Krakow: Auschwitz Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour5 Reviews
Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps, then explore the stunning Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the world's oldest, complete with a full cathedral carved from rock salt. This full-day tour is as enlightening as it is humbling.
- Visit the Nazis' largest concentration camp complex on a 6-hour tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau
- Descend into the breathtaking Wieliczka Salt Mine
- Discover a unique underground city, as well as the enchanting St. Kinga's Chapel
DescriptionDiscover the harrowing history of the Nazis' largest concentration camp before visiting one of the world's oldest salt mines, operating from the 13th century right up until 2007. You'll be transferred from your Krakow accommodation to Auschwitz-Birkenau, a complex of former concentration and extermination camps that stands today as a monument to the horrors perpetrated by Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. Founded on 27th April 1940, the camp became the site of 1.1 million deaths before the end of World War II. The day's second tour is of Wieliczka Salt Mine, descending 380 steps to its first level 210 feet (64 meters) below ground. Hear the mysteries of the mine and the stories of the people who worked there, as well as the powers of nature that have ruled over it. Explore the mine's 20 chambers, including St. Kinga's Chapel – an enchanting, underground cathedral carved entirely from rock salt.
IncludesPrivate transfers Drinking water Entry tickets for guided tours in English at both Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Salt Mine.
- 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
- Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully • You are welcome to bring your own food on the tour
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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