Wroclaw: Tour to Auschwitz & Katowice

Take part in a full day tour and visit Auschwitz – Birkenau and Katowice from Wroclaw. You will use the train connection between Wroclaw and Katowice so you can avoid traffic and also you can pay the lowest possible price for this kind of tour. You will visit Auschwitz & Birkenau – 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 Oswiecim which today is located in a south of Poland. In the second part of the tour, you will have the chance to visit Katowice – the capital city of the industrial Upper Silesia region. Although it is a typical industrial city, there are a lot of interesting places which can be seen during a short visit.

We organize private tours to Katowice and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum on request

Tour Itinerary:

  1. pick up from your hotel in Wroclaw
  2. private transfer with our English speaking driver to the train station in Wroclaw,
  3. receiving 2nd class return tickets for economic standard fast train connection between Wroclaw and Katowice and assistance of our driver at the platform
  4. comfortable journey by train on your own (up to 2,5 hours)
  5. once you arrive to the train station in Katowice, our local English speaking driver will be waiting for you at the platform with a small board with your name or Poland Travel sign on it – please do not leave the platform to avoid getting lost
  6. approx. 1 hour drive from Katowice to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum
  7. visiting the camps with a local group tour with licensed, professional guide in chosen language for up to 3,5 hours during which you will see:

in Auschwitz I (Main Camp):

  • commemorating signs – plates describing places, items, and events during 1941-1944
  • documentary maps and photographs – showing how prisoners brought to Auschwitz looked like
  • the Death Block (Block 11) – here prisoners were tortured to death
  • the Death Wall – the place where thousands of people were shot
  • Crematorium I and the first gas chamber – a gas chamber for mass murdering
  • Block 4 – here visitors can see the hair cut off of the murdered people in the camp
  • Block 5 – contains an exhibit case with dentures of the victims
  • Block 6 – presents photos of prisoners registered in Auschwitz
  • Block 7 – inside visitors can imagine how the original toilets and washrooms looked like in the camp

in Auschwitz II (Birkenau):

  • remains of gas chambers – here victims were murdered by the gas Zyklon B
  • remains of crematories – corpses were brought here and burnt after being murdered
  • central camp bath – a large bathhouse where convicts were sent for showers and disinfection
  • barracks – basic rooms without access to any sanitary-hygienic conditions for the prisoners
  • 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
  1. approx. 1 hour drive back from Auschwitz & Birkenau State Museum to the centre of Katowice
  2. approx. 3 hours of free time in Katowice to have lunch and explore the city centre on your own (on your request we can make it shorter or longer – depends on the train connections)
  3. reaching railway station in Katowice on your own after free time
  4. up to 2,5 hours journey back by train from Katowice to Wroclaw
  5. pick up at the platform of railway station in Wroclaw by our English speaking driver and transfer back to your hotel in Wroclaw

Whole tour lasts approximately 14 hours

Prices:

  • 750 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 480 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 350 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 320 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 300 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 280 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 270 PLN per person (7 persons)
  • Contact us (8 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • morning and evening transfers in Wroclaw between your hotel and train station
  • 2nd class train tickets both ways between Wroclaw and Katowice
  • morning assistance of our English speaking driver in Katowice at the platform at train station
  • shared transportation from Katowice to Auschwitz and Birkenau State Museum with our English speaking driver
  • entrance tickets to both camps – Auschwitz I (Main Camp) and Auschwitz II (Birkenau)
  • up to 3,5 hours guided group sightseeing tour inside the camps with local live guide in chosen language
  • free time in Katowice after the tour in Auschwitz and Birkenau

*local group tour with live guide in Auschwitz & Birkenau is available in following languages: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French and Russian

*we can also arrange a private city guide in Katowice in chosen language in the additional price of 350 PLN per private guide for up to 2,5-hours private guided walking tour of Katowice City centre

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