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Auschwitz-Birkenau: Skip-the-Line, Group Tour with Guide - from Krakow

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    • Adult (18+)
    • Child (5-17)
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Key Highlights

  • 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
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Easy transfers to and from Krakow in a WiFi-enabled, air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Hotel transfers included, if you upgrade
  • Overview

    Explore Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and learn about the infamous Holocaust with skip-the-line admission to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Start this intriguing tour from Krakow city centre. You can also choose to be picked up from your hotel. While on your way to the site, watch a short documentary film - The Liberation of Auschwitz. Once you reach the camp site, you will meet your guide, who will take you inside Auschwitz. You will see the infamous inscription ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ over the entrance gate, which translates to – “work makes you free”. During the tour, you will realise how ironic the slogan is.  

    Discover the history of World War II and the Holocaust in Poland as you tour the museum and preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. It 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.  

    End the tour with return transfers to your hotel in Krakow city centre or any other place of your choice on the way.

    About the Supplier: Krakow Direct is a known brand in Poland that offers high-quality transfers and tours in the area of Krakow. Their fleet of modern and comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicles ensure a hassle-free travel experience.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    7 hours approximately

    Start time

    Feb to Mar: 6:30am, 8am, 10am & 11am
    April: 8am
    May: 9am, 8am, 10am, 11am, 12am

    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. 

    Please note that from April 1st to Dec 31st - start up time might be rescheduled +/- 2 hours

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel transfers (if you choose) 
    • 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


    • Food and drinks
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too.)

    You may be asked to show your passport when you visit Auschwitz. Carry the same and fill your full name (and of people traveling with you) and passport details while booking this tour in the special requests section as a security measure.

    Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks as there will be security checks while entering the attractions.

    The camps mostly have dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users. Few areas 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 moving around the grounds and buildings. Our driver will help you arrange a substitute wheelchair.

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

    Additional info

    In case of any assistance, you may call at the local telephone numbers provided on your confirmation voucher. 
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Pickup on time to the minute. Very good minibus and driver. Very knowledgeable guide and the use of radio headset meant everyone could hear at all times

      Graham Wadforth, United Kingdom, 08/Sep/2019
    • A very well-organised trip....a must when visiting Poland.

      Amanda Pidgley, United Kingdom, 20/Jul/2019
    • Service was 1st class. Humbling experience.

      Louis Donaghy, United Kingdom, 12/May/2019