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Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour with Transfer from Krakow

Highlights
  • Full-day tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau from Krakow
  • Tour the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps and memorials
  • Learn more about Poland’s WWII history from a knowledgeable guide
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour with Transfer from Krakow
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Morning tourMost Popular
Pick up for the morning tour is usually between 7:00 and 8:30. The exact pick up time will be confirmed on the tour voucher.
US$40.92
Afternoon tour
Pick up for the afternoon tour is usually between 11:30 and 13:00. The exact pick up time will be confirmed on the tour voucher.
US$40.92
Overview
The Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps were the largest and most notorious of the Nazi regime and this full-day tour from Krakow visits both. Take a moving tour of the preserved ruins, museum, and memorials at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and uncover the harrowing truths of Poland’s WWII history and Nazi occupancy.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and small group of up to 10 people in Krakow’s Old Town, and set out on the around 1-hour journey to Auschwitz. On arrival, use your prepaid skip-the-line tickets to head straight inside and follow your guide on a tour of the vast complex.

Explore the various buildings of the Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau camps, passing beneath the ‘Arbeit macht frei’ sign at the main entrance, and visiting the original wooden barracks, the bathhouse, and the watchtower, as well as seeing the crematorium, gas chamber, and the Death Wall. Along the way, learn more about the history of the camp and how it became one of the most notorious of the Nazi Regime, hear about life in WWII-era Poland, and visit the on-site museum, which displays a moving collection of photographs, documents, and personal items belonging to the prisoners.

At the end of the visit, return to Krakow, where your tour ends back in the city center.
Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent

We had transfer from airport to hotel and then 2 separate tours on following days. Both sets of drivers and tour guides were great on both days. Welcoming and fielding questions as needed. I communicated by emails on questions I had several times prior to...More

Thank Biscuit88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Disappointed with the service

We opted for the premium tour (1-8 people) from Escape2Poland expecting to be with a small group throughout the trip. 9 was actually picked up and transported on the minibus and we had to join a large group for the actual tour. We were lucky...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile
Great tour

Excellent tour, very informative tour guide. Only one small critique was our tour guide didn’t use headsets at birkineau which we had at Auschwitz 1, it was hard to hear her at times at birkineau esp. with the larger group we had. If anything I...More

Thank Happy A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile
A tour that leaves you speechless!

This tour is one of the most heartbreaking tours that I’ve ever done. It is surreal to visit this Auschwitz-Birkenau and learn about all of the terrible things that happened here. Our guide was amazing and the entire experience rendered me speechless. The reason I’m...More

Thank Lala N
Reviewed 17 August 2018
Must see attractions, but...

As part of our visit to Krakow our travel agents arranged for us to take the Auschwitz-Birkenau guided tour along with the salt mines in one day with Escape2Poland. Some time after this was organised and paid for our agents were informed that the Auschwitz...More

Thank Sackbut58
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PATRICIA A
5 July 2018|
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Response from Conqueror17 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small kiosk at Auschwitz selling limited snacks and drinks.
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Samj101111
30 June 2018|
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Response from Sarah S |
It’s a good 3-4 hours. I would set aside a day for it depending on which option you choose. Hope that helps!
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Mary P
15 June 2018|
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Response from Mikey S | Reviewed this property |
i did the premium option so there was 8 of us total in the van together on the ride to ośweiçem. at the site, we joined with another group to be taken through the exhibits and this second group was maybe 15-20 total... More
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