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Tickets for Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide

A tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where 1.5 million people perished

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Overview
Duration
7 hours
Highlights
  • Take a round trip from Krakow and visit the somber memorial at Auschwitz-Birkenau, plus approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins
  • Learn the history and Holocaust facts from your expert local guide in the place where 1.5 million people perished
  • Explore memorials and exhibits to help you understand the camp and what it was like to be a prisoner
Description

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was established in 1940 and in operation for five years. In that time, 1.5 million people perished here. On this roundtrip from Krakow, you'll learn the facts as you tour the world's most famous concentration camp with a guide.

Auschwitz is probably the most famous concentration camp in the world and, while a trip here isn't going to top your 'fun' list, being this close to a dark chapter of history will leave you changed.

Board your air-conditioned bus in Krakow and watch a documentary en route. Once you're through the gate bearing the words Arbeit macht frei – "Work sets one free" - visit the somber memorial at Auschwitz-Birkenau and meet your guide for a tour.

You'll learn the harrowing facts of the Holocaust and everyday life of the prisoners as you tour Auschwitz I - the administrative center of Auschwitz death camp -, and Auschwitz II, designed and built for the gruesome purpose of extermination.

You'll wander approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins, and see original roads, fences, watchtowers, and railway ramps, all of which paint an eye-opening picture of one of the world's biggest ever genocides.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
  • Transport by bus from Krakow to Auschwitz and back
  • Entrance to Auschwitz Memorial and Museum
  • Guided tour in English, German, French, Italian or Spanish
  • Food & drinks
Instructions
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Starting point
Plac Szczepański 8, 33-332, Krakow
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
20,Więźniów Oświęcimia, 32-603, Krakow
  • Make sure to arrive at the designated pick-up point, Plac Szczepański 8, at least 5 minutes before departure time
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the tour guide
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

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Live guide
English, Spanish, German, Italian and French
Reviews
Dec 3, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Wonderful experience. A must in Kraków.
Our touristic guide was well prepared and helpful.
Highly recommended!
Nov 17, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
The meeting point is very central, pretty close to the main square.
The van was very good, comfortable and new and the driver was very kind and friendly.
Our guide/translator was very good.
The only negative point is that the museums are very crowded and the tour sometimes gets very fast and you can’t take photos or enjoy a bit.
But overall I would definitely recommend this tour. The team is very good.
Nov 1, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
The organization and overall service was very good only the guide could be little bit more experienced to provide us with more details than we could read from the text available under displayed pictures
Oct 24, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Our guide was knowledgeable and moved at a good pace. With the headsets we were able to hear despite the large group.
Oct 23, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Nice trip,if the guide give us more time,it would be better~
Oct 23, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Very nice tour, well organised. Only downside is the driver didn't speak English so we couldn't explain that the heater wasn't working and therefore the aircondition was on at 6 in the morning when the outside temperature was 4 Celsius😅 for the rest no complaints and would recommend!
Jul 31, 2018
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Good and very informative. The guide was excellent. A break for some refreshment would have nice.
Jul 31, 2017
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
Very nice and heartbreaking experience. A mustsee in Krakow.
Jun 10, 2017
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
The headsets were very poor so much interference we couldn't hear what the guide was saying. And the group behind us we're so close. Also the guide was rushing us it was a very hot day and we were really hot trying to keep up with her.
May 4, 2017
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + Live Guide
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