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

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Availability: Please check the calendar
Duration: 8 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • 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 our 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 pickup from your Krakow hotel between 08.30 and 9.30am. (Please note: the pick-up service can not be offered for hotels situated outside of Krakow.) Then, traveling by shared, comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicle with an English speaking driver, you set out on the around 1-hour and 10-minute journey to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

On arrival, you will take a moving 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, break for lunch (own expense) on the way to the second stop of the day — Schindler’s Factory, where you'll be taken on 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 immortalised in the award-winning movie 'Schindler's List'.

On return to Krakow, you will be dropped back at your hotel around 18.00pm.

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What's included
  • Pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Krakow city center, if booked, or from the collective meeting point in Krakow
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Wi-Fi access
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Admission ticket
  • Professional guide in Auschwitz - Birkenau
  • From April 2019: guided tour of the Schindler Factory
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Insurance
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines for entrance tickets
  • Interactive exhibitions in Schindler's factory
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Till March 2019: professional guide in Schindler's factory
Reduced price
  • Infant 0 - 4 years - Free
  • Youth - 5 - 17 years
  • Full price - 18 years and over
Where

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

Meeting point:

In front of the Radisson Blu Hotel or pick-up service

What to remember
  • Please note: the pick-up service is available only from hotels within the city area of Krakow
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 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
  • 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 30 x 20 x 10 cm
  • Some areas in Auschwitz-Birkenau are not be 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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When
  • Till March 2019: every day except Mondays
  • From April 2019: on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Starting time: 09:00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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