Auschwitz - Birkenau Memorial Tour from Krakow
75 years ago, nearly 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives in the German Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Today, thousands of visitors try to reimagine the pain and anguish of the victims among the vestiges of the camps.
A guided tour of the different parts of the camp, which have now been restored as a museum and memorial, can help you understand and connect with the history of our ancestors.
You can choose non-guided tours to discover the complex at your own pace.
• Day tour to the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial complex
• Hotel transfers in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles
• The choice of guided or non-guided toursItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, ul. Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20 Entrance to the Museum is located at Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 11, Oswiecim 32-603 Poland
• Visit the two concentration camps housed in the complex
• Return to Krakow on the same day
Spread over 191 hectares of land, the museum is symbolic of the atrocities suffered by the victims living in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. With ruins of gas chambers and the crematoria being a part of the museum grounds, your visit can help you imagine the carnage that took place on the same grounds less than a century ago.
The rest of the complex offers equally poignant experiences and deep insight into the unfathomable pain and horrors of the 1.2 million people who led their fateful lives in these concentration camps.
You can choose for a guided tour where an experienced English-speaking guide will accompany you through the complex sharing important information about various parts of the camps and helping you better understand the significance of these camp relics.
Non-guided tours allow you to explore the complex at your own pace. Without a guide, you will have the opportunity to go through the letters of the prisoners and other remnants of the campsite and its residents. A guidebook is available for purchase along with maps of the camp and detailed description of the site.
Tour duration – 6-7 hours
• Auschwitz I – 2 hours
• Auschwitz II – Birkenau – 1 hour
All above times are approximate, time may vary slightly.
Duration: 3 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed on the museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 centimetres (roughly 12 x 8 x 4 inches). You can always leave your belongings inside the vehicle, or in the luggage store in Auschwitz."
"Tickets for children (3-11) includes entrance ticket without the receivers and headphones in Auschwitz. If you want your child to visit with headset please book "Youth tickets""
"Free tickets for an individual entrance, are available to collect at the day of the visit, only at the official museum ticket office. Every participant collects a ticket personally. Tickets are per name, to receive ticket it is mandatory to have any document or ID. Tour operator always try to help all participants to collect tickets for the individual entrance for themselves, but do not provide tickets by itself. On tour with the guide, tickets and guide service are included in the price."
"Operates in all weather conditions, but remember that it is a memorial site, please dress appropriately"
"Youth tickets discount is only with valid student ID card, on the day of the tour. Please ensure to take student ID card with you, otherwise you will need to pay an extra fee for an adult ticket"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
Duration: 6 To 7 Hours
1: Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
2: Hotel Warszawski, Pawia 4/6, 31-154 Kraków, Poland
3: Wielopole 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
4: Starowiślna 65, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
5: Lwowska 1, 30-548 Kraków, Poland
6: Dietla 99, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickups are arranged from your hotel between 6 am and 2 pm. The approximate pickup time can be verified by contacting the local service provider.
All pickups are arranged only from hotels with availability to stop the mini bus, within a 2km radius from the Krakow city centre. If your pickup location is in an area beyond this, is not a hotel, is in a no-parking zone or in an area with limited traffic, then we will pick you up from the nearest possible pickup place.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.