Day trip

Kraków: Jewish Quarter, Wieliczka Salt Mine, and Auschwitz

Kraków: Jewish Quarter, Wieliczka Salt Mine, and Auschwitz

From US$ 226 per person

Get an insider's view of Kraków's past and present on this 3-day guided tour across some of the most historical sights in the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

The experience
  • Explore Kazimierz, the historic Jewish quarter of Krakow
  • Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest mines in the world
  • Visit Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory museum
  • Get deep insights about the Holocaust at Płaszów and Auschwitz
Full description
Day 1: Begin your tour by exploring Kazimierz, the historic Jewish quarter of Krakow. Walk along artistic streets home to independent galleries and vintage fashion boutiques. Learn about the history and heritage behind this part of the city from your guide. After your walking tour, you'll stop for lunch at a local café. Next, head to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest mines in the world and an extraordinary place full of secrets and legends. Stroll past magnificent chambers, countless corridors and see majestic salt sculptures. Day 2: Visit Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory, now hosting two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków. Broaden your understanding of Krakow's history with World War II and the life of Oskar Schindler. After the tour, you'll stop for lunch at a local café. Visit the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp later in the afternoon. Learn about its dark history, and see memorials dedicated to remembering the victims of the Holocaust. Understand the impact of Nazi rule in the area and how the deportation of Jews from the Krakow Ghetto, beginning in 1942, came to pass. Day 3: On the last day of your tour, visit Auschwitz, a former Nazi concentration camp that is preserved intact as a reminder of the crime committed against humanity. The Auschwitz museum includes the ruins of crematoria, gas chambers, the railway platform, and other elements from the former concentration camp. Get deep insights about the Holocaust from your guide.
Includes
  • Expert guides
  • Entrance ticket to Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory museum
  • Entrance ticket to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Entrance ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
  • Transfers: Kraków - Wieliczka - Krakow
  • Transfers: Krakow - Oswiecim - Krakow
  • 2 x lunch (Without drinks)
  • Lunch on the 3rd day of the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tram tickets
  • Gratuities (Optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your tour guide on the steps of the Old Synagogue. The guide will be holding a sign that says 'excursions.city.'

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Jacket
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • Special registration is required when booking entry to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. All admission tickets to this Museum are personal. Please make sure to include the name and surname of each participant as spelled on the ID document.
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