Full-Day Auschwitz-Birkenau and Oskar Schindler Factory Tour from Krakow
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Full-Day Auschwitz-Birkenau and Oskar Schindler Factory Tour from Krakow

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Based on 34 reviews
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: up to 8 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial on a day trip from Krakow
  • Watch an informative documentary film en route to the camps
  • Experience Krakow during WWII at Oscar Schindler's Factory Museum
What to expect

To make the most out of your visit to Krakow, take advantage of the combined tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Oskar Schindler Factory. The tour takes a full day and is a great way to see two of the absolute must-sees of the region, as well as outstanding monuments of Polish and Jewish history. In Auschwitz-Birkenau, you will have a chance to pay tribute to all who lost their lives during the Holocaust and in Oskar Schindler Factory you will discover the story of a man who devoted himself to saving lives of Jewish people.

Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Krakow between 8.30am and 9.30am (please note that the pick-up service can not be offered for hotels situated outside of Krakow). Then, traveling by a shared, comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicle with an English speaking driver, you'll set out off the approximately 1 hour, 10-minute journey to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

On arrival, you will take part in a thrilling tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps, the largest and most notorious of the Nazi regime, and discover the harrowing history of Poland's Nazi occupation during WWII. During the 3.5-hour tour, you can visit the exhibitions, memorials, and prison buildings, and pay your respects to the many who lost their lives.

After being picked up by your driver, you can have a break for lunch (at your own expense) on the way to the second stop of the day; Schindler’s Factory, where you'll take part in a guided tour of the historic factory. During the tour, learn the story of the Enamel Factory owned by Oskar Schindler during World War II and the man whose devotion saved over a thousand lives, a story that was later immortalized in the award-winning movie 'Schindler's List'.

On return to Krakow, you'll be dropped back at your hotel around 6.00pm.

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What's included
  • check Pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Krakow city center, if booked, or from the collective meeting point in Krakow
  • check Fuel surcharge
  • check Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • check Wi-Fi access
  • check All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • check Admission ticket
  • check Professional guide in Auschwitz - Birkenau
  • check Guided tour of the Schindler Factory
  • check Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • check Insurance
  • check Guaranteed to skip the long lines for entrance tickets
  • check Interactive exhibitions in Schindler's factory
What's not included
  • x_not_included Food and drinks
  • x_not_included Gratuities
Where

Pick-up service if booked, or collective meeting point at: 17, Straszewskiego Street

Meeting point:
In front of the Radisson Blu Hotel or confirmed pick-up service.
What to remember
  • The pick-up service is available only from hotels within the city area of Krakow
  • IMPORTANT: please reconfirm the starting time and pick up place directly with the provider at the contacts provided in the voucher you receive after the booking. If you don't use the pickup service, please put "meeting point" in the question box
  • NOTE: the museum requires the name and surname of every guest for entry, please add this additional information at checkout
  • IMPORTANT: every guest MUST carry an ID or passport matching the name and surname provided at checkout which will also be reflected on your museum entrance ticket
  • A visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau can prove traumatic, therefore it is recommended that visitors were at least 14 years old. No age limitation applies in Oskar Schindler Factory
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • While in the camps, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully
  • Visitors are generally allowed to take pictures with a few, clearly indicated exceptions
  • In Auschwitz Birkenau your carry-on cannot exceed the dimensions of 30x20x10cm
  • Some areas in Auschwitz-Birkenau are not accessible with baby pushchairs nor by wider wheelchairs. The museum provides substitute wheelchairs of size allowing to move around the grounds and buildings. Exhibition halls in Oskar Schindler Factory are wheelchair accessible
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Provider
Krakow Direct
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

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Based on 34 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - March 2024

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Well informed guides and very good, helpful drivers. My daughter and I found both tours informative, challenging and important for preserving history ...

  • Anonymous

    From Germany - August 2022