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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau tour from Krakow
  • Watch a film about the history of the Nazi concentration camps during WWII
  • Visit the sites of Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow
Learn about the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on this 6-hour tour from Krakow. Take in the history and horror of this UNESCO-listed site, where approximately 1.1 million people died during World War II. The tour includes a documentary film about the Nazi camps and visits to Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II–Birkenau, the two separate camps on site.
What to Expect

Your driver will collect you from your Krakow hotel between 8am and 9am. It's generally about a 90-minute drive to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum.

You'll start at Auschwitz I, the first camp to be built on the site, where you'll join an English-language tour provided by the museum. Begin by watching a documentary movie about the history of Nazi concentration camps in German-occupied Poland before exploring the site with your guide. Many of the original buildings here have been converted into powerful and moving museums.

Next, stay with your group for the transfer to Auschwitz II-Birkenau, about 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) away, where around a million people were killed, more than 90% of them Jews. Much of the camp was demolished, but you'll see the ruins of the gas chambers and crematoria where so many went to their deaths. You'll spend about an hour here with the same guide before returning to the main gate.

Here you'll rejoin your driver and board your van for the transfer back to Krakow. You should be back at your hotel between 3:30pm and 4:30pm. Please note that bad traffic can create delays.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
An excellent tour

Picked up on time and after picking up some others we travelled to Auschwitz. A video was shown which was useful in terms of information and also preparation for the emotion of the visit. Our guide was very knowledgeable and serious about educating us about...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent Auschwitz- Birkenau Tour and Guide

A very good tour from beginning to end. Picked up on time with an hour or so drive to Auschwitz. The guide had been doing the tour for over 20 years and it showed, as she was excellent. Inevitably there were many many people there,...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Must see

Fantastic tour, punctual pick up, guide was fantastic. We really enjoyed this tour, got to see all the main parts and all the information behind it

Thank shane n
Kamil K, Kierownik at Krakow Shuttle - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words! See you again in Krakow

Reviewed 6 days ago
Moving trip.....Very well organised..

Krakow Shuttle Tours.....Overall a well organised tour from pick up to drop off. Our guide was excellent!!! Her knowledge of the camps was extremely detailed which made the tour even more interesting. An unforgettable experience and well worth the visit!

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Moving trip , very well organised

From the pick up at the hotel to drop off, this visit was professionally delivered . Berta our guide for Auschwitz was incredibly passionate and made the tour extremely interesting . It’s always going to be a moving experience , seeing the conditions there ,...More

Thank Fsimmo
Kamil K, Kierownik at Krakow Shuttle - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review! See you again in Krakow

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18 June 2018|
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Response from macmill | Reviewed this property |
Yes yoiu can get a taxi not sure about Uber
Frank H
2 June 2018|
Response from Cornelia N | Reviewed this property |
yes ofcourse the mini bus that took us there could accommodate 20 passengers