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From Krakow: Auschwitz Self-Guided Visit

4.2 / 5

26 reviews

From Krakow: Auschwitz Self-Guided Visit

From US$ 31.44 per person

Explore one of the darkest chapters in 20th-century European history on a self-guided visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. See the original buildings of the infamous concentration camps with transportation and a professional guidebook.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Discover the dark history of World War II on a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Learn about the Holocaust with extended time to visit the camps and memorial
  • Use the convenient guidebook with a suggested route and descriptions
  • Take time to contemplate on a self-guided tour choosing your own path and pace
Full description

Depart Krakow from one of the convenient meeting points and travel by air-conditioned minibus to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and explore the largest concentration camp built by the Nazis. After arriving at the memorial and museum, take a short break before collecting a guidebook in your native language and exploring Auschwitz II-Birkenau for 1.5 hours. Return to the meeting point located in the parking lot from where your English-speaking driver will take you to Auschwitz I, located 3 kilometers away. After arriving at Auschwitz I, take a 15-minute break and get your entrance ticket to the Auschwitz I museum from your tour leader. From the time you receive the entrance ticket you can manage your time as you wish, and will have 2 hours to contemplate the former concentration camp before returning to Krakow.

  • Pickup from a choice of 4 meeting points in Krakow
  • Round-trip transportation by comfortable air-conditioned minibus
  • Entrance tickets
  • Professional guidebook in your native language
  • 1.5 hours at Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • 2 hours at Auschwitz I
  • English-speaking driver/tour leader
  • Insurance
  • Live guide or commentary
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Food and drinks

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
  • You must bring your passport or ID card or you will not be allowed into the museum
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • Please remember that Auschwitz-Birkenau is a place of memorial for the victims of the Holocaust
  • An appropriate outfit is required and in exceptional cases the museum may prohibit entry
  • It is recommended that you bring your own lunch with you
  • The maximum size of bags and backpacks permitted in the museum is 30cm x 20cm x 10cm
  • You can leave bigger bags on the bus
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

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In the peak season I was able to book a trip to the Auschwitz Birkenau museum organized with the Cracow Visit office. I was a little worried if I had time because I had problems in the hotel but the van waited for me until I arrived. On site, the pilot helped everyone go through the entire airport-like entry procedure. The organizer also arranged for a transfer between Auschwitz and Birkenau. At the end I still had a delicious dinner in the museum restaurant. If the weather was good it would be really great if you can say that this place is great.

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January 10, 2020

Sprawnie zorganizowana wycieczka z opieką pilota od hotelu do wejścia do muzeum. Byliśmy w międzynarodowej grupie , ale pilotka ku mojemu zaskoczeniu mówiła chyba w 4 czy pięciu językach - także każdy mógł wysłuchać wszystkich informacji organizacyjnych ze własnym języku. Przed wejściem otrzymaliśmy świetnie napisane przewodniki oraz instrukcje jak z nich korzystać niestety - do zwrotu. Myślałam, że w cenie będzie zawarty przewodnik. Mimo to oceniam całość na 5 bo i pilot i reszta grupy zjawiali się o czasie w umówionych punktach. Polecam to miejsce - każdy powinien zobaczyć przynajmniej raz.

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January 10, 2020

March 18, 2020

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