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Birkenau Concentration Camp Tour provided by Krakow Shuttle - Tours

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Birkenau Concentration Camp Tour

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We will pick you up from your accommodation in Krakow. It takes around 1h 10 minutes one way. On the way you will watch an introduction movie about Auschwitz-Birkenau. First stop is located at “Altejudenrampe” which is historical train car, that was used to transport prisoners to Birkenau. After that our driver will take you to Birkenau. For next 2.5 hours you will have time to know the place and reflect about tragedy of the place. You will receive a guide book in preferred language that will help you to move around. On the way back to Krakow you will also pass by Auschwitz III Monowitz which was one of the very first camps also the largest of the sub-camps of Auschwitz with a status of headquarters of the “industrial” sub-camps. This tour is an option for those who would like to visit Birkenau on their own pace.
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    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Auschwitz II-Birkenau Nazi Concentration Camp
    Stop: 2 hours -
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Important Information
7–8 hours
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Documentary movie
  • Guide book
  • English speaking driver’s assistance
  • Insurance
  • Visit to Auschwitz I is not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for children under 14 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Louise_B1218 wrote a review Jan. 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked an airport transfer and the concentration camp tour through Mr Shuttle. The driver was there when we arrived at the airport straight away, the driver picked us up from our accommodation for the trip the next day - really nice, clean mini bus / people carrier. The
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Date of experience: January 2020
Julie E wrote a review Nov. 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom197 contributions50 helpful votes
Just like Auschwitz this is a very moving and sombre place. You see the carriages that the jews were brought in on and the train tracks that they travelled on into Berkenau. you see the gas chambers that the nazi tried to destroy before leaving and the memorial to those that
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Krakow Shuttle - Tours
Linda S
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Fantastic Service
We used Mr Shuttle for airport pickup and departure as well as 2 trips. Our flight landed early but our driver was
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Selby, United Kingdom
Organised, on time. Great tour.
Fantastic tour. Picked up on time, we were well locked after and informed. Couldn’t fault the whole experience.
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Julie T
London, United Kingdom
Auschwitz and salt mines with lunch
First class guides who were passionate and emotive. Lunch was lovely. Everything went without a hitch and the
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Paul C
Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine
I booked the trip in advance of traveling, and the value was excellent. We booked via and
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Krakow, Poland
Day Trip
Such an eye opening and thoughtful trip. The full day was long (7am-6pm) but so worth it. The guide was a lovely
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Wow wow wow
Fantastic place to visit well worth going to. Lots of stairs and walking but dont let that put you off.
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Lisa A
Fantastic Trip
Very well organised trip with our driver arriving at the allocated time and all the pre communication was great.
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Daniel O
Watford, United Kingdom
fantastic trip well delivered door to door service even added a trip to the salt mines. organised tour beat the
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Fee from Fife
Well organised tour
We were picked up from our hotel at 7.30 then dropped back at 6.30 it is a long day and very tiring but well worth
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Cliona G
Very well run day trip
We were collected from our hotel and brought to Auschwitz where the tour was very informative and well organized.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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