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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz II-Birkenau & Schindler’s Factory Tour from Krakow

Product ID: 254392
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Uncover the dark history of Nazi-occupied Poland with this full-day tour from Krakow. Take a self-guided tour of Auschwitz II-Birkenau, one of the most notorious Nazi concentration camps in history, and visit Schindler's Factory on a guided tour.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the largest concentration camp complex from World War II
  • Discover the life story of an unlikely war hero
  • Benefit from round-trip transportation from Krakow
Full description
After meeting your driver in Krakow, head to Schindler's Factory Museum for a 1.5-hour guided tour of the factory and museum. Learn about the life and history of this World War II hero before heading to Birkenau. During the journey, you can watch a documentary film which will give you a brief overview of the concentration camp.

Upon arrival, receive a map containing the most essential information and locations in the camp. You'll then have 2.5 hours of free time to explore the site at your own pace. See the carriages that transported prisoners, the barracks where they slept, the gas chamber ruins, and visit the memorial to the camp’s victims. Take some time to contemplate the immensity of what happened here and pay your respects to the victims of the Holocaust.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Krakow
  • Live guide at Schindler's Factory Museum
  • Unguided 2.5-hour visit to Birkenau camp
  • English-speaking tour leader
  • Map
  • Lunch box
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to Auschwitz I Main Camp
  • Live guide at Auschwitz II Birkenau

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour includes a visit to Auschwitz II-Birkenau only, and does not include a visit to Auschwitz I.
• This tour is not recommended for children under 14 years of age.
• The maximum number of participants per group is 25.
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
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Product ID: 254392