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From Krakow: Guided Tour Auschwitz-Birkenau with Pickup

From Krakow: Guided Tour Auschwitz-Birkenau with Pickup

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Visit one of the most significant places in Poland on a 7-hour tour of the Auschwitz Museum and Birkenau Camp in Oświęcim. Explore a symbol of the Holocaust and memorial to the victims of the Nazis.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, German, French
Private group available

Experience

Itinerary
4 - 5 hours
  • Krakow

  • 1.5 hours
  • Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

  • Auschwitz I (guided tour)

  • Break

  • Auschwitz II-Birkenau (guided tour)

  • 1.5 hours
  • Krakow

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
The experience
  • Learn about the history of the largest concentration camp complex from World War II
  • See personal belongs and objects of everyday use belonging to the prisoners
  • Visit the ruins of the gas chambers, original barracks and the railway prisoner unloading platform
Full description

Learn about the history and gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and the Nazi concentration camps on a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow.

An English-speaking driver will pick you up from a pre-arranged meeting point in Krakow and transfer you in a comfortable vehicle. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz Museum, a local guide or a booklet in your chosen language will be provided, depending on the option booked.

Visit both Auschwitz and Birkenau and acquire a sense of the symbolically important place of the Holocaust and Nazi crimes. You will visit the remaining prison blocks, gas chambers, and crematoria buildings, as well as seeing the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau.

The guided tour of Auschwitz will take between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 1 hour and 45 minutes. There will be a 10-minute break for lunch after which you will be transported to Birkenau, for a visiting time of approximately 1 hour.

Includes
  • Return air-conditioned transportation from Krakow
  • Hotel pickup from selected hotels in Krakow city center (if option selected)
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Licensed guide
  • English-speaking driver
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Free toilet facilities (fee is in local currency)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
  • This tour is not recommended for children under 13 years old. It is up to the parents or guardians to decide whether to let children attend or not
  • Student ID is required for student tickets
  • It is possible to join the group directly in the museum, but please contact the supplier at least 12 hours beforehand
  • Please note that the maximum size of hand luggage is 12x8x4 inches (30x20x10 cm). Larger luggage must be left on the bus
  • The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service. Unfortunately, GetYourGuide and your guide have no influence on the duration of the break times
  • The journey time between Krakow and the Museum is 1 hour and 20 minutes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 12628 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Vi havde det held at museets guide var virkelig god. Hun fortalte vidende om lejrene og de grufulde drab men gjorde det på en meget respektfuld måde overfor de mange tusinde ofre. Det er en ambivalent følelse at være turist på verdens største henrettelsesplads men takket være vores afdæmpede og respektfulde guide blev det til ære for ofrene og med vægt på, at vi aldrig må glemme, for det må aldrig ske igen.

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October 22, 2021

Impressive and very good guide. Unfortunately we only heard on day vv that the pick-up time was almost 2 hours later and pick-up at the hotel is no longer possible, so we had to walk about 1 km ourselves. All in all, only entered at 2 pm and in total I have been in both camps for about 3 hours where it was booked for a tour of 6 hours ex travel time. Therefore possibly missed. Finally received a small financial compensation.

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October 20, 2021

The trip is well organised. Clear explanations from the English speaking guide Martin from the beginning to the end. Also on site, despite all the corona measures, clear communication. The guide Anna (easy to follow through the headset) at the museum also had a lot of knowledge and was a nice guide. Keep in mind that the tours run smoothly. You have to be reasonably mobile, there is little time to really think about everything.

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October 19, 2021

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