Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour Hotel Pickup & Lunch Options
Visit Auschwitz on a day trip from Krakow. Learn about the history of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps during a guided tour with a certified historian and guide.
Auschwitz-Birkenau was founded in 1940 by Nazi Germany and was the largest concentration camp operated by the Nazis. It became the final resting place for millions of people, mostly Jews and Poles, who were murdered in gas chambers.
Pass through the gate with the inscription "Arbeit macht frei" to enter Auschwitz I, where your guide will show you around the preserved area and explain the history of the site.
Then, visit the second camp at Birkenau, where mass killings took place as part of the Nazi "Final Solution to the Jewish Question."
• The pickup time may change (possible start of the tour between 5:30 AM and 2:00 PM), so please consider this in your plans. You choose a preferred time which is not guaranteed. The exact start time will be communicated the day before the tour via email from the activity provider
• As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants must provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
• You are not permitted to enter the museum with large bags or backpacks (the maximum size permitted is 20 x 30 centimeters)
It is recommended to bring lunch and drinks with you. You can also order a lunch box at checkout
• The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service. Unfortunately, your guide have no influence on the duration of the break time
What to bring:
• Passport or ID card
• Comfortable shoes
• Oversize luggage
• Luggage or large bags
• Short skirts
• Sleeveless shirts
• Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus
• Pickup and drop-off from your hotel (if option selected)
• Skip-the-line entry ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum
• Licensed guide
• Lunchbox (if add-on selected at checkout)
• Toilets (fee is in local currency - pln)
• The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial