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Mauthausen Concentration Camp Day Trip from Vienna

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Face masks are required for travelers during transportation, children up to 6 years of age do not need to wear face masks
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Updated 07/03/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit the site of the Mauthausen Concentration Camp on a full-day tour from Vienna that includes round-trip transportation to the remote location. Ride in a comfortable bus from central Vienna to the Mauthausen Memorial, then grapple with the horrors of the Nazis and World War II on a self-guided audio tour of the former concentration camp.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Tourist-Info Wien
    Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Your guide is waiting in front of Tourist-Info Wien. Your taxi ride to the meeting point will be reimbursed when showing a valid receipt (max. 12 euros per person).
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  • Pass by
    Vienna Woods
    Melk Abbey
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    KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Become acquainted with the history of Mauthausen Memorial during the 2,5-hour ride from Vienna. By the summer of 1940, Mauthausen had become one of the largest labor camp complexes in the German-occupied part of Europe. Some 200,000 people are thought to have been imprisoned at Mauthausen between 1938 and 1945, and about half of them lost their lives. Mauthausen was among the last concentration camps to be liberated by the Allies. Upon arrival at the Memorial grab your audio guide (available in 11 languages) for a self-guided tour through the preserved grounds. See the prisoner’s barracks, Wiener-Graben quarry, the so-called 'Stairs of Death', SS-quarters, camp prison, gas chamber and the highly rated Mauthausen Museum. Heading back to Vienna stop at a local restaurant for lunch (own expense).
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  • You'll end at
    Tourist-Info Wien
    Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
    Your guide is waiting in front of Tourist-Info Wien. Your taxi ride to the meeting point will be reimbursed when showing a valid receipt (max. 12 euros per person).
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Reimbursement provided for taxi to central Vienna meeting point
  • Includes use of audio-guide in 11 languages
  • Have time to purchase lunch before returning to Vienna
  • Wheelchair accessible transport and destination suitable for most adults
Important Information
Departure Point
Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Vienna
  • Self-guided tour of the camp with audio-guides
  • Accompaniment by friendly English-speaking tour escort
  • Taxi fare from central Vienna hotels to meeting point (max. 12 euros per person)
  • CO2 certificates offsetting the tour's carbon emissions
  • Entry/Admission - KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The taxi ride will be reimbursed when showing a valid receipt (max 12 euros per person)
  • Not recommended for child aged 15 and under
  • Audio-guides at the Memorial are available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Dutch, Polish, Czech, Russian, Hungarian
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Angela C wrote a review Feb 2020
Queens, New York21 contributions
I met our guide at Tourist Info Wien (right off the U1 line at Karlsplatz stop). He explained a lot of helpful history to us on the ride over and then had us watch a short documentary of the concentration camp on iPads in the van which was very wise. We got to Mauthausen with a
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Anthony C wrote a review Jan 2020
Sydney, Australia157 contributions57 helpful votes
I’d like to say this was an managing tour, but that seems weird when you take into account the atrocities that happened here. Whilst I could only imagine the horrors that took place, it puts our lives into perspective & helps to understand what we have gained from those that
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Date of experience: January 2020
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shanalyze wrote a review Jan 2020
Australia23 contributions14 helpful votes
We were met by our tour guide Fleming in front of tourist information in Central Vienna. Very easy to find and if you need a taxi this will get reimbursed. Comfortable vehicle. Drive out to camp gave us a chance to experience the beauty of the Vienna countryside. Our guide
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Peggy j wrote a review Jan 2020
Waterlooville, United Kingdom451 contributions170 helpful votes
Terrible place and as related to Jews who escaped, I was really upset, and still am, by the horrors. However, it is really worth going, to see why it was so important we won the war, as the Austrians were as horrific as the Germans and actually tried to escape responsibility
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Cary R wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York2 contributions2 helpful votes
This trip was great. Tom (our driver/guide) was excellent. He was knowledgeable and very well spoken. Departure was right on time. The ride out to the camp was both enjoyable and educational. The time allotted at the camp is just right and the lunch stop on the way back is
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dzehas
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Excellent
Excellent tour by Fleming and Naomi !!! A lot of information about the places we visit and history. We had a GREAT
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happyholidayer21
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Excellent way to get to know Vienna
Really enjoyed our sightseeing trip. Our host was Fred who could not have been more accommodating. He pre-purchased
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cam972
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Small group day trip from Vienna to Salzburg and Lake Region
Excellent tour guides; very clean and nice vehicle; itinerary well thought out; nice mix of "tour" time and "on you
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jeffstover
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Superb Day
The tour started promptly at 7:30a and the directions to the meeting point were clearly articulated. It was a very
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danieldK3288CK
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A trip back to the Middle Ages....
We had an excellent tour of the Lakes Region and Salzburg. We much enjoyed Naomi's historical details about Salzbu
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Inspire136946
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Tour in Salzburg
Julio was just great, i appreciated his kindness, explanations and amability. The tour in salzburg with naomi was
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422jh
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Good day trip
It takes a about 3 hours each way to get to Salzburg from Vienna. The trip there you will make a couple of stops i
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Jennifer R
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Great day
Absolutely loved this tour. Our tour guide, Flemming, was an encyclopedia of history and Austria. He narrated our
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We had a very informative and enjoyable experience in Vienna along with our tour guide Michael. He was extremely kn
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Yousef30022
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Magical Experience
The tour guide was so helpful and understandable, the journey was magical the views were breathtaking, everything w
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GeetikaP10
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Memorable Day Trip to Lake Region and Salzburg
I would like to thank the tour operator for the fantastic service provided. Our tour guide and driver - Fleming was
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SJO2222
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Mr
Had a great day with Julio and Maria, a little rain but still a great experience! Will be back again to enjoy the a
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Sclif1255
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Day trip to Mauthausen
The experience at the concentration camp was excellent and the driver/guide was very good. But I do not think the
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Ann M
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Great tour on a beautiful day!
Spent an entire day from Vienna to Salzburg with small group in a comfortable minivan. Both Markus and Noami were f
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  • Duration: 8h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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