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Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Katowice

Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Katowice
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The Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp stands as a somber reminder of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust. Located near Krakow, Poland, Auschwitz-Birkenau is a place of historical significance and serves as a memorial to the millions of lives lost during World War II. For those visiting Katowice, the tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau offers a profound and educational experience. In this article, we will explore the different options available for the Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Katowice.
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Duration: 7 hours
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Available languages: English
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Free Hotel Pickup
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Lunch available

Trip Itinerary

  • 1
    5:00 - 6:00 Hotel Pickup

    We will pick you up very early from your hotel or apartment.

  • 2
    Transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau

    Firstly we will go to Auschwitz. During the trip, you will watch a documentary movie about the history of concentration camps in Poland.

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    Auschwitz Museum

    In Auschwitz Museum you will join an English tour – provided by the Museum’s guide – for about 2 hours.

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    Birkenau Camp

    After 2 hours we will drive you to the second part of the Camp — Birkenau, which is about 2 km away. Again, English speaking tour guide will walk you there, explaining the story of the Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp. After 1,5 hours, you will meet our driver and we will take you back to Katowice.

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    Transfer and hotel drop off

    Our service covers door-to-door transportation. That means You will be taken back to the hotel.

Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.

Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a Private Guide

For those seeking a more personalized and intimate experience, the Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a private guide is an excellent choice. This option ensures that you have dedicated transportation, a private guide, and a comprehensive tour of both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau.

1. Private Transportation with Door-to-Door Services

The tour begins with private transportation from Katowice to Auschwitz-Birkenau and back. With door-to-door services, you can relax and focus on the significance of the tour without worrying about logistics.

2. English Speaking Driver

Throughout the journey, an English-speaking driver will provide assistance, ensuring a smooth and comfortable experience. They can answer any questions you may have and provide insights into the local history and culture.

3. Entrance Tickets

Included in the tour package are the entrance tickets to Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau. These tickets guarantee your access to the memorial sites, allowing you to immerse yourself in the historical context.

4. Private Guide in Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau

One of the highlights of the Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour is the presence of a private guide. The guide will lead you through Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau, sharing detailed information, stories, and personal accounts that bring the history to life. They can cater the tour to your interests and ensure that you gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust.

5. Insurance

Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance during the tour. Therefore, insurance coverage is provided, offering peace of mind as you explore the sensitive and emotional environment of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a Shared Guide

Alternatively, if you prefer a more cost-effective option without compromising the quality of the tour, the Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a shared guide is an ideal choice. This option provides shared transportation, an English-speaking driver, and a shared guide for Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau.

1. Private Transportation with Door-to-Door Services

Similar to the private tour, this option offers convenient and hassle-free transportation from Katowice to Auschwitz-Birkenau and back. You can rely on the dedicated services to ensure a comfortable journey.

2. English Speaking Driver

Throughout the tour, an English-speaking driver will be there to assist you, providing necessary information and addressing any concerns you may have. They will make sure your experience is enjoyable and informative.

3. Entrance Tickets

Entrance tickets to Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau are included in the tour package, granting you access to the historical sites and enabling you to pay homage to the victims of the Holocaust.

4. Shared Guide in Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau

With the shared guide, you will join a small group of fellow visitors for a guided tour of both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II Birkenau. The guide will provide valuable insights and guide you through the haunting remnants of the camp, sharing stories and historical context.

Guide in Other Languages

For visitors who prefer a guide speaking a language other than English, arrangements can be made upon request. This ensures that individuals from various countries can fully comprehend the significance of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Holocaust, fostering a more inclusive and educational experience.

Conclusion

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Katowice is a poignant and thought-provoking journey into the heart of one of the darkest chapters in human history. Whether you opt for the Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a private guide or the Private Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a shared guide, both options guarantee an immersive experience accompanied by knowledgeable guides and convenient transportation services. By visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau, you not only pay tribute to the victims but also contribute to preserving the memory of the Holocaust for future generations.

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We use a fleet of new Mercedes-Benz Vans and Minibuses. Our drivers are well trained and fully licensed for travel ground transportation. Our door to door service means that you will be picked up directly form your hotel and delivered to the same spot after the tour, for free.  

Our guides are the best in their job. They are recomended by Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. Speaking fluent English, Spanish, Italian and German. Guide in other language than English is available on request.

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Regular daily tour

Wondering if it is possible to visit Auschwitz when you are in Katowice? With us it is possible, we offer it on a regular basis.

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Free hotel pickup

Remember that we will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel or apartment. We travel in small groups to make sure you are comfortable and on time everywhere.

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Professional guide

Our guides are the best in their job. They are recomended by Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. Speaking fluent English, Spanish, Italian and German.

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Skip the lines

All admission fees and tickets are included so you don't have to worry about a thing and stand in the lines to buy the tickets.

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FAQ

Here you can find answers for frequently asked questions.

Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can always leave your belongings inside the bus which will be parked nearby. Your whole tour is operated by the same driver so you don’t need to worry about your bag being left behind.

Please note that this activity does not take place on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day. If you have any doubts about availability on any particular day, please do not hesitate to ask our staff about it!

Please note that you must present your ID at the entrance to the Museum. Otherwise you might be not allowed to enter and no refund will be given

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