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Auschwitz-Birkenau: Transfer and Optional Guided Tour

Auschwitz-Birkenau: Transfer and Optional Guided Tour

From US$ 38.95 per person

Gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and its devastating effects on prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Bear witness to an incomprehensible moment of history.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Walk through gas chambers and prisoner barracks
  • See the remains of the world's largest Nazi concentration camp
  • Witness evidence of Nazi war crimes at Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Witness one of the most significant places in Poland, a symbol of the Holocaust and the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Gain a deeper understanding of the atrocities that took place here and learn about the living conditions for prisoners with a guided tour. Departing from Krakow, you'll head to the town of Oświęcim. First, visit Auschwitz I and learn more about the conditions that made such a horrific crime possible at the permanent exhibitions in the barracks, witness the destruction to human life, and walk through a former gas chamber. At Auschwitz II Birkenau, pay your respects to the former inmates at the Holocaust memorial, see the barracks where prisoners were kept and the railway platform where they were unloaded in their thousands every day. After your tour, begin the journey back to Krakow.
  • Pick up from meeting point in Kraków
  • Return air-conditioned transportation from Krakow
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau (if guided tour option selected)
  • Licensed guide in your chosen language (if guided tour option selected)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau (if only transfer selected)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

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  • 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 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.
  • Start time of the tour may change day before the tour, based on the availability of Auschwitz museum guides. Confirmation will be sent via email. Give yourself the whole day for this activity.
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The guides were splendid in their job, very friendly and professional, the tour was very educational and insightful. Definitely a must do.

July 25, 2021

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