Explore one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe in the 20th century on a 7-hour tour from Krakow. Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, and then go for an amazing walk in the Wieliczka Salt Mine.
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Duration 11 hours
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Learn about the horrors of the largest concentration camp from World War II
See the remains of the gas chambers and prison blocks at Auschwitz-Birkenau
Marvel at the statues and chapels carved out of the rock at Wieliczka Salt Mine
Discover an underground city with healing properties
Depart Krakow and travel back through history as you make your way towards the infamous Nazi labor camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. Avail of the services of an English-speaking driver.
Upon arrival, take a guided tour with a licensed guide (available in 5 different languages) and learn the horrible history of both camps and the terrible genocide that took place during World War II. See some of the original buildings, including the infamous gas chambers and the remains of the railway ramp in Birkenau where the prisoners would arrive to meet their fate.
Then, travel to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, where a local guide will lead you through the underground city. Learn the history of the mines and salt extraction dating back to the Middle Ages. Benefit from the healing properties of the special climate and micro-element filled air, and be amazed by the statues and chapels carved out of the rock salt.