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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow Old Town

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  • Round-trip transport from Krakow makes getting to Auschwitz simple
  • Museum tour lets you gain a deeper understanding of the site's history
  • Prebooked tour lets you skip the often-long entry lines
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum Trip from Krakow Old Town
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VW Minivan: Transfer in small groups up to 8 passengers per van.Door to door (limited areas): BEFORE YOU BOOK check if this service is available from your address on the map...
From US$45.92
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Mercedes Sprinter Minibus: Transfer in groups of up to 22 passengers.Without hotel pick-up/drop-off: To locate and find directions to the start and end points use the map: tinyurl.com/yachy3bb
From US$34.44
Overview
Get the most out of your visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum with this tour. Save valuable vacation time by booking your tour in advanced, and skipping the often-long entry lines. Explore the site's significant buildings with a guide by your side, ready to answer any questions about the camp's complex. Plus, there’s no need to worry about renting a car or puzzling out directions, as round-trip transport from Old Town Krakow is also included.
What to Expect
Make your way to Old Town Krakow on the morning of your tour, and meet your guide and group. Climb into an air-conditioned minivan for the ride over to Auschwitz. Provided transportation means you can easily access this UNESCO World Heritage Site without renting a car or puzzling out public transportation.
Once you arrive, proceed directly inside and skip the often-long entry lines, since you have prebooked a tour. You'll be equipped with a headset to hear your museum guide clearly as you explore the main camp, Auschwitz I, and Birkenau, where many lives were taken. In Auschwitz II-Birkenau, listen to informative commentary while stopping at the site's most significant buildings, such as the crematoria, the gas chamber, the unloading ramp, and the barracks.
Upon the completion of this Auschwitz-Birkenau tour, return to Krakow for drop-off back in Old Town.
Reviews (174)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The place is a must - the guide very average

This place has so much history in it, that you need to study a lot by yourself in order to understand what exactly was happening here. Before going, we were ready of a very emotional experience... However the guide just ruined it... It was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank fekish
Reviewed 5 January 2019
"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it!"

Probably one of the saddest place of the whole world! If one surpasses that feeling then this is one of the highly recommended tours. The tour takes you through the history of the place and almost every evil thing that happened. I think there is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 89asmitads
Reviewed 18 December 2018
So sad.

Unbelievably sad, but interesting at the same time, can’t really comprehend what happened here, it’s such a big place, well worth a visit, though, if you go take warm clothes and good walking shoes especially if you go in winter, it’s so cold and muddy

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Carol2303
Reviewed 14 December 2018
Great tour

My wife and I booked our tickets for this tour via Trip Advisor. The booking was easy and the tour operators were communicative. We were picked up at our Air BnB at the time we were told to be ready, then we went to pick...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank 215aaronl
Reviewed 14 December 2018
Auschwitz

Our tour guide gave us a sobering and emotional tour of the holocaust site. It is something that when you visit it, you vicariously experience some of the horrors of the people there

Date of experience: August 2018
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AnnWill2014
3 June 2018|
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Response from mikken | Reviewed this property |
We took small lunch boxes that were available for reasonable price at the cafe in the hotel. You can also get some food at supermarkets. However, we didn't have plenty of time for lunch, so we bit the sandwiches little by... More
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Diane J
5 May 2018|
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Response from mikken | Reviewed this property |
It was a one-day tour from the hotel pick-up at 9:45 to the drop-off around 18:00. There was no time for our own, but the tour was so detailed and informative that it was all right for us.
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BOBSKIS
11 April 2018|
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6 hours. Ish
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