Krakow: Auschwitz Guided Tour with Optional Lunch and Pickup

Learn about the history and gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and the Nazi concentration camps on a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow. You will visit the remaining prison blocks, gas chambers, and crematoria buildings, as well as seeing the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz Museum, a local guide or a booklet will be provided, depending on the option booked. You can choose pickup from your hotel or meeting point and add a lunch box.
Group
3 hours 30 minutes - 7 hours
Group size up to 30 persons
Mobile ticket
English
Details

Important information

• As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
• Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
• This tour is not recommended for children under 13 years old. It is up to the parents or guardians to decide whether to let children attend or not
• Student ID is required for student tickets
• It is possible to join the group directly in the museum, but please contact the supplier at least 12 hours beforehand
• Please note that the maximum size of hand luggage is 12x8x4 inches (30x20x10 cm). Larger luggage must be left on the bus
• The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service.

What awaits you:

Learn about the history and gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and the Nazi concentration camps on a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau from Krakow.

Upon arrival at the Auschwitz Museum, a local guide or a booklet in your chosen language will be provided, depending on the option booked. Visit both Auschwitz and Birkenau and acquire a sense of the symbolically important place of the Holocaust and Nazi crimes. You will visit the remaining prison blocks, gas chambers, and crematoria buildings, as well as seeing the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau.

The guided tour of Auschwitz will take between 1 hour and 20 minutes and 1 hour and 45 minutes. There will be a 10-minute break for lunch after which you will be transported to Birkenau, for a visiting time of approximately 1 hour.

What to bring

• Passport or ID card

from €20
per person
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What is included in activity
Lunch box
Transport from/to Krakow in air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau
Licensed guide
English-speaking driver
What is not included
Hotel pickup
Free toilet facilities (fee is in local currency)
Hotel drop-off service
Tour program

• Starting/pickup location
• Transfer (1.5 hours)
• Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau
• Auschwitz I Guided tour (2.5 hours)
• Break time (10 minutes)
• Auschwitz II-Birkenau Guided tour (1 hour)
• Transfer (1.5 hours)
• Drop-off

Menu
The lunch box contains 2 ham sandwiches, an apple, banana, dark chocolate wafer, gum, and a bottle of water.
What places you will see

• The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Activity book period
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Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

Floriana Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków

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Reviews by travellers
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Chloe
We were picked up by minibus from 300m from the hotel at 10:30 am. It took 30 minutes until they picked up all the participants. The journey to Auschwitz was 1 hour 20 minutes. The guide at the museum was wonderful, she gave us a lot of interesting details. We returned to Krakow around 6 pm.
3 days ago
Steven
Pick up was scheduled close to the hotel as the bus could not come down the road we staying on. It worked out perfect and communication was good. We were able to leave bags on the bus since Auschwitz has a size restrictions on bags. I appreciated that. The tour was great and to include transportation and everything organized for us (even a few sandwiches!), it felt like a great deal. Would recommend anyone staying in Krakow and planning to do Auschwitz, to boom this way.
4 days ago
Leon
A very sad place that everyone should visit. Unfortunately, the museum is not very well organized. The group consisted of about 20 people and I believe that this is the maximum number for comfortable sightseeing. Nevertheless our driver who was also the tour leader spoke good english and was helpful.
6 days ago
Oliver
We had an excellent guide, he spoke in perfect English and slowly so everyone had time to listen and understand the information whilst watching the different exhibits. Aushwitz it's a mixture of indoors and outdoors, whilst Birkenau is all outdoors. So make sure to have a rain coat or umbrella and comfortable shoes.
8 days ago
Katrin
All in all the trip was well organised. Although we had booked with hotel pick-up, this could not be realized. The packed lunch was sufficient. Our guide (was a woman) was great. Because we were a relatively small group, she took her time and answered our questions. The visit to Auschwitz was very formative. Although we were there for about 5 hours at 30 degrees, we didn't mind because we were totally focused. This "experience" has a long-lasting effect.
9 days ago
Manon
You have to do this tour if in Krakow or nearby, it's a no brainer! Was very emotional but super educational and informative. Very well organised and great hosts and tour guide. DO NOT MISS. Was the best activity I did during my travels across all of Poland.
11 days ago
Hugo
Very good tour. Mix up with pick up place but was quickly sorted. The lady running the tour on the bus was really nice and friendly. We were given lunch which was rolls and cheese, water and some snacks. Can't complain really. However, when we arrived at Auschwitz, she wasn't very clear when we would have time to actually eat our lunch. The was a 6/7 minute rest period to use the toilet etc then the tour began. This tour itself was very informative, but a lot of walking so keep this in mind. Tour guide was easy to understand, helpful and knowledgeable. The journey itself was pleasant enough.
12 days ago
Ludovica
A must do if you come to Krakow. Everything organized well, without doubts or hitches. Nice and very prepared guides. Punctuality
20 days ago
Mathias
Lunch was included and was nice, two rolls a piece of fruit, water and a snack bar. This was not given to us until 3pm so not really lunch time. We were picked up at 8.15am but a change of plan dropped us off in the centre so made our own way back which is one of the reasons we chose this option!
22 days ago
Ethan
everything went smoothly- you get sent a time when they pick you up. its about an hour 30 min drive I believe to the first stop. you get bathroom and coffee breaks if you did not have breakfast. the concentration camp itself well words really can't describe, so I will try. very unreal experience to see what these poor victims had to go through. There is a guide that will take over and go through both camps. so extremely sad your lunch you can honestly eat whenever: there is like two sandwiches, water, juice, apple, a bar and mentos gum. really highly recommend to go.
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