Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine One Day Tour (private car)

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Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine in one day. Learn the history of the largest Nazi camp in Europe thanks to a professional guide. Discover one of the oldest mines in the world written by UNESCO on the first World Heritage List. Use the transport from your hotel and booking service without waiting in queues. Travel by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle from Krakow. • Door-to-door service – guaranteed • There is no need to wait in line, admission – included • Learn the history of Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Salt Mine thanks to the guide who is provided REMEMBER ! Visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine takes place with a guide in groups of up to 30 people. A private vehicle is at your disposal.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Cracow Top Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Krakow

Your tour begins with transportation from Krakow, pickup by minivan from a pre-determined place (hotel or other place that you choose) at a specified date and time. Transport takes about 1 hour 20 minutes.

Stop At:

The Auschwitz-Birkenau camps are located in Oświęcim. After reaching the destination, the driver will show you the correct entrance. Before starting the tour you will have a short break for the toilet, coffee or tea. Then proceed to the ticket inspection and security control of the Museum. After the check, you will meet the guide and start the tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

As part of the visit, you will receive an individual admission ticket to the Auschwitz Historical Museum and a professional yours language speaking guide or written guide book (as selected in the booking). Visiting the camps takes place in groups of up to 30 people (the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum does not organize visits for smaller groups). You will also receive a set of headphones, with your guide speaking into a microphone during tour. You will be able to visit the death camp on a planned route, including the most important sightseeing points. The tour includes all permanent exhibitions and buildings at Auschwitz I (main camp) as well as the most significant original buildings at Auschwitz II Birkenau such as the prisoner barracks, the unloading platform (ramp) and the ruins of the gas chamber and crematoria II and III.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At:

The second stage of sightseeing is the Birkenau camp. The second camp of KL Auschwitz quickly became, above all, a place of mass extermination, the largest German extermination camp. It was here that the overwhelming number of KL Auschwitz victims died - over a million people. Here, gas chambers with crematoria were specially designed and erected (first provisional, in adapted peasant houses, preserved there, and then specially built for this purpose). Visiting the Birkenau camp lasts about 1 h 10 minutes.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wieliczka

Between the next sightseeing points it will be possible to organize a lunch break in the restaurant according to your choice or start another trip without entering a break.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wieliczka Salt Mine

Upon arrival, the driver will take you from the car park and show you the main entrance where you will meet with a guide. As part of the visit, you will receive an individual entrance ticket to the salt mine and a professional yours language speaking guide. Visiting the Salt Mine takes place in groups of up to 30 people. You will also receive a set of headphones during your tour. The mine has 9 levels, the first of which extends to a depth of 64 meters, and the last one is 327 meters below the surface of the Earth. During the tour you will learn about the history of salt mining in particular historical periods. With a guide, you will visit a maze of corridors and a complex of thematic chambers where there are numerous sculptures, chapels carved into the rock and an underground lake. Feel the unique microclimate of the mine, which is ideal for people suffering from asthma and allergies, and feel the benefits for your health. After completing the tour you will return with an elevator to the ground. After the sightseeing, you will return to the parking lot where your driver will be waiting for you.

Duration: 3 hour

Pass By: Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

When you finish exploring the Salt Mine and return to the vehicle. The driver will take you to a pre-determined place in Krakow.
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