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Auschwitz-Birkenau Historical Tour From Krakow with Transport

Highlights
  • Full-day tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau from Krakow
  • Tour the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps and memorials
  • Learn more about Poland’s WWII history from a knowledgeable guide
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Historical Tour From Krakow with Transport
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Overview
The Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps were the largest and most notorious of the Nazi regime and this full-day tour from Krakow visits both. Take a moving tour of the preserved ruins, museum, and memorials at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and uncover the harrowing truths of Poland’s WWII history and Nazi occupancy. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your central Krakow hotel in time for a 9.15am departure. Traveling by air-conditioned Mercedes Benz vehicle, set out on the around 1-hour 10-minute journey to Auschwitz and watch the documentary ‘The liberation of Auschwitz’ along the way. On arrival, use your prepaid skip-the-line tickets to head straight inside and follow your guide on a tour of the vast complex.

Explore the various buildings of the Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau camps, passing beneath the ‘Arbeit macht frei’ sign at the main entrance, and visiting the original wooden barracks, the bathhouse, and the watchtower, as well as seeing the crematorium, gas chamber, and the Death Wall. Along the way, learn more about the history of the camp and how it became one of the most notorious of the Nazi Regime, hear about life in WWII-era Poland, and visit the on-site museum, which displays a moving collection of photographs, documents, and personal items belonging to the prisoners.

At the end of the visit, return to Krakow, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 4.15pm.
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Knowledgeable guide

We used this company as they offered good value, but also advertised that they show a documentary on the minibus on route. However, this facility was not available which was disappointing. Minibus was full and extremely hot and uncomfortable. Bad points over with, the guide...More

Thank kerryandrich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent, honest, professional company.

I booked this trip via their website prior to traveling to Kraków, they responded quickly with the confirmation, the price was very reasonable for a full day for four people. A couple of days before the trip, they called me to advise of a slightly...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent service

Excellent service. The guide was extremely knowledgeable, and the tour was great. A few things: 1.) on the want to the location, they show you a very informative documentary. It’s quite a powerful way to start the tour 2.) hotel pick up/drop off is very...More

Thank withoutamap1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Happy Resolution

I had previously left a negative review of this Company, but over the past couple of days, communication between myself and the Company have resulted in a positive outcome, for which I am most grateful. We also used Krakow Direct for our airport transfers and...More

Thank Trudy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Very moving

I believe that everyone should visit Auschwitz so this atrocity never happens again. I was in tears at some of the sites I saw. Our guide was so passionate about the place. It was the most moving experience of my life. What more is there...More

Thank Chrissie063
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22 April 2018|
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Response from jeff186258 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, this is a tour with fourteen others. It is not possible to tour either Auchwitz or Birkeneau on your own, you have to be part of a group with an official tour guide. Most arrive by mini bus or coach. On... More
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