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From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour & Pickup Options

1. From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour & Pickup Options

Pay your respects at the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. Make use of transportation from Krakow, and take a guided tour of the historical landmark. Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Krakow, and journey by air-conditioned vehicle to Oświęcim. Enter the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum for a 3.5-hour guided tour of the former Nazi concentration camps.  Hear how 1.3 million Jews, along with prisoners from Poland, France and Italy were murdered there during World War II. See the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate and learn the origins of the camp and what life was like for the prisoners. Visit the original barracks and gas chambers, along with platforms and other sites, and take a poignant trip through history via period photos and personal artifacts that bring the past to life.

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour & Pickup Options

2. From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Tour & Pickup Options

Visit Auschwitz on a day trip from Krakow. Learn about the history of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps during a guided tour with a certified historian and guide. Auschwitz-Birkenau was founded in 1940 by Nazi Germany and was the largest concentration camp operated by the Nazis. It became the final resting place for millions of people, mostly Jews and Poles, who were murdered in gas chambers. Pass through the gate with the inscription "Arbeit macht frei" to enter Auschwitz I, where your guide will show you around the preserved area and explain the history of the site.  Then, visit the second camp at Birkenau, where mass killings took place as part of the Nazi "Final Solution to the Jewish Question."

From Krakow: Auschwitz Birkenau Tour with Transportation

3. From Krakow: Auschwitz Birkenau Tour with Transportation

Visit Aushwitz Birkenau with a guidebook. Witness the largest camp built on Polish soil by the Nazis that served as a concentration camp and an extermination camp. Get picked up in Krakow and travel to Auschwitz Museum. After arriving at the museum, collect an admission ticket with the help of your tour leader. Then start your self-guided tour with informative brochure in language chosen. Take advantage of the freedom of the tour at your own pace and path of your choice After visiting the museum, continue to the second camp at Birkenau, where the mass killings took place. Benefit from the help of a tour assistant who will be at your disposal from pickup to drop off

Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine Guided Tour

4. Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine Guided Tour

Take a tour from Krakow that includes visits to the memorial sites of Auschwitz and Birkenau, then continue your excursion with a visit to the salt mines. This 11-hour tour starts in the morning from a meeting point or with a convenient pickup in Krakow. From here you will be transported by a comfortable bus. During the tour, you will be accompanied by your experienced tour leader. Upon arrival at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, you will begin your tour with a professional guide who will introduce you to the history of the memorial sites. The next point of the trip will be the Wieliczka Salt Mine, where a local guide will tell you all about the history of the mine. You'll see amazing chambers, original sculptures, and authentic miners' workplaces. There will be a break for lunch on the full-day tour, but it is recommended that you bring snacks with you. The tour will finish in the evening around 8:00 PM.

Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

5. Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

Why Choose Our Tour? • Choose Your Departure Time: Enjoy the flexibility to select your preferred departure time, ensuring a seamless start to your exploration. • Comfortable Transportation: Relax during a smooth journey from Krakow to Wieliczka Salt Mine with hassle-free transportation. • Expert Guides: Gain insights from knowledgeable guides who illuminate the rich history and significance of the mine. • Skip-the-Line Access: Avoid queues and gain priority entry to maximize your time exploring the breathtaking wonders of the salt mine. What Awaits You at Wieliczka Salt Mine? The Wieliczka Salt Mine holds a special place in Polish cultural history, drawing over a million visitors annually to marvel at its intricate carvings and reliefs. Designated as a UNESCO Cultural and Natural World Heritage site since 1978, it remains a top destination for travelers worldwide. The mine's underground chambers are adorned with sculptures and bas-reliefs crafted by miners, preserving their legacy for generations to come. Descend 800 steps into the depths of the mine, where you'll encounter the first underground floor after navigating 350 steps. At the end of your tour, an elevator awaits to whisk you back to the surface.

Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup

6. Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup

Enjoy unforgettable memories in Zakopane. This captivating destination that caters to nature lovers, offers a perfect blend of traditional highland architecture, vibrant street life on town center and outdoor adventures. Your tour will begin with pickup from your hotel or apartment in Krakow (or from the nearest location if access by vehicle proves impossible or difficult). Transport from Krakow to Zakopane will take about 1,5 - 2 hours depending on road conditions. The first point of the tour is a small village Chocholow. Known for its well-preserved examples of traditional wooden architecture, provides visitors with a glimpse into the region's rich cultural heritage. Get ready for a walk and take your camera for lots of amazing photos from this place. The second stop on the tour is a shepherd's hut (cheese factory). In this place, you will have the opportunity to taste traditional smoked sheep's cheese called Oscypek and a shot of Polish vodka - giving extraordinary taste sensations. The next stop will be the city of Zakopane, where you will have 2.5 hours of free time. Once there, you'll start on the Funicular Railway that will take you to the top of Gubalowka. Viewpoint is renowned for its breathtaking panoramic views of the Tatra Mountains. There you will also find numerous cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and a gravity slide (open in summer, not included in the tour price). After going down, it is worth going for a walk along the charming streets and lunch in one of the local restaurants (not included in the tour price). Krupowki is the main pedestrian street in Zakopane. This lively and vibrant street is the heart of the town, serving as a hub for both locals and visitors. The street is lined with a diverse array of local restaurants, shops, and market stalls. Visitors can find a wide range of goods, including traditional highlander crafts, souvenirs, local food products, and clothing. The last point of the journey is the Hot Springs Complex. On site, you will receive a watch giving access to the changing room and locker. The admission ticket for 2,5 hours to the Chocholow Thermal Baths includes themed areas for children and adults so that everyone can enjoy their time well. Visitors have access to outdoor and indoor pools, as well as water slides and jacuzzis (nudity zone is not included). Inside you will also find a pool bar where you can order drinks (drinks and food are not included in the price of the ticket). After the tour, your driver will take you back to Krakow, Poland.

Krakow: Zakopane Tour with Thermal Pools and Hotel Pickup

7. Krakow: Zakopane Tour with Thermal Pools and Hotel Pickup

Soak up the views of the Tatra Mountains on this bestselling Zakopane day trip. Experience the hot spring pools and warm water slides of the best Thermal Baths, ride the Mt. Gubałówka funicular, stroll along Krupowki Street, and taste local cheese and vodka in the village of Chocholow Your tour will begin with a pick-up from your hotel. During the journey to Zakopane, we have two amazing stops planned. Chochołów - one of the most beautiful villages in Southern Poland where you'll find the oldest houses inhabited by locals. You'll have the opportunity to learn about the history and to take some wonderful photos. When we arrive at our destination - Zakopane, your guide will explain how to use the funicular car and provide you with all the necessary tickets, saving you time and avoiding the ticket office queues. Each tourist spends their free time in the center of Zakopane in their own way. Some can savor delicious local spices or take leisurely walks and admire mountain views, some can buy souvenirs while others count the minutes to experience the final attraction - the hot thermal pools where they can indulge in this blissful relaxation. The thermal pools in Chochołów are one of the largest facilities of this kind in Poland. The health properties of the water have a positive impact on the skin and overall well-being. Pool bars allow for a moment of relaxation with a drink. Families traveling with children will also find something for themselves because every entrance ticket we offer at Chocholow Termal Baths grants access to all zones (except the sauna). Don't forget to bring your phone and capture unforgettable moments! See you on board! Choose one the most frequently booked and the best reviewed tour from Krakow. Thousands of people have already trusted us.

Krakow: Oskar Schindler's Factory Licensed Tour with Ticket

8. Krakow: Oskar Schindler's Factory Licensed Tour with Ticket

Explore the Legacy of Schindler's Factory on Our Guided Tour Step into history with our expert-led tour of Schindler's Factory, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Krakow. Discover the remarkable story of Oscar Schindler and his factory's role during World War II. Gain insight into the lives of those saved and lost, and immerse yourself in exhibits that recount this chapter with sensitivity. ⬇️ Why Choose Our Tour? ✅ Expert Guides: Join knowledgeable guides for detailed commentary on Schindler's Factory, gaining deeper understanding. ✅ Skip-the-Line Access: Bypass queues with priority entry, maximizing your time to explore and reflect. ✅ Optional Audio Headphones: Enhance your experience with clear guide commentary and minimal distractions. ✅ Comfortable Experience: Prioritizing your comfort, we offer attentive service and optional audio guides for clarity. ️⬇️ What Awaits You? Encounter original war artifacts, a replica of a Krakow Ghetto apartment, and insights into Nazi privilege. Discover "Schindler's List" filming locations and Oskar Schindler's complex life. Uncover the fate of those Schindler aided, leaving with a poignant reminder of humanity's resilience

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a Licensed Guide

9. From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour with a Licensed Guide

Step into history with a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial. Learn about the tragic history of the largest Holocaust memorial from your guide. Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Krakow and board a comfortable bus for the 1.5-hour trip to the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex, a historic site that serves as an important Holocaust memorial.  Explore the museum in the outskirts of Oświęcim, approximately 60 kilometers west of Krakow. Upon arrival, meet a local guide who will show you around the site and tell you about its inhuman history. 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. Spend approximately an hour in Birkenau, where the mass killings as part of the Nazi "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" took place. After the visit, you can reflect on the experience during the ride back to Krakow. 

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

10. From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

Explore the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine on a guided tour from Krakow or choose to meet in Wieliczka. Walk the labyrinthine passages, marvel at the chapels and chambers, and be wowed by the statues and art installations of the mine. Let your guide take you down winding corridors and into salt caves. Enjoy transportation from Krakow or choose to meet in Wieliczka, then descend 800 stairs to a depth of 135 meters to enter what feels like an underground salt city. Be awed by chambers of salt sculptures, art exhibitions, and old machinery from the days when it was a functioning salt mine. See how salt was extracted as you learn about the space's history from your guide. Pause to listen to the unique acoustic properties which come from the nature of the space. Hear how Chopin sounds in this environment, accompanied by spectacular underground lighting. Learn about the health properties of the salt mine as you tour its multiple chambers. At the conclusion of your experience, head back to the vehicle for transportation back to Krakow.

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We had a great time. Our driver Dawid was personable and answered all our questions while still giving us time to just visit with each other on the drive. He was conscientious and gave great recommendations. We didn’t have great views as it was a cloudy day but we still saw beautiful landscape and buildings.

Adam our driver and guide was really friendly and done everything to make our trip very interesting he was very informative we felt he went beyond his job to make sure we had a amazing day highly recommend Adam as a guide and this company for trips lovely clean and comfortable transport from start to finish

This tour is honestly great! you see and do so much but at a relaxed pace and it didn't feel too long. Transport is high quality and Maciek's driving so safe and smooth. He was a friendly guide and had very good English. Highly recommended

Way better than expected .. Loved it.. Very moving with the sound of war in background in some areas.. Highly recommended

Driver was very friendly and gave good knowledge of the city while we drove to the zoo