The KL Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum was established by the Polish Government in 1947 on the site on the largest Nazi concentration camp, which was set up in 1940 for prisoners from Poland. From 1942 it became one of the biggest extermination camps for the European Jews.
In recognition of its historical significance as a memorial to all who suffered and died there, the Museum was entered on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The tour includes visiting Auschwitz I, which was the original camp, serving as the administrative center for the whole complex and Auschwitz II – Birkenau, which was designed strictly as a concentration camp.
Includes: standard visit to KL Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps, assistance of an english speaking tour leader, documentary movie about history of Auschwitz-Birkenau Camps, services of the Museum local guide, rental cost of headphones, transportation by coach.
Route: Krakow - Auschwitz - Birkenau - Krakow
This tour is not suitable for children under 14. If you have any children under 14 that wish to participate please contact us. (We will need to contact our partners in resort to await their decision on whether these be granted special access and at Children's prices).
Please note: Due to construction work taking place around Krakow, morning departures may be subject to delays in traffic. Work is scheduled to be complete by October 2019.
Operated: Daily in the morning, all year round (except some holidays).
Duration: Approx. 5.5 hrs
Please note that hotel pick up times might vary. We kindly ask you to call the resort office to confirm your pick up point & time.
Pick-up points & times for the Morning tour:
IMPORTANT: Transfers are included from the following centrally located hotels, if customers are not accommodated at one of the following hotels are asked to make their way to the Sheraton Hotel at 9.10am or alternatively please select the nearest hotel from the choices below when confirming your booking.
Tour Inclusions: Air-conditioned bus and English speaking guide.
Important Information: Please be advised that due to weather and traffic conditions, pick up and drop off times may vary. On your return to the city centre, our partners will drop off at the following hotels only: Novotel/Ibis Centrum, Radisson Blu, Sheraton, Wyspianski, Holiday Inn, Andle's and Matejki Square. Please liase with your driver on the day if you have any specific requests. Our partners will endeavour to drop you off at locations en-route where requested and possible which is subject to traffic conditions. Where a drop off is not possible (often e.g. Sympozjum or Novotel City West)you will be dropped at the nearest possible point.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.