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From Krakow: Auschwitz Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mines Tour

4.7 / 5

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From Krakow: Auschwitz Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mines Tour

From US$ 138.58 per person

Explore the harrowing story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on a poignant guided tour of the museum and memorial. Then, visit the stunning Wieliczka Salt Mine.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is only available from centrally located hotels or apartments in Krakow. Your pickup time will be provided by the local supplier right after booking via email. For other locations, a convenient pickup point and a pickup time will be suggested.

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch an informative documentary about the liberation of Auschwitz
  • Explore the harrowing story of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • See statues and chapels carved in salt at the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Take an English guided tour of both landmarks
Full description

After hotel pickup in Krakow city center by private car, start your journey to Auschwitz. As you travel, watch a screening of a documentary film, The Liberation of Auschwitz. Your tour includes the entrance fee and guided tours in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian in groups of 30 people. Guided tours around the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau with a guide take around 3.5 hours. The guided tour covers the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights such as the barracks, railroad tracks, and rows of gas chamber chimneys. In the afternoon, have the chance to visit the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, the only site in the world where mining has functioned continuously since the Middle Ages. St. Anthony’s Chapel and St. Kinga’s Chapel are the most impressive areas of the mine, fully decorated with salt. After the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel after, or anywhere along the way to Krakow city center.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Private transport in an air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Wi-Fi access
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Headset rental
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra fee in Wieliczka for taking photos
  • Tip for the driver
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, 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
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • While in Auschwitz-Birkenau, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC), and narrow paths may seem claustrophobic
  • Please note that the tour features over 800 steps
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine requires guests to purchase a pass if they want to take photos
  • Please note that in the camps there are mostly dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair users
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.3/5

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The tour was well organized and a "must" for anyone visiting Krakow for the first time.

January 7, 2020

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June 24, 2019

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