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Key Highlights

  • A haunting yet poignant insight into the atrocities of the Holocaust
  • Tour the camp with an expert guide; visit both Auschwitz and Auschwitz Birkenau
  • On the coach you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp
  • Round trip transportation from Krakow is included and pick up is available from selected Krakow hotels.
  • Overview
    Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free!

    Auschwitz Birkenau was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps. It is estimated that during World War II around 1.5 million people died at Auschwitz. A visit to Auschwitz is a sombre experience, yet understanding the atrocities that occurred here is an important means of ensuring such events never happen again.

    In 1979 Auschwitz was added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites and designated a memorial and museum. On this Auschwitz tour you will visit both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau).

    Your tour is led by an official Auschwitz guide who will be able to answer any questions you may have. On the coach on the way from Krakow you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    English Guided Tour:
    01 Nov 16 - 31 Mar 17: Daily
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: Daily except whole month of August
    German Guided Tour:
    01 Nov 16 - 31 May 17: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
    01 Jun 17 - 30 Jun 17: Monday, Wednesday & Sunday
    01 Jul 17 - 31 Jul 17: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
    01 Aug 17 - 31 Aug 17: Friday
    01 Sep 17 - 30 Sep 17: Wednesday & Friday
    01 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

    Duration

    Approx. 6.5 hours

    Start time

    English Tour (Early Departure):
    01 Jan 17 - 31 Mar 17: 07:25am
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: 06:55am

    English Tour (Late Departure):
    01 Jan 17 - 28 Feb 17: 10:40am
    01 Mar 17 - 31 Mar 17: 11:00am
    01 Apr 17 - 31 May 17: 11:45am
    01 Jun 17 - 31 Aug 17: 1:00pm
    01 Sep 17 - 30 Sep 17: 12:45pm
    01 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17: 11:45am

    German Tour (Early Departure):
    01 Jan 17 - 31 Mar 17: 07:25am
    01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17: 06:55am

    Meeting Point

    Tour departs from 8 Sczepanski Plac (8 Szczepanski Square). It is a 2 minute walk from Main Market Square.

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off back at your hotel.
    Alternatively you can be dropped off at 2 Swietego Jana Street.

    Itinerary

    On your way to Auschwitz, a moving documentary on life at the camp will be shown on the coach. The guide on the coach is multi-lingual and will be able to answer any questions you may have.

    Tours at Auschwitz can only be conducted by an official Auschwitz guide. On arrival you will be split into groups by language (Auschwitz tour is conducted in one language only) to start the tour.

    Your tour covers both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau). The visit to each camp lasts around 2 hours and 1 hour 30 minutes respectively.

    After your guided tour of Auschwitz you will return to Krakow by coach.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Multilingual tour escort (on the coach)
    • Official Auschwitz guide (tour conducted in one language only)
    • Auschwitz entrance fee
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transfers in air-conditioned coach

    Exclusions

    • Meals
  • Please note

    Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free. The link to download your free audio guide will be emailed to you within 72 hours of receiving your booking

    Please confirm your excursion and pick up time with the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour. The contact details of the activity provider can be found on your voucher.

    Your time at Auschwitz is guided. It is not possible to explore independently

    Please be respectful during your visit. Smoking, eating and talking loudly are forbidden. Photography is not allowed inside some buildings.

    This tour can be taken by people with limited mobility however there may be some compromises to the itinerary. We suggest you call us so we can discuss your requirements.

    The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into Auschwitz can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Larger bags can be left on the bus.

    We recommend you to carry your lunch as there are no meals included on this tour.

    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
    • Well worth the time

      Excellent tour. Very knowledgable tour guide. Fascinating insights. Highly recommend...

      Monty Ross, United States, 17/Oct/2017
    • Auschwitz - Birkenau Tour

      We would highly recommend this tour, it was organised and straight forward to get to the meeting point. The actual guide was knowledgeable and could answer all questions the...

      David Cullen, United Kingdom, 08/Aug/2017
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