Krakow: Auschwitz Guided Tour with Optional Lunch and Pickup

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Visit one of the most significant places in Poland on a 7-hour tour of the Auschwitz Museum and Birkenau Camp in Oświęcim. Explore a symbol of the Holocaust and memorial to the victims of the Nazis.

Highlights

  • Learn about history of the largest concentration camp complex from World War II
  • See personal items of everyday use, that used to belong to the prisoners
  • Visit original barracks and the railway unloading ramp where prisoners arrived
  • See the ruins of the gas chamber.

Description

Learn about the history and gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and the Nazi concentration camps on a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow. An English-speaking driver will pick you up from a pre-arranged meeting point in Krakow and transfer you in a comfortable vehicle. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz Museum, a local guide or a booklet in your chosen language will be provided, depending on the option booked. Visit both Auschwitz and Birkenau and acquire a sense of the symbolically important place of the Holocaust and Nazi crimes. You will visit the remaining prison blocks, gas chambers, and crematoria buildings, as well as seeing the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau. The guided tour of Auschwitz will take between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 1 hour and 45 minutes. There will be a 10-minute break for lunch after which you will be transported to Birkenau, for a visiting time of approximately 1 hour.

Includes

Transport from/to Krakow in air-conditioned vehicle (if option with transport selected) Hotel pickup from selected hotels in Krakow city centre (if option selected) Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Licenced guide English-speaking driver/host Lunch box (if option selected) Free toilet facilities in both parts (except toilet at the parking of Birkenau)

Important Information

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau 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
  • The start time of the tour may change based on the decision of the Auschwitz Museum. Save the whole day for this activity
  • If minimum numbers for a tour in a certain language are not met, the activity provider will give the tour in English
  • This tour is not recommended for children under 13 years old. It is up to the parents or guardians to decide if children are to attend or not
  • Student ID is required for student tickets
  • Please note that the maximum size of hand luggage is 30x20x10 cm. Larger luggage must be left on the bus •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

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This activity is non-refundable

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