Tour Description

AUSCHWITZ – BIRKENAU – Known worldwide, the city’s name is a burning symbol of the wartime tragedy, suffering, and deaths that affected millions of innocent souls.

It is located about 65 kilometers west of Krakow.

The Nazis established Auschwitz concentration camp in April of 1940. Enlarged in the subsequent war years, it became a site of mass genocide. Some 1.2 million people of 28 nationalities died within its barriers.

In 1979, the Oświęcim-Brzezinka (Auschwitz-Birkenau) concentration camp was entered onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

The site was turned into a museum in 1947.

Important notice:

- The maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to bring into the museum is 30x20x10 cm.

- For safety reasons, each person entering the grounds of the Museum will be subject to security checks, including using electronic devices to detect dangerous materials and objects.

- Those who refuse checks will not be allowed on the grounds of the Museum.

- Duration: 6 - 7 hours.

Things to Note

  • - Hotel pick-up is only available from centrally located Krakow hotels.
  • - Please advise your full hotel name and address at time of booking.

Payment Policy

  • Rest of payment on arrival.
  • Cancellation / no show policy: If cancelled or modified up to 1 days before the date of tour no fee will be charged.
  • If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 100 % of reservation will be charged.

Tour Provided by

POLAND ACTIVE KRAKÓW

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This tour company were very professional and picked us up at our apartment in a very clean and comfortable minibus. Our guide was excellent, he was so respectful and informative. A moving experience which we will never forget. Good value for money.