journey to Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum, one of the largest former Nazi concentration camps.

    After a stress-free priority entry, brace yourself and begin this intense experience with a 3.5-hour long tour around the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. This guided tour in English makes you discover the history of World War II and the Holocaust in Poland with visits to the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. Receive a quick and easy transfer between both the camps, located within around 3 km distance of each other and learn about its origins, history and the everyday life of its prisoners.

    End this tour with return transfers to your hotel in Krakow city centre or any other place of your choice on the way. While there shall be no stops on the way back, the tourists are allowed to request for a short break, if required. You may even request for paid lunch boxes when needed!

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

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

    Exclusions

    • Food and drinks
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    The maximum size of your carry-on can not exceed the following dimensions: 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can leave your larger luggage in the car.

    The camps mostly have dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users.

    Some spaces are not accessible by wider wheelchairs or baby pushchairs. For the comfort of visitors with mobility problems, the museum provides substitute wheelchairs of sizes that allow to move around the grounds and buildings. Our driver will help you arrange the substitute wheelchair.

    A visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau can prove traumatic; therefore we recommend that visitors are at least 14 years old.

    While in the camps, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully.

    Visitors are generally allowed to take pictures with a few, clearly indicated exceptions.

    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.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great tour

      I learned a lot from the professional tour guide. And the driver is also very kind and helpful....

      Chia Li, Germany, 23/May/2018
    • Best tour I have experienced , the guide was amazing and very knowledgable .

      The overall experience was perfect ,the pick up was on time, the driver was very friendly and knowledgeable , amazing vechicles very clean and comfortable . The on board video...

      Barbara Smiles, United Kingdom, 21/May/2018
    • Poignant visit to Auschwitz, Birkenau

      Our party of eight were picked up at our hotel on time, very sociable driver explained our itinerary. If you experience krakow this tour is a must it is heart breaking but...

      Stephen Bell, United Kingdom, 03/May/2018
    • The gentleman that picked us up from our hotel was timely and very nice. It was great to be able to skip the line especially since everyone there was waiting outside in the cold. Very easy pick up and drop off at our hotel.

      Carina Ferreira, United States, 13/Feb/2019
    • Excellent and informative day delivered with an educator demonstrating compassion and knowledge for the subject.

      Highly recommended.

      Paul Robinson, United Kingdom, 13/Feb/2019
    • Fantastic tour, would recommend to anyone!

      Sarah Joy, United Kingdom, 12/Feb/2019