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Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour With Free Audio Guide

  • When does it run?
    English Guided Tour (March - December): Daily
    German Guided Tour (January - December): Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
  • Start time
    Morning English Tour:
    Jan - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
    Morning German Tour:
    Jan - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
    Afternoon English Tour:
    Jan - May & Oct - Mar: between 10:00am and 1:00pm
    June - Sept: between 12:00 noon and 3:00pm
  • Duration
    Approx. 6.5 hours
Inclusions
  • Multilingual tour escort (on the coach)
  • Official Auschwitz guide (tour conducted in one language only)
  • Auschwitz entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transfers in air-conditioned coach

Key Highlights

  • A haunting yet poignant insight into the atrocities of the Holocaust
  • Tour the camp with an expert guide; visit both Auschwitz and Auschwitz Birkenau
  • On the coach you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp
  • Round trip transportation from Krakow is included and pick up is available from selected Krakow hotels.

Overview

Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free!

Auschwitz Birkenau was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps. It is estimated that during World War II around 1.5 million people died at Auschwitz. A visit to Auschwitz is a sombre experience, yet understanding the atrocities that occurred here is an important means of ensuring such events never happen again.

In 1979 Auschwitz was added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites and designated a memorial and museum. On this Auschwitz tour you will visit both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau).

Your tour is led by an official Auschwitz guide who will be able to answer any questions you may have. On the coach on the way from Krakow you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    English Guided Tour (March - December): Daily
    German Guided Tour (January - December): Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

  • Duration

    Approx. 6.5 hours

  • Start time

    Morning English Tour:
    Jan - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
    Morning German Tour:
    Jan - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
    Afternoon English Tour:
    Jan - May & Oct - Mar: between 10:00am and 1:00pm
    June - Sept: between 12:00 noon and 3:00pm

  • Meeting Point

    Please wait next to reception desk of your hotel in Krakow.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
    Alternate Pick up point: You can join the tour at 2 Swietego Jana Street, Discover Cracow Tourist Information point. (Corner of Swietego Jana Street and Main Market Square).

  • Ending Point

    You will be dropped off back at your hotel.
    Alternatively you can be dropped off at 2 Swietego Jana Street.

Itinerary

  • For your Auschwitz Tour you will be picked up from your hotel reception desk at the time arranged with the local activity operator. Alternatively, you can join the tour at the local activity operator’s office at Swietego Jana Street. As you make your way to Auschwitz, a moving documentary on life at the camp will be shown on the coach. The guide on the coach is multi-lingual and will be able to answer any questions you may have. Tours at Auschwitz can only be conducted by an official Auschwitz guide. On arrival you will be split into groups by language (Auschwitz tour is conducted in one language only) to start the tour. Your tour covers both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau). The visit to each camp lasts around 2 hours and 1 hour 30 minutes respectively. After your guided tour of Auschwitz you will return to Krakow by coach.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Multilingual tour escort (on the coach)
  • Official Auschwitz guide (tour conducted in one language only)
  • Auschwitz entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transfers in air-conditioned coach
  • Meals

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

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