From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a Licensed Guide


Step into Poland’s tragic history with a guided tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial, the largest Holocaust site. Meet a local guide who will provide context on the inhumane atrocities committed here. Walk beneath the ironic “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate into Auschwitz I to see preserved buildings and learn about the victims. Continue on to Auschwitz II-Birkenau where mass killings took place, taking time to reflect on the unimaginable suffering. This full-day trip from Krakow offers a respectful look at one of history’s darkest chapters.


  • Ponder the past as you walk through the infamous “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate
  • Travel by bus to the largest camp used by the Nazis during the Holocaust
  • Go to the original barracks and see where the prisoners were once held
  • Listen as a local guide tells you about the events that took place at the site


  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Entry ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Lunch box (if add-on selected)
  • Restrooms
  • Tips

Tour Plan

What to expect

Find out how Auschwitz-Birkenau has become both a symbol of human suffering and a witness to physical and emotional exhaustion during a respectful tour with a licensed guide.

Walk through the gate marked "Arbeit Macht Frei" (work frees) to enter Auschwitz 1, where your guide will show you around the preserved area and introduce the history of the place.

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Additional information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Pickup time may change (possible start of the tour between 6:00 AM-1:30 PM), please consider this in your plans. You choose a preferred time which is not guaranteed. The exact start time of the tour will be communicated the day before, so please check your pickup time confirmation email the day before your trip
  • You can order a lunch box as an add-on at checkout
  • All participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
Cancelation policy

Free cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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