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Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine Guided Tour in 1 Day!

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Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine Guided Tour in 1 Day!

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Learn about the Nazi atrocities at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Continue on with a tour of the fascinating Wieliczka Salt Mine before returning to Krakow by bus.

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Duration 11 hours
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Pickup optional
Be picked up from your accommodation in Krakow. The activity provider will inform you at least 1 day prior to the tour about your exact pickup time.


7.5 hours
  • Krakow

  • 1.5 hours
  • Auschwitz I

  • Break

  • Auschwitz II-Birkenau

  • 1.5 hours
  • Free time

  • Wieliczka Salt Mine

  • 45 minutes
  • Krakow

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
  • Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi concentration camp
  • Learn more about the history of the site from a knowledgable guide
  • Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine and see the amazing chambers and original sculptures
Full description

Enjoy an exciting tour from Krakow that includes visits to the memorial sites of Auschwitz and Birkenau, then continue your excursion with a visit to the salt mines. This 11-hour tour starts in the morning from a meeting point or with a convenient pickup in Krakow. From here you will be transported by a comfortable bus.

During the tour, you will be accompanied by your experienced tour leader. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, you will begin your tour with a professional guide who will introduce you to the history of the memorial sites.

The next point of the trip will be the Wieliczka Salt Mine, where a local guide will tell you all about the history of the mine. You'll see amazing chambers, original sculptures, and authentic miners' workplaces. There will be a break for lunch on the full-day tour, but it is recommended that you bring snacks with you. The tour will finish in the evening around 8:00 PM.

  • Hotel or meeting point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • English-speaking tour leader
  • Admission tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Admission tickets to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Guided tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps
  • Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • Babies under 1 year

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Meeting point

Meet at the parking lot in front of the Maltański Hotel, Floriana Straszewskiego 14 St. 31-101 Kraków.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Snacks
  • Packed lunch
  • Student card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

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
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • 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
  • You cannot enter the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum with large bags or backpacks; the maximum size permitted is 20x30 cm
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 2285 reviews

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Hassle free transport. It was a large tour group which would then be split in two once at the attractions. Due to the size of the group the bus was totally full. People where pushing g on to secure seats. Salt mine was very fun. Our tour guide was very nice and had a unique, dark sense of humour. It was a nice change from the usual monotone tour. Auschwitz however. I’d reckon you could give it a pass. Tour was long and drawn out. Our tour guide, while he was a super nice dude - was not the most entertaining. Especially after the salt mine tour guide. If you can go to Auschwitz by yourself and NOT with a massive tour group I’m sure it’s be much better. Overall we enjoyed our day. It might’ve been long, some of the people in our group might’ve been insufferable but the actual experience was pretty fun!

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March 26, 2023

No words to describe this trip …the guide was excellent and extremely considerate to the history of the site and very knowledgeable …a long day but worth it …we ordered lunch from the tour company which was excellent 2 small rolls with whichever filling you picked (recommend the Humous), water, fruit and chocolate…there are plenty of places to eat whilst you out although time is limited between visits…highly recommend

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March 26, 2023

Picked up at 8:30, dropped back off in Krakow centre before 8pm. Our guide Eric was great! Tour guides on both tours very knowledgeable. Bring lunch with you to eat on bus as we did not have much time to break in between. Great trip, would recommend!

March 26, 2023

Product ID: 92097