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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Warsaw

Highlights
  • Full-day tour to Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau from Warsaw
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed memorial site of the former Nazi concentration camp complex, Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Take a city sightseeing tour of Krakow
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Krakow and Auschwitz 1 Day Tour from Warsaw
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Overview
Take a full-day tour from Warsaw that includes a Krakow city tour and a sobering visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau. At Auschwitz-Birkenau, visit still-standing parts of the original Nazi concentration camps along with artifacts from the prisoners who perished there during World War II. Learn about the murderous Nazi campaigns against Europe’s Jewish populations and other ‘undesirables’ as you tour the camps. Change pace in Krakow, taking in landmarks including Town Hall Tower, St. Mary’s Basilica, Krakow Barbican, and Wawel Hill with its castle and cathedral.
What to Expect
Pay your respects at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Auschwitz has become a primary symbol of the Holocaust. It was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany-occupied Poland during World War II. The collection of the museum contains original documents, suitcases, shoes and other belongings of murdered prisoners. There you will find original fences, wooden watchtowers and railway ramps have been preserved.

Visit includes also short ride to Birkenau camp, which functioned as a war camp, extermination camp and place from people were sent to labor in Nazi Germany. More than 90 per cent of prisoners, mostly Jews, were killed there. Birkenau was mostly destroyed by the retreating Germans.

In Krakow, a local guide will take you for a tour around the city. You will see among others Town Hall Tower, St. Mary’s Basilica, Krakow Barbicane and ‘Sukiennice‘ (Cloth Hall) – renaissance major center of international trade. The most interesting sight is the Wawel Hill with Cathedral and Royal Castle - place of royal coronations, weddings and funerals. Some of its oldest stone buildings can be dated back to 10th century. In a cave at the foot of the hill, on the bank of the Vistula River, Wawel Dragon had his lair – the dragon’s cave is now a popular tourist stop.
Reviews (64)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Well organized tour of Auschwitz and Krakow

We followed the recommendations here on tripadvisor and booked the full day tour of Auschwitz and Krakow from Warsaw on rather short notice. E-mail communication was very good, easy payment to confirm the booking (you pay a deposit, the rest is paid in cash on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank theDin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excelent Service

Everything work really well. Since the booking until the end of the journey. Peter was very nice and helpful, great english speaker. lunch, not the best but ok. i would reccomend this to everyone who wants to spend a day to krakow and Auschwitz. Very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TiagoMarques
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very interesting and well organised day

Organising the trip was easy all the staff I spoke with on the phone and via email were polite and helpful. Our driver Pawel was punctual and professional throughout the day. The tour of Auchwitz itself was great, the guide was very knowledgeable and passionate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyager25551370476
Reviewed 28 October 2018
Last minute booking

After reading another review about a person travelling solo, I decided to contact AB Poland and dealt with Karina and Marta. I advised that I only had only 1 date that I could do the tour. At the time there was nothing available so I'd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank shona s
Reviewed 21 October 2018
Interesting and Enjoyable Trip

First of all I was grateful for the company's efforts to get me on the tour as I arranged it very last minute and I was only free the next day. The driver Mateusz picked me up on time and was on hand throughout the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank leighthomson1
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gary046
18 November 2018|
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Response from Joyseeker54 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other reviewer that it depends on how mature the 11 year old is. It is definitely a somber experience but very worthwhile going to.
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jennibellen
10 September 2018|
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I would highly recommend AB Poland Travel.
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