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Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Full-Day Tour from Krakow with Private Transport

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  • Full-day trip from Krakow to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Enjoy the convenience of round-trip private transport
  • Watch a documentary during the trip
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Full-Day Tour from Krakow with Private Transport
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Overview
Revisit a tragic chapter of European history on a full-day tour from Krakow to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the extermination and concentration camps in the Nazi Third Reich. You’ll have door-to-door transport in a private vehicle, with a documentary film screened on route, then join a 3.5-hour, guided tour of the camps. This 6- to 7-hour Auschwitz-Birkenau tour includes admission fees and transport from central Krakow, as well as a departure time that’s tailored to your schedule.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your centrally-located Krakow hotel at a time that suits you—tours run between the hours of 8am and 6pm. Traveling in a comfortable, private car, the journey takes roughly 70 minutes each way, and you’ll have the option to watch “The Liberation of Auschwitz” on your way to the camps.

Upon arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenau, join a guided tour of the moving UNESCO World Heritage Centre, with groups of up to 30 people led by English, Spanish, French, German, or Italian-speaking guides.

Using a headset throughout the tour, you’ll have 3.5 hours to explore the museum exhibition, barracks, and long rows of gas chamber chimneys. Much of the concentration camp is unchanged since liberation, and it offers a vivid glimpse of the wartime genocide carried out by German Nazis.

Auschwitz and Birkenau are roughly 1.9 miles (3 km.) apart, and transport between the camps is provided, as well as a short break before the guided tour and in between the camps. Following the tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, begin the return trip to Krakow, where this excursion concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviews (47)
1 - 5 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Amazing Service...

We used Krakow Direct for our Airport transfers and the Auschwitz tour. We were delighted with their service! After our flight we were met just outside departures and taken straight to our accommodation, in a fantastic, clean and comfortable mini van. The trip was about...More

Thank Glozzie
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very Moving, very chilling

Booked this tour in the UK, as some paid on the day. Collected from the hotel, a full mini bus which was very modern. The driver was very courteous and considerate in his driving. We were played a DVD which was very harrowing, preparing us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank G. M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Mind blowing

This is one visit everyone should do at least once. We were picked up from the hotel by our wonderful driver, who was exceptionally attentive throughout the day. On arrival at Auschwitz-Birkenau we met our guide who was extremely informative and wasn’t just quoting from...More

Thank alisonw910
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Harrowing but a must see tour

This tour is a must while visiting Krakow, the living museums at both sites are looked after with dignity and respect. Our guide at both sites was outstanding in his pitch and delivery - thanks Bart. I would also like to thank our Krakow Direct...More

Thank andrewaP1353EP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A must

Our visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau was extremely worthwhile: a well-organised, informative tour that bears witness to the horrors that happened there. Our guide was very good. Auschwitz is the smaller site and it is here that the exhibitions are to be found. There was a 15...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maureen G
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June 5, 2018|
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Response from WayneBeau1951 | Reviewed this property |
We used Discover Krakow for our tours and they use mimi-vans that hold about 15 people. However, you may join with other groups once you get to Auschwitz, I think we ended up with about 30.
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