Explore two historic sites related to the tragic history of World War II with this combined full-day tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau camps and Oskar Schindler’s Factory. With comfortable round-transfers and skip-the-line admissions to these world-famous landmarks, this tour lets you make the most out of your visit to Krakow. You can also choose to be picked up from your hotel.
Kickstart this full-day tour from Krakow with a visit to the infamous Nazi concentration camps. While on your way to the site, watch a short documentary film - The Liberation of Auschwitz. Once you reach the campsite, you will meet your guide, who will help you skip the long queues and take you right inside Auschwitz. You will see the infamous inscription ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ over the entrance gate, which translates to – “work makes you free”. During the tour, you will realise how ironic this slogan is.
Discover the history of World War II and the Holocaust in Poland as you tour the museum and preserved sights, such as barracks, railroad tracks or rows of gas chambers chimneys. It is a truly haunting experience as you step back in time and relive the incarceration, suffering and torture of millions of Jews, one of the heinous and gruesome episodes in world history.
Schindler’s Factory Tour
Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List has brought Oskar Schindler to the fore of popular culture, which makes a visit to Schindler’s Factory inevitable during a trip to Krakow.
Visit the original enamel factory that has been turned into a museum dedicated to Oskar Schindler’s noble deeds and recreates the tense atmosphere in Krakow under the Nazi occupation during World War II. The factory holds a permanent exhibition titled, ‘Krakow under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945’ with photographs, videos, sound recordings, eyewitness accounts and everyday objects chronologically displayed.
A guide will take you around the museum and give you a historical perspective of the artefacts that you see in the museum. The museum will transport you to those trying times under the Nazi occupation.
About the Supplier: Krakow Direct is a known brand in Poland that offers high-quality transfers and tours in the area of Krakow. Their fleet of modern and comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicles ensure a hassle-free travel experience.
Tuesday, Thursday and SaturdayDuration
8 hours and 30 minutes approximatelyStart time
Make your way to Radisson Blu Hotel.
Alternatively, you can get picked up from your hotel in Krakow, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details.
Note: The exact pick-up time will be mailed to you within 24 hours of your booking.
Same as the start point
Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
You may be asked to show your passport when you visit Auschwitz. Carry the same and fill your full name (and of people traveling with you) and passport details while booking this tour in the special requests section as a security measure.
Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks as there will be security checks while entering the attractions.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau camps mostly have dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users. Few areas are not accessible by wider wheelchairs or baby pushchairs. For the comfort of visitors with mobility problems, the museum provides substitute wheelchairs of sizes that allow moving around the grounds and buildings. Our driver will help you arrange a substitute wheelchair.
Exhibition halls in Oskar Schindler Factory are wheelchair accessible.
Our transfer from the Hotel to the International Cruise Terminal was very smooth. The driver arrived promptly at the designated time, and was very friendly and helpful. A great...Dianne McAuliffe, Australia
The whole day from start to finish was first class and totally faultless
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