Museum pass is valid for 2 days, Auschwitz tour: 6.5 hours approx. and walking tours: 3 hours approxStart time
Krakow Museum Pass: All the museums have their own opening times. When you pick up your card you will get a leaflet which gives the opening times and addresses of all attractions.
Auschwitz Birkenau Early Tour:
6:00am - 8:30am
(Hotel pick-up starts 30 minutes prior to departure time.)
Kazimierz Tour: 10:00am
Old Town Walking Tour: 2:00pm
Krakow Museum Pass: Redeem the voucher for your Museum Pass at Discover Krakow Tourist Information Point on the corner of 42 Main Market Square and 2 Swietego Jana Street.
Auschwitz Birkenau Tour: 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).
Kazimierz and Old Town Walking Tour: Please make your way to St. Adalbert's Church, Main Market Square.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time for check-in. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
As per itinerary
This Krakow saver combo tour includes:
A Krakow City Museum Pass to explore the many museums spread around the city. The Museum Pass is valid for 2 days which allows you to travel for FREE on city buses and trams and gives you FREE access to over 30 museums in and around Krakow such as Oscar Schindler's Factory, Eagle Pharmacy, Underground Main Market Square Museum, Traditional Krakow's Bourgeois House and St. Mary’s Basilica and many more.
Auschwitz Tour on which you will visit both Auschwitz and Auschwitz Birkenau with insight into the atrocities of the Holocaust. The tour is led by an official Auschwitz guide who tell you about the interesting history this place holds. While on the coach on the way from Krakow you will be shown a documentary on life in the camp.
With this combo tour, choose between two great walking tours. The options are:
Kazimierz Jewish Quarter: On this walking tour you will discover the ancient roots of Kazimierz, once an independent town where Catholics and Jews lived side by side. See the different architectural styles used by each community and learn how to tell the difference between them. Be enthralled by stories from the past as you take a guided walk through the cobbled streets.
Old Town Walking Tour: Pretty gardens, shopping malls and churches; meander through the medieval town center to find it all. Admire the Main Market square, one of the world’s most beautiful plazas, and the splendid Renaissance Cloth Hall along with many more famous attractions.
Visit all these famous must see places in Krakow with this combo tour. You can get this tour at an exclusively low price only here!. Don’t miss!
There are some unavailable dates in the month of November. Should the tour not be available on your chosen date, we may have availability for an alternative which also includes Wieliczka Salt Mine Click here for more details>>
This great Krakow combo combines the best of Krakow tours bringing together a Museum Pass, Auschwitz and a walking tour either at Kazimierz or the Old Town, as per your choice.
Day 1. Auschwitz Tour:
As you make your way to Auschwitz, a moving documentary on life at the camp will be shown on the coach. The expert guide on the coach 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.
Day 2. You can choose between one of the following walking tours:
Take a walking tour around Kazimierz to get a perfect introduction of a world, with vibrant culture, customs and history. Walk past the markets, synagogues and Jewish cemeteries and learn the disturbed about Poland’s Jewish community as your guide shares interesting facts about how the area was exterminated by the Nazis during the World War II.
Also, visit the main ghetto square and the ghetto wall and locations used in the Oscar-winning film “Schindler’s List”. This film is based on the true story of German industrialist Oskar Schindler who is credited with saving the lives of more than 1200 Krakow Jews during the Holocaust.
You’ll see the enamelware factory owned by Schindler, where he employed Jewish workers and protected them during the Nazi occupation. Today, the factory houses a museum dedicated to the history of Krakow under the Nazis.
Old Town Walking Tour:
You’ll see the famous Main Market Square. Surrounded by elegant townhouses, palaces and churches, this is the largest medieval town square of any European city. At its center is the magnificent Renaissance Cloth Hall, which has been in business for 700 years and could be regarded as the world’s oldest shopping mall.
Also see the twin-towered St Mary’s Church and learn the story of the brave trumpeter who died while warning his city of a Mongol invasion.
Other important landmarks include Jagiellonian University. Established in 1364 by Casimir III the Great, this is the second oldest university in Central Europe and one of the oldest universities in the world. Stroll around Planty Gardens, a ring-shaped park which was once the city's moat.
This tour includes a 30-minute break to discuss the history and present day situation of Poland with your knowledgeable guide.
Krakow Museum Pass:
The Krakow Museum Pass may be used when you wish. The pass gives you access to 30 museums in and around Krakow for 2 days. On producing your pass at the checkpoints, you will not only gain FREE entry, but will be able to travel on city buses and trams for FREE to get to the museums.
The museums which are included in the pass are as follows:
Krakow National Museum - The Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in Sukiennice
Krakow National Museum – The Szolayski House
Krakow National Museum – The Princess Czartoryski Museum
Krakow National Museum – The Jan Matejko House
Krakow National Museum – The Józef Mehoffer House
City of Krakow History Museum – Rynek Underground
City of Krakow History Museum – The Barbican
City of Krakow History Museum – Pharmacy, Pod Orlem
City of Krakow History Museum – Ratusz Town Hall Tower
City of Krakow History Museum – The Old Synagogue
City of Krakow History Museum – The Hipolitów House
City of Krakow History Museum – History of Nowa Huta Branch
City of Krakow History Museum – City Defence Walls
City of Krakow History Museum – The Zwierzyniec Artistic Salon
City of Krakow History Museum – Schindler’s Factory
City of Krakow History Museum – Pomorska Street
Museum of Archeology
Museum of Archeology – St. Albert’s Church
The Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum
Krakow Museum of Urban Engineering
Museum of The Photography
St. Mary’s Church
The Archdiocese Museum
Krakow Polish Aviation Museum
Mloda Polska Museum – Rydlówka – PTTK Museum
History of the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy Museum
Galicia Jewish Museum
Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec
Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK)
Museum of the Home Army – dedicated Gen. Emil Fieldorf, Nil
Krakow National Museum – EUROPEUM The European Culture Centre
Krakow National Museum – The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum
Please select a booking date based on the date you would like to visit Auschwitz. Your walking tour will be arranged for the next day. Your Museum Pass can be used when you wish.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.
Krakow Museum Pass:
Most museums are closed on Mondays
Last admission is usually 90 minutes before closing time
Days must be consecutive
Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free. The link to download your free audio guide will be emailed to you within 72 hours of receiving your booking
Your time at Auschwitz is guided. It is not possible to explore independently.
The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into Auschwitz can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Larger bags can be left on the bus.
Please be respectful during your visit. Smoking, eating and talking loudly are forbidden. Photography is not allowed inside some buildings.
This tour can be taken by people with limited mobility however there may be some compromises to the itinerary. We suggest you call us so we can discuss your requirements.
This tour does not go inside any monuments or attractions.
Old Town Walking Tour:
The link to download your free audio guide will be emailed to you within 72 hours of receiving your booking
Krakow Museum Pass: Most museums are closed on Mondays and the following public holidays.
Most of museums might be closed on holidays: 4 April 2015, 5 April 2015, 01 May 2015, 03 May 2015, 04 June 2015, 15 August 2015, 01 November 2015, 24-26 December 2015, and 31 December 2015