Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

Visit the World War II Auschwitz-Birkenau complex and learn about the Nazi Holocaust on this 7-hour trip from Krakow. You will be picked up from the city centre and take you by coach to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Oświęcim. Explore the two camps with a professional guide who will carefully, and sensitively explain everything that you can see, including the barracks and poignant museum exhibits at Auschwitz I, as well as the gas chambers, watchtowers and memorials in Auschwitz II-Birkenau. You will learn about the history of the Holocaust and the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945, as well as hear individual stories of some of the camp's prisoners.
It is unique and eye opening experience, which everyone, once in there lifetime should experience. You will be shocked and terrified what people can do to another people.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Floriana Straszewskiego, Kraków, Poland

Be at the pickup place (centrally located) - Straszewskiego 14 Street, and then travel by coach to the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oświęcim, a small Polish town roughly an hour away. You will be grated by our driver, who will assist you with your further adventure.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, ul. Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20 Entrance to the Museum is located at Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 11, Oswiecim 32-603 Poland

When you arrive at your destination, you will be met by your professional guide and enter the site at Auschwitz I, walking through the gate to the camp that bears the inscription Arbeit Macht Frei (Work Sets You Free).

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was established in 1940 in place of old polish army barracks. Originally to hold Polish POW`s political prisoners, and operated until its liberation by advancing soviets in 1945. During its operation, more than 1.5 million Jewish, Polish, Italian and French prisoners were brought here ,of which 1.1m. was exterminated as part of largest genocide in human history. Leaving survivors terribly scared for live.

The Auschwitz complex comprises of original buildings and you can see the original roads, fences, watchtowers and railway ramps, and death wall.
Visit some of the barracks on the Auschwitz I complex, which now house a collection of original exhibitions and documents, as well as articles stolen from prisoners upon camp arrival.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Brzezinka, Brzezinka, Lesser Poland Province, Southern Poland

The second part of the tour - Birkenau (Auschwitz II) - the largest camp from over 40 camps and sub-camps from Auschwitz complex.
Originally planned as a camp for Soviet prisoners of war, it eventually became a concentration camp for prisoners of various nationalities and a center of the extermination of Jews. Its construction began in October 1941 by hands of slave labourers, in a place of displaced and mostly demolished village of Brzezinka and three kilometres from Auschwitz I.

It was design to hold 125 000 prisoners at one time. Who was from the start destined to die from cold, hunger, diseases and of exhaustion. Prisoners was treated as redundant and easily replaceable work force.

You will sea unimaginable living condition, prisoners have to adapt. You can walk to preserved camp barracks. You will see rail ramp, when infamous Dr. Mengele oversaw selection process of new arrivals, when split second decided of you life or death in gas chambers. Which were only 200m away.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Floriana Straszewskiego, Kraków, Poland

Your tour then concludes with a drop-off at the city center. After you will finish trip with us. You can enjoy one of the most beautiful and best preserved historical old town in the world. With one its biggest landmarks 14th century Cloth Market and medieval Mariacka basilica. Cracov old town is well known for its vivid restaurants, pubs and tourist shops. This place is full of live all time of a day and night.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Confirmation, will be received at time of booking"
"Not recommended for child aged 14 and under"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Breaks during the tour are no longer than 10 minutes"
"The service does not include a meal, so please bring a packed lunch"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Tour Guide System: Headset given to you after excursion - The headsets we give you are used only once.

Tour Guide System: Receivers ozonated after each excursion

Our guides wear protective masks

Distance: We keep a safe distance during walks (2M)"



Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Floriana Straszewskiego 14, 33-332 Kraków, Poland

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local guide
  • Centrally located meeting point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Admission to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial
  • Licensed English-speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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