Wroclaw: Krakow & Auschwitz Tour

Every country has its “must-see” points on the map which you should visit while visiting it. In Poland, some of them are definitely the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp and Krakow – the capital of tourism. Auschwitz-Birkenau is the largest and best known German concentration camp in the world which is visited by millions of tourists every year. It symbolizes the horrifiyng period in history of World War II – the Holocaust. There are two camps in which you will have the chance to see the authentic remains of this significant object. Without any doubt, it is a place which everybody should visit at least once in their lifetime. Krakow is mainly famous for its beautiful Market Square and numerous monuments. Our guide will take you for a pleasant Old Town Walk through the charming streets and tell you about the interesting history of the city. Even though it might seem to be an intense tour, we are sure you will not regret joining us!

We organize private tours from Wroclaw to Krakow and Auschwitz Museum on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. pick up from your hotel at chosen time
  2. up to 3 hours and 15 min drive from Wroclaw to Auschwitz State Museum by private car/van with English speaking driver
  3. up to 3,5 hours of guided group sightseeing tour inside the camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau with local licensed live guide in chosen language during which you will see:
    in Auschwitz I (Main Camp):
  • commemorating signs – explaining the most important places, objects, and events during 1941-1944; „Arbeit Macht Frei” – the memorable sign above the entrance gate
  • documentary maps and photographs – presenting how the deported prisoners looked like
  • the Death Block (Block 11) – mainly the camp jail; prisoners were tortured to death
  • the Death Wall – place where thousands of people were shot; especially Polish political prisoners and members of underground organizations
  • Crematorium I and the first gas chamber – the crematorium at first was a prewar bunker, later changed into a gas chamber for mass killing operations
  • Block 4 – here you can see the hair cut off of the murdered people in the gas chambers and an urn with ashes of the victims; there are also fragments of the installations of crematoria and gas chambers
  • Block 5 – it locates a display case with dentures of the victims
  • Block 6 – inside are photos of prisoners registered in Auschwitz
  • Block 7 – here visitors can see how the original toilets and washrooms looked like in the camp

in Auschwitz II (Birkenau):

  • remains of gas chambers – prisoners were murdered by the gas Zyklon B here
  • remains of crematories – corpses were brought here and burnt
  • central camp bath – a large bathhouse where convicts were sent for showers and disinfection
  • barracks – basic rooms without access to any sanitary-hygienic conditions where the prisoners slept
  • the well-known railway entrance and unloading platform – at this point the deported Jews, Roma and prisoners of different European nationalities arrived for work and extermination
  • the International Monument to the Victims of the Camp – it commemorates the 1.1 million people who died in Auschwitz

4 .up to 1,5 hour drive from Auschwitz State Museum to Krakow
5. 1,5 hour of free time for lunch in Krakow after arrival
6. approx 2,5 hours private guided walking tour of Krakow Old Town with local city guide in chosen language during which you will see:

  • Main Market Square – the largest market in Europe with famous St Mary’s Church and Town Hall Tower
  • the Cloth Hall – main attraction at the Market Square where you can find all kinds of souvenirs
  • Adam Mickiewicz monument – commemorating one of Poland’s most famous poet of the Romanticism period and political activists
  • Slowacki Theatre – undoubtedly one of Krakow’s most representative buildings
  • Barbican with the remains of medieval defensive walls – built in the 15th century to protect the entrance of Krakow’s main entrance, connected with the Florianska Gate
  • Florianska Gate – a Gothic gateway which used to defend the medieval Old Town from invasion
  • Florianska Street – one of the most popular streets in the city and the most expensive one
  • Collegium Maius and Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University – the oldest university in Poland and one of the oldest universities in Europe with very famous graduates such as Pope John Paul II
  • Kanonicza Street – the oldest in Krakow where the king’s servants used to live
  • All Saints Square with the Papal Window – during John Paul II’s visits in Krakow he would often make evening appearances in the ‘Papal Window’ for crowds of his followers
  • St. Peter and St. Pauls’ Church on Grodzka Street – Krakow’s most recognisable church with the sculptures of the 12 apostles outside
  • the Wawel Royal Castle with the Cathedral – for centuries the main seat of Polish monarchs

7. up to 3,5 hours drive back from Krakow to Wroclaw
8. drop off at your hotel in Wroclaw

Whole tour lasts approximately 15-16 hours

Prices:

  • 1600 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 850 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 600 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 500 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 420 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 380 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 350 PLN per person (7 persons)
  • Contact us (8 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and hotel drop off,
  • private transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned car/ minivan,
  • service of English speaking driver during whole tour,
  • entrance tickets to Auschwitz & Birkenau Museum
  • up to 3,5 hours of sightseeing group tour inside the both concentration camps with local guide in chosen language
  • approximately 2,5 hours of private guided walking tour of Krakow Old Town with local city guide in chosen language
  • up to 1,5 hour of free time for lunch in Krakow before sightseeing tour

This private tour is available in following languages:

In Auschwitz-Birkenau camps: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French and Russian

In Krakow: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Swedish and others

*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

Choose number of participants and date:

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Visiting Auschwitz during COVID-19

Please remember about the safe distances between visitors while waiting for entry and during the tour. Visitors should enter the Museum with their mouths and nose covered, please take a mask with you. You are obligated to hand disinfection in a non-contact hand disinfection apparatus. Inside buildings, please follow the one-way direction of the tour to avoid crowds in passages.

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