Krakow: Group Tour to Auschwitz – Birkenau
Take part in our Tour to Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Get to know more about history of World War II, Nazi process of killing inmates, living conditions in extermination camps and much more. We will pick you up from your hotel or one of our meeting points in Krakow between 8:45-9:30 a.m. depending on your hotel’s location. Then you we will drive you to Auschwitz where you will join guided tour. After sightseeing you will get back to Krakow in the same vehicle.
During the tour you will see:
Auschwitz – the symbol of one of the most terrifying genocides in the whole history of the world named Holocaust. The camp was established by Nazi Germans in 1940 during World War II on the outskirts of the town of Auschwitz which today is located in a south of Poland in the region of the Lesser Poland.
The Concentration Camp in Auschwitz had two sections: Auschwitz I where political prisoners were detained and Auschwitz II – Birkenau where the mass exterminations were executed. The main camp of Auschwitz I is the first and the oldest part of whole zone. The tour around this part of the camp lasts approx. 2 hours. Auschwitz II – Birkenau is the largest Nazi German death camp in the world. There can be still found ruins of gas chambers, crematories, the „Sauna” building, bunkers.
- Pick up from your hotel or meeting point in Krakow
- 1 hours and 30 minutes driving by air-conditioned vehicle to Auschwitz Concentration Camp Museum
- Official Auschwitz & Birkenau Guided Tour in english – up to 3,5 hours
- Driving back to Krakow in the same vehicle
- Drop off in Krakow
Tour lasts approx 7 hours
Price: 150 PLN per person
- hotel pick up
- transport by air-conditioned minivans or minibuses
- English speaking drivers’ or tour leaders’ assistance
- Entrance tickets to Auschwitz and Birkenau camps
- Skip the line
- Guided sightseeing tours of the camps in English for up to 3,5 hours.
Pick up points:
- 1. Hotel Wyspiański, Westerplatte 16, 33-332 Krakow, Poland
- 2. Radisson Blu Hotel, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Krakow , Poland
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How long is the Auschwitz tour?
Whole tour lasts approx 7 hours including 3,5 hours of sightseeing inside the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau with local English speaking guide.
Is photography allowed in Auschwitz?
Photography is allowed inside Auschwitz, but please be respectful. There are also certain places within Auschwitz I that are sign posted and you're told not to take photos.
Before you go to Auschwitz you need to know.
You are not allowed to enter the museum in Auschwitz with any food (drinks, sandwiches etc.) however you can leave everything in the car/mini-van/bus which will be closed during your visit in the museum;
You are not allowed to enter the museum with bags bigger than A4 sheet size so you can leave them in the left-luggage office (an extra pay) or leave in the car/mini-van/bus. During security control you must declare all the electronic items, watches, belts, keys just like in the airport. To avoid any delay you will need your collaboration.
How far is Krakow from Auschwitz?
The concentration camp of Auschwitz is locatedabout 66 kilometres west of Krakow
How long before the tour do I have to book Tour to Auschwitz ?
Due to frequent problems with availability of entrance tickets and guides in Auschwitz, please contact us as early as possible before your planned journey so we can make all necessary arrangements for you.