Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp guided tour

Explore the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim – one of Europe’s most important historical sites. This place, inscribed in the UNESCO’S list, is a memorial dedicated to over 1,500,000 victims murdered by the Nazis during World War II and a symbol of the Holocaust – one of the greatest crimes against humanity in the world history. Birkenau is located in Oświęcim and currently serves as the Auschwitz-Birkenau National Museum with an area of 191 hectares, of which 20 hectares constitute Auschwitz I while 171 hectares are Auschwitz II. More about Auschwitz-Birkenau available on our blog.

 Tour type:

  • Historical tour – touring with a guide Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial
  • Tour with transport from Kraków, including a visit to Auschwitz I, a ride and visit to Auschwitz II- Birkenau with a licenced tour guide
  • Full day tour: duration from departure to return is 7h.

Touring options:

  • Organised tour: group travel by bus, touring in a group of up to 30 people.
  • Private transport: touring in a group of up to 30 people.
  • Private transport: touring with a personal guide.

What to bring:

  • Passport or ID card
  • Student ID card (if you made a reservation with a discount)

What you need to know:

  • In accordance with the requirements of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all tour participants are required to provide their full name and contact information as part of their ticket reservation. Refusal to allow access the museum is possible if the name provided for the reservation is not the same as the name on the presented ID card.
  • It is important to remember not to bring large bags or backpacks to the museum (the maximum allowed size is 20 x 30 cm)
  • We recommend that you bring lunch and beverages on the tour, but their consumption allowed only during breaks, in places designated for that purpose.
  • The tour is not recommended for people under 11 years of age.

Pickup point:
Depending on the type of the tour. The group tour begins in the specified location in the centre of Kraków. The exact location of the pickup point will be
provided after booking the tour.
Tour times:
Depending on the day, available times can be checked when booking the tour.

Tour duration: Approx. 7 hours
Availability: 7 days a week
Type of tour: Regular / Private

✓    Pick-up from the hotel/apartment

✓    Entrance fee to the museum

    Licensed guide in a selected language

✓    Modern and air-conditioned minibus/van

✓    English-speaking driver

    Assistance of tour leader/driver

0 h 00 min   Boarding

1 h 30 min    Arrival at Auschwitz I

1 h 40 min    Entering Auschwitz I

3 h 40 min    Transfer to Birkenau

4 h 00 min    Entering Birkenau

5 h 20 min    Departure to Krakow

6 h 50 min    Arrival in Krakow

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